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9 Bourbons That Feel Like Summer

9 Bourbons That Feel Like Summer

When you think of summer, you might picture chilled Moscato or piña coladas. You wouldn’t be the first to think dark liquor is too heavy for a hot summer day (try being a bourbon sales rep during those months). But bourbon can actually be a great spirit during this humid time. Bourbon makes for an […]

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Trying To Avoid A Hangover? Here’s What You Should (And Shouldn’t) Be Drinking

Trying To Avoid A Hangover? Here’s What You Should (And Shouldn’t) Be Drinking

The hangover is your body’s natural way of shaming you for dancing on tables the night prior. While a night of drinking always carries the risk of waking up feeling ill, there are some things you can do to prevent your hangover pain (besides drinking water). Turns out, some types of booze carry less of […]

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Here’s How You Drink Like Royalty Without Splurging

Here’s How You Drink Like Royalty Without Splurging

As proven by the thefts and hysteria surrounding the limited release of 23-year-old Pappy Van Winkle bourbon, people will go to great lengths to get their hands on a hyped up, pricey bottle of booze. While there’s no doubt a high price tag can up the appeal of an alcoholic beverage, there are plenty of […]

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The Lost Spirits Distillery Claims To Make 20 Year Old Rum In Less Than A Week, But Does It Matter?

The Lost Spirits Distillery Claims To Make 20 Year Old Rum In Less Than A Week, But Does It Matter?

Bryan Davis is the owner of Lost Spirits Distillery, where he’s created a chemical reactor that supposedly ages spirits rapidly. Sort of. He makes young spirits taste more mature. The science behind it? Unaged spirits have short-chain molecules called carboxylic esters and short-chain fatty acids. When these chemicals interact with oak, extraction and esterification occur. […]

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