Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Rhubarb Bourbon Sour | Serious Crust Serious Crust

Rhubarb Bourbon Sour | Serious Crust Serious Crust
Serious Crust Annie
I used some leftover rhubarb syrup I had laying around to whip up this delicious rhubarb bourbon sour. Perfect for a sunny spring day.

Cult brands show proof of bourbon renaissance

Cult brands show proof of bourbon renaissance
From left, Jefferson's Ocean, Old Blowhard, Eagle Rare and Barterhouse are part of a bourbon renaissance that has seen a new appreciation of ...

Norway to launch world's first Arctic whisky

Norway to launch world's first Arctic whisky
A group of enthusiastic amateurs plans to launch the world's first Arctic whiskey distillery on the tiny island of Myken off the coast of far-northern ...

The Daily Drink: 'The Liberal'

The Daily Drink: 'The Liberal'
A variant of the Manhattan, it blends whiskey (typically rye) with sweet vermouth, orange bitters, and Amer Picon, a French herbal liqueur somewhat ...

Copperjohns under new ownership with new name

Copperjohns under new ownership with new name
The Night Deposit features more than 60 whiskey selections and Newton said there are more to come. He is also adding 12 taps with rotating craft ...

A new Riff on whiskey at Party Source

A new Riff on whiskey at Party Source
Bourbon and rye whiskey are the focus. They'll be made in the 60-foot, 24-inch diameter column still, made by Vendome Copper & Brass Works of ...

MacDuff International launches Lauder's Oloroso Cask Finish


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MacDuff International launches Lauder's Oloroso Cask Finish
It is the first expression of the new Lauder's 'Art of Blending' range, which marries Lauder's Scotch whisky with a variety of complementary casks.

Booze battle: Will the Scotch run out?


Hindu Business Line
Booze battle: Will the Scotch run out?
Scotch whisky and some other imported alcoholic beverages may soon go out of stock in Indian outlets if exporters don't fall in line with India's ...

May is Whisky Month at Scotch Malt Whisky Society | Eating Edinburgh

May is Whisky Month at Scotch Malt Whisky Society | Eating Edinburgh
Eating Edinburgh Nadine
In May the Scotch Malt Whisky Society are opening their doors to non members to host a range of whisky events. With Beer & Whisky matching, ...

Angels' Share star set to open Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival


Herald Scotland
Angels' Share star set to open Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival
One of the Scotch whisky industry's most respected figures will bring a touch of Hollywood glamour to Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival when it gets ...

Ballantine's whisky appoints M&C Saatchi for golf campaign

Ballantine's whisky appoints M&C Saatchi for golf campaign
Whisky brand Ballantine's has brought in M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment to work on a golf-focused global marketing campaign after a competitive ...

LA Weekly Flask Fine Wine & Whisky in Studio City: Wine, Wiskey, Rare Beers and a Store Makeover


LA Weekly
Flask Fine Wine & Whisky in Studio City: Wine, Wiskey, Rare Beers and a Store Makeover
Renamed Flask Fine Wine & Whisky the store already has a fresh coat of paint and new hardwood floors, plus lots more inventory. But not just any ...

Whisky ambassador visits Nairobi to showcase The Macallan 1824 series


Capital FM Kenya
Whisky ambassador visits Nairobi to showcase The Macallan 1824 series
Renowned Whisky maker The Macallan hosted an exclusive Whisky pairing event at Wine Bar Shop, Nairobi, Kenya on Wednesdsay. The Macallan ...

Whisky gets frisky and jumps into spotlight

Whisky gets frisky and jumps into spotlight
“Except that whiskey is getting its due for good reason; it tastes good. ... imports such as Jameson Irish Whiskey and Canadian whisky Crown Royal, ...

Lark whisky distillery rolls out barrel No. 1000

Lark whisky distillery rolls out barrel No. 1000
And today in Hobart, the man now considered the godfather of Australian whisky will pour his 1000th barrel – a milestone achievement the Hobart ...

