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Glenfarclas 15 Year Old

Saturday, January 14th, 2012

“Do you just drink Bruichladdich?” was the question the cashier at 1st Choice Liquor as paid for a bottle of Port Charlotte PC7 (the bottle I planned to buy) and Bruichladdich Resurrection (I did not plan to buy, but I did not know it was there, and at $75 is was a offer to good to pass up). Was the start of a short and interesting conversation about single malt, The one bottle we where both drinking was Glenfarclas 15 Year Old.

Return to Helvetica aka recent whisky tastings

Thursday, January 12th, 2012
  • Port Charlotte PC7
  • Kilchoman Summer 2010
  • Bowmore Tempest

  • Glen Morangie 10 year old

XO Lounge

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

A man walks into a cognac bar and asked for a recommendation of a cognac to start learning about cognac. The barman replies “Sorry I know nothing about cognac”. …

Bruichladdich 12 year old Second Edition

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Bruichladdich 12 year old Second Edition label

The Venn

Sunday, January 8th, 2012

The Venn is a mixed used space an art gallery, a designer store and a small bar tucked between the two. The bar space is interesting space squeezed between the exposed back wall and the glass window of the store, with plenty of faux concrete to give it the designer industrial look. With such narrow […]

Helvetica the bar not the font

Monday, October 10th, 2011

Helvetica is a small bar, tucked away in an alley off Howard Way, a stones throw from St Georges Terrace. Helvetica is best known as a whiskey bar, with around 100 different whiskeys available, as well as the usual suspects from Scotland, Ireland and the US, there are Japanese, Swedish, Australian and even an Indian whiskeys for your drinking pleasure.