Articles Tagged: Whiskey

Tullamore Dew Whiskey Review

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It’s that time of year again when everyone is proud to find their Irish roots — whether they have any or not. The cheesy, green beer is practically shoved down your throats and the colorful cocktails are flying off the bars, but nothing says it’s St. Patty’s day like Irish whiskey. With the big day right around the corner, I thought this would be a perfect time to “Do the Dew”. No, not that … Read more

Irish Whiskey Cocktails For St. Patty’s Day

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There’s nothing quite like having a cocktail made with Irish whiskey for a St. Patrick’s celebration. Although there are many different types of this Irish spirit from single malt and single grain to blended, there’s definitely no mistaking the taste. Check out some of our tastiest Irish whiskey recipes to put some pep in your holiday step!

    Proper Irish Whiskey — get things started right with a proper Irish drink.
    Irish Apple Sauce — caramel

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Vieux Carre

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Vieux Carre or “Old Square” is how the local French refer to the French Quarter.  Created at the Hotel Monteleone in 1938 by bartender Walter Bergeron, the Vieux Carre has become one of the quintessential New Orleans cocktails.

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    Concannon Vineyard Barrels Into Irish Whiskey

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    What do you get when you combine the oldest, longest-operating, American winery founded by an Irishman and the newest Irish distillery? Concannon Irish Whiskey made in Ireland by acclaimed Cooley Distillery for Concannon Vineyard.  

    To fathom this unlikely pairing of wine and whiskey, remember that Concannon Vineyard in Livermore Valley,California is owned by The Wine Group, one of the largest American wine companies. In 2011 The Wine Group launched Cupcake Vodka with similar branding to … Read more

    Take Me Out To The Moneyball-game

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    Ingredients:
    1 oz Frangelico
    2 oz Wild Turkey 101
    1 oz Amaretto
    .25 oz squeezed lemon juice
    1 pinch salt
    4 oz soda water
    Handful of Cracker Jack, finely crushed

    Directions:
    Rub half a lemon around the rim of a glass and place into crushed Cracker Jack to coat the rim. Combine Wild Turkey, Frangelico, Amaretto, lemon juice and salt in a shaker. Mix and strain into a glass with rocks and top with soda … Read more

    The NFL Cocktail Playoffs!

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    From the frozen tundra of Green Bay to the storied harbors of Baltimore, NFL Playoff football will captivate the minds and hearts of millions of thirsty fans across the world! I’m sure you have the snack menu in your head and the big screen polished up, but does your drink of choice truly represent the team your rooting for?

    Don’t worry Superfan, I’m going to give you the rundown of the hometown favorites, the tailgate … Read more

    Twelve Days of Christmas Drinks – Day 10

    On the tenth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…

    Ten Jack Lords a Leaping

    Ingredients:
    1 oz Jack Daniels
    1/4 oz fresh lime juice
    1/4 oz grenadine
    Orange twist, garnish

    Directions:
    Shake first three ingredients with ice until frosted. Pour into chilled cocktail glass. Twist orange peel over drink and drop in.… Read more

    Juniper Shine

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    Ingredients:
    1 ½ oz Original Moonshine Corn Whiskey
    ¾ oz lemon juice
    ¾ oz juniper maple syrup
    ½ stock of rosemary

    Directions:
    Place all ingredients except the moonshine into a shaking tin and muddle. Add The Original Moonshine and ice and shake hard for 7 seconds. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with ½ of a rosemary stock singed with a flame for the aroma.

    Courtesy of Original Moonshine Corn Whiskey.… Read more

    Ciderhouse Sangria

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    Ingredients:
    1 bottle of Sandeman Founders Reserve Port
    24 oz apple cider  
    3 oz rye whiskey
    1.5 oz maple syrup
    2 Granny Smith apples
    2 pears

    Directions:
    Dice apples and pears and set aside. Mix all remaining ingredients together in pitcher. Add in apples and pears. Let sit for at least 8-12 hours (or overnight).

    Courtesy of Sandeman Wines.… Read more

    Chivas Regal 12 Year Old Scotch Whisky Review

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    The Chivas Brothers started as grocers in Aberdeen Scotland, then became purveyors of fine food stuffs and liquor, including rum, and starting in 1843, were given a Royal Warrant to supply Queen Victoria on her trips to Scotland. In the 1850’s, one of the famed Chivas brothers turned his attention to Scotch and developed a blended Scotch Whisky where softer grain Whiskys were blended with the aromatic but often harsher Single Malt Whiskys. Viola, a … Read more

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