Flag of my father- Remember our troops both past and present

Flag of my father- Remember our troops both past and present.
by Jeffrey Topping

I would like to thank all of the forum members , their friends, and families for their service to their country. In the USA we celebrate Memorial Day as a weekend celebration to honor the fallen and the living. To never forget the past so as not to re-live it in the future.

A special mention for my father deceased active duty Captain Douglas C. Topping, 1976.

Catain Douglas Topping, USAF, 8th Tactical Fighter Wing


Memorial Day was officially proclaimed on 5 May 1868 by General John Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, in his General Order No. 11 , and was first observed on 30 May 1868, when flowers were placed on the graves of Union and Confederate soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery. The first state to officially recognize the holiday was New York in 1873. By 1890 it was recognized by all of the northern states. The South refused to acknowledge the day, honoring their dead on separate days until after World War I (when the holiday changed from honoring just those who died fighting in the Civil War to honoring Americans who died fighting in any war). It is now celebrated in almost every State on the last Monday in May (passed by Congress with the National Holiday Act of 1971 (P.L. 90 – 363) to ensure a three day weekend for Federal holidays), though several southern states have an additional separate day for honoring the Confederate war dead: January 19 in Texas, April 26 in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi; May 10 in South Carolina; and June 3 (Jefferson Davis’ birthday) in Louisiana and Tennessee.

In 1915, inspired by the poem “In Flanders Fields,” Moina Michael replied with her own poem:

We cherish too, the Poppy red
That grows on fields where valor led,
It seems to signal to the skies
That blood of heroes never dies.

This weekend the Flag of my father will once again see the light of day.

The Wild Scotsman

Twas The Night Before Christmas Scotch Whisky Style

Twas The Night Before Christmas Scotch Whisky Style
By Jeffrey Topping

My personal adaptation of the famous “Twas the night before Christmas” written by Clement Clarke Moore (1779 – 1863). This year I decided instead of posting my written prose that I would read it too you!

From My Family to Yours, Have a Very Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Years! Or as one might say in Scots, “A Blythe Yule an a Guid Hogmanay”

Merry Christmas, Zalige Kertfeest, Feliz Natal, Sheng Tan Kuai Loh, Gladedelig Jul, Happy Chritsmas, Hauskaa Joulua, Joyeux Noel, Frohliche Weihnachten, Eftihismena Christougenna, Nodlig mhaith chugnat, Selamat Hari Natal, Buon Natale, Kurisumasu Omedeto, Feliz Navidad, Hartelijke Kerstgroeten, Boze Narodzenie, Boas Fetas, Sarbatori Vesele, Hristos RAzdajetsja, Bozic, Screcno Novo Leto, Felices Pascuas, God Jul, Nadolig Llawen, Cestitamo Bozic, Gozhqq Keshmish, 3id miled majid w tkoun senet khayr, Shnorhavor Amanor yev Surb Tznund, Shnorhavor Nor Daree yev Soorp Dzuhnoont, Bones Navidaes, Zorionak eta urte berri on, Z Bozym naradzenniem, shubho bô?odin, i’taamomahkatoyiiksistsikomi, Sretan Bozic i sretna nova godina, Natale hilare et annum faustum, Linksm? Kal?d? ir laiming? Nauj?j? Met?, Hristoc se rodi!, Nollick Ghennal as Blein Vie Noa, Nizhonigo Keshmish Baahózhó Doo Nínanahí, God jul og godt nytt år, Glæd Geol and Gesælig Niw Gear, En frehlicher Grischtdaag un en hallich Nei Yaahr, kerismas mob?rak, Weso?ych ?wi?t i szcz??liwego Nowego Roku, Cr?ciun fericit ?i un An Nou Fericit, S Roždestvom Khristovym!, A Blythe Yule an a Guid Hogmanay, Nollaig chridheil agus bliadhna mhath ùr, Vesel boži? in sre?no novo leto, Losar La Tashi Delek, ?yi Noeller ve Mutlu Y?llar, Bon Nadal e bon ano, A freylikhe nitl un a guter nayer yor, Ngikufisela uKhisimusi oMuhle noNyaka oMusha oNempumelelo

Wild Scotsman Black Label

First Annual Jim Neil for Sheriff Bourbon and Cigar Tasting

First Annual Jim Neil for Sheriff Bourbon and Cigar Tasting

Come Join me on October 15, 2014 at The Montgomery Inn Boathouse for a very special night of Bourbon Whiskey and Cigars in honor of Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Neil.

Guest will receive a complimentary cigar pack with box sales provided from our friends at The Straus Tobacconist.

Bourbon tasting portion will be done by Wild Scotsman Whisky.

