Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Whiskies Of The World: Best Father's Day Gifts For The Whisky Loving Dad


Forbes
Whiskies Of The World: Best Father's Day Gifts For The Whisky Loving Dad
Hakushu 18: I've previously written about why Japanese whiskies, the closest stylistically to Scotch, are suddenly all the rage. Known as “the mountain ...

Gordan & Macphail Glen Grant 66YO Scotch launched


The Spirits Business
Gordan & Macphail Glen Grant 66YO Scotch launched
Gordon & Macphail has already sold all 160 decanters of a limited edition 66-year-old single malt Scotch whisky from the Glen Grant distillery that ...

Spey Royal Choice whisky to go global

Spey Royal Choice whisky to go global
Spey Royal Choice single malt whisky, in association with Historic Royal Palaces, has been officially launched in the UK with plans to go global.

Emperador's Whisky Win Makes Sense


Wall Street Journal (blog)
Emperador's Whisky Win Makes Sense
Last week, a surprise buyer emerged for whisky maker Whyte & Mackay Ltd: Philippine liquor producer Emperador. But the Philippine company isn't ...

5 ways to enjoy a dram


The Independent
5 ways to enjoy a dram
Wilderness Scotland (01479 420020; wildernessscotland.com) offers a six-day guided sea kayaking trip along Scotland's Whisky Coast, from the isle ...

Distillery maintains royal link

Distillery maintains royal link
A SCOTCH whisky distillery has produced a single malt for exclusive sale in some of England's most famous palaces. A SCOTCH whisky distillery has ...

Whisky review: Jefferson's Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Kentucky

Whisky review: Jefferson's Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Kentucky
The name would seem to suggest a spirit with its roots in the period of American independence. Actually, this brand was founded in 1997, part of the ...

Stuff To Freak Out About: Yes, There Really Is A Whiskey Shortage


Philadelphia Magazine (blog)
Stuff To Freak Out About: Yes, There Really Is A Whiskey Shortage
See, whiskey--good whiskey--is kind of like the ultimate slow food. It takes years to produce the aged stuff, and even though whiskey distillers are ...

Michael Deeds: Whiskey Bar in Downtown Boise pushes opening date


The Idaho Statesman
Michael Deeds: Whiskey Bar in Downtown Boise pushes opening date
Whiskey Bar, a new Downtown Boise bourbon haven I wrote about several weeks ago, has pushed its opening date to May 22. Owner Jason Kovac ...

Skol Tavern finds a whiskey niche

Skol Tavern finds a whiskey niche
But the place is priding itself on its whiskey selection — 50 kinds. Manager Ken Fluth has researched the region and says Skol Tavern has the largest ...

Rebellion, a Whiskey Bar, Opens Today


Washington City Paper (blog)
Rebellion, a Whiskey Bar, Opens Today
Looks like everyone had the idea to open a whiskey bar with Southern-inspired food around the same time. Hot off the heels of Southern Efficiency ...

Hipsters create world whiskey shortage

Hipsters create world whiskey shortage
It's enough to bring a tear to a Scotsman's eye. We're on the brink of a worldwide shortage of fine whiskey and bourbons, and Australia's ...

Whiskey lovers unite

Whiskey lovers unite
Whiskey lovers unite. In the spirit of the Kentucky Bourbon Affair, we offer two cocktail recipes and two recipes from our files featuring the first- and ...

REVIEW: 2014 Four Roses Limited Edition Single Barrel Bourbon | BourbonBlog - BourbonBlog.com

REVIEW: 2014 Four Roses Limited Edition Single Barrel Bourbon | BourbonBlog - BourbonBlog.com
BourbonBlog Tom Fischer
Review and video of the Four Roses Limited Edition Single Barrel Bourbon 2014 which will be released in mid-June 2014, where to buy, tasting notes ...

Photo Gallery: New Orleans style cocktail bar Bourbon serves up classic American drinks

Photo Gallery: New Orleans style cocktail bar Bourbon serves up classic American drinks
Niemi and Columbia city officials celebrated the opening of Bourbon with a ribbon cutting Monday. “We are all excited about bringing another fantastic ...

New blues, beer and bourbon festival in Reading for May Bank Holiday


Reading Post
New blues, beer and bourbon festival in Reading for May Bank Holiday
The Blues, Beer and Bourbon Festival will feature the past, present future of blues, with former Crash Test Dummies star, Son of Dave, headlining on ...

Vernon Hills Beer Market owner opens Spears Bourbon-Burgers-Beer in Wheeling

Vernon Hills Beer Market owner opens Spears Bourbon-Burgers-Beer in Wheeling
Fire pits warm the outdoor patio while refurbished barn wood and strategically-placed vintage pictures of bourbon, burgers, and beer recreate their ...

Developer envisions bourbon distillery at Cavalier Hotel

Developer envisions bourbon distillery at Cavalier Hotel
Virginia Beach developer Bruce Thompson would like to incorporate a bourbon distillery and on-site tasting room in the renovation of the historic ...

Bourbon world goes berserk

Bourbon world goes berserk
CNN
As a longtime Manhattan drinker, I am surprised, confounded, pleased and yet at the same time a little concerned about the current state of bourbon.

Irish whiskey: something distinctly different

Irish whiskey: something distinctly different
I'll admit that until recently, Irish whiskey was a bit of a foreign subject to me. Sure, I've had the occasional shot in my coffee apr├Ęs ski to warm up after ...