Maybe it was the booze, but it sounded like genius at the time. One day last year, while sitting at a bar with coworkers, Scott Bush, founder of Templeton Rye, a superior spirit aged in the Iowa cornfields, had an epiphany: He should raise a batch of pigs on spent rye mash, the leftover grains […]
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, […]
In honor of their 5th Year Anniversary, the good folks at The Bourbon Review have chosen what they feel are the 55 Best Bourbon Bars in America. Five regions were then selected for representation: Bourbon Country, Northeast, the South, Midwest and West. If you’re wondering if the Bourbon Country region held an advantage based on […]
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 […]
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. […]
Tailgating just got all transcendental. Think big this year for the Super Bowl. How you can really make an impression at the tailgate party? Think no more – The Bulleit Whiskey Woody Tailgate Trailer is your answer. You’ll definitely hear the crowd roar when you pull up towing this nifty offering from Neiman Marcus. Its retro woody styling […]
ALBERTA PREMIUM DARK HORSE Hints of black licorice, bourbon-like vanilla, bits of ginger, dry fruit, cinnamon, white pepper and oak. A complex arrangement of rye. Make no mistake, Canadian rye whisky is coming back. Whisky connoisseurs as well as newcomers alike are beating a path to distillery doors. And, if what the folks at Alberta Distillers say […]