Now and then, I revise a classic scene from the Bond movie “Goldfinger,” when the villain has strapped the rakish British spy down and is about to dismember him with an enormous laser. “Do you expect to
We have the perfect prescription for the upcoming end-of-summer blues: rye whiskey. That’s right, feel free to move on from your summery gins, tequilas, vodkas, and rums and right into spicy, peppery whiskeys.
When it comes to Scotch whisky, there are a few names even the most novice drinkers know well. You’ve likely heard of The Macallan, Glenlivet, Lagavulin, Johnnie Walker, and Chivas. But what about AnCnoc,
With all due respect to the Queen, Buckingham isn’t the only palace in the United Kingdom we’re paying attention to. Roughly 400 miles northwest of Westminster, in the remote seaside Scottish town of sits
Let’s get real: there’s no wrong time of year to drink an old fashioned. June, July, August — even the dog days of summer can’t scare us away from this combination of whiskey (rye or bourbon, depending
We are living in the Golden Age of Scotch malt whisky. There is more and better whisky than there has ever been before. Many leading brands have become household names and become ubiquitous at retail.
Don’t get us wrong, we love a good bourbon-based cocktail. We can enjoy random variations on the Old Fashioned (bacon washed, anyone?) any day of the week. But we also understand the difference between