As far as coffee cocktails go, you’ve got your Irish coffee and your Spanish coffee, even Mexican Coffee. The world of alcoholic coffee drinks gets overshadowed by these international mainstays. Good old Kentucky bourbon often gets overlooked as an ideal ingredient. Bourbon offers big vanilla and caramel flavors, some brands even provide hints of cinnamon and spice, making […]
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 […]
There’s a lot of wordage used in classifying the world’s different types of whiskey, or whisky. It can be overwhelming. So, take a seat, pour yourself a tipple over one of our handcrafted whiskey stones and give this handy flow chart a look-see. It’ll help make sense of the often perplexing terminology.
The Multnomah Whiskey Library in Portland, Oregon features an obsessively curated archive of spirits, tableside whiskey service, and a full curriculum of booze education. Time to dig out your old library card and do some drinking. With 1,500 bottles of liquor, the Multnomah Whiskey Library is a whiskey lover’s paradise. It’s a 2,200 square foot clubhouse with 25-foot high ceilings, […]
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 […]
Jim Beam offers $10,000 and a chance to tend bar for a rock & roll icon. Jim Beam and Kid Rock have partnered up to create one hell of a summer internship; touring the country with Kid Rock as his personal bartender while being generously compensated along the way. Fans can enter Jim Beam’s Mix […]
Can America make a great malt whiskey? Michael Reppucci seems to think it’s possible. In fact, he left his job and put his life savings on the line to prove it. Reppucci is no fool though, he recruited Master Distiller David Pickerell to help him try to turn the American liquor industry on end. So […]
3 New American Whiskeys The country’s greatest spirits aren’t all from Kentucky and Tennessee anymore. Here are three to try from Oregon, Virginia and Vermont. Whipper Snapper Oregon Spirit Whiskey A blend of distilled malted barley and clear corn whiskey that spends, on average, a year in a variety of casks, including Pinot Noir barrels. […]