Articles Tagged: Scotch Whisky

Set Sail With Bowmore

post iconIn San Francisco, our summer happens in September and October when the fog recedes. The day happened to be one of those lovely days! Clear blue skies, sun shining bright in the sky and calm seas. That was a lucky thing. …Read More

Heebie Jeebies

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The name says it all in the Heebie Jeebies, created by Zachary Henry of Next Door Lounge in LA,  combines the smoky flavors of The Black Grouse with Velvet Falernum, egg white and a Yellow Chartreuse rinse to create a bone chilling mix.… Read more

Founder’s Fizz

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Spring is finally here, which means it’s time for the lighter, more refreshing pours of the year. Sandeman, the world’s leading port and sherry company, is featuring the lightest ingredient of them all: CO2.

The carbonated cocktail trend first emerged last year with extravagant mixologist techniques, such as using scuba tanks for pomp, but this year is all about catering to the at-home enthusiast. The introduction of carbonating appliances allows anyone the chance to grab … Read more

Highland Park Loki Single Malt Scotch Whisky Review

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Loki, is the second bottling in Highland Park’s Valhalla series. This limited edition single malt scotch is named for Loki, the Norse God of mischief or fire or both. He may not even be a full God, his status has been debated for many years. He is also a shape-shifter, for all you True Blood fans.  What does this have to do with Whisky?

Gerry Tosh, Global Marketing Manager, says,

“While everyone will recognize Read more

Highland Park Valhalla Collection – Thor – Review

post iconThe latest release from Highland Park is the first in a collection of four scotches with a release occurring every year, starting in 2012. It appears that each release will be named after a Norse god, and the first release is called Thor after the Norse god of thunder and war. Check out the Thor website. One may wonder why a Scotch house is paying homage to Norse gods. I know I asked myself that question. Well, it turns out that Orkney, the island where Highland Park is distilled, is actually as Norse as Scottish. The Vikings moved into Orkney in the 9th century and controlled it until the 15th century when the Scots gained control. In fact, the Vikings used Orkney as a base for raiding Britain, Scotland and other lands, including their brethren in Norway. …Read More

Aberdeen Flip

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This Week’s Drink was created by Max Warner, Chivas brand ambassador and head mixologist. Warner cut his bartending chops at London’s famed Savoy Hotel, so he know his stuff. His Aberdeen Flip is a wonderfully rich cocktail with hints of spice and fruit that will warm any holiday gathering.

Ingredients:
60ml / 2oz Chivas 18
30ml / 1oz Oloroso Sherry
1 Whole Egg
¼ oz Spiced Syrup
Dash Chocolate Bitters
Tsp Blackberry Jam
Grated Nutmeg… Read more

Toasty Toddy

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Ingredients:
1.5 oz Dewars White Label
1 oz Disaronno Amaretto
1 bar spoon of honey                           
.75 oz lemon juice
3-4 oz hot water
1 cinnamon stick, cracked

Directions:
In a mixing glass add one cracked cinnamon stick, lemon juice, bar spoon of honey, Disaronno, and 2 oz of Hot Water.  Stir contents until honey has properly dissolved.  Pour contents into toddy glass or wine goblet.  Add 1or 2 more ounces of hot water, and garnish … Read more

Backyard Barbeque Michelada

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Father’s Day is around the corner and this year mix your Dad up a Backyard Barbeque Michelada, a cocktail created by mixologist Jim Meehan owner of PDT in New York City. He created this unique cocktail as the perfect accompaniment to an evening spent outdoors.

If you really want to impress Dad, turn him on to the new trend of flasktails. Get him a nice flask, fill it with a Backyard Barbeque Michelda. Dad will … Read more

Scotch Spice

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This holiday cocktail will bring you some cheer! Made with Glenfiddich 12 and homemade cinnamon syrup it warms you up even though it’s a cold cocktail. The aroma is festive!

You can use your favorite single malt, but a nice smooth one with mild peat goes best with these ingredients.… Read more

Beet-iful Apples

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Created by Mixologist Gina Chersevani of PS 7’s in Washington D.C., this fall punch uses seasonal flavors including apple and red beets to complement the Highland Park. This delicious and potent punch is not only the perfect drink to serve with your turkey and stuffing, but it’s beet red color will make a statement on your holiday table. Courtesy of Highland Park.… Read more

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