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Farm to Barrel, the Art of Distilling in Seattle

Farm to Barrel, the Art of Distilling in Seattle

Angela Schonberg  05.13.2016
The artisan, farm-to-table spirit has deep roots in the Pacific Northwest and is now seen in Seattle's-own distillery market. Home to...
From Less Than $30 to More Than $30,000, New Booze to Fit Any Budget

From Less Than $30 to More Than $30,000, New Booze to Fit Any Budget

Tony Sachs  04.21.2016
Whiskey, mezcal, cognac, liqueur... there's bound to be something here that suits your fancy and your budget. Possibly not the $39,000...
Drake's Much Anticipated Whiskey Is FINALLY About To Drop

Drake's Much Anticipated Whiskey Is FINALLY About To Drop

James Cave  04.21.2016
Champagnepapi is getting into the whiskey business. Diddy's got Ciroc, Nicki Minaj has Myx, Luda's got Conjur cognac -- now Drake joins...
Louisville Banking on Bourbon for Tourism

Louisville Banking on Bourbon for Tourism

John Mariani  04. 4.2016
After decades of development promises not kept and a lingering recession, Louisville has lagged behind Southern cities like Nashville,...

The Real Difference Between Whiskey, Bourbon, Scotch & Rye

Michelle Pruett  03.28.2016
Ever wondered what the difference is between all those dark liquors? If you think they're all the same, think again. Whiskeys come in many...

A Pappy Van Winkle Like Bluegrass, and Other Lessons I Learned From the Whiskey Queen

Jaime Lubin  03.16.2016
"I'm not attuned to this kind of spirit world," I say as Heather Greene arranges five bottles of hard liquor on the bar. Fortunately...
How To Make Pickleback Shot Glass From REAL Pickles

How To Make Pickleback Shot Glass From REAL Pickles

James Cave  03.16.2016
The classic pickleback: a shot of cheap whiskey, eased down the hatch by a gulp of pickle juice.  If you've never had it, we'll let...
Irish Cream DIY: Not Even Once

Irish Cream DIY: Not Even Once

Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree  03.10.2016
If we're too chicken to do a bunch of reviews, and there's really only one recipe to follow for your own, what should we do? And that's...
Mayberry, N.C., distillery's sorghum-based whiskies will 'lift your spirit'

Mayberry, N.C., distillery's sorghum-based whiskies will 'lift your spirit'

John Trump  03. 2.2016
This whiskey is smooth and pleasant, without a hint of aftertaste. You will taste neither corn nor rye. Neither barley nor wheat. Because...

The History of Cocktail Hour

Meggen and Peter Taylor  02.21.2016
When you split it apart on the surface, cocktail doesn't sound like anything befitting of this column. When you dig deeper, however, cocktail,...
N.C. Distillers Association blazes a trail of its own

N.C. Distillers Association blazes a trail of its own

John Trump  02.19.2016
Scot Sanborn stood behind the bar and concentrated on a drinking glass. He wiped it clean and carefully laid the glass on the bar, alongside...