K&L Whisky Is A Threat

Some of you might have heard me say, "other retailers hate us right now" because we've been really boosting our whisky output. There is a lot of competition out there to be the best liquor store and people have their loyalties. I like to have fun with it, but I don't think I'm vindictive. We have a competitive rivalry going on with some people in the Bay Area, but let me say that I'm happy to send someone down the street if I don't have what they're looking for.  I try not to read what other people write and post, but this one really cracked me up.  You know you're really doing well when other people post things like this on message boards.  Our owner has been saying that I'm going to need a bodyguard soon!

"Driscoll is trying to get K&L into the specialty whisky business and, well, let's just say that he ends up buying and pimping stuff that other retailers don't want or a distributor convinces him is good. If you want to buy single casks or esoteric bottlings, you are better off buying from Brett Pontini at Binny's. Brett knows whisky. And he ships to California and everywhere else it is legal to do so."

I couldn't name the liquor buyer for another retailer if I tried! Apparently this guy knows who we are though because this summation is quite good. In all honesty, we're not really that important, so please don't write anything about other liquor buyers if you comment on message boards. We don't really do much to make a difference in the world and we're not worth your time. However, I'll be sure to let you all know when another distributor comes in and convinces me to buy some slop to pimp you. 

-David Driscoll

David Driscoll