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Raising a glass to the drink sector's massive economic impact


Irish Examiner
Raising a glass to the drink sector's massive economic impact
Marie Byrne, of Dublin Whiskey Company, said the success of Irish whiskey was one that we could all be proud of and needed support. "If we are to ...

Grant's replaces retired director

Grant's replaces retired director
FAMILY-owned Scotch whisky distiller William Grant & Sons has appointed Behdad Shahsavari as a non-executive director following the retirement of ...

The Glenlivet expands single malts offering


The Drinks Report
The Glenlivet expands single malts offering
Chivas Brothers is expanding The Glenlivet single malt whisky Nàdurra into a range featuring different cask experiences with the aim of developing ...

Top 10 whisky investment tips | Lifestyle Boutique - Insignia-lb.com

Top 10 whisky investment tips | Lifestyle Boutique - Insignia-lb.com
Lifestyle Boutique Lifestyle Boutique
Whisky has outstripped gold when it comes to return on investment, sometimes with lightening fast results. It keeps remarkably well and has a mark of ...

The Famous Grouse to launch 16yo Vic Lee special edition in Asia travel retail


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The Famous Grouse to launch 16yo Vic Lee special edition in Asia travel retail
The Famous Grouse 16yo Double Matured Blended Scotch Whisky (abv40%), a blend of eight different whiskies, is the first in a new series of ...

Ramsay's favourite combo: Rockford Reserve with Delhi's kebabs

Ramsay's favourite combo: Rockford Reserve with Delhi's kebabs
Scotland's John Ramsay, a name to reckon with in the world of whisky, says ... he thinks that people should enjoy whisky in whichever way they like.

Kilchoman releases second Loch Gorm whisky


The Drinks Report
Kilchoman releases second Loch Gorm whisky
Independent Islay farm distillery, Kilchoman, has released a limited edition Loch Gorm single malt Scotch whisky. Only 2850 cases (17,100 bottles) of ...

Find your whisky clan at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society


Herald Scotland
Find your whisky clan at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society
Clans & Drams, a month-long celebration of flavour during Homecoming Scotland's whisky month, will see malt lovers forced to pick a side as whiskies ...

Canadian Whisky's Top Players Take Share, Boosted By Flavored Offerings

Canadian Whisky's Top Players Take Share, Boosted By Flavored Offerings
Canadian whisky has been slowly yet steadily picking up steam in the U.S. market, accelerating from 0.2% growth in 2012 to 1.0% in 2013, according ...

Whiskey stories at Techdirt.

Whiskey stories at Techdirt.
In 2000, [Andre] Levy launched a whiskey brand called Wild Geese. To Levy and his Irish wife Mairade, who live in Switzerland, the brand clearly ...

Eating Las Vegas | In Defense of the Whiskey Pairing

Eating Las Vegas | In Defense of the Whiskey Pairing
Eating Las Vegas mitchell
Max Solano, the man behind not only the impressive mixology program at Delmonico's, but also their world-class whiskey collection. There are bottles ...

Appalachian Gap distills corn and barley into whiskey, rum, liqueurs

Appalachian Gap distills corn and barley into whiskey, rum, liqueurs
Appalachian Gap distills corn and barley into whiskey, rum, liqueurs. strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in ...

Sazerac Adds New Warehouses, Automation to Keep Up with Bourbon Boom

Sazerac Adds New Warehouses, Automation to Keep Up with Bourbon Boom
Sazerac Co., which manufactures a spate of well-known spirits including the elusive Pappy Van Winkle and Eagle Rare 17 year-old bourbon, ...

Scarcity, mystique fuel bourbon boom

Scarcity, mystique fuel bourbon boom
Hoping to get your hands on a bottle of Pappy Van Winkle 23-year-old bourbon? Good luck. The wildly popular ultra-premium bourbon is legendarily ...

Global bourbon boom puts spotlight on Ky., Louisville

Global bourbon boom puts spotlight on Ky., Louisville
To meet the demands of growth in the industry, that plan outlines ways in which Louisville can take advantage of both its bourbon and unique food ...

Bourbon Is Back


Hour Detroit Magazine
Bourbon Is Back
U.S. sales of bourbon and Tennessee whiskey have grown steadily over the past decade, and exports topped $1 billion in 2013, according to the ...

