As we celebrate Bourbon Heritage Month, hopefully with a fine dram, it's important to note that this wonderful spirit was once a bottom dweller. Many people made bourbon popular again. These are the most important groups for bourbon's rebirth. Next week, I detail the most-important brands.
Winter is full of difficulties -- freezing temperatures, snowfall that can make your day a little harder, the sun going down early. But one drink can almost make up for all of that misery by adding a bit of coziness into your day: the hot toddy.
He sweeps the bar. I wipe the tables. Then grab the padlocks, lock the doors and think, how did I end up here? We walk around the street market at 3 a.m., under the hum of lampposts, thinking about what to do next. We share a flask of whisky.
Anyone who loves whisky knows that it needs nothing to stand on its own. But what if you want to try and have your Scotch along with your meal? Not everything pairs well with one of the most elegant liquors around.
Father's Day is the toughest gift-giving day of the year, after Give-Your-Girlfriend-Jewelry-She-Won't-Hate Day. Dad is set in his ways, he's already got all the Bluetooth-enabled gear he's ever going to fumble through, and sending flowers is something you should do but never will.