Articles Tagged: Whiskey

$1000 Dollar Mint Julep 2007

Woodford Reserve, the official Bourbon of the Kentucky Derby, is once again offering the $1000 Mint Julep and donating the proceeds to the Thoroughbred Charities of America.

This years 132 limited edition Julep Cups are plated with 24kt gold. The drink is made with some of the world’s finest ingredients; lush mint from Ireland, ultra-fine sugar from Australia, glacial ice from the Bavarian Alps and the Master Distiller’s selection of Woodford Reserve bourbon. The 132 … Read more

Jameson 12 Year Old Irish Whiskey Review

“12”! Something about that number makes me feel like I can take on the world!

Jameson 12 year old Irish whiskey leaves me feeling that my favorite whiskey distiller put that feeling in a bottle.

Rich, deep, amber, mellow…what more would anyone possibly need from a premium Irish whiskey? Thank goodness for such a treat from one of my favorite friends….hats off John!

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80 Strong Kentucky Straight Bourbon Review

“Think when you drink”! Truth be told! And when first I saw the bottle holding this amber nectar, that’s precisely what I did.

The presentation made for interesting expectations when I first opened this delicious looking bottle. My first impression, as the scent of 80 Strong hit me, was of something both sweet and exotic. Inviting. Like a deep leather couch and a warm fire.

Its fully-matured flavor is one of the most special I … Read more

Wicked Sky

Who would have thought to combine single-malt scotch with Midori and pineapple juice? Not me, but DOTW reader Tommy did, and in his own words says, “This drink sounds kinda gross, but TRUST ME IT’S NOT! =).” This cocktail made into Tommy’s personal recipe book, so it’s gotta be good. Thanks, Tommy!


1 oz Single-Malt Scotch
1 ½ oz Midori (or melon liqueur)
Pineapple juice


In a shaker with ice add the Scotch … Read more

Jameson Pub Award

The Local, an Irish Pub in Minneapolis, was honored recently by delegation from Dublin for selling the most Jameson on Earth. The Local, started by 2 Irish transplants sold nearly 400 cases of Jameson.

I would have thought my neighborhood Trader Joe’s would have been honored just on my purchases alone, but hats off to the Local for keeping the Holy Water flowing in America’s heartland.

The Local Irish Pub, Minneapolis, MN
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St. Patrick’s Day Toast?

Enjoy some of Colum Egan, Master Distiller of Bushmills Irish Whiskey, favorite Irish toasts this St. Patrick’s Day.

The most important aspect of any toast is the words themselves, says Egan. The toasts are often short poems, mixing great tidings with a bit of whimsy and a large dose of Irish charm.â

A favorite of his is and mine:

May your blessings outnumber the Shamrocks that grow,
And may trouble avoid you wherever you go.… Read more

Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey Review

Just arrived in time for St. Patrick’s Day. Tullamore Dew is a traditional Irish Whiskey, smooth and buttery in flavor. This smooth whiskey was first distilled in 1829 and the recipe had changed little since. It has a nose of lemon, spices with a slight woody undertone. It’s a taste is warming with a smooth, spicy finish.

This fine whiskey was recently made the official whiskey of the Buena Vista on San Francisco, the home … Read more

St. Patricks Day Drinks (part 2)

This year do St. Partick’s Day with style and taste with a mouth-watering green cocktail. Whether you are partaking in a parade, enjoying some delicious corn beef or busy hunting for that pot of gold, one of these cocktails is sure to put you into the spirit of all that is Irish. Recipes courtesy of Midori.

Midori Clover Martini

¾ oz Midori melon liqueur
2 oz Skyy Citrus vodka
Splash of white cranberry Juice… Read more

Kahlúa White Leprechaun

This week’s drink should get us in the mood for a fun St. Patrick’s Day. This drink combines Kahlúa, Jameson’s and cream, garnished with mint and vanilla. Yum. We have a ton of great cocktails for you to try out on party goers this St. Patty’s. Yes, it is not all green beer!

Onto the drink!… Read more

St. Patrick’s Day Drinks (part 1)

To get ready for St. Patrick’s Day, the folks at Pernod-Ricard sent us some great new recipes. Putting a new twist on the Holiday, these drinks feature exotic and very un Irish ingredients such as rum, vodka and tequila. Of course, Jameson Irish Whiskey is also a prime ingredient.

Malibu Pot O’ Gold

½ part Malibu pineapple rum
½ part Malibu rum
1 part pineapple juice

Shake and serve up in a martini … Read more

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