A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful World of Ipecac Recordings

I love this label, some of their CDs I love, some I just don’t get, but it’s nice to try new things 🙂

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IpecacIpecac Records, the label founded by musical polymath Mike Patton and his manager Greg Werckman in the late ’90s, has one defining rule: keep things interesting. Whether releasing splendidly orchestrated albums of Italian pop, comedy collections, or Western swing hoedowns, the California-based label foregrounds its commitment to artists it admires and the infinite possibilities music offers, no matter the inspiration.

“We are not a genre,” says Werckman. “And I say this with all due respect to labels that I love, but there’s a clear aesthetic at [other] labels for what the music [will] be like. There isn’t any at Ipecac. That’s hurt us, because we don’t have a sound or a feel, really. But it’s also helped us, because it’s liberated us. For Mike and I, if we hear something, if someone sends us a record and we like it, we want to put it out.”

Ipecac’s strength is…

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A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful World of Ipecac Recordings

Dalwhinnie Winter’s Gold (from the freezer)

I was surprised how difference the taste was following the serving suggestion of best served from the freezer.
As with most spirits, the consistency change is obvious, slightly thicker, but the taste is much sharper, has a new edge, and crispness to it. The fruit is more obvious, apple, and pear, the honey less less so!
Not sure which I prefer, it’s not better or worse than neat, room temperature. just different.
Dalwhinnie Winter’s Gold (from the freezer)