Tag Archives: How to drink Scotch

How to Soothe a Hangover

It’s okay to get a little crazy on the weekend. Just make sure you can get through Monday.  We’ve all been there. Your head is pounding, your vision blurring and that stomach of yours is churning. All thanks to a memorable weekend. Should you drag yourself into work looking like the ghost of whiskey shots […]

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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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New Zealand Man Saved By Whisky After Going Blind On Vodka

“It was good whiskey, yeah,” Duthie told reporters. “I woke up five days later and I could see as soon as I could open my eyes.” Alcohol is not normally credited with improving one’s vision, but in the case of Denis Duthie – a bottle of Johnnie Walker Black literally saved his eyesight. The 65-year-old […]

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Crown Royal Maple Toddy

Crown Royal Maple Finished as a Toddy The Hot Toddy is a very old drink and its origins are hard to confirm; possibly even unknowable. But the most accepted story goes that the drink was created in the 1700’s in Scotland as a socially appropriate way for women to enjoy whisky. Because Scotch, with its […]

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Bourbon is as American as Apple Pie.

Bourbon Pecan Apple Pie What better way to pay homage to summer and welcome in autumn, then to have the aroma of apples and bourbon wafting through the house. Enjoy some time with friends and make this twist on an old favorite together. It’s a decadent blend of apples, pecans and bourbon that’s baked together in a crispy […]

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Our Handcrafted Whiskey Stones Rock.

Whiskey Stones Chill Without Diluting Our Whiskey Disks™ have an exclusive cylindrical shape that sets them apart from common whisky stones. This unique shape lends itself perfectly to swirling and nosing. No clinking, no tumbling, just smooth circular motion that releases all the intricate aromas you’ve come to expect with your favorite tipple. With their […]

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The Rise of Whisk(e)y

Whisk(e)y Grows in Popularity A recent trade report conducted by International Wine and Spirit Research reveals that the rest of America loves whiskey as much as we do. Three out of the five top-selling liquors sold in the United States were whisk(e)y brands. Sadly, the dark liquor that we adore so much didn’t make it to […]

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Our unique handcrafted whiskey stones help create a meaningful ritual.

The Pursuit of Pleasure If there’s one thing we try to do here at Hammerstone’s Whiskey Disks, it’s embrace the age-old pursuit of life’s pleasures. We’ve put together a short film with the help of our friends at HyLo Labs and Sukkatash Film + Design. They’ve managed to beautifully portray the spirit of what we do, which is – provide pleasure in […]

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You Can’t Always Get What You Want – like this $6,300 bottle of whiskey.

  Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary Whiskey The Japanese beverage manufacturer Suntory Group is honoring the Rolling Stones with a limited-edition blended whiskey. It’s sold in a bottle molded with the band’s iconic tongue and lips logo. And it’s not just the container that pays homage to the band, it’s what’s in it. There’s a blend of […]

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The First Modern Olympics Involved Guns and Whiskey

Team USA – 1896    John and Sumner Paine are seated on the floor.   Olympic Gold, Firearms and Booze The earliest Summer Games were held in Ancient Greece between 776 BC and 393 BC. The idea of reviving the games was first introduced in 1894, at a sports conference in Paris, and the first modern Summer […]

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