Tag Archives: Scotch

80-Proof Amp Made of Whiskey Barrels

Whiskey and great music have always been inextricably linked. Fender continues to solidify that relationship with its limited release of the “80 Proof” Blues Junior Amplifier. Beautifully encased in repurposed whiskey barrels, the amplifier sports brass knobs and a brass control plate, plus a gorgeous leather handle. And to top it all off, the Fender […]

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Whiskey Pancakes with Whiskey Maple Cream Sauce

Pancakes for breakfast? Amazing. Pancakes for dinner? A-friggin-mazing! I think I may have crossed the line. I fear I may have created a glitch in the Matrix. Because last night I made breakfast for dinner. Pancakes, to be specific. And to be even more specific, whiskey pancakes. Now to be fair, the eggs I used were free-range […]

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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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Savory Bacon with Nutella Bourbon Icing

  Ode to bacon and how we love thee, For without you and your salty goodness, Your meaty charms, We’d be quite hungry.   Bacon is pretty much the best food on earth. Yet, we’ve managed to improve it by adding two other gastronomic superstars: Nutella and bourbon. This sweet and spicy, chocolaty, bourbon-laced treat […]

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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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Bourbon Coffee Flip – Breakfast in a glass.

Take your morning brew up a notch with this delightful Bourbon Coffee Flip, which we lovingly refer to as “the working man’s espresso martini.” Start your day with this meal in a glass. There’s caffeine to start your engine, egg protein to keep it running lean, and a little bourbon for some extra get up […]

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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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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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Prescription Whiskey

Prohibition began in 1920 with the ratification of the 18th Amendment and the related Volstead Act. These new laws banned the manufacture, sale and transportation of intoxicating beverages. Keep in mind that up to this point alcohol had been a widely used, readily available and relatively cheap remedy for thousands of years. Practitioners and doctors in […]

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