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Macallan’s Amber liqueur is so good that it’s worth sharing–even though it’s hard to find since they stopped making it. It’s a single-malt scotch liqueur with maple and pecan flavors. NOTCOT gave us some to try, and if you’re curious there are sources online for procuring a bottle. It smells like scotch and maple syrup! Have I built up enough of a demand and air of mystery?
The light smokiness of the scotch pairs perfectly … Read more
Way back in 1933 the USA was gripped with an economic depression and to make matters worse, a prohibition on alcohol. The Eighteenth Amendment, “Prohibition,” set the act of getting a decent cocktail back years. Unless of course you were rich, then one could still get the good stuff (with a doctor’s note). The great bartenders all fled to Europe or Latin America as they were now outlaws at home. Drinkers were forced to go … Read more
Random drinking links? Yep, we got that.
The Famous Grouse becomes a bit more famous.
Eatocracy shares its guide to stocking your bar for a happy, sane holiday.
Flying is getting boozier at the airport and in the air.
Tipsy Wine Testing Glass.
The stories behind 11 famous cocktails.
A gift guide for the serious imbiber from, well, Serious Eats.
More random drinking facts from Alcademics.
Alcoholic whipped cream. What can we say? What? Anyone?
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