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Why Lying To My Doctor Is Like Online Dating

Al DeLuise | Posted 05.19.2015 | Comedy
Al DeLuise

Several years ago I woke up one Monday morning and it felt like someone had painted my right eye shut; only a sliver of light made it through the dark red that now consumed my eyesight. After a much panicked call to my ex-wife Arlene she gathered the kids together, picked me up, and drove me to the hospital.

Great Whiskeys for New Year's Eve Celebration By John Mariani

John Mariani | Posted 02.26.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

Now that New Year's Eve is upon us, so-called "brown spirits" are always a good gift idea, so here are some that I've been impressed by, not because they are so rare or come in a really nifty bottle, but because they are really quite distinctive.

The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year: Limited Edition Whiskeys For Gifting

Tony Sachs | Posted 01.10.2015 | Taste
Tony Sachs

Did the blender of my favorite blended Scotch go overboard and make a great whiskey undrinkable?

Pacific Overtures in the Global Whiskey Market

John Mariani | Posted 11.26.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

These Asian whiskeys are aiming at a rarefied world market for first impressions.

The Glenlivet Winchester Collection: Vintage 1964 and Vintage 1966

Gastronomista | Posted 09.22.2014 | Taste
Gastronomista

Last month, I had the privilege to be one of the first to taste The Glenlivet Vintage 1964 and the Vintage 1966, the first releases of the The Winches...

Scotch Independence

Jeff Danziger | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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The Surprising Thing A Nurse Told Me To Drink For My Health

Al DeLuise | Posted 10.05.2014 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

In the mid-eighties the company I worked for decided they wanted to keep their employees in tip-top condition. With that in mind they built a fitness center right in our building. There were treadmills and free-weights all designed to keep us from dropping dead at our desks. The only caveat was that in order to join the fitness center you had to be fit; each employee had to pass a physical.

QUIZ: Do You Know Where Your Favorite Booze Comes From?

The Huffington Post | Taste Editors | Posted 03.21.2014 | Taste

From tequila to bourbon, find out where your favorite booze originated.

How-To Cocktail: Rob Roy (VIDEO)

Liquor.com | Posted 03.24.2014 | Taste
Liquor.com

The Rob Roy cocktail is overlooked by many, but this Scotch-based cousin of the Manhattan is really simple to make and delicious.

How A Simple Earache Landed Me In The Hospital

Al DeLuise | Posted 03.13.2014 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

I tend not to go to the doctor when something is wrong; I will muscle through the pain until it goes away. Do not mistake this for some strong-stoicism because I will complain every minute that the pain is there. It was this anti-stoicism that landed me in the hospital just a few days before my son Alexander's third birthday.

Holiday Gift Guide: Scotch

Liquor.com | Posted 02.18.2014 | Taste
Liquor.com

Facing a wall of malts can be very stressful. How do you find the perfect present?

Ron Burgundy Is Finally Getting His Own Scotch

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste

It's called "Great Odin's Raven Special Reserve," and there's a chance it might be real.

Top 10 Spirits Money Can Buy

GAYOT.com | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
GAYOT.com

If money were no object, what would you drink?

How To Drink An Autumn Campfire (In A Good Way)

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 11.01.2013 | Taste

Allow us to introduce you to Laphroaig Triple Wood.

What's The Difference Between Bourbon And Whisky?

Posted 10.23.2013 | Taste

A final answer for the age-old question.

The Most Popular Whiskeys, From Worst To Best

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 07.16.2013 | Taste

People care about this spirit the same way they care about sports teams and mother countries.

The Best Booze Under $20

Bon Appetit | Posted 06.11.2013 | Taste
Bon Appetit

No fancy, obscure ingredients necessary.

7 Scotch Cocktails Your Dad Will Love

Liquor.com | Posted 08.10.2013 | Taste
Liquor.com

This year, give your pops something a little more spirited.

Caramel-Color Rubbing Alcohol Sold As Scotch

AP | REMA RAHMAN | Posted 05.24.2013 | Business

TRENTON, N.J. -- At one bar, a mixture that included rubbing alcohol and caramel coloring was sold as scotch. In another, premium liquor bottles were ...

Improving Economy Or Hipster Culture? Whiskey Sales Surge

Reuters | Posted 04.08.2013 | Business

By Martinne Geller NEW YORK, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Sprits companies sold 3 percent more liquor in 2012 in the United States than in 2011, ...

Study Finds That Rum And Scotch Drinkers Are Stingiest Tippers

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.10.2013 | Home

Some people have a tendency toward generosity with a few drinks coursing through their veins, but a new study suggests that what exactly you've decide...

Try Authentic Auld Lang Syne Scotch for New Year's Eve

Zester Daily | Posted 02.25.2013 | Taste
Zester Daily

Two traditional things for New Year's Eve: 1) drink eggnog and 2) sing "Auld Lang Syne."

If It Doesn't Kill You, I'm Not Trying Hard Enough

Al DeLuise | Posted 12.09.2012 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

Have you ever watched a movie where someone gets there shoe stuck with an impending disaster heading toward them? You watch and want to yell at the screen, 'just take off the shoe!', but they don't -- they never do. I'm here to tell you that you just don't think about taking off the shoe.

WATCH: Brian Cox Pronounces The Scotches

Posted 10.08.2012 | Taste

Brian Cox, Scotch and a high-backed leather chair.

First Round's On Me

Al DeLuise | Posted 11.13.2012 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

At some point after my separation years ago, during one of our too-numerous-to-count drunken nights, my friend Phil just shook his head and said, "My God, Al, your life is nothing but conflict and scotch." Even in my drunken haze, I knew these words were special.