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Cocktail Hour Whisky: La Belle Aurore

For this month’s Whiskey Cocktail Hour, I’ll take you back eighty years to Hollywood’s Golden Age and the height of World War II. In May 1942, the stars aligned (literally and figuratively) with the Warner Brothers studio. The film company has just acquired the rights to the play Everybody come to Ricks yet their screenplay […]

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The renaissance of rye whiskey begins in Industry City

“Why don’t you focus on the quirky spirit of America, which grows wonderfully here and speaks of the terroir of New York?” Instead, Alex Clark makes the case for his rye whisky, which arrives under the very historically New York name of Fort Hamilton Distillery. Co-founded by Clark and Amy Grindeland, Fort Hamilton is not […]

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How to Make the Neo-Classic Whiskey Cocktail – Robb Report

A few years ago, Scotch whiskey company Laphroaig launched an unusual advertising campaign. At first glance, the ads were pretty standard, just everyday people sipping the whiskey and having their say. What made them unusual was that many of these opinions were, to put it mildly, mean. “That first sip was like getting a hot […]

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Ann Soh Woods bottles Japanese culture into Kikori whiskey

Kikori Whiskey takes Japan as the ultimate point of reference, but its founder Ann Soh Woods considers a particularly founding emblem: Hello Kitty. Traveling to Japan as a child gave Soh Woods a love for Japanese culture; she returned from trips with Hello Kitty paraphernalia, calling it “social currency at the time.” His love for […]

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San Antonio’s Whiskey Cake Launches New Spring Brunch Menu | Flavor | San Antonio

Instagram / whiskey cake Whiskey Cake’s new brunch menu includes dishes such as Farm Shashuka. San Antonio’s far northwest brunch spot, Whiskey Cake, will launch a new lineup of seasonal brunch dishes this weekend with an emphasis on farm-fresh ingredients. The revamped menu will include dishes such as Farm Shashuka, a vegetarian take […]

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Ready-to-freeze cocktail brand SLIQ Spirited Ice unveils new premium whiskeys just in time for summer

SLIQ Spirited Ice expands its offer with the release of the first pack of pops and launches a new online store CHICAGO, May 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Spiritual Ice Cream SLIQa premium frozen cocktail launched by 21 Holdings LLCa subsidiary of the world’s leading manufacturer of frozen drinks, Jel Sert Company, today announced the launch […]

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Broadsheet x Society present a whiskey dinner for the senses

A meal is usually not accompanied by bourbon in each of its five courses. That was the challenge for Society bar manager Jaryd Bryant, tasked with designing the drinks menu for Spectacle for the Senses – a one-night-only event hosted by Broadsheet featuring a special dinner culminating in a tasting of an exclusive $3,000 bottle […]

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HTX Whiskey Weekend 2022 at City Place

HTX Whiskey Weekend | Photo courtesy of City Place Escape for a stay infused with local whiskey during the inaugural, multi-event HTX Whiskey Weekend – including special pricing for overnight packages – at City Place from Friday, April 29 through Sunday, May 1, 2022. The weekend is packed with dinners, tastings, seminars and more with […]

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Whiskey cocktail recipes to add old-world charm to your bar repertoire

Do you have a bottle of the world’s most beloved golden spirit at home? Go beyond pure and over the rocks for something a little more shaken and choppy. We’re rounding up some classic, time-tested cocktail recipes that bring out the nuances of whiskey. An essential part of every home bar, whiskey can be smoky, […]

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HTX Whiskey Inaugural Weekend Opens With Houston-Based Top Chef Competitors

Chef Evelyn Garcia of KIN is one of the participating chefs at HTX Whiskey Weekend. Photo by Emily Shur/Bravo. On the last weekend of April, guests can enjoy the inaugural ceremony HTX Whiskey Weekend, a celebration filled with cocktails, food and, of course, whiskey. The weekend begins with The Butcher’s Ball, a dinner presented by […]

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Eleven offers craft cocktails, gourmet apps and a killer whiskey list

Photo: Courtesy of Eleven A The grocery store isn’t usually the first place you’d go for craft cocktails and smoky scotch pours, but Foodland breaks the mold. Walk in Eleven, which opened in December last year at Foodland Farms Ala Moana and has been a hot topic ever since. Its ultra-convenient location, art deco-inspired space, […]

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What does “cask strength” in whiskey mean?

