This February, in honor of Black History Month, we celebrate the pioneer African American owned distilleries who have helped shape the whiskey world as we know it. Our list is a mere snapshot into some of the top-quality offerings out there.
Looking to save in 2021 without skimping on quality drams? There is a whole world of excellent value-driven whiskies out there for you to savor if you know where to look. Enjoy our list of award-winning whiskies that won’t break the bank for you to enjoy in the New Year. Slainté!
Today we celebrate America’s Independence Day! 243 years ago, the Continental Congress declared the thirteen American colonies were no longer tied to the monarch of Britain. Each year we celebrate another year of Independence because of the courageous people over the...
Isn’t it great that something we actually love has a national day to celebrate it? Today is one of our favorites, Bourbon Day; a day that epitomizes the American ideal of whiskey. There are a few claims as how bourbon came about, but ultimately, no one knows for sure.
Memorial Day weekend is just around the corner. For some this special week-end signals the end of the school year, while others it's the kick-off to summer fun filled with barbecues, sports or traveling. For us, we love a great barbecue, as food cooked over an open...
While the ingredients are simple, the drink can be as unique as you want it to be. The best way to make the Julep your own is choosing the bourbon you like. While there are many bourbons to choose from, there are only a few ways to make it.
We're sorting through our wardrobes, dusting off our shoes, and in general scurrying around like squirrels trying to tick off all the 'to-do' boxes before the week long whisky events start March 18th! In case you didn't know about this, we're here to fill you in....
Is it appropriate to pair whisky with food? YES! Like wine, whisky pairs well with many foods, but due to the complexities within the distilling method and final product, one needs to plan accordingly. Unlike some who say there are wine standards – white wine with fish, red wine with meat, very few whiskies are alike. One can’t say, “Oh, it’s from Scotland, let’s pair it with xxx.” Of the current 120 distilleries in Scotland, very few are going to taste the same.
Traveling for fun or traveling for whisky. San Francisco fits the bill. Check out this travel blog from Resorts and Lodges. https://www.resortsandlodges.com/travelblog/b/whiskies-of-the-world/
Thanks to the connoisseurs who are pairing foods that go extremely well with this divine amber colored liquid which comes in many forms- whisky, Bourbon, Scotch, or Rye, it is slowly gaining popularity in the US too. In order to pair the whisky with foods, you should have a basic idea of the classes and types of this spirit. The flavor of Whisky varies from light to full-bodied; from a touch of sweetness and fruit, with citrus notes, to more complex and bold with strong peat, earthy and smoky notes.