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Hop Scotch 2014 is a Wrap!

Hop Scotch 2014 is a Wrap!
The microbrews and whiskey showed why the Northwest is a force to be reckoned with in both brewing and distilling. Hop Scotch Spring Beer and ...

Latest around the region

Latest around the region
Responding to the rise of whiskey distillers in the West, U.S. Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont, is forming a craft distiller's caucus to cut through f…

American Distilling Spirits Judging

American Distilling Spirits Judging
Among the local spirits winning awards was Myer Farms 4 Grain Whiskey winning a bronze medal and Lock House Vodka won a gold medal in the ...

Kevin Plank-backed whiskey distillery moving forward

Kevin Plank-backed whiskey distillery moving forward
"You've had all these bartenders really rediscover classic cocktails and many classic cocktails are made with rye whiskey because that was the ...

Post Passover Whisky: Wiser's Legacy | Whisky Israel

Post Passover Whisky: Wiser's Legacy | Whisky Israel
Whisky Israel Gal Granov
So Passover is over, and whisky season is back on. This holiday was a bit different than previous years – not much rest, as we moved house in the ...

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Unique "vintage" whisky with age: Dalmore Constellation Collection

Unique "vintage" whisky with age: Dalmore Constellation Collection | BKWine Magazine |BKWine ...
BKWine Magazine Roland Eriksson
Among the most exclusive of whiskies is the Dalmore Constellation Collection. It is a series of vintage whiskies created by the legendary Master ...

Alberta Distillers event highlights the top whisky events this spring | Thirsty Writin' Scoundrels

Alberta Distillers event highlights the top whisky events this spring | Thirsty Writin' Scoundrels
Thirsty Writin' Scoundrels Dave Breakenridge
The Dram Initiative is a relatively new whisky club in Calgary. Curt Robinson and friends have been hosting events under the Dram initiative banner, ...

EU Clears Suntory $16 Billion Jim Beam Takeover


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EU Clears Suntory $16 Billion Jim Beam Takeover
The European Commission cleared on Tuesday Suntory of Japan's $16 billion bid for the US maker of Jim Beam bourbon whisky. (Photo by Luke ...

Recipe: Drink in Greenwich's maritime history


This is Local London
Recipe: Drink in Greenwich's maritime history
Mercure London Greenwich's Alberto Espada said: “The GMT takes as its soul the subtle undertones of Cutty Sark Whisky, created in 1923 that took ...

Friday, April 25, 2014

Women and whisky: Diageo's gender-neutral marketing formula

Women and whisky: Diageo's gender-neutral marketing formula
One report from the Scotch Whisky Association says Singapore is the largest per capita whisky consuming nation; another calls Taiwan the largest ...

Glenglassaugh releases single cask bottlings


The Drinks Report
Glenglassaugh releases single cask bottlings
Glenglassaugh the single malt Scotch whisky distillery located just beyond the boundary of the Speyside region in the north-east of Scotlandhas ...

Beam Inc. Announces Intention to Delist and Deregister Common Stock, 8 5/8% Debentures Due ...

Beam Inc. Announces Intention to Delist and Deregister Common Stock, 8 5/8% Debentures Due ...
... Rum, Hornitos Tequila, Knob Creek Bourbon, Laphroaig Scotch Whisky, Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey, Larios Gin, Whisky DYC and DeKuyper Cordials.

Rare sweet and smoky Cù Bòcan released


The Drinks Report
Rare sweet and smoky Cù Bòcan released
Following the release of Cù Bòcan Highland single malt Scotch whisky at the end of last year, Tomatin Distillery has released its first limited edition ...

Diageo David Beckham whisky account goes to Adam&Eve/DDB

Diageo David Beckham whisky account goes to Adam&Eve/DDB
Adam&Eve/DDB has won the global advertising account for the launch of Haig Club, a Scotch whisky that Diageo has created in partnership with ...

