Tag Archives: How to drink Scotch

The Most Haunted Bar in New York City

Dig into NYC’s dicey history and you’ll find plenty of spine-tingling stories brimming with ghosts that just won’t let go. Here’s one.   With Halloween fast approaching, thoughts naturally turn to ghost stories. And there’s no better place to find ghosts than in a city that’s nearly 400 years old. New York City has seen […]

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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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Good News: There’s Alcohol in Space

10,000 light years from earth, in a constellation far far away, there’s a huge cloud of alcohol – it’s space booze. There’s a constellation in outer space named Aquila, it’s a cloud that’s 1000 times larger than the diameter of our solar system. It holds enough alcohol for over 6.4 quadrillion quadrillion shots of whiskey. Unfortunately […]

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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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Whisk(e)y Flow Chart

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.

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Cologne Inspired by Glenlivet Whisky

  A new fragrance out this year makes it seem as though marketers think men enjoy smelling like they’ve been drinking as much as they enjoy actually drinking. D.S. & Durga are a Brooklyn based perfume house, they make perfume and cologne in small batches using premium raw materials. All of their scents are created […]

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Hammerstone’s Beard Guide

  Fall is a time for many things – football, raking leaves, and regrettably, turtlenecks. It’s also the best time to grow a beard. Fall is the time when men forsake formality in favor of comfort. Plus, it’s getting cold. And if you’re going to start wearing a sweater on your body, there’s no reason why […]

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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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How to Navigate a Sea of Antique Booze

Drinking antique booze has become a thing of late. Much of the allure lies in the idea that it can provide a clear snapshot into the past. In 2010, salvage divers from Sweden found 230-year-old intact Champagne bottles in a shipwreck at the bottom of the Baltic Sea. Of course, they popped a bottle and found […]

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The Mother of Japanese Whisky is… Scottish

Japan’s First Lady of Whisky Nothing is more Scottish than whisky. Known world-wide for its quality, Scotch is one of the country’s largest exports. Recently though, Japanese distillers have been producing whiskies which have been called some of the best on earth. The whisky trade in the Far East began in the 1930’s and one […]

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