Whether you call it hygge (pronunciation: please don’t) or good old-fashioned reclusiveness, winter weather means staying in with a mug of something hot and boozy. As temperatures decline, and iCals consist of canceled doctors’ appointments, we present an array of Hot Toddy recipes perfect for kicking back and keeping cozy. The contested origins of Hot […]
Among the many mysteries of the back bar is the abundance of spirits named after birds — particularly in the whiskey category. From Ireland to Scotland to Kentucky, labels like Redbreast, Famous Grouse, and, of course, Wild Turkey have been, well, peacocking for years.
Few drinking cultures are as storied as Irish drinking culture. Whether you’re talking Guinness, a dram of Irish whiskey, or pub life in general, everyone loves to drink like the Irish drink. If you really want to get in the mood, though, you need traditional Irish drinking music. Well, lads, if you don’t have an […]
St. Patrick’s Day is defined by a few things here in America: beer (usually Guinness), drinks (usually Jameson), and all green everything. Sometimes these things mix in a bad way, like with green beer. This year, though, switch things up in a delicious way and drink green St. Patrick’s Day cocktails. We’ve rounded up nine of […]
Scotland gets a lot of the credit when it comes to whisky making, but there’s another whiskey (with an “e”) powerhouse right next door: Ireland. Irish whiskey isn’t just for picklebacks. Whether you want something you can sip straight, on the rocks, shoot out of a shot glass, or mix into cocktails, there’s an Irish […]
There are a few places cats shouldn’t be. A working bathtub. A rare furniture store. And a screening of Ratatouille. One place you should actually be happy to see a cat: a whiskey/whisky distillery.
On a fresh mid-March day, the combination of vodka, lime and ginger beer is invigorating. But since today is Saint Patrick’s Day, I’ve decided to replace the vodka with Irish whiskey. I’ve also added mint to accentuate the ginger and lime. This is a perfect drink for parties, since it’s easy to put together and everyone can make their own, leaving […]
When it comes to Irish Whiskey, Jameson is by far the biggest brand. It’s a beloved brand that’s been growing like crazy over the past decade, backed up by a clever ad campaign. Those ads — purposefully at times — stretch the truth, turning myths into facts. Whatever you may have heard, here are nine […]
You know that dude sitting in the corner of the party, wearing an old letterman jacket and talking about his varsity glory days? Or the former prom queen who can’t get no respect in the suburbs, so she sometimes wears her crown in the shower? (We’d all do it if we could, come on.) Well, […]