interviews Whyte & Mackay Master Blender Richard Paterson during the launch event of Mackinlay’s Rare Old Highland Malt Whisky at the Explorers Club in Manhattan, New York. Rirchards shows us a small sample of the original whisky which is over 100 years old and explains how he recreated the “Shackleton’s Whisky.” In February 2007,… Read more »

The Whisky Roulette

Spirit tastings are usually quite the banal affairs.‘s Stephen Dennison, in conjunction with and Majid’s Restaurant of St Matthews  have decided to up the ante for this style of experiencing brown spirits. We invite our friends from Louisville and the surrounding area to attend as we have adapted a number of common wine and… Read more »

Drambuie 15 Year Old Speyside Whisky Liqueur Review became the first to bring you the video segment below about the new Drambuie 15 months ago when we tasted it at the launch at Tales of the Cocktail. For whisky and Scotch fans, we recommend trying the new expression, Drambuie 15 as it brings the whisky cues to the forefront as compared to… Read more »

The Balvenie Tun 1401 and 2011 Balvenie Roadshow caught up with The Balvenie during the 2011 Balvenie Roadshow as it came to a close in NYC. This was an epic cross-country journey through 20 states and 30 cities, which sought out the best artisans the country has to offer. The Balvenie Ambassadors Andrew Weir and Nicholas Pollacchi traveled in a hand-made Morgan… Read more »

Wild Turkey 81 Bourbon and Associate Master Distiller Eddie Russell interviews Wild Turkey Associate Master Distiller Eddie Russell about his new Wild Turkey 81 Bourbon. Except for limited edition releases, this is one of the first new Bourbons released by Wild Turkey since Russell’s Reserve around 2000. Wild Turkey 81 won Gold Medal and named Best in Class at the International Wine and Spirit… Read more »

Thankful for Cocktails, the recipes

There is a lot more to be thankful for thank cocktails, we know that. We certainly wouldn’t want the title of this story to mislead you. The following honor of Thanksgiving, here are some thankful themed cocktails using Russian Standard Vodka, Frangelico and Flor de Cana 7yr old Rum that we’re proud to share on… Read more »

Turkey Expert Renee Ferguson, with suggestions and advice

Renee Ferguson, Cookbook author of “Talk Turkey to Me” is the Turky Diva!” She joins with Turkey cooking suggestions and advice for holidays in the podcasts and recipe below. As a former Butterball expert, Renee has appeared on the Food Network’s “Throwdown! with Bobby Flay“, which you can watch via “On Demand” this year… Read more »

Thanksgiving Drinks with Wild Turkey Bourbon shares some Wild Turkey Bourbon 101 cocktails that are so delicious, they will eliminate the need for baking and basting this Thanksgiving. And this year, the “Turkey” is looking different in the new Wild Turkey Bourbon bottle design. So here’s to “Getting Basted!” with these Wild Turkey Thanksgiving cocktails with a side and dessert… Read more »

Ron Brugal Rum Reviews reviews Rums from the collection of Ron Brugal. Ron Brugal tell us that are the #1 selling Rum in the Caribbean and the top seller in the Dominican Republic. We recently attended the launch of Brugal 1888 at Tales of the Cocktail and interviewed Gustavo Ortega Zeller (5th generation Rum Master of the Brugal… Read more »

Blanton’s Bourbon Cigars by Kentucky Gentlemen

×‘s Tom Fischer recently became the first to ever taste the complete Blanton’s collection in Warehouse H on cammera (in the video below). We now meet the man and company responsible for making a line of Blanton’s Cigars to compliment each of these Blanton’s labels. Meet William A. Mobley of Kentucky Gentlemen Cigar Company… Read more »