Drink It Neat: Whiskey, Wine, Beer & Coffee Tasting Notebook


I’m partial to any job specific stationery but one that combines my foodie tendencies doubly appeals.  This unique series of  tasting note journals and pens by bookmaker Dave Selden and artist Merrie Buchsbaum, exclusively made for Uncommon Goods also includes the very ingredients you rate!

The coffee pen is handmade with resin tinted and textured with ground coffee beans and the coffee-colored ink on the cover contains a few drops of organically grown, natural process coffee from Kintamani, Bali. Similarly, the beer pen contains hops and the notebook’s ink contains ale and so on.

Swirl, sniff, sip, and fill in the essentials, giving a rating out of 5 stars,  A flavor wheel helps you identify nose, balance, body, flavor notes, and more. Once filled, this handy journal holds every ounce of detail from your 33 most recent tastings and serves as an invaluable reference for both connoisseurs and casual sippers.

  • Materials: brass, stainless steel, polymer, recycled paper, soy ink
  • Packaging: 5″ L x 4″ W x 1″ D; Total pages in each book: 32 pages plus back cover for additional tasting page.
  • Kit includes: 1 pen: 5.25″ L x .33″ dia., 2 tasting books. Each book is 3.5″ W x 5″ H and contains 33 pages for tastings.
    Care instructions: clean pen with a damp cloth.21799_zoom1 21800_zoom1 21801_zoom1 21802_zoom1

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