The sale and marketing of whiskey sometimes includes the term “cask strength”. These words are placed on selected bottles to make them stand out to consumers who order drinks in bars or shop in physical stores or online. As legal definitions vary (or simply don’t exist), putting the words cask strength on a bottle can […]

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Boiler House of San Antonio and Ranger Creek Whiskey are teaming up for a dinner pairing this month | Flavor | San Antonio

Click to enlarge Courtesy of the boiler room Boiler Room Chief Frank Hernandez San Antonio whiskey lovers can feast on locally produced delicacies on Thursday, April 28 at a paired dinner from new Boiler House Chef Frank Hernandez and Ranger Creek Distillery. The four-course meal will include dishes such as seared duck […]

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Wilmington’s freight district continues to expand, wine and whiskey bar opens Friday

On Friday, The Starling will open to the public from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. The Starling opens in the Cargo District on April 15, 2022 (Photo: Matt Ray) WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) – Wilmington’s freight district is getting bigger again with the addition of a local wine and whiskey venue opening Friday. Since 2018, the […]

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Sandfish Sushi and Whiskey brings fresh fish to the Melrose District

Sandfish Sushi and Whiskey is set to open this summer in the Melrose District at 4232 N. 7and Ave. Already a popular destination in Palm Springs, Sandfish offers a creative dining experience paired with a very curated selection of Japanese whiskey as the basis of its cocktail program. At the helm of the restaurant is […]

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This version of Whiskey Soda tastes like vacation in a glass

Have you ever thought that you could distill a vacation into a cocktail? Well, with this whiskey highball recipe, you can! In this episode of In The Know: Bar Master, mixologist and cocktail expert, Josué Gonzaléz (@josue.allday) gives traditional whiskey soda a tropical twist by using banana liqueur and carbonated coconut water to create the […]

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Dublin tour guides on the hunt for the best shot of whiskey in town

Dublin tour guides are on the hunt for the best shot of downtown whiskey. The guys from Cultur agus Craic, Tara, James and Noel are finally back on the streets, taking tourists to pubs and showcasing some of their favorite places to visit. The trio are usually asked questions like where’s the best place to […]

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Drinks at Eleven, the cocktail and whiskey bar at Foodland Farms Ala Moana

I needed lettuce. It was the deciding factor behind my third visit to eleventhe new cocktail and whiskey bar inside Foodland Ala Moana Farms. I had already been twice for this mission; I didn’t need to go back. But given Eleven opened in December just before the spike in COVID-19 cases, I had abandoned plans […]

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West Fork Whiskey appoints executive chef

Chef Carlos Salazar (photo courtesy of West Fork Whiskey Co.) Indianapolis-based West Fork Whiskey Distillery has named Carlos Salazar executive chef of its new restaurant in Westfield. In the role, Salazar will lead the company’s dining experiences showcasing Indiana agriculture. “It is an exciting day for West Fork Whiskey to announce the hiring of Carlos […]

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6 mouth-watering whiskey cocktails recommended by India’s top bartenders that you must try

You may be the best drink maker in your group, a master mixer in your home bar, but when it comes to real whiskey cocktails, bartenders often set slightly unassailable standards. Learned from experts and practiced daily with the most stylish tricks, these bartenders know cocktails almost like the back of their hand. You wake […]

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Cannabis bar and whiskey dinner promise alcohol News | Bites

Jane’s hideaway When beverage owner/manager John Peet opened his Jane’s Hideaway restaurant and bar, Printers Alley, it didn’t take long for the Nashville bar veteran to build up an ardent fanbase for his latest venture. Combining live music, fine Southern cuisine and a nifty cocktail menu, Peet brings back some of the swagger that made […]

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A$AP Rocky launches its new whiskey brand, Mercer + Prince

If the word multihyphenate had a face next to it in the dictionary, we wouldn’t be surprised to find A$AP Rocky there. The rapper, producer, fashion icon, model and actor is no stranger to doing it all, with a reputation as a multi-talented man. And today, he adds another box ticked to his resume: Rocky […]

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We Asked 9 Bartenders: What’s The Best Whiskey For Beginners?

