Ok, let me be quite frank. There is some element of bullshit to wine tasting. Wine tasters and critics who are able to eke out every faint..
Originally introduced as a seasonal Christmas ale, Chimay Blue (‘Grande Reserve’) and its less potent older brother Chimay Rouge quickly find th..
Smoth’s Rating: 8.6/10
Canadian whiskey has traditionally gotten a bad rap. Mostly thanks to brands like Canadian Club serving the “bottom sh..
Smoth’s Rating: 8.7/10
I’ll never forget the first time I tried Stoneleigh Sauvignon Blanc. I was much younger, and at the time a complete re..
Well, I did it folks. One whole month without booze. It wasn’t pleasant, but I learned a whole lot about what abstaining is like (SPOILER: it su..
If you’ve ever had the dubious pleasure of tilting back a can of Holsten Premium, you’ve probably noticed the proudly displayed banner at the ca..
Two weeks in to no-alcohol April. You probably expect this post to be relatively uplifting and – at its essence – I think it is. But the reality..
Smoth’s Rating: 8.4/10
Many people sipping American whiskey can get stuck in a rut bouncing between two states — namely Kentucky and Tenness..
While every single wine is different, and their flavours dependent on a multitude of factors, the type of wine grapes used generally has an enor..
I’ve been living in Taiwan now for nigh on seven years, and although I love the place, up until recently the lack of drinking culture has been a..