Watch our video interview with Gaz Regan from Day 1 of Tales of the Cocktail as he makes us a Paloma Cocktail

Tales of the Cocktail 2013 Begins!

Watch the opening of Tales of the Cocktail 2013 from the steps of Hotel Monteleone during the Texas Tailgate Party and come back for our Tales coverage all week!

Remembering Elmer T. Lee, 1919 – 2013

Buffalo Trace just shared the following news with which we are sad to hear… “Buffalo Trace Master Distiller Emeritus Elmer T. Lee, 93, passed away today July 16, 2013 after a short illness. In the world of making really fine whiskey the role of Master Distiller is pivotal, but Elmer’s meaning to those he… Read more »

Drambuie’s Tales on Tap at Tales of the Cocktail 2013

Join’s Fischer at Tales on Tap at Tales of the Cocktail on Friday along with DRAMBUIE National Brand Ambassador Anthony Caporale and Pamela Wiznitzer to see who will win the $5,000 presented by Tales of the Cocktail founder, Ann Tuennerman.

19,800,000 Extra Bottles of Woodford Reserve?

19,800,000 bottles of Woodford Reserve Bourbon? Sounds great to us as they’re making more Bourbon at Woodford and here is why…

Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery

Watch’s interview with Joe Baker, founder of Ole Smoky Distillery.

Ole Smoky Distillery recently invited me to host a whiskey tasting comparing flavors of Ole Smoky Moonshine to other types of Bourbon and whiskey. I’ll bring you the tasting notes soon!

Fourth of July Cocktails: “Sparklers For Adults” Chef / Mixolgoist Stephen Dennison brings you Fourth of July Sparklers For Adults in these recipes he created.

These cocktails are a wonderful way to greet your guests.

The macerated fruit can be assembled the night before and the drinks assembled for presentation beforehand.

Drinking Calvados in Normandy France at Busnel Distillery’s Tom Fischer visits Normandy, France to taste Calvados.

We learn why this French apple brandy is increasing in global popularity.

Calvados is seeing a resurgence both as an apéritif and a digestif while continuing to enjoy an even greater spotlight in mixology.

How will Maker’s Mark Rinsing Bourbon Barrels Affect Other Products You Enjoy?

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY PODCAST After the news of Maker’s Mark’s plan to “rinse” barrels, a.k.a. extracting every last ounce of whiskey trapped inside the wood, investigates how this decision could affect other products you enjoy from Scotch whiskey to beer.’s Tom Fischer interviews Compass Box Whisky U.S. Ambassador Robin Robinson about potential consequences on the spirit industry and… Read more »

Shooter Jennings and Barrel House Distilling’s Devil John Moonshine Barrel House Distilling  tells that country music artist Shooter Jennings has signed a partnership agreement with Barrel House Distilling Company, makers of Devil John Moonshine, and Accelerated Brands, a spirits brand development firm. The deal, which includes promotional support of Jennings’ recent ‘The Other Life’ CD and movie release, his upcoming summer Gunslinger Tour, and future development… Read more »