There are those whiskey’s that certainly get your attention with a snappy bottle, outstanding name or a clear marketing message. Well this bottle of The Knot certainly caught our attention to be added to the reviews of Whiskey On The Rails. A whiskey that is straight from Ireland, so you know that great things are expected when you jump across the pond. The hosts went through their normal review and did their best not to break their whiskey oath.. You want to know more, well check out the podcast.
Alright, so again we are going to keep the samples and reviews in the podcast, however in this blog I wanted to tell the story of why I purchased this bottle. While venturing around in my local grocery story, I usually check out the whiskey’s so I can figure out the next great whiskey to join the rails. Well this whiskey caught my attention from the price and the basic information on the bottle.. Straight from Ireland and 100 proof, so I just picked it up to check it out but what caught my attention was the back label. It isn’t your normal label because on the back they have what is considered The Knot Whiskey Oath. A agreement you need to make when you are purchasing the whiskey and that agreement goes a little something like this…
“By cracking this seal of The Knot, you accept the drinking is never to be taken lightly and promise to act in a responsible fashion – not like some blithering idiot. You promise to drink The Knot straight up in a proper shot glass, rather than mixing it in some sort of novelty, tiny umbrella, fruit fiasco. And finally you vow that you will never drink to anything that you are not preprared to go through with. If, in any way, you are not willing to abide by these conditions, by all means, please refrain from opening this bottle.”
Alright, so now after reading that label, wouldn’t you buy this bottle? I mean that is putting your junk out there and say, go ahead.. Try this whiskey.. Do It.. Well we did.. What did we think of the whiskey? How did it taste? What did it cost? Well find out during the podcast.
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