Chris Illman

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10 Ways Thrillist Got Casinos, and Las Vegas, Wrong

We make no apologies for the fact this blog loves it some “listicles” (a catch-all for “information presented in list form”), and we also love a site …

Las Vegas blog for news, tips and WTF.

Not to be outdone by the MSG Sphere, Resorts World shared a new rendering complete with an orb of its own.<p>A clear dome in 120-degree heat? Now, we …

Hospitality

2016 Predictions: The Marketing Channels You Can’t Miss

As marketers everywhere enter 2016, it makes sense that we’re all looking forward to this year’s hottest, must-watch marketing channels. These are …

Carlsberg: Probably the best content strategy in 2015...

The briefIn a market with declining beer sales and a new audience of beer drinkers engaging with media in an entirely different way, Carlsberg knew …

Beverage Industry Job Board

I like that they have a process in place and follow it. This opportunity moved very quickly and I had an offer within 10 days. Often when talking …

How to Actually Drive Across the USA Hitting All the Major Landmarks

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>Periodically this year, I’ve seen the image above posted to Facebook purporting to be “how to drive across the USA hitting all …

Dale Roberts

Bittermilk Cocktail Mixers

Making cocktails at home is great, but getting the same results that you get from a skilled bartender can prove to be inconsistent, if not …

Cocktails

Few Cask Strength Bourbon

Dry until 1972, Evanston, Illinois is now the home of craft distiller Few Spirits. Among their collection is this Cask Strength Bourbon, made by hand …

Bourbon Whiskey

Orphan Barrel Lost Prophet Bourbon

The fourth release in Diageo's Orphan Barrel line of premium bourbons is ready to hit store shelves, and might be the best of the bunch. Lost Prophet …

Bourbon Whiskey

Build an Innovation Engine in 90 Days

Practically every company innovates. But few do so in an orderly, reliable way. In far too many organizations, the big breakthroughs happen despite the company. Successful innovations typically follow invisible development paths and require acts of individual heroism or a heavy dose of serendipity. …

How to Disagree with Your Boss

Harsha thought things were going well in his new role. Six months earlier, he was hired by Najib, a wealthy and powerful man in Dubai, to turn around the flagging reputation and prospects of a five-star business hotel. It took little time for Harsha to identify three areas of focus that he was …

How to Give a Stellar Presentation

Speaking in front of a group — no matter how big or small — can be stressful. Preparation is key, of course, whether it’s your first or your hundredth time. From preparing your slides to wrapping up your talk, what should you do to give a presentation that people will remember?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> …

Spiced Rum Recipe No. 5

Makes 3 1/3 cups Servings<p>March 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 bottle (750 ml) medium-bodied aged rum (such as El Dorado 5 Year, Mount Gay Eclipse Black, or Appleton Estate V/X)<p>3 allspice berries<p>3 cloves<p>1 cardamom pod<p>1 segment of star anise pod<p>1/2 cinnamon stick<p>1/8 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg<p>1 4x1-inch …

Winners and Losers from Week 14 of College Football

Like rivalry games? How about not being able to predict how any game is going to go? Then Week 14 was for you.<p>Rivalry week was filled with a lot of close calls, a few upsets and a side of chaos. From Marshall's stunning first loss of the season to Georgia Tech's wild win over Georgia, there's a lot …

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …

Spodee White

Homemade country wine, herbs, spices, and moonshine. It might sound like some sort of redneck death punch, but in fact, it's really tasty — as the …

Homemade

Old Forester Birthday Bourbon

Released each fall, Old Forester Birthday Bourbon pays homage to the brand's founder George Garvin Brown. It's housed in a unique old-fashioned …

Bourbon Whiskey

Elephant Gin

If you're after a gin that can take you around the world in one glass, look no further than Elephant Dry Gin. Inspired by African exploration and its …

Neat

Don Draper Rum by Chris Zawada

Designed by LOLA | Country: Spain<p><i>“2013 was a hard year in advertising. Bad news at lots of agencies and little reward. So, when Christmas came and</i> …

Ron Zacapa Solera Rum

It might not be the most well known rum, but it's hard to peruse a list of the best rums in the world and not see Ron Zacapa Solera Rum listed. This …

Rum

Simple Syrup Kit

The Mojito, the Whiskey Sour, the Sazerac, and the Mint Julep all have something in common — and no we're not talking about the booze, though they …

Vargo Titanium Flask

As far as we can tell, there are two major issues with nearly every flask on the market: they're difficult to fill without spilling, and their …

Titanium

Rockmill Petite Saison Beer

Here comes another great example of a Belgian Saison that you'd think comes from Belgium, but it's actually an Ohio product. Petite Saison from …

Ohio

The Monocle Guide to Good Business

Starting a business isn't as simple as having a great idea — you need to know how to follow through — taking a great idea through the steps to …

Small Business

What to Drink: Three Barrels Honey Brandy - Ape to Gentleman

Brandy, traditionally a drink of the older demographic, is fast becoming a popular option for the younger generation. The cause of this excitement …

Brandy

Jack Rudy Small Batch Tonic

There's no denying that the brand of gin you use as the base for your gin and tonic makes a huge difference — no great drink has ever started with …

Subpar

Tincup Whiskey

How important is water in your whiskey? Not the water you add to cut it, but the water the distillery adds. Tincup Whiskey thinks it's a vital …