Choose the Perfect Red Wine for Any Occasion

There are so many red wines on the market these days, it can be hard to know which one to choose. Do you go for a cabernet sauvignon or a merlot? Pinot noir or shiraz? And what about all of those other varietals like zinfandel and malbec? With so many choices, it’s no wonder people […]

5 Features that Make Kentucky Bourbon the Best in the World

Bourbon is more than just a drink; it’s a way of life. And nowhere is that more true than in Kentucky, the home of bourbon. For centuries, Kentuckians have been perfecting the art of making bourbon, and today, they produce some of the highest quality bourbon in the world. Here are 5 features that make […]

Origins, Features, and The Smoky Quality of Mezcal

Mezcal is a unique spirit that originates from Mexico. It is made from the agave plant, and yes, yes, it IS similar to tequila, but it has a distinct smoky flavor that sets it apart from any other liquor. Mezcal is produced in different ways than tequila, and it can be made with different types […]

Distinctive Features of Scotch Whisky (ie. Why It’s NOT Bourbon)

When many Americans think of whisky, they may think of bourbon. After all, bourbon is U.S. made and, therefore, more popular here, in general. But there is an even grander world of whisky out there that is often overlooked – scotch whisky. Scotch whisky is often mistaken for bourbon, but there are several distinctive features […]

Essential Items to Bring to the Lake: A Packing List

The sun is shining and the temperatures are rising, which can only mean one thing: summertime is finally here! And with that comes plenty of opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors. One of our favorite summer pastimes is spending a day – or hopefully the weekend – at the lake. Whether this means tenting, a […]

Fourth of July Cocktails – Add Fireworks to Your Drink Menu

The Fourth of July is here and that means it’s time to start planning your patriotic party menu! This year, why not shake things up a bit with some fun and innovative cocktails? Today, we will outline the recipes for five festive drinks that are perfect for your backyard holiday party. We’ll also give you […]

Brew Your Own Beer: Essential Tools for Every Home Brewer

Home brewing beer is a fun and rewarding hobby that can save you money in the long run. Not only is it cheaper to brew your own beer than to buy it at the store, but you also have complete control over the ingredients that go into your brew. Below, we will discuss some essential […]

The Many Faces of Rum

Rum is a spirit that has many faces. It can be light and refreshing, or dark and intense. It can be enjoyed on its own, or used to make delicious cocktails. But what exactly is and is not rum? Today, we will explore the world of rum, discuss what the criteria are for an authentic […]

Jose Cuervo: The History of Tequila’s Most Renowned Brand

There are few liquors as closely associated with a party (or Mexico) as tequila. The drink has a long and storied history, dating back to the 16th century when it was first distilled from the agave plant. Jose Cuervo is arguably the most renowned brand of tequila in the world, and its story is one […]

Cognac: The Broad Appeal of a Rare Liquor

Many people think that cognac only belongs among the ultra-wealthy or being swirled and sniffed in a Bond film. This is not so. There is something undeniably special about cognac and it should be enjoyed, at some point, by anyone interested in deep and complex flavors in their liquor. There is a special allure about […]