Whisky and oysters...mmm...

I had a delectable treat last night -- Lagavulin 16 year Scotch whisky and Penn Cove oysters. The smoky, iodine flavors of the Lagavulin were perfect with the rich, salty, sweet oysters.

Simply fantastic.

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I'm sitting here enjoying a glass of Balantines 17 year (one of my very favorite blends, as I blogged about before) and nibbling on two Nestle Crunch chocolate Easter eggs I pilfered from the kids (sshhh, don't tell). OMG, it's lovely. Chocolate and Sc... Read More


L Reply

Yum. Where?

janeytk Reply

i just tried a new scotch the other night, oban. i loved the sweetness. i bet it'll match well with something salty.

Tony Reply

Lara, I had this yummy snack at Matt's Rotisserie and Oyster Lounge at Redmond Town Center. It's a pretty good place with a fine oyster list and a better than reasonable scotch menu, close to Microsoft.

Jane, I love Oban. As you say, it's a sweet, light scotch. I'd love to try it with oysters. It would be very different from the Lagavulin

Leslie Evans Reply

From the "Life's a Bitch" Dept:

I just found out I'm allergic to oysters!

Otherwise, news of your culinary encounter made me very happy....for you.

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