Best Whiskey Books to Give as Holiday Gifts This Year
Nov24

Best Whiskey Books to Give as Holiday Gifts This Year

Whiskey Books Make Great Holiday Gifts for Whiskey Lovers Looking to get the whiskey lover in your life a good gift this year? While a bottle of something special is generally never turned down by prospective recipients, you have other options, too. And after all, if you’re supposed to teach someone to fish so they can do it themselves, then shouldn’t you really be helping them learn how to pick out their own bottles,...

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What I’ve Been Drinking Around DC: Station Kitchen, Matchbox, Dram & Grain, and more…
Oct19

What I’ve Been Drinking Around DC: Station Kitchen, Matchbox, Dram & Grain, and more…

It’s time for another edition of What I’ve Been Drinking Around D.C., where I showcase some of the memorable libations and recommended highlights I’ve encountered over the previous few weeks. There’s plenty to cover, so let’s jump right in. Station Kitchen & Cocktails When the Embassy Row Hotel revamped this March, they also debuted Station Kitchen & Cocktails, a shared space dining concept...

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An Exclusive Look at The $50,000 Glenmorangie 1970s Collection & The Glenmorangie House
Oct06

An Exclusive Look at The $50,000 Glenmorangie 1970s Collection & The Glenmorangie House

Glenmorangie recently hosted The Glenmorangie House in Manhattan, temporarily setting up shop along the trendy strip of Little West 12th St. to show off some of their wares to the whisky drinking public in and around New York City. Guests received a bracelet good for several drinks from the main Glenmorangie range, as well as several premium sips, such as Glenmorangie Signet. But tacked away in a backroom was an entirely different...

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Event preview: DC Whisky Extravaganza on October 29th
Oct04

Event preview: DC Whisky Extravaganza on October 29th

The Whisky Extravaganza is headed to Washington DC on Thursday, October 29th, at the JW Marriott on Pennsylvania Ave. It’s a massive evening of tasting high-end, premium whisky, and it’s hosted by The Scotch Malt Whisky Society. You’ll get to taste over 100 fine whiskies throughout the evening – although we’ll leave it up to you whether you think you should really try that many of them. It’s a...

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Spirit Spotlight: Ledaig 18 from Tobermory Distillery
Aug04

Spirit Spotlight: Ledaig 18 from Tobermory Distillery

Tobermory Distillery, formerly the Ledaig Distillery, has a somewhat tumultuous past, with a history which stretches all the way back to 1798, yet is filled with stops and starts. The only distillery on the Isle of Mull, Tobermory is helmed by master distiller Ian MacMillan, and produces two lines of single malts. There’s Tobermory, which is unpeated, and Ledaig, which is peated. Each isĀ  produced for six months of the year....

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