Saturday, January 11, 2014

The joys of Japanese whisky

The joys of Japanese whisky Livemint
Cross-continent learning is not something that you would expect in early-1900s business life, but the birth of two of the most successful and celebrated ...

Psst, want to learn how to make your own moonshine?

Psst, want to learn how to make your own moonshine? The Globe and Mail
But studying here in Louisville, the centre of the American bourbon trail and home to some of the most venerable distilleries in the United States, ...

Daily Endorsement: Kings County Distillery Bourbon

Daily Endorsement: Kings County Distillery Bourbon GQ Magazine (blog)
You might know a thing or two about where your bourbon comes from, but you may not be aware of the East Coast spirits scene that's rapidly making a ...

Bourbon? Bring it! Calgary's only dedicated bourbon bar mixes up ...

Bourbon? Bring it! Calgary's only dedicated bourbon bar mixes up ... Calgary Herald
The vibe inside the Bourbon Room is fairly subdued on a Thursday night considering the raucous party raging on the main floor of the beer hall in ...

Scotch Whisky Industry Welcomes New Verification Scheme

Scotch Whisky Industry Welcomes New Verification Scheme The Economic Voice
Consumers of Scotch Whisky around the world are being given even greater reassurance that what they buy is the genuine article, thanks to a new ...

A Whisky&Inspired Solution For Clean Drinking Water

A Whisky&Inspired Solution For Clean Drinking Water Co.Exist
The idea, called a “DRAM,” was originally created by a Scottish researcher who discovered that by mixing a byproduct of the whisky-making process ...

Home Bar Hopping: Rachel Furman's Los Feliz Smoke & Honey ...

Home Bar Hopping: Rachel Furman's Los Feliz Smoke & Honey ... LA Magazine (blog)
She and her prospective suitor had gone to a bar, but since the lighting and music were horrible she ended up taking him to her favorite whiskey bar in ...

Single-Malt Whiskey From The Dead Sea?

Single-Malt Whiskey From The Dead Sea? Worldcrunch
It sounds like the beginning of a joke, but maybe one day this is how the story of the first Israeli whiskey distillery will start. Its founders say the Milk and ...

Southern Style Irish Coffee

Southern Style Irish Coffee Men's Journal
"We wanted to create an Irish coffee, which most people think means Bailey's and coffee, but it really means Irish whiskey, cream, and brown sugar," ...

Glenfiddich Gives Bourbon Its Due

Glenfiddich Gives Bourbon Its Due Cigar Aficionado
Whisky makers don't often give shout-outs across national borders, but Glenfiddich, the brand that fairly made the market for single-malt Scotch whisky ...

Sniffing out Japan's whisky trail

Sniffing out Japan's whisky trail USA TODAY
TOKYO -- It has been 10 years since the Academy Award-winning film Lost in Translation made the New York Bar in the Park Hyatt Tokyo one of the ...

Workers at two Scots whisky plants get the shock of their lives as ...

Workers at two Scots whisky plants get the shock of their lives as ... Scottish Daily Record
The firm – whose brands include Johnnie Walker whisky and Smirnoff vodka – have a technical centre in Menstrie, Clackmannanshire, and a ...

Vintage Hoggart

Vintage Hoggart Scotsman
He sought out the Scotch Whisky Association, and an impromptu whisky tasting was arranged in the midst of the conference mĂȘlĂ©e, allowing him to file ...

Ballantine's Finest Whisky Tin

Ballantine's Finest Whisky Tin Packaging Europe
Ballantine's Finest, one of the best-selling Blended Scotch Whisky brands in Europe and the rest of the world, is known for introducing specially crafted ...

Whyte & Mackay owners United Spirits in sale move

Whyte & Mackay owners United Spirits in sale move BBC News
The Indian owner of Whyte & Mackay has said it is exploring the potential sale of the Scotch whisky firm. United Spirits Group has informed the ...

Johnnie Walker Introduces John Walker & Sons Odyssey To Its ...

Johnnie Walker Introduces John Walker & Sons Odyssey To Its ... Wall Street Journal
NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Walker & Sons Odyssey Blended Scotch Whisky has completed its voyage across the Atlantic Ocean ...

Scotch Whisky gets extra safeguards to protect from fakes

Scotch Whisky gets extra safeguards to protect from fakes Harpers Wine & Spirit Trade Review
A new verification scheme for Scotch whisky means the entire supply chain must be registered and inspected by the government. The Scotch whisky ...

Glenmorangie Single Malt Scotch Whisky Proudly Releases ...

Glenmorangie Single Malt Scotch Whisky Proudly Releases ... Sacramento Bee
NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2014 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Glenmorangie is proud to present Glenmorangie Companta, the newest release from Master Distiller, Dr.

Teeling Names Infinium As Its US Importer

Teeling Names Infinium As Its US Importer Shanken News Daily
The Teeling Whiskey Co. has appointed California-based Infinium Spirits the exclusive U.S. importer for its flagship Irish whiskey brand. Infinium will ...

Chicago Distilling Company opens

Chicago Distilling Company opens Time Out Chicago
The new distillery will start with vodka and white whiskey and will offer tours and a tasting room.

Whiskey for my many moods

Whiskey for my many moods Baltimore Post-Examiner
If you're a regular follower, you may have noticed I've been on a bit of a bourbon kick. I used to be all Scotch all the time, and also went through a ...

How to Master Holiday Cocktails

How to Master Holiday Cocktails Blue Springs Examiner
For instance, first learn how to make a basic bourbon old fashioned, which is simply bourbon, sugar and aromatic bitters with an orange peel garnish.