When it comes to whiskey, the choices are endless. Scotch, bourbon, rye, Japanese whiskey and more give whiskey drinkers a wide range of styles to explore. With options can come uncertainty, however. Maybe you’ve had a bad experience with rye in the past, or tasted an expensive bourbon that you liked but didn’t want to […]

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Review: Dashfire Ready-to-Drink Old Fashioned Variety Pack

Editor’s Note: These products were provided to us as a review sample by Dashfire. This in no case, by our editorial policiesinfluenced the final result of this review. It’s no secret that the world of ready-to-drink cocktails is a booming market. The past couple of years have seen some panic over the closure of local […]

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TULLAMORE DEW IRISH WHISKEY WANTS TO GIVE FANS A GRADE ‘A’ LESSON

Global brand Buffalo Trace has announced the release of the distillery’s only vintage bourbon, OFC Bourbon Whiskey. Distilled in 1982, the expression will be the first bourbon released in a colossal six-liter bottle and sold as a non-fungible token (NFT) on BlockBar.com. The five bottles in this very limited release are among 2,022 bottles that […]

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Interview: Roe & Co’s Lora Hemy talks about making Irish whiskey in the shadow of Guinness

In the resurgence of Irish whiskey, Roe & Co is a contemporary new blend inspired by history and tradition. In fact, his inspiration was the famous George Roe & Co distillery in Dublin. As neighbors for hundreds of years, George Roe & Co and Guinness were among the biggest names in the heart of Dublin’s […]

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Whiskey event in Boulder, tiki paradise in Longmont and more – Boulder Daily Camera

Spirits enthusiasts may want to check out the Lois Whiskey tasting experience at West End Tavern926 Pearl St., Boulder, March 22. Laws Whiskey House, 1420 S. Acoma St., Denver, is the first distiller in Colorado to bottle bound whiskeys. The tasting includes a West End Tavern Old Fashioned made with Laws’ Single-Barrel Whiskey, a 3-ounce […]

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Bulleit Frontier Whiskey launches ready-to-serve cocktails

Bulleit Frontier Whiskey recently introduced its new premium range of ready-to-serve whiskey-based cocktails… Bulleit Crafted Cocktails. The new craft cocktails, Bulleit Manhattan and Bulleit Old Fashioned, are ready to be served straight from the bottle. With the help of what are described as famous and creative bartenders, Bulleit Crafted Cocktails went through many stages of […]

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Bushmills teams up with award-winning epic TV show Peaky Blinders

Bushmills Irish Whiskey is now the official whiskey of the TV show Peaky Blinders, which, for fans of the award-winning gangster epic, makes it what is described as the favorite drink of the famous ‘Shelby family’. The partnership with Bushmills, Endemol Shine North America (a Banijay company) and Caryn Mandabach Productions, official brand owner and […]

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Whiskey Cocktail Hour, St. Patrick’s Day Edition: The Hermit

As pandemic guidelines change just ahead of St. Patrick’s Day festivities, many, myself included, are still pondering what the future of major occasions looks like. I’ve never been one to enjoy crowded events, but I do like an Irish whiskey and a pint of Guinness. This month’s cocktail hour is for those, like me, who […]

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St. Patrick’s Day cocktails with Irish whiskey mean neon green beer is out of luck | Food

A good Irish pub, no matter where it is on earth, is a thing of beauty. My favorite time to visit is late afternoon, with an Irish coffee sipped in a cozy wooden nook that gets darker and cozier the longer you linger. So much the better if the weather is bad outside, the humid […]

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Elevate your dining experience with whiskey and chocolate – Manila Bulletin

The Macallan introduces its latest expression focused on sustainability and rich cocoa flavor If there’s another food and drink pairing people have to try, it’s whiskey and chocolate. Both are bold and complement each other so well that once people have tasted them, they always ask for their whiskey on the rocks with a side […]

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The best whiskey and cocktail books for every type of drinker

When it comes to alcohol, sometimes it pays to be really educated on the subject. From the history of whiskey (without the e) to a distillery-by-distillery evolution, we’ve compiled a long list of socially lubricated literature so you can stock your shelves as well as your bar cart. The bar book Was recommended to me […]

