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Michter’s Releases US*1 Barrel Strength Rye Whiskey

Michter’s Releases US*1 Barrel Strength Rye Whiskey

This spring marks the first time that Louisville, Kentucky-based Michter’s Distillery will release its US*1 Barrel Strength Rye. The new whiskey is bottled at barrel strength, as the name implies, rather than the 84.8 proof alcohol level of Michter’s US*1 Single Barrel Rye. The product enters the barrel at 103…read more →

Mint Julep Recipes for Derby Day

Mint Julep Recipes for Derby Day

They call it the most exciting two minutes in sports. But whether or not you care about the race itself, the Kentucky Derby is a fine excuse to wear funny hats and, most importantly, to drink mint juleps. And while there’s no rule that says you can’t enjoy a nice…read more →

Cayman Jack Margaritas for Cinco de Mayo

Cayman Jack Margaritas for Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is nearly upon us, and that can only mean one thing. May’s starting. But also, it’s prime margarita season. Reports show that, on average, Americans consume 185,000 margaritas per hour, and that number increases significantly on Cinco de Mayo. That’s a lot of margaritas. That’s also a…read more →

I.W. Harper Releases Two New Whiskeys Stateside

I.W. Harper Releases Two New Whiskeys Stateside

I.W. Harper Whiskey dates back to the late 1800s and enjoyed much success throughout the ensuing century. But if the brand doesn’t sound familiar, that’s because they ceased all US distribution in the 1990s, instead focusing their attention and allocation on the overseas market. And now, nearly 20 years later,…read more →

Casa Dragones Blanco Tequila Review

Casa Dragones Blanco Tequila Review

Casa Dragones Blanco Tequila is the second release from a brand that made its mark with Casa Dragones Joven, an ultra-premium tequila that runs $275 per bottle. And while the joven is explicitly for sipping, the brand has given its blessing for the blanco expression–which still isn’t cheap at $75–to…read more →

Amaro Lucano Review

Amaro Lucano Review

The recipe for Amaro Lucano dates back to 1894. Pasquale Vena was working in this family’s cookie bakery in Pisticci, a small town in Lucania, Italy, when he developed this special blend of 30-plus herbs and essential oils. Over the decades, the family recipe has been passed down from generation…read more →