In 2006, 10 friends joined to share good whiskey and good times. 10 years later, that small club has blossomed into the best-known private whiskey club in the US with the largest whiskey database, always fiercely independent, and always ad-free.
To celebrate our 10th anniversary, we began with some serious cocktails. Niko Novick, one of LA’s premiere bartenders, crafted custom libations made from vintage ingredients. Favorites included a 1960’s Maker’s Mark Old Fashioned and 1970’s BIB Old Fitzgerald Manhattan. We had such a diverse selection of whiskeys that our two hours of cocktails became partly an excercise in some delicious chemistry experiments.
We then opened eight new bottles to taste, including old favorites:
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Adam: This box has been mostly empty for a long time now. In today's market, finding an excellent, readily-available whiskey is a rarity and a challenge. We’re talking about truly great whiskies, not ones that are good, or ok... More