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Refine your St. Patrick’s Day cocktail recipes with Irish whiskey

I love them. And here in the United States, on St. Patrick’s Day, I’ll do my best not to get in there. American Irish pubs are becoming different beasts during the holidays announcing the holy snake charmer of the Emerald Isle, and the easing of covid restrictions may make this year’s celebrations particularly rowdy. While […]

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Jameson Irish Whiskey brings back the party with St. Patrick’s Day

Why do we need two St. Patrick’s Days? What inspired this idea was really the recognition that due to the pandemic, we haven’t really been able to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day like we used to for the past two years. This year, what we really wanted to do was make up for those two missed […]

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Inside Bottle Club Pub, San Francisco’s New Tribute to American Whiskey

San Francisco’s newest destination bar is here: The Bottle Club Pub, the latest watering hole from the Future Bars team, is bringing big Mad Men energy in the Union Square neighborhood on Wednesday, March 23. Located in the former Olympic Cafe space at 555 Geary Street, the Bottle Club Pub (previously called Heyday Pub & […]

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St Patrick’s Day 2022: 7 Irish Whiskey cocktail recipes to try this St Patrick’s Day

Parades, festivals, music and dance are back on the St. Patrick’s Day schedule this year. And with the boom in Irish whiskey – it’s the fastest growing brown spirit in the world – there couldn’t be a better time to try your hand at crafting a whiskey cocktail. As Dawn Davies, Chief Buyer at The […]

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Review: TX Whiskey Canned Cocktails

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Spirit Hound releases another version of fine whiskey

Like many beautiful things in life, making great whiskey takes patience and time. Spirit Hound Distillers’ latest release, a five-year-old Colorado rye whiskey, proudly bears the fruits of that expectation. The rich, flavorful whiskey continues the distillery’s heritage of premium spirits with an air of accessibility. Entering the bottle at a fiery 90 proof, the […]

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‘Peaky Blinders’ partners with Bushmills Irish Whiskey

Today Bushmills Irish Whiskey announced its designation as the official whiskey of the TV show ‘Peaky Blinders’. Partnership with Endemol Shine North America (a Banijay company) and Caryn Mandabach Productions, official brand owner and producer of the “Peaky Blinders” series, kicks off just in time for St. Patrick’s Day and will run through 2022 . […]

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Walking Dead Whiskey: Where to buy the Sexton Irish Whiskey collaboration online

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, Rolling Stone may receive an affiliate commission. The last season of The Walking Dead is upon us, with just a few episodes remaining in the hit AMC franchise, which first premiered over a decade ago. Now fans of the zombie […]

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FREY RANCH® DISTILLERY CELEBRATES SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTIONS MADE BY WOMEN TO THE AMERICAN WHISKEY MOVEMENT THROUGH INAUGURAL WOMEN + WHISKEY CAMPAIGN

Frey Ranch® Distillery Celebrates Women in the American Whiskey Movement Through Inaugural Women + Whiskey Campaign Tweet that Interestingly, females have a more nuanced sense of smell than males, which is useful for sniffing out and tasting a whiskey. In fact, scientific estimates indicate that 35% of women qualify as “super-tasters,” meaning someone who has […]

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A classic boulevardier with a touch of Irish whiskey

Courtesy of Spyridon Koklas, Assistant Bar Manager, The Shelbourne, Dublin The classic Boulevardier is made with bourbon; this lively variation highlights Irish whiskey, enriched with vermouth accented with creme de cacao. “I always thought there was something missing [from the classic] so I decided to do something with chocolate,” says Spyridon Koklas, who named the […]

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21 Best Whiskey Cocktails for 2022

When it comes to your bar cart, chances are your vodkas, tequilas and rums will see the most cocktail action while your favorite bottles of scotch, bourbon and Irish whiskey play the role the most. more discreet, neat or on the rocks. But why shouldn’t the world’s most popular brown spirit join in the fun […]

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Dallas Bar Sells ‘F*ck Putin’ Shots in Support of Ukraine

No Russian vodka in this one. As bars and liquor stores across the country began remove Russian vodka from their shelves in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, a Dallas bar introduced its own “sanctions” against the country. In addition to the Russian vodka shot, Alexander introduced a “Fuck Putin” shot which is blue and […]

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Old Square Classic Rye Whiskey

For many, Mardi Gras is the last day of celebration before the fasting season of Lent. At this house, it’s a no-fast excuse for Hamtramck Pączki from Market 22, a platter of jambalaya, and one of my all-time favorite cocktails, Vieux Carré (pronounced voo ka-RAY). While I was first drawn to this classic by nationally […]

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Need the ultimate introduction to Irish whiskey? Start here.

