Eric Sanford

Welcome to my Newcomers Whisky Club website. This site serves a dual purpose as a personal whisky blog where I can document my exploration of whisky and whiskey (and sometimes other liquid refreshments) and also as a site for our local whisky club....named, not surprisingly, the Newcomers Whisky Club. With the help of my friend, Mike Dainauski, we established the Newcomers Whisky Club, Plano, TX in May 2012. We set up the club as an informal, social club comprised of whisky fans of all types, from the experienced single malt drinker, to blend drinkers seeking to try something new, to complete newbies who are excited to learn and appreciate whisky. We focus on the enjoyment and exploration of whiskies of all types in a casual and informal atmosphere. On the personal side, I've become a whisky fan....or nutcase, as my wife would say, over the last several years and, with the help of several like-minded friends, I've been able to undertake some serious exploration of some good, some great, and some exceptional whiskies (with the odd marginal or not-so good whisky, as well). Be forewarned that I am a complete webpage building neophyte so if something doesn't work as it should, add a comment or send me an email and I will do my best to fix it! As I go along, I hope to update the site with various whisky reviews and comments about my experiences, to document our club's activities, and occasionally share some general information pertaining to whisky in its various forms. Welcome, enjoy, and Slainte! On a personal note, I am a co-founder of NWC, an avowed whisky fan, and

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  1. Bourbon Review: Forged Oak and Lost Prophet — 6 comments
  2. Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye — 4 comments
  3. Newcomers Whisky – September: Berry Bros & Rudd whiskies — 3 comments
  4. DYC Blended Whisky, una oferta de whisky de España! — 2 comments
  5. Whisky Review – Compass Box Orangerie — 2 comments

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Welcome to the “official” Newcomers Whisky Club website!

Here is our entry into the Big Time with our own official website. Ultimately, The NWC website will allow our members to see updates about future meetings, review and pull copies of our past meeting Tasting Notes, look through a log of all the whiskies (and other spirits) we’ve tried, and more. The site is …

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