Tag: Whiskey


Wild Turkey Releases Its Oldest Bourbon

Novice whiskey drinkers often fall under the spell of age statements, believing the older, the better. For a spirit such as Scotch whisky, which is aged in used barrels in a humid environment, prolonged aging can impart many unique flavors form the barrel. But with bourbon, which must be aged…

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The Pogues Launch Their Own Irish Whiskey

Long before Flogging Molly and Dropkick Murphys mixed traditional Irish music with punk attitude there was The Pogues. Fronted by raconteur and famed booze-enthusiast Shane MacGowan, The Pogues have been entertaining audiences with tales of drunken debauchery since 1982 and now they’ll offer up their own take on Ireland’s most…


Whiskey Barrel-Aged Sriracha

Anything aged in whiskey barrels is better. Fact. Anything with Sriracha added to it is better. Fact. So when Lisa Murphy founded Sosu Sauces, Kickstarter went crazy. Earning $20,000 in less than two days. Over $70,000 to date. Sosu takes their combined philosophy of using fresh, locally sourced ingredients with…

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Rolling Stones’ 50th Anniversary Whiskey

Japanese alcohol manufacturer, Suntory Group, has released a special whiskey to celebrate Rolling Stones’ 50th anniversary. Containing a blend of six different whiskeys, the bottle’s contents contains malts from major years in The Stones’ history.  A 1962 Yamazaki, a 1971 Yamazaki, a 1972 Yamazaki malt. Other whiskeys to be included in…

Whiskey Advent Calander

Whiskey Advent Calendar

Drinking and Christmas go back about 2012 years. Nothing like coming home from work, for the first 24 days of December to a delicious surprise of Scotch Whiskey. Each bottle is a different type of whiskey including a 50-year old single malt (that’s going to be a good night). Is…


The Powerful Paradox of Peat

Last night, I had the enjoyment of tasting a flight of Ardbeg single malt scotch whiskeys. It was the full range of whiskeys that are available to the public in the United States right now. This great tasting experience got me thinking about the consumer and their understanding of peat. Many of…