1. The Tantalizingly Odd Origins of Distillation

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    Old Singani, a French Still

    A Short History of Whiskey

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  2. Top Six Craft Distilleries to Buy From Online

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    Mezcal Distillery

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  3. What is American Single Malt Whiskey?

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    When you think of American whiskey, you probably think of bourbon or rye. But a new American whiskey is emerging on the scene: American Single Malt.

    American Single Malt whiskey is made the same way as other malted whiskeys, like Scotch and Irish whiskey. And it has grown in popularity over the last decade as more whiskey fanatics are seeking out new and unique offerings from independent...

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  4. Whisky: Scots History in a Glass + 5 Recipes to Try

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    Whisky is a part of Scotland’s rich history. going back hundreds of years. The earliest known mention of whisky is in the Exchequer Rolls of Scotland in 1494. Fast forward to today and whisky is Scotland's national drink, their most popular export, and a tourist attraction that takes people from the lowlands to the northernmost islands of Scotland. While enjoyable on its own thanks to its various c...

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  5. Everything You Need to Know About Heirloom Rye

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    With 2021 well underway, there are a few whiskey trends that experts say whiskey enthusiasts should be on the lookout for. One of those trends is the emergence of heirloom rye whiskey.

    For those who love craft and independent distillers, heirloom rye...

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  6. 4 Delicious Scottish Cocktails to Keep You Warm All Winter

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    From hot coffee in the morning to hot chocolate for the kids, there are a plethora of beverages to warm you in the winter. In search of a nightcap, or a cocktail perfect for a celebration? A good Scotch may be what you're looking for. Scottish whisky, single malt, or blended whisky, neat or on the rocks, isn’t for everyone.  But anyone can get cozy with these four fabulous Scottish cocktails...

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  7. How to Drink Tequila Like an Adult: A Tasty Tutorial

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    Smoothest Tequila Cocktails

    Stop shooting And Start Enjoying Mexico’s Trademark Spirit.

    Tequila has long been the party-animal of the liquor world. Tossing back a shot with a lick of salt and a lime wedge certainly gets the job done. But eventually, most of us want a bit more from our nights out. As you get older, you appreciate taking things a bit slower. Or maybe you’d just like to remember the evening the nex...

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  8. The Best Snacks For Bourbon Tasting

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    The Best Snacks For Bourbon Tasting

    Tasting your way across Kentucky, the American South, and the myriad of extant bourbon distilleries? You shouldn’t do it on an empty stomach.

    Including snacks alongside your bourbon tasting help to pad your stomach against the high-proof heat. Also, though, it adds a whole new layer of tasting notes and textures that you may have otherwise missed.

     Let’s look at some of the...

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  9. 5 Absinthe Cocktails to Break the Taboo

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    The taboo surrounding absinthe is real.

    That’s why we’re here to tell you: Don’t be afraid. Not only is absinthe’s herbaceous and floral palette refreshing--its versatility in cocktails is unmatched.

    So, to that end, we’ve brought together five absinthe cocktails you should try so you can break the taboo without fear.

     

    What is absinthe?

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  10. Age vs No Age Statement Whiskeys

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    Age vs No Age Statement Whiskeys

    We see them all the time sitting side by side on the shelf—a Laphroaig 10-year-old sitting by a Laphroaig Cask Strength, or a Talisker 18 next to a Talisker Storm.

    What is an age statement, and why the fuss?

    Rye Whiskey SpiritHistorically, age was equated w...

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