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The History of Cocktail Hour

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...
3 Classic Whiskey Cocktails Southern Style

3 Classic Whiskey Cocktails Southern Style

Meggen and Peter Taylor  02.17.2016
Whiskey has been witness to the roots of American history dating back to before our country's founding. Heck, whiskey even started its...
Kentucky Bourbon Affair satisfies Americans' insatiable taste for whiskey

Kentucky Bourbon Affair satisfies Americans' insatiable taste for whiskey

John Trump  02. 5.2016
Sometime during Casabourblanca, a signature event of the second Kentucky Bourbon Affair last year, my wife -- who was celebrating her 50th...
This Could Be Terrible News For Pappy Van Winkle Drinkers

This Could Be Terrible News For Pappy Van Winkle Drinkers

Steven Hoffer  01. 8.2016
Whiskey aficionados are facing a harsh reality after authorities recovered 28 stolen bottles of Pappy Van Winkle Kentucky bourbon...

The Gift of Great Spirits for the Holidays

John Mariani  12.15.2015
A lot of wonderful new, often one-of-a-kind new spirits come on the market in time for the holidays. Here are some any imbiber would be...
2015 Holiday Gift Guide for Your Favorite Drinker

2015 Holiday Gift Guide for Your Favorite Drinker

Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree  11.24.2015
Welcome to the holidays! And frankly, we don't care which one you observe or if you observe any at all, this season of the year should...
The Booze Hack That'll Make Cheap Bourbon Taste Expensive

The Booze Hack That'll Make Cheap Bourbon Taste Expensive

James Cave  11. 9.2015
Want to bring a bottle of fancy bourbon to your next dinner party, but only have enough in your budget for the cheap stuff? The chefs at...
What The Hell Is Rye Whiskey, Anyway?

What The Hell Is Rye Whiskey, Anyway?

James Cave  10.28.2015
Whether you love it or hate it, you can't deny that rye is having a moment. The liquor that once flowed from the taps of many bars in New...

The Time of Their LIFE: Fun at the Office in the 1960s

Peter Mandel  10.26.2015
The mysterious, mostly disappeared world of LIFE magazine is all still there: Staffers hacking at typewriters, beefing about the managing...
6 Great Kentucky Bourbons You Probably Don't Know

6 Great Kentucky Bourbons You Probably Don't Know

Liquor.com  09. 8.2015
Kentucky rightly lays claim as the heart of bourbon country. More bourbon distilleries are located here than anywhere else in the country....
The 6 Ingredients That Will Transform Your Bourbon

The 6 Ingredients That Will Transform Your Bourbon

Liquor.com  09. 2.2015
When armed with a small arsenal of mixing supplies, your at-home bourbon cocktail-drinking experience improves ten-fold. And what you need...
7 Unexpected Food and Wine Pairings

7 Unexpected Food and Wine Pairings

VinePair  08.18.2015
1. Add Some Barbera To Your Pizza Night! Pizza is a staple in most of our lives, and while beer will always be an appropriate companion...