George Dickel Rye
Rye — Indiana, USAReviewed July 28, 2018Oade's Big 10, East Lansing, 2016; invoked throughout Jim Harrison's "The English Major"
Tequila Tapatio Reposado
Tequila Reposado — Los Altos, Jalisco, MexicoReviewed July 28, 2018Summer, 1995, Guadalajara
El Tesoro Añejo Tequila
Tequila Añejo — Los Altos, Jalisco, MexicoReviewed July 28, 2018Oade's Big 10, Okemos, 2017; my absolute favorite tequila. Visited the distillery in 1995.
Cazadores Añejo Tequila
Tequila Añejo — Los Altos, Jalisco, MexicoReviewed July 28, 2018Aboard Norwegian Jewel, Alaska, May-June 2018; among my favorite tequilas, I visited the distillery in the summer of 1995.
Johnnie Walker Blue Label
Peated Blend — ScotlandReviewed July 28, 2018Aboard the Norwegian Jewel, Alaska, May-June 2018
Balcones Baby Blue
Corn — Texas, USAReviewed July 28, 2018At Easy Tiger, Austin, TX, July 22, 2018.
Larceny Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon
Bourbon — Kentucky, USAReviewed July 28, 2018Quality Dairy, May 2018; Went through a bottle of this quite quickly.
Jameson Caskmates IPA Edition
Blended — IrelandReviewed July 28, 2018ABC Liquor, June 2018; Hoppy IPA can't harsh the smoothness of a Jameson.
Hell-Cat Maggie Irish Whiskey
Single Pot Still — (bottled in USA), IrelandReviewed July 28, 2018Casino El Camino, Austin, TX, July 21, 2018; Paired well with Fire Eagle IPA