I talk too much. And write too much. I’m not as verbose as some I know (Hey, I’m looking at you, ‘Caner!), but I certainly have the gift of gab. This comes in handy at times, but does drag along its own baggage as well. Case in point when I sit down to share a few tasting notes here on the site and feel obligated to spin a l’il web of words in order to flesh it out a bit and pad the background info. Perhaps we can all agree that the Malt Madness site and the Malt Whisky Yearbook have covered this stuff way better than I ever will. I’d suggest both as indispensible resources.
So why am I telling you all of this? Simple. Because it affects all of us here on ATW.
Here’s the thing…daylight’s a wasting. So many whiskies, so little time. What it boils down to is that I can go on trying to find the syllables to cough up 500 word posts, and struggling to avoid repetition and verbal diarrhea, or…I can cut down a few of the less…errrrr…exciting reviews to a size we’ll call ‘micro-reviews’. This should allow me to publish a little more frequently, if all goes well.
Some write-ups will still be in the style of my regular, witty, irreverent and occasionally cheeky self. (Did I forget modest and humble?) Y’know…long, meandering and likely to have you skipping to the tasting notes at the end (if that even). It will depend on the muse, to be honest.
This is something I’ve debated for a while now. Let’s try it out and see how it goes. Feel free to let me know your thoughts as the first few go up.
As always, folks…thanks for reading and dropping the occasional line. It is appreciated. Sincerely.