Just released, and in time for International Irish Whiskey Day (March 3) and St. Patrick’s Day (March 17),PADDY DRINKS: the world of modern Irish whiskey cocktails is the latest book from the pros (Jillian Vose, Sean Muldoon and Jack McGarry, plus writer Conor Kelly and photographer Shannon Sturgis) behind The Dead Rabbit, New York’s exemplary […]

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The New York Irish Whiskey Festival returns to celebrate Irish culture

David Gannon Photography A vein of cuckold! The New York Irish Whiskey Festival is back in New York, just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. The festival aims to give “Irish whiskey the moment it deserves by offering consumers a unique chance to further explore the dynamic and growing category and Irish culture in a […]

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Whiskey Joe’s opens new restaurant and tiki bar in Pensacola Beach

You might have heard the hum of music coming from the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk as Whiskey Joe’s Bar and Grill tested its menu Wednesday and Thursday in a special soft opening for family and friends. Now, the wait is over as the first phase of the Floribbean-themed restaurant opened to the public on Friday. The […]

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Buffalo whiskey trend: we’ll drink for it | To eat

Moynihan also said whiskey drinkers have a new appreciation. “It’s kind of a new trend where people care about what they’re drinking,” he said. “Instead of drinking six beers just to drink, they’ll get an ounce or two and savor it.” So if you’re looking to follow the trend, Moynihan suggests picking up a classic […]

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12 cocktails to try if you like whiskey sour

Like the margarita, the daiquiri is often lumped into the category of sticky, low-end frozen cocktails. As the classic drink of Cuban origin became a sensation in the United States in the 1940s, according to Jane Danger, formerly of New York’s Cuban bar Cienfuegos, prohibition led to its downfall. “[I]It took a long time to […]

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The Dead Rabbit Publishes Paddy Drinks Cocktail Book

Paddy Drinks: The World of Modern Irish Whiskey Cocktails, a practical illustrated and photographed guide to cocktails and a book on cocktails, will be released in February. The book comes from the folks behind The Dead Rabbit bar in New York and is published by HarperCollins. “The New York Dead Rabbit team brews striking concoctions […]

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It’s like a warm sweater, but whiskey

When temperatures dip into too-cold territory, you have a few options. Putting on another diaper is a classic choice, and your mom would approve of it. You can still make a fire, provided you have a chimney or fireplace or burning materials nearby. But when you just can’t get rid of that winter cold, there’s […]

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Review: Williams Sonoma Woodford Reserve Cocktail Shakers

Editor’s Note: This article was provided to us as a sample review by Brown-Forman. This in no case, by our editorial policiesinfluenced the final result of this review. An after-work cocktail is a beautiful thing, but for those inexperienced in making a drink, it can be a daunting task. This is where cocktail syrups tried […]

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Cocktail Questions: 5 Essential Whiskey Sour Recipes

Cocktail Queries is a Paste series that examines and answers common basic questions drinkers may have about mixed drinks, cocktails and spirits. Check out all the entries in the series to date. When a new drinker begins to discover the wide world of whiskey cocktails, they tend to orient themselves mainly towards two classics: […]

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The World of Modern Irish Whiskey Cocktails by Jillian Vose, Sean Muldoon, Jack McGarry

Jillian Vose, Jack McGarry and Sean Muldoon. Mariner, $28 (288p) ISBN 978-0-358-51286-8 Seeking to elevate the once modest term, “Paddy Drinks” – shorthand for any whiskey-based cocktail – the crew of New York’s Dead Rabbit (The Dead Rabbit Mixology & Mayhem) shakes up striking concoctions to showcase the “gloriously subtle and distinctive” traits of the […]

