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My holiday picks for scotch are not for the faint of heart. While they are very different from each other, they both are cask strength and neither is chill filtered. They are, well, strong. But hey, if you’re going to drink a scotch, why not go for it. These are great to serve at an intimate holiday gathering or to give as a gift to a real scotch lover. Both picks will run you about … Read more
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
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
I had the pleasure to meet Wild Turkey Master Distiller Jimmy Russell at this past Fall’s whiskeyfest. Jimmy is a true legend in bourbon distilling, having been at it for 54 years. One thing Jimmy has learned in his years is that the perfect cocktail for the Kentucky Derby is the Mint Julep.
With 54 Derbies under his belt, Russell’s Julep has been precisely refined. He uses his higher proof of Wild Turkey 101, which … Read more