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Suntory Is Sending Its Whisky Into Space

Suntory Is Sending Its Whisky Into Space

With the goal of studying the effects zero gravity and stable temps have on the mellowing process of its whisky, Suntory is embarking on a mission to send six samples of its booze to the International Space Station's Japanese Experiment Module. Included are a 21-year-old single ...

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Some Guy Just Found a Case of Prohibition-Era Whiskey

Some Guy Just Found a Case of Prohibition-Era Whiskey

Finding an old whiskey bottle label in a museum dedicated to Prohibition-era America wouldn't be unexpected; finding an entire box of perfectly intact bottles from the time certainly would. Yesterday, we came across a post on reddit from a user named hanshound who came into pos...

Booker's Bourbon Center Cut Batch

Booker's Bourbon Center Cut Batch

Booker Noe liked to store his prized barrels in the center of the rackhouse—the 5th floor—because he felt it was there that the temperature and conditions were just right for aging his bourbon. The latest limited release from Booker's, "The Center Cut," celebrates the idea, a...

8 New Bottles Of Booze You Should Know

8 New Bottles Of Booze You Should Know

When it comes to stocking your home bar, it's nice to mix in a bottle or two of something new. It's like a surprise nightcap or cocktail ingredient no one has tried yet. Here are some the latest and greatest we'd recommend looking into. I.W. Harper 15 Year Bourbon I.W. Ha...

Fender Whiskey Barrel Amps

Fender Whiskey Barrel Amps

A bottle of whiskey was the post-show beverage of choice for so many legendary rock bands. Fender is bringing the two worlds together again with the release of their limited edition "80 Proof" Blues Junior amplifier. The cabinet for the amp is crafted from used whiskey barrels, a...

Diamond Whiskey Glasses

Diamond Whiskey Glasses

Pouring the good stuff into your standard tumbler isn’t doing it justice. How about a glass with as much personality as that fine bottle you only break out on special occasions? Something like these Diamond Whiskey Glasses. The diamond-shaped glasses comfortably hold your hooch...

The Life of a Whiskey Barrel

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...

How to Taste Whiskey like a Master Distiller

How to Taste Whiskey like a Master Distiller

Appreciating whiskey, like appreciating anything in life, requires a certain level of attention. But what should you paying attention to? Brian Nation, Master Distiller at Jameson’s Midleton distillery, walked us through his sampling process so you could learn to taste whiskey ...

The World's Best Whiskies 2015

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 ...