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December 2019

6 Wintery Whiskey Cocktails for Wedding Wassailing

2019-12-09T17:37:24-08:00

Winter weddings are the best.  They are perfect for snuggling, perfect for getting dressed to the nines, and perfect for drinking warm drinks. We have compiled our favorite warm, whiskey cocktails just for your snow globe wedding. Sit back and snuggle closely. Kentucky Derby Coffee This takes an Irish coffee (coffee + whiskey) and a [...]

6 Wintery Whiskey Cocktails for Wedding Wassailing2019-12-09T17:37:24-08:00

March 2018

Top 5 Irish Whiskeys for St. Paddy’s Day

2018-03-17T11:50:25-07:00

St. Paddy's Day is right around the corner. Is your whiskey cabinet prepared? If it isn't, we came up with a short list to help you impress your friends and keep your palette well-balanced in time of this holiest of holy days for the Irish whiskey community. 5. Jameson Black Barrel I love Jameson. Sue [...]

Top 5 Irish Whiskeys for St. Paddy’s Day2018-03-17T11:50:25-07:00

August 2017

The Origins of Whiskey

2017-08-10T18:10:55-07:00

Distilling has long been considered a tradition of the British Isles. But is that where it originally came from? Let's take a little journey back through time and find the origins of Whiskey. origins of whiskey The Earliest Days of Distillation Distillation has been around since the days of early Babylon, where perfumes [...]

The Origins of Whiskey2017-08-10T18:10:55-07:00

July 2017

Host a Whiskey Tasting– At Home

2017-07-04T20:09:25-07:00

Have you ever wanted to bring the magic of a whiskey tasting into your own home? Whether your friends are old hat whiskey drinkers, or whether they've only ever knocked back the occasional shot of Jameson on St. Paddy's Day, we have some tips on how to bring home the fun-- for everyone.   1. [...]

Host a Whiskey Tasting– At Home2017-07-04T20:09:25-07:00

April 2017

How Does Whiskey Get Its Flavor?

2017-05-16T18:14:07-07:00

Beer gets its earthy flavor from hops. Wine gets its sultry sweetness (or delectable dryness) from grapes. So where does whiskey get its unique taste? If you're a whiskey fiend (like we are), the answer probably won't surprise you: a big part of whiskey's distinctive and rich flavor comes from the type of barrel that [...]

How Does Whiskey Get Its Flavor?2017-05-16T18:14:07-07:00

March 2017

What is a Blended Whiskey?

2017-04-06T16:58:44-07:00

You have probably heard of blended whiskey before, or seen it in a liquor store (side note: my New England relatives call them, 'package stores,' or, 'packies,' and I think that's adorable) but have you ever been brave enough to try one? Do you know what they are? Here's a quick break down. Blended [...]

What is a Blended Whiskey?2017-04-06T16:58:44-07:00

February 2017

Poitín: Irish Moonshine

2017-04-06T16:58:53-07:00

  Poitín Much like the Bourbon Belt in America during Prohibition, Ireland has a rich history of getting boozed up outside of the law. And if you have the chance to go to Ireland and want to get your hands on it, you'll have to ask for it by name: poitín. Often called [...]

Poitín: Irish Moonshine2017-04-06T16:58:53-07:00

American Whiskey vs. Irish Whiskey

2017-04-06T16:59:13-07:00

St. Patrick's Day One whiskey, one bourbon, and one... scotch?   St. Paddy's Day is coming up soon, and we started getting a bunch of emails from readers wondering just what is the difference between Irish whiskey and American whiskey. So, we've decided to clear the air a little ahead of time so [...]

American Whiskey vs. Irish Whiskey2017-04-06T16:59:13-07:00