Let’s say you’ve got yourself a nice little whiskey collection. You have your bourbon, rye, Scotch, and a bottle of Japanese whisky someone gifted you for your birthday. It might not be the sort of assortment that merits an insurance policy. (Or maybe it is! La di da!) Regardless, you want to keep it in […]
Updated on 2019-02-15
Celebrities and comedians aren’t laughing about Jaja, a tequila brand that lifted photos of celebrities to promote its brand without their consent. Jaja used photos of Amy Poehler, Idris Elba, Julianne Moore, Amy Adams, Will Smith, and Anderson Cooper to advertise on Instagram, adulterating the photos with Jaja tequila bottles. It also stole jokes from comedians […]
Updated on 2019-02-13
American whiskey brands are feeling the burn of the Trump administration’s trade war, according to new data released by the Distilled Spirits Council. After President Trump initiated tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum last year, Canada, Mexico, China, and the European Union (E.U.) retaliated with tariffs on various American-made products, including whiskey. The brown spirit […]
Everybody loves a love story. This February, we’re celebrating some of the beverage industry’s coolest, most inspiring couples in a two-part series. Here, we toast to the dynamic duos of the bar community. Some met on the job and worked together for years before realizing they wanted a romantic relationship. Others got married a month […]
According to the Distilled Spirits Council, Americans purchased 17.2 million 9-liter cases of tequila in 2017, and exports from Mexico to the U.S. increased nearly 200 percent in the last 10 years. Ultra-high-end brands like Patrón and Casa Noble are leading this growth — some offering bottles priced in the thousands — but there are […]
Every cocktail enthusiast dreams of having a beautifully stocked private bar where they can make tasty drinks without having to leave the comfort of their home (or, say, put on shoes). Stocking the perfect home bar is challenging, though.
Updated on 2019-02-11
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, U.S. Representative for New York’s 14th congressional district and social media personality better known to the Internet as “AOC,” impressed her Twitter followers on Monday morning with a list of “Cocktails for the Revolution” that defend the Green New Deal with a twist of humor and a dash of wisdom.