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New book reveals the beauty of bourbon cocktails

Coming this spring, a new book will feature bourbon cocktails and “the joy of creating them.” Bourbon is my comfort food, by Heather Wibbels, features classic bourbon cocktails. And whether readers are new to bourbon or steeped in its history and myriad uses, they will learn to step up their bourbon cocktail game and continue […]

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How to Make the Brewed Rye Whiskey Cocktail – Robb Report

The elevator opens and you encounter the bright ecstatic cacophony of the city. Everyone here is well dressed, but not as well as you. You are a little early. You move easily through the crowd as a seat opens in front of you at the long mahogany bar. She’ll be in a few more minutes, […]

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Pig in Blanket whiskey cocktail among the 12 most original drinks to try this Christmas

It’s time to get into the Christmas spirit with a special festive drink. From flavored rum and mince pie to Christmas gin pudding to a Nutcracker-inspired snow globe bottle, retailers have gone all out this year. There’s even a Pig in Blanket whiskey cocktail among the weird and wonderful alcoholic drinks up for grabs. But […]

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James whiskey cocktail bar opens near Boise State

Bourbon and other whiskeys are the focal point of The James, although it carries other liquors. The James If you fancy a Weller on the rocks bourbon or a creative cocktail, a new bar wants to serve you a good one. The James, a whiskey and cocktail bar, started serving alcohol this week. Located above […]

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Four festive whiskey drinks to master this Christmas

If you’re looking for cocktail inspiration, here are four festive whiskey cocktails created by the distillers themselves. The Teeling New Market Fashioned is their old school version, with a few tweaks. Mix 50ml Teeling Small Batch whisky, 10ml honey syrup (50% honey, 50% hot water), 10ml spice liqueur or spiced rum and two dashes of […]

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Fort Worth Distillery Launches Line of 3 Canned Whiskey Cocktails

If you want a cocktail but don’t have the time, ingredients, or know-how to make it yourself, don’t worry, anything you like to drink is probably available in a can. The recent surge in ready-to-drink (RTD) cocktails has taken the country by storm, and D-FW is not immune to its wake. Hard seltzers aren’t new, […]

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TX Whiskey launches three distinct ready-to-drink canned cocktails

The makers of TX Blended Whiskey and TX Straight Bourbon recently announced the launch of TX Whiskey Canned Cocktails, the brand’s first ready-to-drink canned cocktail. These cocktails are exclusively available in Texas and are blended with what is described as the bold taste, sweet aroma and smooth finish of TX Blended Whiskey and come in […]

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12 Classic Whiskey Cocktail Recipes You Must Try

There are people who really enjoy alcohol. And we’re not talking about appreciation in a bad way. We’re talking about people who want to mix drinks, create cocktails, and even people who collect rare liquor bottles from years ago. These people usually have a place in their house where you can find their entire collection. […]

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Rod & Hammer’s SLO Stills Launches New Canned Whiskey Cocktails

San Luis Obispo, California. – Rod & Hammer’s SLO Stills, California’s distiller of award-winning craft liquors, introduces its NEW line of ready-to-drink (RTD) canned cocktails at San Francisco’s WhiskeyFest, joining its line of liquors sold statewide. Rod & Hammer SLO Stills Canned Whiskey Cocktails (11% ABV; 22 proof; MSRP $17.99/12 oz. four-pack) are potent and […]

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From gifts to seasonal cocktails, here’s how a whiskey pro prepares for the holidays

Felicia Corbett is one of the most exciting faces in whiskey and cocktails today. She’s Angel’s Envy Whiskey Guardian and the “potions master” at Trouble Bar, a female-owned and operated whiskey bar in Louisville that recently made Esquire magazine’s list of America’s Best Bars for 2021. The cocktails she helps create at Trouble indicate a […]

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Whiskey Cocktail: Monkey See, Monkey Blue

It’s been a minute since we’ve had a Scottish cocktail around here, and Monkey Shoulder is one of my favorites to mix with. Monkey Shoulder is a fantastic blended malt whiskey, composed mainly of single malts from Balvenie, Kininvie and Glenfiddich. It’s a bartender favorite for a reason, it’s affordable, it’s reasonably priced, and it’s […]

