Housekeeping; don’t forget about the fantasy (beer) brackets tomorrow night. Bryan put this together and it’s a great idea, sounds like it will be a ton of fun. there will be prizes and give aways. have not heard from anybody on the 4th of July picnic and ribs, let me know your feelings.

Just got in the Exclusive Malts for the year.
Camorenbridge ’84, 30 year
Highland Park ’92, 35 year
Clynelish ’95, 21 year
Glen Elgin ’95, 25 year
Invergordon ’72, 43 year
Benrinnes ’95, 20 year
Balmenach ’03, 13 year
The only on of these that i have had a chance to taste so for is the Glen Elgin ’95. i will do a coplete review at another time, suffice it to say at this point the it was very very good, fruit and spice, cask strength, so once watered a bit the baked apple pie was wonderful.

one last thing for this post, you see the strangest things in a pub parking lot ….