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 6th 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 20th 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

Cocktails To Bark About

Posted by Ethan Kelley on Apr 29th 2020

I have been missing many things lately. Haircuts, my wash & fold service, and the gym. But mostly I miss regulars, drinking buddies, barflies, or whatever name you have for the crew that fills tho … read more