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Brand Ambassador Theo Rutherford Jim Beam & Knob Creek Whisky Dinner

This is a must-do event sponsored by MASC!  Aspens East Cobb, my favorite restaurant, is hosting a Knob Creek-Jim Beam Paired Dinner lead by Theo Rutherford!

What:              Brand Ambassador Theo Rutherford 
                        Jim Beam & Knob Creek Whisky Dinner
When:             Tuesday, April 29, 2014 @ 7:00 PM
Where:            Aspens Signature Steak Restaurant (East Cobb)
                        2942 Shallowford Road, Marietta, GA 30066
Sponsored by:  Metro Atlanta Scotch Club    
Cost:                $50.00 (plus tax and gratuity)
Reservations:  RSVP to jaxjrone@gmail.com


It’s an honor to have THEO RUTHERFORD, Ambassador @ Jim Beam-Knob Creek, as the presenter at our Bourbon Tasting Dinner!  And Aspens’ chef
Seth Trafford is pairing his selections with our whiskies!

THE MENU:
Local Oven Roasted Golden Beets
Baby Lettuce, Black Truffle Vinaigrette, Candied Bourbon Pecans

Knob Creek-Citrus Marinated Broiled Swordfish
Mustard Greens, Golden Raisins

Hand Crafted Braised Veal Ravioli
Wilted Arugula, Aspens Single Barrel Knob Creek Sweet Glaze

Chocolate Caramel Torte, Aspens Signature Chocolate Truffles
Jim Beam 12-Year Bourbon Ice Cream

OUR WHISKEY MENU:
Reception Dram & Featured Whiskey:  (1) Knob Creek Single Barrel Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey (Private Bottling for Aspens) / 9-Year / 60% ABV (120-Proof) / OB / Dist Owner: Jim Beam / USA (Clermont, KY)
(2) Knob Creek 9-Year 100-Proof
(3) Knob Creek Rye 100-Proof
(4) Jim Beam Signature Craft 12-Year 86-Proof
(5) Jim Beam Signature Craft Spanish Brandy Finished 86-Proof
(6) Basil Hayden’s 8-Year 80-Proof

RSVP to jaxjrone@gmail.com - As we will be limited to 50, please notify me as soon as possible. I hope to see you there!    

Top 10 no-age-statement Scotch whiskies


The Spirits Business
Top 10 no-age-statement Scotch whiskies
As a growing number of Scotch producers admit a scarcity of aged stocks, no-age-statement expressions are becoming more prolific, with a number of ...

Poles drinking more whisky

Poles drinking more whisky
Poles imported 26.7 million bottles of Scotch whisky last year, which represents a 39 percent growth year-on-year, the highest among world's biggest ...

Those Pre-Pro Whiskey Men!: The Sprinkles of Whiskey: Distilling Their Story

Those Pre-Pro Whiskey Men!: The Sprinkles of Whiskey: Distilling Their Story
Those Pre-Pro Whiskey Men! Jack Sullivan
The Sprinkles of Whiskey: Distilling Their Story. Living on his farm in Liberty Township, Yadkin County, North Carolina, the elderly Hugh Sprinkle must ...

Firestone & Robertson TX Blended Whiskey | GearMoose

Firestone & Robertson TX Blended Whiskey | GearMoose
GearMoose Staff
Whiskey crafters Firestone & Robertson set out to blend a whiskey that would rival the best Scottish, Irish, and Canadian blends currently on the ...

Will Women Take Whiskey? Male Flight from Feminizing Spirits » Sociological Images

Will Women Take Whiskey? Male Flight from Feminizing Spirits » Sociological Images
Sociological Images Lisa Wade, PhD
I wonder how men will respond to women's incursion into the whiskey market. Traditionally we've seen male flight. As an activity, occupation, ...

The best whiskey you're not drinking…yet. | Tipple Sheet

The best whiskey you're not drinking…yet. | Tipple Sheet
Tipple Sheet karanewman
Last night, I had the opportunity to quaff a few drams of Kavalan, a whiskey from Taiwan that's about to launch in the U.S. Guided by master blender ...

It's Whiskey Week

It's Whiskey Week
Recommended if you are at all interested in the process of creating craft whiskey."—Seth Anderson (Photo by Seth Anderson from the Chicagoist ...

