Interesting enough, the famed Canada Club (or C.C. as its known) started its life in Detroit. When Michigan went dry, the distillery was moved across the Detroit River to Windsor, Ontario, Canada where he continued to import his Whisky into the United States (first legally and then illegally during Prohibition when Al Capone was a major customer). The distillery was forced to add Canadian to his label after the Whisky became extremely popular, prompting complaints … Read more
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Just in case you need an excuse to drink Scotch: Today is National Scotch Day. So drink a dram to celebrate! Scotch is a polarizing whisky … most people either love it or hate it. I fall into the “love it” camp.
The strong character of this whisky often makes it a challenge to mix, but when it’s done right, a Scotch cocktail can really blow your mind. Here are a few to try:
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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
Dress up your bourbon for Derby day!
2 parts Basil Hayden’s Bourbon
½ part Lillet Rouge
½ part Lillet Blanc
Combine ingredients and shake over ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a large orange twist.
Courtesy of Basil Hayden Bourbon.… Read more