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George Dickel and Social Hour team up to launch seasonally inspired whiskey sour offering

TULLAHOMA, Tenn., November 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The lead up to the holidays is a busy time for cocktail bars, as people are excited to enjoy seasonal cocktails. However, there have traditionally not been many classic fall-inspired cocktails available for people to enjoy at home. This season, George Dickel and Social Hour, the pioneering canned […]

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Impress your friends by preparing this festive whiskey cocktail

At Lifehacker, we independently curate and write things we love and think you’ll love too. We have affiliate and advertising partnerships, which means we may earn a share of sales or other compensation from links on this page. BTW – prices are correct and items in stock at time of publication. Listen, I love whiskey. […]

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Elijah Craig Bourbon Announces Old-Fashioned Week Two

Elijah Craig Bourbon recently announced its second annual Old Fashioned Week, a ten-day event designed to celebrate the cocktail party while raising funds for the Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation (RWCF), an organization dedicated to improving the hospitality industry. Elijah Craig created Old Fashioned Week in 2020 and partnered with RWCF to raise $100,000 for nonprofit […]

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Whiskey Sour

A Sour is not so much a drink as a concept. Lemon or lime juice, almost any liqueur, and sugar – in the proper proportion – make up a Sour. Don’t even think about using a packaged mix for this cocktail. A simple yet magical blend, Sour was first made with brandy in the mid-19th […]

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12 rye whiskey cocktails – How to drink rye whiskey

Once the dusty bottle forgotten at the bottom of the cupboard, rye whiskey is now experiencing a revival. Made from rye grains in a style similar to bourbon, rye provides a tang that’s part pepper, part baking spice, and 100% perfect for cool-weather cocktails. From classics like the Manhattan or the sazerac to more modern […]

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Woodford Reserve partners with Williams Sonoma for new whiskey cocktail experiences

US whiskey maker Woodford Reserve and home retailer Williams Sonoma recently formed a new partnership to bring unique whiskey cocktail experiences to kitchens and homes across the country. The partnership kicks off with a line of co-branded cocktail mixers, now available for purchase, in time to celebrate Bourbon Heritage Month. The line of cocktail mixers […]

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LiveWire Cocktail Launches Whiskey Cocktail With Tiki Author Shannon Mustipher

LiveWire Cocktail Co. recently partnered with cocktail book author Shannon Mustipher for their new bottling, Holy Tyger. Inspired by a drink from his book, “Tiki: Modern Tropical Cocktails”, the release is a whiskey sour riff with hints of citronella, made with Straight Bourbon, Rockey’s Liqueur, Coconut, Lime and Jamaican # 1 Bitters, depending on tasting […]

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We asked 10 bartenders: what is the most overrated whiskey cocktail?

Not all whiskey cocktails are created equal. Some are too sour, others too sweet. When it comes to badly made classics, professionals agree that the privileged few are in the danger zone. From over-ordered mixed drinks to monotonous, one-note flavors, there are whiskey cocktails that aren’t bartender favorites, for reasons ranging from unbalanced proportions to […]

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How to Make the Perfect Whiskey Cocktail and 15 Recipes to Inspire You

Munich-based bar owner and whiskey expert Stefan Gabányi recently released a new edition of Schumann whiskey lexicon, which he first wrote in 1996, because he says whiskey is evolving and gaining popularity like never before. “It’s a bit of a phenomenon because there is usually a generational gap with spirits – no one wants to […]

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8 simple upgrades to change from cocktail to whiskey

Photos: Shutterstock; Design: Rebecca Hoskins/Thrillist You don’t need to turn your kitchen into a mad scientist’s laboratory to make cocktails at home as tasty as those you’ll find at the local bar. In fact, a few simple upgrades to tried-and-true classics can make a drink taste completely new. Whether it’s a whiskey ginger with a […]

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7 things to remember when making whiskey cocktails this summer

PHOTOS COURTESY OF JAMESON, SHUTTERSTOCK; DESIGN BY REBECCA HOSKINS Why does once the temperature is consistently above 70 degrees whiskey take a back seat on your bar cart? For some reason, the spirit has earned a reputation for being a hardy cold weather drink…but it really is more versatile than that. With ice, the right […]