Andy Busold

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These bird feeders won’t get raided by squirrels

You have options when it comes to keeping furry menaces away from our feathered friends’ snacks.<p>Seeds hold the potential for new life, but not all are destined to grow.<p>Some provide sustenance for our feathered friends, luring birds into our backyards and giving us a chance to spy them up close. …

Why Is Japanese Whisky So Expensive and Is It Worth the Price?

The rarer Japanese whisky bottles are seen as investments. Few collectors across the world can afford to crack open a bottle of 50-Year-Old Yamazaki, …

Developing Your Tasting Skills

I am often asked how I developed my tasting palate and my answer is “practice”. I was fortunate in that when I worked for United Distillers I had …

Extremely Rare Booker’s Rye Whiskey Being Re-Released to Benefit Hurricane Victims

Rye Whiskey

Does Bourbon Now Have Its Own Official Tasting Glass?

Long has the glass of choice for whiskey drinkers been the Glencairn glass. Other barware options exist as well, but the nature of the Glencairn …

Choosing a Vermouth for your Manhattan

In the pantheon of whiskey cocktails, the Manhattan vies only with the Old Fashioned for the top spot. Various schools of thought about the proper …

2016 The Year in Bourbon

With the bourbon industry undergoing massive changes, how best could we summarize 2016? Is it a year to remember or a year we’ll soon forget? Are we …

2018 Bourbon, Rye & American Whiskey Release Calendar

​<p>Abraham Bowman Limited Edition<p>-116 Proof - 16 years old - Release #17 - Available at distillery 4/28 10am<p>Balcones Texas Single Malt Rum Cask Finished<p>…

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New 2017 Whiskeys

​<p>​<p>Barrell Whiskey Batch 004<p>Barrell Craft Spirits founder, Joe Beatrice, has been having some fun with his Barrell Whiskey line since introducing it …

New Orleans Bourbon Festival boasts a lineup of 50-plus spirits | NOLA.com

<b>Editor's note</b>: <i>This feature has been updated to reflect additions to the lineup of bourbon and ryes as well as speakers.</i><p>If the idea of sipping an …

Festivals

Old Fashioned Bourbon Milk Punch

<i>Courtesy Pamela Wiznitzer, creative director, Seamstress, New York City</i><p>The sweetened condensed milk nicely cuts through the high-proof bourbon in …

18 Blissfully Boozy, Creamy, And Warming Whisky Cocktails

Because adding cream, chocolate, butter, or caramel to your whisky or bourbon is the best way to fight off winter chills.

How to order whiskey like a pro

So you've decided to drink whiskey. That's good, but it's just a first step.<p>Scotch Whisky, Irish Whiskey, Bourbon, or Rye — the options are at once tantalizing and intimidating if you haven't wrapped your mind around the range of flavors and ways whiskey is served. Remember, this is an art hundreds …

8 amazing apple cider cocktails you’re going to want to drink all autumn long

The weather’s getting cooler, which only means one thing — apple cider. Whether we drink it warm or cold, we like ours with a twist. And we found …

Bartenders Name the 7 Most Underrated Whiskeys

There's a tendency for drinkers to stick with a go-to whiskey, which is great and all, but also means you're missing out on a whole world of great …

There’s More To Bourbon Bars Than Just Bourbon

There is more to a Bourbon Bar than simply having a lot of bourbons on the back-bar. Anyone can order all of the bourbons they can from the …

11 Tips for Hiking and Backpacking in the Rain

Let's Go Hiking in the Rain<p>A rainy day doesn't need to keep you off the trail. With the proper preparation and gear hiking in the rain can be just as …

Can You Trademark a Cocktail Recipe?

We find out if it’s possible to protect a drink from competitors.<p>One of the most stressful drinks for a bar to put on its menu is one of the …

Hikes in Ohio

The Buckeye State is the home of the American Football Hall of Fame, the birthplace of seven American presidents, and some of the most incredible …

Hiking

Kentucky Owl Batch 6

Dixon Dedman, along with his partners Mark and Sherri Carter, built one of the more interesting bourbon brands on the market today. Sure there will …

Four Roses Mash Bill Breakdown

…And Limited Edition Cheat SheetThis is an updated version of the previous Four Roses by Mash Bill post. The new version is easier to read and also …

Meet the 12 Best Single Malt Whiskey Distilleries in America

From coast to coast, American whiskey producers are expanding their repertoires beyond the patriotic staple of bourbon and newly resurgent rye. The burgeoning, brave new world of whiskey that's now being explored is the domain of the American single malt. Just don't call it Scotch.<p>While bourbon and …

Top 25 Survival Skills to Know & Why

David March 25, 2016 Basics, Wilderness Survival<p>I’m a firm believer in the following saying: “<i>It’s better to know something and not need to use it</i> …

15 Tech gadgets you'll wish you owned during a power outage or natural disaster

Like it or not, we are growing more dependent on our mobile devices with everyday that passes. At 35 years old, I am old enough to remember how to …

Cocktail of the week: Talli Joe’s holy basil

A tea- and whisky-based signature drink from a new Indian bar and restaurant<p>This effervescent south Indian sundowner uses masala chai, a spice-flavoured tea you can buy in most supermarkets. Serves one.<p><b>4 fresh basil leaves</b><b><br>60ml whisky (we use</b> <b>Chivas Regal</b><b>)</b><b><br>50ml masala tea, chilled</b><b><br>50ml grapefruit syrup</b> …

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Titanium vs. Aluminum Cooksets

October 17, 2014 by Melanie Swick | 5 Comments<p>You have a few different options when choosing a cookset.<p>Choices like cast iron are great for the …

8 Essential Apps for the Hiker

Going off the grid can always be a liberating experience. Hiking, trail running or camping, living at the pace of nature — these are downright …