Diageo Reveals Stellar 2017 Special Releases Lineup Early
Apr25

Diageo Reveals Stellar 2017 Special Releases Lineup Early

Diageo’s annual Special Releases portfolio is always a show-stopper. The diverse lineup of cask strength single malts (and single grains) is filled with beautiful and exceedingly rare whiskies, often from shuttered distilleries such as the beloved Port Ellen, while also showcasing hidden gems from their vast whisky stocks. Well, apparently instead of WikiLeaks, Diageo has been experiencing a bad case of WhiskyLeaks. So, their...

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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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Derby Day in DC 2016: Where To Go & What To Drink
May01

Derby Day in DC 2016: Where To Go & What To Drink

Your Guide to the Kentucky Derby 2016 in Washington DC: Ah the Kentucky Derby, an annual excuse to drink for four hours to rev you up for a two minute event you may not even actually watch. Sounds like a perfect Saturday. Take a look at the best Kentucky Derby events in DC this year, along with a guide to where else you can get your mint julep game on these days. Plus, keep scrolling to the bottom of this story and you’ll find a...

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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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