top ten of my 2014...

1. best dram: Redbreast 21yo

2. best brew: Abraxxxas by Freigeist Bierkultur

3. best bar: The Druid, Cambridge

4. best restaurant: Uni Sashimi Bar, Boston

5. best trip: Road trip from Nashville to New Orleans (with stops at Nashville, TN - Auburn, AL - Panama City, FL - Pensacola, FL - Bay St. Louis, MS and New Orleans, LA...)

6. best album: Still on the Leeve by Chris Smither

7. best movie/documentary: Foo Fighters Sonic Highways by Dave Grohl

8. best show: Extreme Measures by Chris Burden at New Museum New York

9. best live performance: Yann Tiersen at The Sinclair

10. best book: Midnight at the Pera Palace / The Birth of Modern Istanbul my Charles King

best experience overall in 2014: Springbank Whisky School, Campbeltown