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 […]
Updated on 2018-09-20
Irish whiskey is fixed in the celebrity spotlight this week. First came Monday’s news of Conor McGregor launching his Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey brand. Now, U2 frontman Bono is also sinking money into the spirit, as one of the named investors in a new Irish distillery. As reported by the Irish Times, the proposed […]
Updated on 2018-09-20
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 […]
Ask 10 people of legal drinking age if they like Margaritas, and expect to get a shiny dime in return. Margaritas have been the most popular cocktail in the U.S. for two consecutive years, according to Nielsen data. Tequila sales across the United States are up 9.9 percent.
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 […]
As any polyglot or polite traveler will tell you, it’s helpful to learn a few phrases in a local language whenever and wherever you roam. ”Hello,” for example.
Updated on 2018-09-18
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 […]
Send questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 […]