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Ridiculously Expensive Whisky Up For Auction

Posted 12.11.2012 | Money

How much would you be willing to shell out for a bottle of whisky? This week, an extremely rare bottle of Glenfiddich single malt scotch will goin...

Booze Your Way To Christmas With This Whisky Advent Calendar

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.10.2012 | Home

Remember Advent calendars? You know, the calendars used to count down the days remaining until Christmas, which often have chocolate goodies tucked aw...

Evidence That Whisky Can Solve The World's Problems

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 09.25.2012 | Small Business

Finally, there’s evidence that whisky is good for the world. Scientists have figured out a way to convert waste from whisky distilleries into bio...

Johnnie Walker's 'One Bottle' Liquor Shop Has A Single Item For Sale

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 09.20.2012 | Home

Johnnie Walker's new liquor store in South Africa may be the first retail location ever to feature an inventory consisting of only a single whisky bot...

Record-Setting Whisky To Be Auctioned For $162,000

Posted 09.18.2012 | Home

A 54-year-old whisky from the Scottish whisky company Bowmore, aptly titled Bowmore 1957, will be auctioned off in Edinburgh (bottle 1, October 10) an...

PHOTO: Pig And Whisky Trucks Collide, Send Both Flying

Posted 09.11.2012 | Home

As one might imagine, it's not a pretty scene when a truck carrying hundreds of bottles of whiskey collides with a lorry full of live pigs. Tha...

Whiskying the Night Away in Claremont Village

Scott Bridges | Posted 10.17.2012 | Los Angeles
Scott Bridges

When I decided to head off to Claremont Village for a whisky tasting, I wasn't sure what I would find. What I discovered, however, was a historic downtown village with charm and character, filled with parks and wilderness areas.

How To Make A Whiskey Smash

Bon Appetit | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Man, it's hot outside. Know what would cool us down? A glass full of ice, fruit juice, and a bit of booze. Fortunately, BA's crack video team, with th...

Liquor Titan To Invest $1.5 Billion To Quench Our Scotch Craving

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2012 | Home

* Diageo to invest over 1 bln pounds over five years * To build one or two new distilleries and expand others * Set to c...

The Most Exclusive Investing Club Of Its Kind

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 04.25.2012 | Money

Forget Facebook's IPO. The newest investment on Wall Street is whiskey. The global demand for the potent amber fluid has been steadily rising over...

St. Paddy's Cocktails: A Dubliner Guide

Menuism | Posted 05.16.2012 | Home
Menuism

Whether you make it to Dublin this year or you'll just be enjoying the revelry stateside, here are a few ways to enjoy the generously flowing Irish whiskey and beer alongside the Irish nationals.

How To Order Whiskey Like A Pro

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erdos | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

There's something intriguing about whiskey that makes us revere it with awe -- its name, after all, comes from the Gaelic uisce beatha, which means "w...

How to Survive a San Francisco Cold Snap

Mark Morford | Posted 03.19.2012 | San Francisco
Mark Morford

Did you know fireplace logs come in boxes of six and cost roughly five thousand dollars per case at Whole Foods? Did you know they burn for three full hours each in pretty rainbow colors?

A Remembrance In Edinburgh

Barry Yourgrau | Posted 03.10.2012 | Travel
Barry Yourgrau

As my plane descended towards Scotland, I boasted to the guy next to me that the first thing I'd do in Glasgow was grab a meat pie and a pint of Tennant's 80 shilling ale.

Taste Test: The 'World's First' Alcohol-Free Whisky

Posted 01.05.2012 | Home

Sure, writing about food all day may sound glamorous, but sometimes this job is hard, people. For example, when we taste ArKay, the world's first alco...

The 7 Best Tailgating Eats And Drinks

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 12.13.2011 | Home
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Football season is officially underway, but, really, what's a football game without a tailgate party? Whether you'll be serving friends in your apart...

7 New Scotch Whiskies For Autumn

Tony Sachs | Posted 12.06.2011 | Home
Tony Sachs

I hate autumn. No matter how many years I've been out of school, I can't lose that feeling of dread I get when the nights get shorter and the tempera...

Takeaways From Tales Of The Cocktail

Meg Hemphill | Posted 10.01.2011 | Home
Meg Hemphill

For this annual event, mixologists, alcohol brand ambassadors and cocktail consumers descend upon New Orleans to taste and see what's new in the liquor world.

Antarctic Explorer's Century-Old Scotch Recreated

GlobalPost | Emily Stone | Posted 06.06.2011 | World

CHICAGO -- Few of us would want to relive Ernest Shackleton's arduous and ultimately unsuccessful trek to the South Pole 103 years ago. But a Glasgow ...

A Celtic Wanderer (PHOTOS)

Liza Weisstuch | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel
Liza Weisstuch

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Shackleton's Century-Old Whisky Flown Out Of Antarctica

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

*Click here for photos of Ernest Shackleton's recovered whisky* LONDON — Some people brag about serving scotch whisky that's 15 years old. But ...

Scotch Whisky In A Can

Eater | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Scottish Spirits suggests splitting it between three people, because it's the size of a regular beer can. Seriously: it's twelve ounces, or eight shot...

Holiday Gift Guide: Scotch

Liquor.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liquor.com

Forget the tinsel, mistletoe and dreidels; it wouldn't be the holidays without a glass of Scotch. The delicious whisky is, of course, Scotland's thoug...

PHOTOS: Century-Old Crate Of Scotch Whisky Pulled From Antarctic Ice Finally Opened

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Associated Press: WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A crate of Scotch whisky that was trapped in Antarctic ice for a century was finally opened Frid...

Shackleton's Whisky: Headed To A Glass Near You?

Globalpost | Emily Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It may not seem like the most dynamic of museum exhibits: visitors stare through a glass pane at an inert, soggy wooden crate with a bit of straw poki...