16 Margarita Recipes to Amp Up Your Cinco de Mayo Festivities
Apr24

16 Margarita Recipes to Amp Up Your Cinco de Mayo Festivities

Fun New Margarita Recipes to Make We all love margaritas, right? But who said they have to be the same old concoctions year in and year out? Here, find over a dozen great margarita recipes for you to try, including 7 from this year’s Patron Margarita of the Year competition. Others incorporate mezcal or alternative agave spirits, while elsewhere you’ll find all sorts of unique ingredients and techniques. Some are riffs in...

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The Micro-Distillery Within the Massive Midleton Distillery
Apr24

The Micro-Distillery Within the Massive Midleton Distillery

The Midleton Distillery is home to Jameson and the entire Irish Distillers product portfolio from Pernod Ricard. It is monumentally massive. Their pot stills (pictured above), are the largest operational pot stills in the world, with 80,000 Liter capacities each. With several new ones on the way, they’ll soon have a total of 10 pot stills in addition to the huge column stills they use to produce grain whiskey. However, tucked...

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A Trifecta of Cognac: The Facts, The Tour & The Cocktails
Dec21

A Trifecta of Cognac: The Facts, The Tour & The Cocktails

My global booze travels continued in November, with a trip to the Cognac region of France. There, I was immersed in the world of, well, Cognac, and brought back the hard-learned lessons I picked up to share with the rest of you. The result thus far has been a trifecta of Cognac stories, giving you the Cognac facts you need to now, showcasing the Cognac tour that you could take, and bringing you the disappearance and revival of the...

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New Whisky: Bowmore Mizunara Cask Finish Release Party & Review
Dec20

New Whisky: Bowmore Mizunara Cask Finish Release Party & Review

Sampling the New Bowmore Mizunara Cask Finish: Bowmore has taken full advantage of its place in the Beam Suntory portfolio to unveil a brand new, ultra-premium release, Bowmore Mizunara Cask Finish. This unique expression has been finished in Mizunara oak casks obtained from Suntory, making it the first Islay single malt Scotch to ever be finished in the prized Japanese oak. To unveil such a special whisky, Bowmore hosted a quite...

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More Pisco! The Complete Guide, The Staple Cocktails & How Peruvians Drink It
Oct22

More Pisco! The Complete Guide, The Staple Cocktails & How Peruvians Drink It

Did you think I was done writing about pisco? I mean… how many times can you talk about it, and how much more is there to say? Quite a lot, apparently. I’m your one-stop-shop for all things pisco related, and right here, you’ll find quick access to three stories that will teach you everything you could ever want to know about Peruvian’s national spirit. Eater: The Complete Guide to Pisco Pisco is a type of...

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