The Allendale Tar Barrel Festival Villagers called “guisers” carry burning whisky barrels and torches as they take part in the Allendale Tar Barrel festival in Allendale, England. An annual event since the dark ages, locals dress up in a variety of costumes, before carrying whisky barrels containing burning tar on their heads around the village [...]
Ardbeg “Double Barrel” Ardbeg Distillery, one of the most celebrated whisky distilleries in the world, has issued the Ardbeg “Double Barrel”. This ultra-rare single cask bottling truly takes the mix of hunting and whisky in a direction even a vehement NRA hater could support. Each ‘Double Barrel’ comes with two bottles of single cask bottles [...]
The serviceable and delectable Boilermaker. A whiskey, beer back, is hardly the highlight of creative bar-tending. But as many of us know, not every beer-and-booze pairing works. Finding a perfect pairing takes a little thought. You have to be careful not to overpower the flavors in any direction – like having a super heavy beer with a whiskey that’s [...]
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Bulleit Bourbon. Chocolate. Cake. What more do you need to hear? If you possess a 10-cup bundt pan, that’s it, you should be half-way to the store getting chocolate and instant espresso by now. This is a great cake. Fine crumb. You can slice it beautifully thin and it still holds its shape. Plus, there’s [...]
Automatic Whisky, 1960 Here’s a fascinating old photo from the pages of Life Magazine. At the Second Automatic Vending Exhibition in London, a woman helps herself to a vending machine that serves whisky. The automatic machine could also mix your whisky with a choice of either soda or water. Now, the only thing that could have [...]