They say lightening rarely strikes the same place twice. That is not the case when we’re talking about The Liebster Blog Award…
Here are some fact and figures about the Cruise Industry from the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association: The industry forecasts 16 million passengers in 2011, a 6.6% increase over 2010. • In 2010 a record of 15 million passengers are forecasted to have cruised, with 11.1 million originating in North America. […]
Craft Beer Poll! The Founders CBS Dilemma: Has Limited Release Craft Beer Pricing Gotten Out Of Hand?
While the Craft Beer industry has been experiencing steady and consistent growth over the past several years (click here for a list of Craft Brewing Statistics from the Brewers Association), there has been one very significant downside to all of this growth: Craft Brewers can’t keep up with […]
Two jokes about Scottish frugality, as told by The Balvenie Brand Ambassador: What’s the difference between a Scotsman and a canoe? The canoe tips occasionally. What’s the difference between a Scotsman and a coconut? There’s a chance of getting a drink out of a coconut I never realized Scotland’s […]
At around 2AM Monday morning, a young college student in Philadelphia (we’ll call him AR) sent the following email to The Hip Flask and I:
BOOOOOZE …. with Halloween coming up I think a spirit has possessed my spirits. Guys (and gals) do silly stuff after a couple of drinks and this is a perfect example. Take four guys, several bottles of Single Malt, and a headlamp, and you get a haunted, glowing […]
There isn’t much to say about this other than times sure have changed. Thanks to our friends at The Hip Flask for sharing this photograph. Cheers!
If you want life to slow down a bit, you need to take a break from your usual routine and try something new. This applies to all aspects of life, i.e. work, home, hobbies, vacations, etc.. For five out of the past six years, we have spent our […]
Our dear friends at The Balvenie recently launched a series of videos on You Tube called “The Balvenie Whisky Academy”. Below is a video featuring David Stewart, Malt
Great news for all of you drinkers who have a hankering for 100% official moonshine. After South Carolina lawmakers (in 2009) altered existing liquor laws so as to lessen the financial burden on small distilleries, a new micro-distillery has decided to take advantage of the changes to the […]