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6 Whiskeys You’ll Want To Try If You Don’t Like Whiskey

6 Whiskeys You’ll Want To Try If You Don’t Like Whiskey

 Whiskey is an incredibly versatile spirit, perfect for just about any occasion. In fact, there’s probably no liquor more synonymous with "having a drink" than whiskey. Such is the love that many have for this special elixir and has even earned the name “the water of life.” However, for every lover of ...

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6 Non-Scottish Single Malts You Should Be Drinking Now

6 Non-Scottish Single Malts You Should Be Drinking Now

 When you hear the term single malt, the first names that usually come to mind are likely to be those of the old Scottish brands -- Glen Scotia, Talisker, Glenfiddich, and the like. In recent times, however, Scottish single malts have seen their superiority successfully challenged by some newcomers from ...

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4 Mouthwatering Ways To Cook With Whiskey

4 Mouthwatering Ways To Cook With Whiskey

4 Mouthwatering Ways To Cook With Whiskey The world of whiskey is vast and complex, boasting numerous variations that can be enjoyed in all sorts of ways. Over the years, the perception that this malty spirit is only meant for nosing, tasting, and drinking has changed drastically, since it turns out that whiskey does ...

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The Bourbon Trail

The Bourbon Trail

 When it comes to bourbon, there is no better place for a tasting itinerary than Kentucky, where 95% of the world’s bourbon is made. This is what made the Bourbon Trail the famous tour that it is today. The Kentucky Bourbon Trail (KBT) is an exploratory trip across bourbon distilleries located within 80 miles ...

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Famous Movies With Memorable Whiskey Scenes

Famous Movies With Memorable Whiskey Scenes

Hollywood and booze have been linked for decades, ever since “Dewars Scotch Whiskey”, an 1897 film often described as the first filmed advertisement of alcoholic beverage, by showing a disorderly dance routine by giddy, possibly drunk men, in front of a sign advertising the product of the title. As such, it's no ...

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5 Mind-Blowingly Easy Cocktails Guaranteed To Make You A Whiskey Person

5 Mind-Blowingly Easy Cocktails Guaranteed To Make You A Whiskey Person

 The shifting palates of millennial drinkers have seen the whiskey market doing better than ever, especially when it comes to the cocktail world. Is it the smoky sweetness of caramel and vanilla against the warming burn of alcohol? Or the smooth chill that slowly spreads across the body after each sip? Maybe ...

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Health Benefits of Whiskey: More Reasons to Pour on A Drink

Health Benefits of Whiskey: More Reasons to Pour on A Drink

 It was Mark Twain who said that "Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough." Did he simply relish the rich, smokey flavor of this “water of life” or was he also aware of its health benefits? Either way, several studies have shown that whiskey can be, and is, beneficial to our ...

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What Makes High-end Whiskey So Expensive

What Makes High-end Whiskey So Expensive

All whiskey is basically made from the same stuff, right? You got the grain or barley, yeast, heat, and aged in barrels… so why is it that some bottles cost around $20, while others are more pricey than the downpayment on your first car? The Glenmorangie Pride 1974 retails at around $7799, while Glen Grant 50 year ...

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The Colorful History of the American Whiskey

The Colorful History of the American Whiskey

   Brief History of Whiskey  Distillation of alcohol in the old age was primarily used for medicinal purposes; Ramon Llull provided the earliest written recordLlull during the 13th century in Italy. This technique spread throughout Europe as well as Ireland and Scotland. The alcohol produced ...