Whiskey

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The Life of a Whiskey Barrel

In the dusty and dark Cooperage at Jameson's Midleton distillery, Ger Buckley tends to the casks that will shape the profile of so many classic Irish whiskies. And for all the distilling and blending that takes place on these grounds, it's in these barrels where that whiskey will spend the majority of its life. They're ... continue reading
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Pocket Squares by Declan Clean Your Phone, Glasses, and More SPONSORED

The pocket square, while timeless, is useless. Yeah, it looks good, but that's about all it does. Declan has changed that. Declan is a pocket square, handkerchief, and cleaning cloth all in one. Keep it as a stylish accessory in your breast or back pocket, and pull it out when you need to clean your phone screen, glasses, camera, or other device. Declan's signature materials help actually clean your gear, not just spread smudges around like when you use your shirt. And with plenty of styles to choose from, Declan can truly go anywhere. ... check it out
$6+ buy
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The World’s Best Whiskies 2015

Last year, the World Whiskies Awards selected a Tasmanian offering as the finest single malt in the world. It was a slap in the face to Scottish distillers known for cleaning up in such categories. If that was a slap, this, perhaps, is a haymaker. Here are some of the winners from the 2015 World Whiskies Awards, including ... continue reading
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With Whiskey Bullets, It’s Okay to Mix Ammo and Alcohol SHOP

On our list of bad combinations, whiskey and weapons is up there with toothpaste and orange juice. And while we’d normally never recommend mixing the two, we’re going to make an exception. These Whiskey Bullets are the most menacing way to chill a few fingers of the good stuff. The bullets sink to the bottom of your glass and slightly chill your drink without watering it down and costing you flavor. Each bullet is rounded off so you won’t chip or scratch your tumbler. The next time you’re concocting a devilish plan, make this the ammo to chill your hooch. ... check it out
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Dish Whiskey SHOP

You should never complain that you have too much whiskey. Which is why, even though it isn’t for drinking, Dish Whiskey is the perfect soap to use when you’re scrubbing those pots and pans. It’s barrel-aged, charcoal-filtered, whiskey-inspired dish soap that won’t leave your plates smelling like fake lemon juice. Just try not to eat your tableware after washing. ... check it out
$16 buy
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Age Your Own Whiskey in 24 Hours

Bottom shelf booze is bottom shelf for a reason. Sure you save some cash by knocking a glass of it back, but you're missing out on all the wonderful flavors a whiskey or other libation could have. With Whiskey Elements, you can turn some of that affordable whiskey into something much finer in just 24 hours. Choose what element you want to add—vanilla, oakiness, maple, smoke, peat—and drop the corresponding Whiskey Element into your hooch. By having the liquid move through such narrow spaces, it infuses the flavor quickly and transforms your cheap whiskey into something more complex and tasty. The project is currently on Kickstarter, and you can pick up a set of two for just $12. ... check it out
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