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NFL and college football are back in full swing. Here’s a few cocktails to celebrate.
2 Point Play
All American Blue
Black & Silver
The Crimson Tide
Super Bowl Buster
In 2007 the U.S. Senate created National Bourbon Heritage Month. To be observed each September, the event celbrates Bourbon as America’s Native Spirit.
To Kick off the month, the folk at Wild Turkey Bourbon sent us their version of the classic Manhattan.
Wild Turkey Bourbon Manhattan
1 parts Wild Turkey 101
1 ½ parts sweet vermouth
1 dash bitters
Stir well with cracked ice and strain into a Manhattan or chilled martini glass. … Read more
Maker’s Mark is covering the Election Season with a decked-out bus traveling the country. On the bus is a group of “journalists” chronicling the party through a blog and video reports from “Maker’s Mark News.” See the first installment below.
Check out the site to see when the bus rolls into your town. Unfortunately, they aren’t rolling through SF.
Maker’s Mark News, Videos and Humor
Every four years the world gathers for the Olympic Games. In a few short days, the Games begin in Beijing, China. To celebrate the folks at Castle Brands created cocktails made with ingredients from the 4 corners if the world: Italian Limoncello, American Bourbon, Irish Whiskey and Bermudian Rum anchor this international cocktail relay. Have a favorite cocktail with and Olympic twist? We want to hear about it. Add your drink to the competition.… Read more
Reader B.C. sent us this smart shot. Tennessee Whiskey, Bourbon & Scotch all blended together in perfect harmony.
½ oz Jack Daniel’s
½ oz Jim Beam
½ oz Johnny Walker
Mix gently over ice in a mixing glass. Strain and serve straight up in a shot glass or on the rocks in a highball glass.
Happy Independence Day! To celebrate, we have an All American Bourbon cocktail that is perfect for your July 4th Barbecue. Patriot tea starts with a fresh brewed pitcher of iced tea, lemon and mint. American Honey, a 71-proof bourbon & honey-based liquor from Wild Turkey is then added to the tea giving it the sweetness of honey and, of course, Kentucky Bourbon.
Grab a tall glass, hit the lawn chair and get ready for some … Read more
Chivas Regal has recently recreated its original blend (also a 25-year-old) with Master Blender Colin Scott’s lifetime achievement, Chivas Regal 25 Year Old. Mr. Scott unveiled this luxury scotch whisky at the New York Public Library in a private tasting. We must have missed our invite?
At least the Chivas folks were nice enough to send a sample. So here it goes:
On the nose, Chivas Regal 25 Year Old, has hints of caramel and … Read more
I was reading Esquire and came across this most interesting of cocktails.
In the ever fashionable trend of “Molecular Mixology” a few Esquire staffers created the Wiskeyburger Cocktail, described by Esquire’s David Wondrich as “a glass of tan liquid with some greenish froth on top and a dill-pickle slice hanging off the rim.”
According to Wondrich, the exchange went like this:
What’s this? we asked.
Okay. What’s in it?
“Beefskey, tomato syrup, mustard —
Dad is a classic and so are his cocktails.
No Midori Sours or piña coladas for good old Pops. Nope, our dad sips Manhattans and martinis. These are the cocktails that helped raise us all.
Father’s Day Links
Father’s Day Traditions from Around the World [Mental Floss]
Tailgator, Gas Powered Blender [DOTW]
Drinks for Dad: Classic Cocktails for Father’s Day
Father’s Day Masterclash: Heathcliff Huxtable vs. Al Bundy [Asylum]
Top 10 Manly Drinks … Read more
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