This Watch Is Made from Whiskey Barrels
Apr07

This Watch Is Made from Whiskey Barrels

Original Grain crafts their watches with a combination of wood and steel, and they’ve been known to get quite creative with where they source that wood. That’s the case with their Alterra Chrono Whiskey watch which is— you guessed it—made in part from whiskey barrels. Original Grain reclaims American oak that’s been hard at work aging whiskey for up to four years. As we know, bourbon producers can only use their...

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Hunting for the Best Bulleit Boilermaker
Apr07

Hunting for the Best Bulleit Boilermaker

Bulleit set out on a search to find the best boilermaker tandem for their whiskeys. I boldly stepped up to the plate to help them in the endeavor, but decided to bring a local twist to the effort—seeking out unique DC craft brews for my beer and whiskey combos, highlighting some of what’s happening in the local beer scene. Here are the results. Bulleit Bourbon & 3 Stars Brewing Madness Old Stock Ale First up, I tried a...

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Bulleit Bourbon & Noble Denim collaborate for barrel aged denim jackets
Nov07

Bulleit Bourbon & Noble Denim collaborate for barrel aged denim jackets

Man Talk Food is going Man Talk Style today, thanks to a fun collaboration between Bulleit Bourbon, and Noble Denim. The American-made denim company is releasing a limited edition line of denim jean jackets which were partially aged in Bulleit barrels. So how in the world does that actually work? The folks at Noble Denim took the corduroy collars used for the jackets, and aged them in a freshly-dumped barrel from Bulleit for several...

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A Tales of the Cocktail New Orleans Food Retrospective
Jul30

A Tales of the Cocktail New Orleans Food Retrospective

Best Bites from Tales of the Cocktail 2016 I’ll be writing quite a bit on what I drank at Tales of the Cocktail this year, so it’s only fair that I dish on what I ate, too. This is Man Talk Food, after all. Can’t forget about that. From high-end, multi-course meals at landmark destinations, to affordable classics and all manners of party snacks that appropriately lined the stomach for the marathon of tasting rooms...

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Keep Dad Drinking (Well) on Father’s Day: A Gift Guide
May23

Keep Dad Drinking (Well) on Father’s Day: A Gift Guide

A Dozen Ways to Get Dad Drunk for Father’s Day Father’s Day is fast-approaching, sending sons and daughters scrambling to the interwebs to find something good to gift the old man. Man Talk Food is here to the rescue, with a complete Father’s Day gift guide, to keep dad drinking (well) this year. Whiskey For the Win Just get dad what he really wants this year, for a change. Whiskey. The Water of Life. It never fails....

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