• Episode 9

    Fearless Comedy Productions co-founder Bob Alberti and Big Fun Radio Funtime voice actress Dawn Krosnowski join us for a very entertaining hour. We bust Bob’s scotch cherry, learn a bit about the second-ever published RPG (after D&D), and are given some spontaneous intro and bumper themes. The scotches this episode were the Glenkinchie 12 year and The Balvenie 21 year Portwood.

    Bob was a somewhat recent guest on the Apropos of Nothing podcast and talked about Tékumel there as well. They are more adept at the show notes thing and actually have pictures: check it out!


  • Episode 8

    In our second recording at OmegaSpring, Perrin returns and donates two Amruts to the cause, pilot attendee Jesse Aubart graces us with his presence, and we share our pain concerning sci-fi series that died too soon.


  • Episode 7

    Perrin Klump and Doug Yoder join us for the first of two recordings at the first ever OmegaSpring convention. Doug was kind enough to bring the Tomintoul 27yr that he purchased for the con and Dave brought his Glenrothes ’94. Good times were had, packaging mocked, and we discuss our first and favorite concerts.


  • Episode 6

    Episode 6 heralds the triumphant return of the hosts of Apropos of Nothing. On the business end, we taste The Speyside 12yr and Ardbeg 10yr, talk about the Deadly Sins as they apply to us, and Salsa takes us out with a toast.


  • Episode 5

    It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for–the first of two crossover episodes with Apropos of Nothing! We had a lot of fun recording this, as I’m sure you’ll gather. Not only do we discuss the Dalmore Gran Reserva and The Balvenie 15yr Single Barrel, but also fruitcake, coopering, the dangers of single barrel expressions, and the AON podcast origin story.

    We also launch our first official segment and decide to make a tradition of the closing toast.

    Enjoy!


  • Episode 4

    Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, we at Xtreme Tasting League: Scotch bring you an episode filled with Irish single malts and musicians! That’s right, our guests this episode are John Sjogren and Neil Jonhston from the band The Tim Malloys and we taste the Knappogue Castle and Connemara 12yrs. Sláinte!


  • Episode 3

    Ishmael Williams, President of the Convergence Board of Directors, welcomes us at Convergence HQ to taste the Glenlivet and Glenfiddich 12yrs.


  • Episode 2

    Guest Peter Buckholtz returns while we taste the Yamazaki 18yr and Cragganmore 12yr.


  • Episode 1

    Guest Peter Buckholtz joins us on our first official recording, where we taste the Cardhu 12yr and the Bruichladdich Rocks.


  • The Pilot

    So, here’s the pilot recording Dave and I did with the other friends with whom we were doing an informal Scotch club.  What you’ll hear is a completely unedited recording, and it’s pretty obvious we had no clue what we were doing at first, but found our feet relatively quickly.  Having Matt from AONPodcast present was a blessing, as he helped us minimize the dead air and provided an excellent interview such that we hope you get a good idea of where we are coming from and what we hope this podcast will be.

    Enjoy.

    Note: this was recorded in October 2012, so the November 30 steak and Scotch dinner Dave speaks of has come and gone–sorry. It’s likely the sponsoring group will do something similar again next year, and we’ll try to keep you posted.

    Clarification:
    Which Glenmorangie is which? We couldn’t remember, so here’s the list of what is finished in the varied casks.
    La Santa – Sherry
    Quinta Ruban – Port
    Nectar d’Or – Sauternes