Wild Turkey Bourbon encourages public to 'know your bourbon' in outdoor advertising campaign


The Drum
Wild Turkey Bourbon encourages public to 'know your bourbon' in outdoor advertising campaign
Running across Manchester, Liverpool, Sheffield, Leeds and Newcastle, the 'know your bourbon' campaign looks to encourage trial and conversion it ...

Wine And Food Fest Taps Beer, Bourbon

Wine And Food Fest Taps Beer, Bourbon
From 7 to 10 p.m., area bartenders will compete in a contest for best bourbon cocktail while chefs vie for the title of best barbecue sauce, served on ...

Happy Birthday Bourbons Bistro!


Louisville.com
Happy Birthday Bourbons Bistro!
Bourbons Bistro is turning 9, and their birthday celebration is sure to pull out all ... Bourbons Bistro is an original member of the Urban Bourbon Trail.

Preview: Soft opening of Holly Madison's 1923 Bourbon & Burlesque sizzles

Preview: Soft opening of Holly Madison's 1923 Bourbon & Burlesque sizzles
Holly Madison's official opening of her new 1923 Bourbon & Burlesque speakeasy lounge at Mandalay Bay was pushed back to May 1 after fire ...

Cedar Ridge Iowa Bourbon Whiskey


Paste Magazine
Cedar Ridge Iowa Bourbon Whiskey
Cedar Ridge, nestled in a scenic stretch of eastern Iowa just outside the town of Swisher, produces both wine and spirits, including their Iowa Bourbon ...

Bourbon Milk Punch


New York Times
Bourbon Milk Punch
With a place of honor in the New Orleans drink pantheon alongside the Sazerac and the Ramos Gin Fizz, bourbon milk punch is enjoyed morning and ...

Suntory unveils incredible miniature ice sculptures

Suntory unveils incredible miniature ice sculptures
Japanese whisky brand Suntory has launched a new advertising campaign featuring a number of intricate miniature ice sculptures such as an ...

USL board seals $1bn Whyte & Mackay sale

USL board seals $1bn Whyte & Mackay sale
BANGALORE: India's largest distiller United Spirits (USL) is said to have finalized the divestment of its scotch whisky unit Whyte & Mackay (W&M) at a ...

Purple Creates XX Whisky


Packaging Europe
Purple Creates XX Whisky
The bottle has a Corian stone stopper. The blended Scotch whisky was bottled at The London Distillery (www.thelondondistillerycompany.com).

Whisky review: Tomatin Highland Single Malt, Scotland

Whisky review: Tomatin Highland Single Malt, Scotland
Up around Inverness in the Scottish Highlands stands Tomatin, a low-profile single-malt whisky distillery that we're likely to hear more from in future.

How to Drink Scotch Whisky

How to Drink Scotch Whisky
It may not be everyone's cup of whisky, but if sales are any indication, Scotch is more popular worldwide than ever before. Scotch sales have nearly ...

Here's The Biggest Bourbon Selection In Columbia, Soon The States? | Your Hub for Southern ..

Here's The Biggest Bourbon Selection In Columbia, Soon The States? | Your Hub for Southern ...
The Daily South Travis M. Andrews
Kristian Niemi might hail from Minneapolis, but his soul is Southern. Case in point: His restaurant, opening Monday, April 28, is named Bourbon, ...

It's in the vault

It's in the vault
Philadelphia's Bank & Bourbon chef Thomas Harkins of Marlton banks on the restaurant's classic style and new substance. / Chris LaChall/Daily ...

Bourbon dinner at Copper Cellar

Bourbon dinner at Copper Cellar
A Belle Meade Bourbon Dinner will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at the original Copper Cellar, 1807 Cumberland Ave. The five-course meal ...

Jim Beam celebrates 13 millionth barrel of bourbon


The Lane Report
Jim Beam celebrates 13 millionth barrel of bourbon
CLERMONT, Ky. (WDRB) -- At Jim Beam Distillery in Bullitt County the bourbon barrels just keep rolling off the line into the warehouses for aging.