Articles Tagged: Whiskey

Johnnie Walker Blue Holiday Engraving

Johnnie Walker Blue Label is offering free engraving for the holidays.

For around $190, this premium blend already comes in a silk-lined box with a certificate of authenticity.

But the added touch of personalized engraving to the bottle would make it an awesome gift.

Johnnie Walker Blue Label engraving… Read more

Amendment 21

In celebration of the 75th Anniversary 21st Amendment, or the repeal of the 18th, Double Cross Vodka created “Amendment 21.” A combination of Double Cross Diamond Filtered Vodka (yes, diamonds), Maderia, scotch and honey, Amendment 21 is robust, refreshing and retro. Cheers! 

Courtesy of Double Cross Vodka.… Read more

Sparkling Rye Cocktail

This champagne cocktail is inspired by ri(1) rye whiskey, which I used in this recipe. It has a light flavor without being too sweet or too weak, which is the downfall of some champagne cocktails.… Read more

Thanksgiving 101

The nice folks at Wild Turkey have made a traditional thanksgiving meal out of Jimmy Russel’s creation, Wild Turkey 101. Yes, it is 101 proof, almost cask strength bourbon, and perfect for getting you through Thanksgiving with the Mother-in-law. It’s so easy to prepare, there’s no need to learn how to cook. Cranberries and rosemary make great traditional side-dishes, so you’ll have a well-rounded Thanksgiving meal.

For turkey that you can’t overcook:

Thanksgiving 101

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(ri)1 Rye Whiskey Review

Beam just introduced (ri)1 in the midst of rye whiskey’s comeback from more than 70 years in the shadows.

In the 19th and early 20th century, rye was the go-to liquor. Many traditional cocktails–like the Manhattan and the Old Fashioned–originated as rye cocktails.

But after Prohibition ended in 1933, American distillers turned all their attention to bourbon.

No one knows for sure why, but it could be because corn was cheaper than rye. It … Read more

Red Death

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Pirate Drinks

Artillery

Ingredients:
2 oz gin
½ oz sweet vermouth
2 dashes bitters

Instructions:
In a mixing glass filled with ice, add the gin, sweet vermouth and bitters and stir well. Strain into a chilled martini glass.

Devil’s Poison

Ingredients:
1 oz Jack Daniel’s whiskey
1 oz 151 Bacardi rum

Instructions:
Fill a shaker with ice, pour the Jack Daniel’s and 151 Bacardi rum into shaker and shake. Strain into a shot glass.

Grog

Ingredients:
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Summer Slush

Connie’s original recipe!… Read more

Good Night Special

The combination sounds a bit odd, but enjoy! In about 30 minutes after drinking, it WILL be a good night. Thanks to our friends at the University of Hartford!… Read more

Earthquake

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