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SIA Scotch Whisky

Fact: Men love women who love whisky. That being said, get ready to fall in love with the intrepid Scotch enthusiast Carin Luna-Ostaseski. A woman who has pursued her passion to the point of creating her very own brand – SIA Scotch Whisky. How do you turn a love of whisky into a thriving new […]

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8 Great Pairings of Bourbon & Oreos

No matter what age you grew up in, your youth was mostly likely dominated by some favorite combination of foods. Our tender years were permanently marked by milk and cookies. Oreo cookies, to be exact. But don’t you ever wonder what happened to those childhood foods after you grew up and started eating like an […]

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Jefferson’s Ocean – Whiskey Aged At Sea

Over the last six centuries, rarely has a ship set sail without some measure of whiskey aboard, and in the case of Jefferson’s whiskey, they’re making sure the cargo holds are packed with it. Trey Zoeller, founder of Kentucky-based Jefferson’s Bourbon, is eager to produce mature whiskey for thirsty customers, but he rejects the experimental […]

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She Distills Prime Whisky In Her Garage

For those who seek premium single malt whiskies, travel usually leads to the Scottish Highlands and Speyside region. Or maybe to the Hakushu or Yamazaki distilleries in Japan. But a garage in suburban Tasmania, who would of thought? At 26, Jane Overeem has been producing whisky since she was 18. She and her father distill some of the […]

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Bourbon Whisky 101

Thank you to our friends at Maker’s Mark® and NowSourcing Inc.

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Old Forester – The Original Innovator

Old Forester  has been sold continuously for over 140 years, longer than any other brand of bourbon on the market. When Old Forester was first introduced in 1873, it was the first bourbon sold exclusively in sealed bottles. Available initially in pharmacies as a medicinal product, bottles of Old Forester were sealed to safeguard against adulteration and substitution […]

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Martin Mills – The Bigfoot of Bourbon

This mythical bourbon sells for $500 a bottle.         A single shot could easily set you back $100. Above is pictured an elusive bottle of Martin Mills 24 year-old — one of only 200 released in the world — it contains 107-proof Kentucky bourbon, which unleashes a devastating caramel-vanilla flavor bomb. Martin […]

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Brenne French Single Malt Whisky

French Whisky Aged in Cognac Barrels While exploring the world whisky scene for something “new”, Allison Patel encountered a third generation Cognac producer who had started distilling a unique Single Malt in the heart of Cognac, France. Upon tasting it, Allison immediately knew it was something special. She and the distiller collaborated over a span […]

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3 Radical Whiskeys to Blow Your Mind

Experiment With Whiskey Legions of new distilleries have sprung up across the country in the last decade. The nation is now peppered with hip, youthful artisans pushing the limits of their new-found craft. The distillation of whiskey has now become a full-fledged battle royale, with the  Tennessee and Kentucky old-timers going toe-to-toe with the brash young upstarts. […]

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Host Your Own Whiskey Tasting

How To Taste Whiskey Level of Difficulty: very low Level of Fun: very high Time Required: 5 -10 minutes per sample   Here’s How: Decide how many whiskeys will be tasted. Be responsible and realistic – limit the tasting to 6 whiskeys. Go beyond that, and your tongue will start to suffer from contact anesthesia. Mark the […]

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