PAID FOR BY THE JIM NEIL FOR SHERIFF COMMITTEE, ERIN WISEMAN TREASURER – 6539 Hillside Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45233

Wild Scotsman Cigar and Scotch Pack now available

Wild Scotsman Cigar and Scotch Pack now available
by Jeffrey Topping

What happens when a master blender of Scotch whisky and a world famous cigar company gets together? Lots of goodness. Wild Scotsman whisky was already producing a signature Blended Malt Scotch whisky specifically engineered to be enjoyed with the creators favorite cigars. With the help of Rocky Patel Cigar Company a very limited release of 340 boxes of the Wild Scotsman Cigar was realized. Each box contains 3 Toro cigars made from a Maduro Connecticut broad leaf wrapper with a filler and binder produced from Nicaraguan tobacco leaf

You can order your cigars on line: Wild Scotsman Cigar by Rocky Patel or

Stop by the store and grab a 200ml bottle of Wild Scotsman Black Label Cigar Malt and a box or cigars. Rather have a bigger bottle than we have those too: Wild Scotsman Products

Wild Scotsman Cigar Release with The Party Source

Wild Scotsman Cigar Release with The Party Source
by Jeffrey Topping

Join me on Tuesday June 10th at River Rock Bar and Grill for the Party Source Cigar Night featuring the brands of Rocky Patel Cigar and Wild Scotsman.

Wild Scotsman Limited edition of 340 boxes and Wild Scotsman Black Label Blended Malt Scotch Whisky 200ml bottle set just in time for father’s day. My passion for scotch is only equaled by cigars and this set is one of a kind. The whisky is my signature cigar malt but in a 200 ml bottle. The cigars are 6×52 ring gauge, Connecticut Maduro Broad leaf wrapper with filler and binder from Nicaragua.

Wild Scotsman Cigar Release with The Party Source

Wild Scotsman Cigar Release with The Party Source
by Jeffrey Topping

Join me on Tuesday June 10th at River Rock Bar and Grill for the Party Source Cigar Night featuring the brands of Rocky Patel Cigar and Wild Scotsman.

Wild Scotsman Limited edition of 340 boxes and Wild Scotsman Black Label Blended Malt Scotch Whisky 200ml bottle set just in time for father’s day. My passion for scotch is only equaled by cigars and this set is one of a kind. The whisky is my signature cigar malt but in a 200 ml bottle. The cigars are 6×52 ring gauge, Connecticut Maduro Broad leaf wrapper with filler and binder from Nicaragua.

Great Raffle prizes including one (1) Wild Scotsman Ashtray made right here in the USA by our friends at Grammworks

Wild Scotsman Scotch & Cigar Night- Leaning House Cigars

Wild Scotsman Scotch and Cigar Night- Leaning House Cigars
by Jeffrey Topping

Come join me at Leaning House Cigars in Belle Vernon, PA for a night of Scotch and Cigars.

Come and meet Sam Leccia of Leccia Cigars, Dan Welsh of L’Atelier Cigars, Jeffrey Topping aka The Wild Scotsman of Wild Scotsman Whisky

Wild Scotsman Jeffrey Topping at 2011 Indy Whisky Expo

Leaning House Cigars
21 1/2 State Street
Belle Vernon, PA, United States 15012

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Glunz Tavern Chicago Wild Scotsman Tasting 2013

Glunz Tavern Chicago Wild Scotsman Tasting 2013
by Jeffrey topping

Come join me at the Glunz Tavern in Chicago for a night of Wild Scotsman Scotch whisky and food pairings.

Line up:
Blend No. 888
Wild Scotsman 15yr Vatted Scotch Malt
Wild Scotsman Black Label Blended Malt Scotch
Wild Scotsman Single Cask 22yr

Wild Scotsman Single Cask Series

Louis Glunz Wines Fall Preview 2013 Show

Louis Glunz Wines Fall Preview 2013 Show
by Jeffrey Topping


This years Louis Glunz Wines fall preview show for on/off premise Illinois License holders will be at City Winery Chicago. If you are an on/off premise license holder visit the Louis Glunz Wines web site to sign up for the show.

You must be an on/off premise account for Louis Glunz Wines to attend. RSVP is required.

New Wild Scotsman 22yr Single Cask will be showcased!

Louis Glunz Wines Fall Preview 2013 Show

Louis Glunz Wines Fall Preview 2013 Show
by Jeffrey Topping


This years Louis Glunz Wines fall preview show for on/off premise Illinois License holders will be at City Winery Chicago. If you are an on/off premise license holder visit the Louis Glunz Wines web site to sign up for the show.
New fall limited release:
Wild Scotsman 22yr Single Cask Single Malt

Chicago Winery
1200 W Randolph St
Chicago , IL 60607
(312)-733-WINE
MUST HAVE RSVP WITH LOUIS GLUNZ WINES


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