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  • Pennington Strawberry Rye Whiskey: T.G.I.F. recipes: Oct 17th
    Pennington Strawberry Rye Whiskey: T.G.I.F. recipes: Oct 17th
    The concept of Pennington's Strawberry Rye Whiskey began with experimental infusion techniques, which took a year to perfect. Currently, it is only available in Georgia, Massachusetts, South Carolina and Tennessee. Hence, we are lucky to have...
  • Manhattan Moonshine
    Manhattan Moonshine not your average bootlegger swill white whiskey
    Moonshine, or unaged whiskey, is something often seen as an ugly duckling spirit that's crafted by hillbilly bootleggers in remote backwoods locations. A growing number of craft distillers are turning this stereotype on its head however,...
  • Bib & Tucker Small Batch Bourbon Whiskey
    New Bib & Tucker Bourbon Dons Its Finest Whiskey Attire
    35 Maple Street Spirits is a spirits company who has deep ties to one of the preeminent wine making families in California. Owned by August Sebastiani, it is known for offering to consumers quality liquor with unique back stories. Its latest find...
  • Angel's Envy 2014 Cask Strength Bourbon
    Angel's Envy 2014 Cask Strength Bourbon another one for the ages
    One of the more coveted bourbon releases each year comes from Angel's Envy out of Kentucky. It is a rare cask strength expression of their general bourbon, and this month only 6,500 bottles are being sent into select markets around the United...
  • Victoria Beckham celebrates David Beckham's new whiskey
    David Beckham unveils new whiskey; celebrates with kisses from wife Victoria
    David Beckham garnered an adorable kiss from his wife Victoria, and it had everything to do with the new Scotch whiskey that was being poured. Technically, the famous couple wasn't drinking the whiskey, but celebrating the release of the new...
  • anCnoc Vintage 2000
    anCnoc Vintage 2000 Whisky Matured In Both Ex-Bourbon and Ex-Sherry Casks
    Knockdhu Distillery is known for its rather classy anCnoc Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky label, which is created using what's described as traditional production methods to create a whisky that is then put into contemporary packaging. It...
  • Michter's US*1 Toasted Barrel Finish Bourbon
    Michter's US*1 Toasted Barrel Finish Bourbon A Double Barreled Whiskey Project
    Michter’s Distillery, located in the bourbon belt of Louisville, Kentucky, is known for releasing some interesting American whiskies. One of the latest, said to be available on a limited basis, is its new US*1 Toasted Barrel Finish Bourbon...
  • Stained Glass
    Another perfect day in Dublin
    Another Perfect Day in DublinThis is a follow-up to my previous article, “The Perfect Day in Dublin.” As I was actually in Dublin for five days, the following are recommendations which you might consider for your next couple of days in...
  • Rye's Waffle & Whiskey
    Delicious Dish: Waffle & Whiskey at Rye
    Definitely one of the hot new dining spots in Salt Lake is Rye.Owned by the same folks as Urban Lounge next door, they’ve assembled a cast of seasoned restaurant staff (both front- and back-of-house) to whip up Asian-fusion diner food along...
  • Tullamore D.E.W. Whiskey celebrates new distillery
    Tullamore D.E.W. Whiskey celebrates new distillery
    There is no getting around it: No one throws a pub party like the Irish.Granted it was a seasonally-sensuous evening; the downtown NYC location at The Penny Farthing in the East Village was a cinema-set for a happening bar to meet your friends,...
  • Sons of Liberty Spirits Company
    Sons of Liberty Spirits
    If you love the taste of IPA beers and the flavor of whiskey, Sons of Liberty Spirits Company has got you covered. Over the summer, they introduced a seasonal hop flavored whiskey, the summertime counterpart to their popular fall flavored Pumpkin...
  • Arizona Oak Reserve Teas
    Arizona Beverages launches Arizona Oak Reserve Teas
    Arizona Beverages launches Arizona Oak Reserve TeasIt's now possible to find oak-aged spirits being produced or sourced in almost every state in the Union. The sweet-tart bite of American oak, with its notes of vanilla and caramel and wood,...
  • George Dickel, hand made, the hard way
    George Dickel, hand made, the hard way
    George Dickel, hand made, the hard way.Somehow, I got really lucky, and got invited to a private tour of the Dickel Distillery (part of the Diageo beverage group), including transportation, lunch, and a cocktail seminar. I actually, I mean really,...
  • Berentzen Bushel & Barrel
    Berentzen Bushel & Barrel Marries Bourbon, Apple Liqueur
    When one often thinks of alcohol types to blend to create a new flavor profile, Kentucky bourbon and apple liqueur are not the first which immediately come to mind. That is precisely the case though with the recent unveiling of Berentzen Bushel ...
  • Savoring the Southwest: Oreo Bourbon Pie Crust
    Savoring the Southwest: Oreo Bourbon Pie Crust
    ** Savoring the Southwest is a new cooking/food column from internationally acclaimed chef and bestselling cookbook author, Larry Edwards. In this Examiner exclusive series, the chef will take you through the wonders of Southwest cooking and food....