Colin Cronin

I am a dreamer who believes the best path to success is to make what you do what you love! My passions are fitness, technology, music, photography, whiskey, and people!

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I am a digital marketing, technology & fitness professional focused on creative entrepreneurial pursuits.


NEW VYBE® exists to inspire everyone to be the better part of themselves – by creating uniquely positive experiences that change how we think and feel about health & fitness. We do this by providing transformative fitness programs including our flagship STREET VYBE™ dance cardio format, strength & conditioning workouts, personal training & nutrition, and more.

Ovation Press

An exciting new way to discover classical string music in the digital era, Ovation Press boasts an extensive selection of orchestral excerpts and parts, unique arrangements for cello ensemble, and solo & chamber music for violin, viola, cello and bass. Ovation Press is the only publisher to offer music edited by today’s most prominent string musicians. All music is available to instantly purchase and print.


EmployedU is a new take on finding top-tier collegiate talent: contest-based recruitment. We-order that stack of resumes on your desk by having top tier collegiate talent compete in unique design, video, and marketing challenges. See potential candidates shine through custom work done specifically for you, and leverage an opportunity to expose your brand to future applicants and/or potential customers.


Coming soon...


Tacoma Glass Museum
Montrose Harbor 01
Foggy Night Lights
Attack on Titan
Kylo Ren vs Crossbones
Gaze of Woman
Con Alt Delete 2015 Cosplay 02
Trio of Towering Titanesses
Chicago Civic Opera
Milwaukee Art Museum
Dark Skies over Fox Lake
Milwaukee Basilica of St. Josaphat
Tacoma Skyline at Night
Montrose Harbor 02
My Humble Little Whiskey Collection


Piano Solo

1000 Words (FFX-2)
Seal of the Wind ~
The Three Trails (FFX-2)
"No Need for Promises"
(The Vision of Escaflowne)
Clannad Medley (Clannad & Clannad ~After Story~)
Dango Daikazoku – Kyle Landry Arrangement (Clannad)


指輪 "Ring" (Escaflowne)
One Summer's Day (Spirited Away)
The Girl Who Stole the Stars (Chrono Cross)


Whiskey Ratings:

Name Type Rating Notes
Ancient Ancient Age 10 Year Bourbon 9.1
Ardbeg 10 Year Islay Single Malt Scotch 8.8
Ardbeg Corryvrecken Islay Single Malt Scotch 9.4
Ardbeg Uigeadail Islay Single Malt Scotch 9.6
Balvenie Doublewood 12 Year Speyside Single Malt Scotch 8.9
Blanton's Single Barrel Bourbon 8.7
Breckenridge Bourbon 8.5
Buffalo Trace Bourbon 9.1
Bulleit Bourbon 8.8
Bushmills Original Irish 8.4
Colonel E.H. Taylor Straight Whiskey Bottled in Bond Rye 8.6
Connemara 12 Year Peated Single Malt Irish 8.7
Corsair Triple Smoke American 8.0
Cyrus Noble Small Batch Bourbon 9.0
Eagle Rare 10 Year Single Barrel Bourbon 8.9
Elijah Craig 12 Year Bourbon 8.6
Elmer T. Lee Single Barrel Sour Mash Bourbon 9.6
Evan Williams Black Label Bourbon 8.3
Four Roses Barrel Strength (GW, #48-2P, 11 Year, OESF) Bourbon 9.3
Four Roses Single Barrel (ME, #6-15, 9 Year) Bourbon 9.4
Four Roses Yellow Label Bourbon 9.0
George Dickel No. 12 Tennessee 8.6
Glenlivet 12 Year Speyside Single Malt Scotch 8.5
Glenlivet 21 Year Archive Speyside Single Malt Scotch 9.1
Glenmorangie 10 Year Highlands Single Malt Scotch 9.0
Henry McKenna Sour Mash Straight Whiskey Bourbon 8.3
Hibiki 12 Year Blended Japanese 9.2
Isle of Skye 12 Year Blended Scotch 9.0
Jack Daniel's No. 7 Tennessee 8.2
Jameson Original Irish 8.2
Jim Beam White Label Bourbon 7.7
Knob Creek 9 Year Small Batch Bourbon 8.8
Koval Four Grain American 8.4
Lagavulin 16 Year Islay Single Malt Scotch 9.7
Laphroaig 10 Year Islay Single Malt Scotch 9.4
Macallan 12 Year Speyside Single Malt Scotch 7.8
Maker's Mark Bourbon 8.6
Nikka Coffey Grain Japanese 9.1
Noah's Mill 15 Year Bourbon 9.1
Oola Waitsburg Bourbon 8.7
Orphan Barrel Barterhouse 20 Year Bourbon 8.7
Orphan Barrel Forged Oak 15 Year Bourbon 9.2
Powers Gold Label Irish 8.8
Redbreast 12 Year Single Pot Still Irish 9.2
Redbreast 12 Year Single Pot Still Cask Strength Irish 9.4
Rittenhouse 100 Straight Whiskey Bottled in Bond Rye 9.4
Riverboat Rye 8.3
Rowan's Creek 12 Year Bourbon 9.2
Russell's Reserve 10 Year Small Batch Bourbon 8.9
Russell's Reserve Single Barrel Bourbon 9.7
Talisker 10 Year Single Malt Scotch 9.2
Tullamore Dew Irish 8.1
W.L. Weller Special Reserve Bourbon 8.9
Watershed Bourbon 8.1
WhistlePig 100/100 Straight Whiskey (10 Year) Rye 9.5
Wild Turkey 101 Bourbon 9.4
Willett Family Estate Single Barrel (#7143, 136/180, 9 Yr) Bourbon 9.0
Willett Pot Still Reserve Bourbon 8.7
Woodford Reserve Distiller's Select Bourbon 8.8
Zackariah Harris Bourbon 7.5
Rating breakdown
10: Virtually perfect!
9.5 - 9.9: Exceptional, based on quality only regardless of price!
9.0 - 9.4: Excellent, both quality and price considered.
8.5 - 8.9: Good, both quality and price considered.
8.0 - 8.4: Average, both quality and price considered.
7.0 - 7.9: Below average... would not drink again.
0 - 6.9: Hopefully nothing I ever try!


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