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3 Amazing Cocktail Recipes For Scotch Beginners

Try these if you haven't yet cultivated a taste for this essential spirit<p>Today is a day unlike any other. It’s a day that we hold dear in our hearts, because we get to celebrate one of our all-time favorite beverages—er, boozes. Yes, it’s National Scotch Day. For those who are beginning to dip …

Scotch Whisky

7 sipping rums that are perfect for summer

Rum is not the new whiskey. Rum is rum, and it is delicious — or at least it can be. Made from sugar cane and most often mixed with molasses, rum naturally has some sweetness to it. Some critics may characterize it as too sweet, but what often gives rum its cloying sweetness is actually a chaser, …

Seven Tequilas and Mezcals You Have to Try

By now you know that Cinco de Mayo isn't <i></i>Mexican Independence Day, that not all tequila is created equal, and that sipping it—or a smoky mezcal—is a …

Jameson’s Head Distiller Wants Us All To Love Irish Whiskey

Irish whiskey is the grandaddy of all whiskeys worldwide. It’s arguably the oldest form of the spirit and was instrumental in the birth of American whiskeys and bourbon. Unfortunately, over the course of the 20th century, Irish whiskey took a couple hard hits thanks to spiteful British trade …

No waves, no glory - these are the fastest-growing surfing destinations in the world

If your dream holiday involves sand, sea, … and a surfboard, then this list of the fastest-growing surf locations in the world may well become your new travel bucket list.<p>After looking at 5000 surf breaks in 146 countries around the world, a team of researchers were able to discover which had grown …

Drink This: A stiff bourbon cocktail served in a flask at Bodega

What's the appeal of being served a drink in a flask? Everything.<p>Is it a gimmick? Definitely.<p>That would be troublesome if Bodega, the small bar on the second floor of the Acme Hotel, were charging $13 for a bad drink in a flask. But happily, both flasks offered on what's (appropriately) titled the …

Bourbon Whiskey

8 of the Best Liquor and Food Pairings

Brown liquor aficionados, rejoice!<p>What makes a good beverage pairing is similar to what makes a good friend: The ideal companion has considerable character, and that character allows you to get the most out of your interactions. Brown liquor, which derives its color from time spent in barrels, …

A diet that helps relieve irritable bowel sufferers’ pain (finally)

If you are one of the 45 million Americans who suffers from the abdominal pain and gas caused by irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), you’ll be glad to read this news. Researchers at Australia’s Monash University have developed a diet protocol that helps improve symptoms in about 70 percent of IBS …

3 Ways To Win By Competing On Quality, Not Price

What makes your business worth the price?<p>As an entrepreneur, ask yourself, “What makes my product or service worth what I’m asking my customers to pay?”<p>I read recently about Howard Schultz, the CEO and Chairman of Starbucks, stepping down from his role to develop what he’s calling “the $12 cup of …

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Backcountry Legends: The world's most epic off-piste resorts

Chamonix, France<p>Talk to anyone in North America about skiing in Europe, and Chamonix is the first thing they mention. The lure to ski here is …

Twist & Pour—The Best New Cocktails Come in a Bottle

The best handcrafted and barrel-aged drinks you don’t actually have to make…<p><b>With a new generation of bottled cocktails, precisely crafted &</b> …

Still Driven Daily, This Porsche 356 Has Gone 1,000,000 Miles

Most cars struggle to make it much beyond 100,000 miles in their lifetimes. Deferred maintenance, rust, and general lack of care eventually do them in. This Porsche 356 is different, though, because it has just passed the fabled million-miles-driven mark.<p>Guy Newmark, owner of this blue 1964 Porsche …

Whisky and Menswear Have Finally Moved in Together

The Glenfiddich and Magasin co-founder Josh Peskowitz join forces with a few top-notch brands for the "Wardrobe XXI" project.<p>Right now we're at an interesting point in menswear where classic ideas of tailoring are beginning to share space with a more progressive and adventurous approach to men's …

BMW R nineT Snickers by Onehandmade

When it comes to motivational factors behind a custom motorcycle build, there’s a whole slew of different muses out there. However, candy isn’t …

Motorcycles

The blended whiskies that could beat a single malt

In the video above, drinks writers Neil Ridley and Joel Harrison explore traditional blended Scotch whiskies, describing what goes into a typical blend, how the flavours are brought together and what to look for on the palate.<p>This is the seventh episode in our World of Whisky series, where Neil and …

Why Constellation Brands Just Spent $160 Million For Craft Whiskey

Corona beer and Robert Mondavi wine maker Constellation Brands has agreed to pay $160 million to buy High West Distillery, the latest bet by a major …

How The Founders of FRAME Denim Built a Multimillion-Dollar Brand With One Pair of Jeans

In 2012, the founders of FRAME Denim launched their premium denim company with the intent of creating a brand on the back of a single pair of jeans. Through a well-thought-out strategy coupled with a superior product, FRAME has evolved into a thriving multimillion dollar business. The young company …

Design Sleuth: The Camp Stove for Home and Wilderness

Who isn’t transfixed by flames? The winner of the Best Amateur-Designed Office Space in the Remodelista Considered Design Awards has a fixture that …

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