8 Things You Should Know About Knob Creek Bourbon Whiskey

8 Things You Should Know About Knob Creek Bourbon Whiskey

When Knob Creek launched in 1992, it was an anomaly. At the time, small-batch bourbon with a steep price tag was not a common sight. Since then, America has experienced a bourbon boom, with whiskey lovers willing to shell out serious cash for premium booze. Born in Kentucky and praised across the nation, Knob Creek […]

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The Secret to Living to 112 Years Old is Whisky, Says Oldest Person in Britain

The Secret to Living to 112 Years Old is Whisky, Says Oldest Person in Britain

Last Sunday, Grace Jones of Broadway, England celebrated her 112th birthday. She earned the title of oldest person in Britain. Her secret? A nightly tipple of Scotch whisky. “I started having a nightly tot of it when I turned 50 so I’ve been having it every night for the last 60 years and I certainly […]

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Argentina’s Beloved, Two-Ingredient Cocktail Transcends Age, Class, and Economic Turmoil

Argentina’s Beloved, Two-Ingredient Cocktail Transcends Age, Class, and Economic Turmoil

Though neither of its components are national inventions, Fernet and Coke, or fernet con coca, is an Argentine icon. The bittersweet concoction, with a rich, gold-tinted foam, transcends age, sex, and social standing in South America’s second largest country. It is an oxymoronic cocktail. Simple in composition, comprising just its eponymous ingredients and ice, the […]

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‘Notorious’ MMA Star Conor McGregor Debuts His Own Irish Whiskey

‘Notorious’ MMA Star Conor McGregor Debuts His Own Irish Whiskey

Irish mixed martial arts (MMA) star and former UFC champion Conor McGregor announced on Monday the launch of his own whiskey, Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey, in Ireland and the U.S. this month. Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey is produced by Erie Born Spirits, a company founded by McGregor, who will also serve as its chairman […]

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Ask Adam: Is Beer Better in a Can or a Bottle?

Ask Adam: Is Beer Better in a Can or a Bottle?

Send questions to: advice@vinepair.com Is beer better in a can or a bottle? Cans used to get a bad rap, associated with holding cheaper, more chuggable beer. But canned beers are much more likely to be fresher, and therefore taste better, than those held in a bottle. That’s because a can locks in the flavors […]

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