4th of July

Posted by Ethan Kelly on Jul 4th 2020

I was asked to write up a uniquely American spirit to focus on over this holiday weekend. Well folks, if you're at all like me and spend way too much time over thinking everything you too would come t … read more


Posted by Ethan Kelley on Jul 1st 2020

“I wish I knew then, what I know now.”- Rod Stewart/The Faces 1973 It is a story as old as time, an older generation such as myself, regrettably, criticizing a younger generation, that much to everyon … read more

Hot Sips

Posted by Ethan Kelley on Jun 5th 2020

There is a rumor floating around that sipping on great spirits, especially whiskies, in the warmer months is a bit of a no no. Of course, there is not a soul who can dictate when or where a whisky sho … read more

Porch Pounders

Posted by Ethan Kelley on Jun 5th 2020

As we wrap up Memorial Day and launch what is sure to be a slightly different approach to summer, I am confronted again with an age old problem. How to stay outside and enjoy everything that the seaso … read more

The Toast

Posted by Ethan Kelley on May 19th 2020

Simple in its thought, and profound in its action. Raising a glass to friends, neighbors, and strangers alike, there is something delightful and of enough import that a dinging fork on the lip of a ro … read more