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Custom Vue.js Themes Using Clarion - Clarion

Vue.js is a powerful JavaScript framework for building advanced user interfaces. From the Vue.js documentation:<p><i>"Vue (pronounced /vjuː/, like view) is</i> …

JavaScript

11 great new British gins to try – including gins made from hay and gorse

Someone actually went and made a gin with hay and carrots.<p>And the experiments don’t stop there. Others have used gorse flowers, potatoes, green …

Small Winnipeg distillery makes big splash with national awards

A microdistillery is using recognition received from a national competition to remind Winnipeggers that they’re here in spirits.<p>Capital K Distillery …

Alcohol

The World's 10 Best Breweries, According to Avid Beer Drinkers

Did your favorite make the cut?<p>RateBeer, the community-driven beer rating site, just released its annual list of the best beers.<p>Despite stumbling …

Top 10

What Happens As Decades Pass In A Whiskey Barrel?

The science of how a spirit gets better over time<p>When The Glenlivet’s 50-year-old single malt scotch whisky was freshly distilled in 1964, the new spirit would have been perfectly clear in color and have tasted cereal-rich and slightly smoky from the smoked malted barley from which it’s made; …

Why does a drop of water make whisky taste better?

A splash of humble H2O is all it takes to unlock the chemical nuances of this smokey spirit.<p>Whisky is predominantly water and ethanol. One end of the …

Ethanol

Method to age whisky in just hours was axed over Scotch industry fears

Scientists were able to age whisky in just hours instead of years before the idea was shelved over fears it could undermine the industry by …

Scotch Whisky

The Three Ways to Distill Gin, Explained

2 minute Read<p>Gin is an old spirit — “medicinal” juniper hooch dates back to the 13th century — but it’s an evolving category. Pleasantly flavorful …

The History Of Filtration Of Bourbon

Modern Bourbons are filtered to remove unwanted vegetable oils and other particles that can cause “flocking” in cold weather or when the Bourbon is …

Craft Whiskey Comes of Age

Style diversity is a key characteristic of American craft whiskey, but most have one thing in common: youth. They are generally young compared to …

Whiskey

Five Weird Whiskeys to Challenge Your Ideas About Whiskey

With over 1,300 craft distilleries currently operating in the United States as of October 2016—a number that has likely grown in the last nine …

How to Successfully Pack Wine in Your Suitcase

In this case, wrinkled clothes are your friend, not foe.<p>It was the midnight before my 7 a.m. flight from JFK to LAX when I opened my case of wine and realized there was no way I could check it. I check cases of wine on flights all the time—it’s the only way to drink well (or enough) while visiting …

Sweaters

Chemists Say You Should Add A Little Water To Your Whiskey. Here's Why

<b>Updated at 10:55 a.m. ET</b><p>It's a common refrain among whiskey enthusiasts: Add a few drops of water to a glass to open up the flavors and aroma of the drink.<p>For example, hard-liquor expert Alice Lascelles said in a demonstration for The Sunday Times that "if you're tasting with a master blender, they …

Whiskey

Aldi's £18 whisky has been ranked one of the best in the world

One of the best whiskies in the world has been revealed to cost less than £20.<p>The German supermarket chain’s £17.49 Glen Marnoch Speyside Single Malt …

Aldi

This boutique gin has just been named the world's best London dry gin

<b>Despite there being around 400 entries in the Best London Dry Gin category at the recent International Wine & Spirit Competition, a new gin to the</b> …

Alcohol

5 Flavored Ice Cubes That Won't Water Down Your Summer Cocktails

Oh, you’ve been making ice with water all this time? That’s sad.<p>With warm weather officially commencing, we’re calling for a paradigm shift on how to …

These Are The Best Tasting Whiskies On Earth, According To The Masses

Oh, how we love to rank the things we love. And, oh, how we love whiskey (and whisky). Put those two things together and you have yourself something worth arguing over late into the night while enjoying a nice bottle glass of the caramel-colored stuff. Yet it’s all a little futile at the end of the …

Scotch Whisky

Forget the Bottle, Invest in Whisky by the Barrel

Nigel Isherwood was so concerned about the fate of the global financial system last year that he turned to booze.<p>Since July, Isherwood has used a …

Whiskey

Stonecutter Single Barrel Gin

At Stonecutter Spirits in Middlebury, Vermont, barreling their spirits is more than an afterthought. For Stonecutter Single Barrel Gin, they made …

Alcohol

Raw Bourbon: The Future of Bourbon Is Now

Raw Bourbon. That’s what it’s being called. Bourbon that comes straight from the barrel with no filtering of any kind. No chill filtering, no mesh …

Bourbon Whiskey

Wild Whiskey: How Whiskey Mash Is Different From Beer

I’ve heard it dozens of times: whiskey is just distilled beer. And in one sense, it’s true: both are made from a fermented mash of grain, and if you …

6 Essential Stops on Kentucky's Bourbon Trail Craft Tour

A beginner's guide to the very best.<p>Considering how much American whiskey the world drinks in a normal week—sales of the brown stuff were up 7.7 percent in 2016, totaling $3.1 billion—it should come as no surprise that the bourbon circuit hit a record high in 2016. According to the Kentucky …

artisanal

Macallan x URWERK Whiskey Flask 2

Enjoy your favorite tipple anywhere with the Macallan x URWERK Whiskey Flask 2. This modern flask features two ample-sized whiskey tanks inside. This …

Nant whisky investors told audit revealed 700 barrels sold to them 'never filled'

Investors in embattled Tasmanian whisky distillery Nant have been told more than 700 barrels sold to them "have never been filled with whisky".<p>The …

Whiskey

Lost Spirits Abomination May Be the Future of American Whiskey

Two new peated whiskeys from Lost Spirits combine classic Scottish distilling with American technology…<p>California-based distillery <b>Lost Spirits</b> made …

American Whiskey

Limestone Branch Releases New Rye Whiskey - The Bourbon Review

Rye Whiskey Will Have A Sherry Finish<p>By Justin Thompson<p>Limestone Branch Distillery is releasing a new whiskey at the end of February in honor of the …

Toast To International Whiskey Day By Digging Into The History Of This Glorious Elixir

“The light music of whiskey falling into a glass — an agreeable interlude.” – James Joyce<p>Nomenclature is important in the world of alcohol. Terms matter. Confuse a digestif and an aperitif at your peril. So let’s start this conversation by noting that “whiskey” is made in Ireland and the USA and …

Review: Clyde May’s Slammin’ Alabama Bourbon

Open up almost any book about whiskey in America and you’re bound to find at least a few tales of moonshiners who worked hard to create a quality …

Fabrication

Bottled-in-Bond In The 21st Century

March 3, 2017 will be the 120th anniversary of the signing of the Bottled-in-Bond Act of 1897. To understand the future of this style of whiskey, we …

5 Really Cheap Blended Whiskies That Are Surprisingly Tasty

Blended Scotch whisky tends to get a bad rap these days as single malt whisky becomes ever more popular. However, there are plenty of great blends out there that deserve a sip…or 10. For example, London-based blender Compass Box has created some truly hip and tasty blended whiskies that rank with …

Scotch Whisky