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Whiskey

7 Of The Best Craft Bourbons You Have To Try Right Now

3 minute Read<p>Bourbon is currently more popular than ever before, and although for the longest time historic Kentucky distilleries have produced the …

These Are The 9 Best Whiskeys Under $50

Rittenhouse Rye<p>After the public discovered Scotch, Irish whiskey and then bourbon, making them trends, the attention has now turned to rye, and, as …

The Enlightened Mudslide

The classic mudslide has been taken out of hiding, brushed off and dressed to the nines, thanks to Eamon Rockey, drinks guy at the NYC's very posh …

The 29 Best Bottles Of Scotch In The World

If that's the case, your drink has to be scotch whisky — the native spirit of the country itself.<p>To help you with that process, Business Insider put together a list of award winning whiskys from the International Wine and Spirit Compeition. Distillers and winemakers have been holding that …

Whiskey

Coffee Mixology: A Primer

illy<p>Along with colleagues and my good friends Michele and Heidi, I've done a good deal of experimenting over the past 10 years, developing, tasting, rejecting, reinventing, and refining hundreds of coffee cocktails, both with and without alcohol, nearly exclusively espresso-based. Through all our …

The Best Scotches Under $40

What problem plagues single malt Scotch lovers who don’t want to throw down a lot of cash? That’s right: whisky prices.<p>Almost every top shelf Scotch …

Track Down

Irish Whiskey 101: A History and Tasting Guide

Prior to Prohibition, Irish whiskey was a very popular spirit in the United States. By the end of Prohibition, Scotch and Canadian whiskies were in, …

Cocktails

A Beginner's Guide to American Single Malt Whiskey

A couple years ago, American single malt whiskey had its <i>Bottle Shock</i> moment. Just like the California wines that beat the French in a blind taste …

Whiskey Aces

Like so much else in this mad world, things were once simpler when it came to whiskey. Single malts came from Scotland. You could name every rye …

The 8 Best Bottles of Bourbon in the World

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- We in this great nation have been distilling bourbon since the 18th century, but the name never stuck until the 1820's. The …

Whiskey

12 of the Best Irish Whiskies for St. Patrick's Day, or Any Day

With new whiskey cocktail recipes to match.<p>Irish whiskey used to be the go-to shot to chase down with a can of cheap beer. Not any longer.<p>Over the past decade, exports of Irish whiskey have grown by 300 percent, making it the “fastest growing spirit in the world," according to the Irish Food Board. …

Whiskey

Gmail now recognizes email addresses with accented or non-Latin characters

Gmail says it wants to make email more global, and today it's taking a first step: Gmail now recognizes email addresses containing accented or non-Latin characters. You can't <i>create</i> accounts with those same characters yet — Google says it's working to get there — but Gmail users can now send to and …

This search engine shows you 3D models of everything

Yobi3D is designed for 3D printmakers and animators<p>Are you a digital animator, 3D printmaker, or just like looking at cool rotating 3D models of things? Then Yobi3D is for you. The search engine, which launched in June, is basically the Google of 3D object renders. Type in almost any conceivable …

What's New in Irish Whiskey

Are you drinking more Irish whiskey these days? Someone definitely is: the category had an astounding 18% increase in sales last year—it's up nearly 400% since 2002. While much of this growth has come from well-established brands, we're eagerly awaiting whiskeys from a new wave of craft Irish …

5 Rye Whiskeys You Should Be Drinking

If you asked a bartender for rye a decade ago, chances are you'd just get a blank stare in return. In most parts of the country, the corner liquor store might have had a bottle or two of Old Overholt and maybe a yellow-label Jim Beam on the shelf, and, if so, they probably would have been pretty …

Ten Outstanding Irish Whiskeys That Aren’t Jameson

Jameson is nearly synonymous with Irish whiskey — particularly in certain North Brooklyn precincts, where the cheap and ubiquitous brand has always …

The 10 best Irish whiskey bottles

Break out of the Guinness rut this St. Patrick’s Day with a slug of Irish whiskey (ideally not in the form of a car bomb)—these are the ones you'll …

Best Irish Whiskey: Men's Health.com

The 12 Best Irish Whiskeys For Your Buck<p>Get your Irish on this St. Paddy’s Day and check out some old favorites and new arrivals of whiskeys from the Emerald Isle. Sláinte!<p>The 12 Best Irish Whiskeys For Your Buck<p>A hundred years ago, Irish whiskey was the most popular spirit in Great Britain and the …

Baking

How to Make Your Own Irish Cream

Some of the best holiday treats we’ve enjoyed were homemade. What could be better than that? Treats that are homemade <i>and</i> involve liquor.<p>Sure, you …

An Irish Whiskey Primer: 7 of the Best Bottles to Drink Now Photos | GQ

Chances are, your introduction to Irish whiskey was similar to your initial taste of tequila—via shot glass. And that's just the worst way to first consume, well, anything. Truth is, Irish whiskey deserves a lot more respect than it receives from the amateur drinking set: The best of them can hold …

Irish Whiskey

10 Irish Whiskeys To Try Right Now

Irish whiskey once set itself apart from Scotch as a subtler, smoother spirit — made with oven-dried malted barley instead of peat-smoked and …

Where Irish Whiskey Really Is Really Made

In my story last week in the San Francisco Chronicle, I didn't get the chance to be as nerdy as I wanted to with the specifics of the three (and a …

Friday Cocktails: Homemade Irish Cream

The longest I've ever spent on Irish soil was an hour in an Athens-bound plane as it refueled at the Shannon International Airport, but the view from …

9 Irish whiskeys to try right now

When Andrew Abrahamson and Pedro Shanahan helped create the menu for the newly opened Bar Jackalope, a dusky 18-seat lounge ornamented with ersatz taxidermy of the mythical creature and devoted to whiskey from around the globe, they of course included bourbon, Scotch and whiskeys both Japanese and …

Toast the patron saint of Ireland this St. Patrick’s Day with one of The Spirits Masters award-winning Irish whiskeys.

Choose from The Irish Whiskey Masters medal winners to be sure of getting a quality Irish whiskey to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day<p>While Jameson is …

4 Bargain Bourbons to Buy Before They Go the Way of Pappy Van Winkle

Ray Isle wades through the crowded bourbon market and recommends a quartet of good bottles to seek out.<p>As a longtime Manhattan drinker, I am …