A template for documenting patterns.
“We don’t have time for planning. We have to focus on delivery.”
I have heard this dozens of times from leaders of delivery teams who are struggling to meet expectations. It has always been well-intentioned, reasonable, and wrong.
Patterns aren’t just for buildings or software. They’re also a useful way to describe behavior. This pattern helps teams cope with interruptions.
The grand final summary of the 2015 Tour de Bourbon, with spreadsheet of results. Of course.
Day 24 is Wild Turkey 8 Year Old (1970s), a “Bourbon Whiskey” that’s 50.5% alcohol. https://www.masterofmalt.com/whiskies/wild-turkey/wild-turkey-8-year-old-1970s-whiskey/ As a bourbon drinker, it may be surprising to you, the reader, to learn… Read more »
Day 23 is Blanton’s Straight From The Barrel, a “Bourbon Whiskey” that’s 65.7% alcohol. https://www.blantonsbourbon.com/straight_from_the_barrel# Ah, Blanton’s. I really like Blanton’s so I have high expectations. I guess it would… Read more »
Wow, it’s been a long time. Sorry. Day 22 is Four Roses Small Batch, a “Straight Bourbon Whiskey” that’s 45% alcohol. https://www.masterofmalt.com/whiskies/mclain-and-kyne/jeffersons-reserve-bourbon-whisky/ This is the third appearance of a Four Roses… Read more »
Day 21 is Jefferson’s Reserve, a “Straight Bourbon Whisky” that’s 45.1% alcohol. https://www.masterofmalt.com/whiskies/mclain-and-kyne/jeffersons-reserve-bourbon-whisky/ This is whisky, not whiskey. I’m sure that’s important. Once again, I am using a link to… Read more »
Day 20 is the Smooth Ambler Old Scout 9 Year Old Bourbon (Cask 1868) Single Barrel Release, a “Bourbon Whiskey” that’s 55.6% alcohol. https://www.masterofmalt.com/whiskies/smooth-ambler/smooth-ambler-old-scout-9-year-old-bourbon-cask-1868-single-barrel-release-whisky/ Thus far, Smooth Ambler has had… Read more »
This is different. Day 19 is our first “Spirit Drink,” the Hudson Baby Bourbon, which is 46% alcohol. Hudson Baby Bourbon I get leather and cinnamon from the nose. Christina… Read more »