Thursday, October 7, 2010

Sweet Whisky

Okay, this starts with whisky and ends with whisky.  Last night after boozing up in grand style I decided to do a taste test to decide which is best, Jamesons or Bushmills.  For the life of me I can't really remember which of the liquids came up trumps but I'll take a wild stab at this and go Jamesons.  It was the last one I had and by jingies I'm still drooling 15 hours after the fact.

Backtrack a bit to a couple of week-ends ago when the old family home went up for auction.  We smashed the reserve and did really fucking well so my bro and my sisters were very fucking pleased and I was so chuffed I went and bought a bottle of an old fave, Makers Mark.  Its since disappeared.  Lovely stuff.  So last week-end was a public holiday week-end in Sydney and we ordered a big fuck-off rubbish skip for the old house and did some major trashing of the old contents.  It was hard at times as my sis, my bro, my bro-in-law and I went through everything we hadn't previously dispersed.  I'd grown up there and was still going there once a week until the furniture was taken by the Salvos, bless their Red Shield hearts.  I found all sorts of crap under the house.  My bro had this big sledge hammer and by fuck it was fun smnashing shit up.  Really taking big hard swings and releasing all this balled up emotional angst.  It was a hard day both physically and emotionally so on the way back to my shoebox I stopped off and bought a bottle of McKenna bourbon.  Most of that has since disappeared.  This fucking bourbon I buy doesn't last the fight.

So on my way home tonight I'm fixing to buy another bottle to go with beers to go with the Bathurst 1000.  Fuck yeah!  This year as always I'll be supporting Holden.  What does Ford stand for?  Found On Rubbish Dump.  Backwards it means Driver Returning On Foot.  Unfortunately for the blue boys they're running out of half decent pilots ever since Craig Lowndes and his homies went back to Holden.  Fuck Ford anyway, go Holden!
Before I forget, props to Dr Yobbo for wanting to tease out the best testicle jokes, given that he's doing a Lance Armstrong over the next couple of days.  Best wishes Doc, recover well!  And we'll definitely crack on about it next time you're in town, down at The Rocks,
Did everyone know that Spy Nat has taken up Scientology?  She's a funny one that chick.
Now its time to go and replenish the bourbon.  Gotta love shopping.  Hooroo!

6 comments:

  1. Not a huge whiskey drinker, but you can't go wrong with Maker's Mark.

    I once toured the Jack Daniel Distillery when going through Tennessee. Very interesting place! The smell of whiskey permeates through all the wooden structures there. It's quite a process to see, what with the barrels of whiskey in big sheds, aging four-six years before bottling.

    If you ever get a chance, tour a brewery or distillery. Quite a show!

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  2. Is this the bit where I'm supposed to talk in tongues? :-D

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  3. Xenu is fucking gay. Just saying.

    Alcohol doesn't mix with the drugs they have me on post-op (Voltaren etc). May be a sober Bathurst... or a painful one. Or both.

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  4. Right, so Bangarr just steals Bourbon, 'nkay?
    YD - did brewery tours - Carlsberg and Tuborg in Copenhagen on the same day. 'Nuff said.
    Nat - just chant a mantra to Makers Mark.
    Doc - hope the recovery is tracking well.

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  5. I have a little "Water Improvement" unit out in the garage. That, some flavouring, wood chips and time seem to do the trick. I have about 50l sitting there at the moment.

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