Receiving the Evcharist: Redbait and Monkey Shoulder

Receiving the Evcharist 2018

Receiving the Evcharist is our weekly feature where we pair choice albums with our favorite libations.  Drink from the cup of heresy. This week’s offering: Redbait’s Cages and Monkey Shoulder Scotch Whiskey.   Continue reading

Receiving the Evcharist: Katatonia and Monkey Shoulder


Happy Friday, everyone! To welcome in a new weekend, I would like to present the first ever edition of Nine Circles’ Receiving the Evcharist. The rundown is as follows: Here at The Nine Circles Blog, many of us like to imbibe in a wide assortment of adult beverages when we are winding down at the end of the day or during the  weekend. Naturally, this practice goes hand in hand with the work that we do for Nine Circles. Combining drinking and metal really is the best use of time as far as I’m concerned. So, to get everyone primed for the weekend, each Friday we will choose one album and one drink, meant to be consumed together, and chat about them. Not too complicated, right? Right. Let’s begin. The metal: Katatonia’s Viva Emptiness. The booze: Monkey Shoulder, Batch 27. Continue reading