G-LO was kind enough to share his copy of 101 Whiskies to Try before Your Die during one of our research sessions. While we each compiled our list of whiskies that we had already sampled we zeroed in on a couple (Amrut Fusion and the Mackmyra) that would […]
This just in from The Wookie Research Center… Here is a list of adult beverages and their celebrity backers: Donald Trump’s Trump Vodka Danny Devito’s Limoncello. Marilyn Manson’s Mansinthe. Willie Nelson’s Old Whiskey River. Vince Neil’s Vince Vineyards and Tres Rios tequila. Lil Jon’s Little Jonathan Winery. Dr. Dre’s […]
Here’s one from my gadget files for G-lo and the Rock, both avid cyclists. While it seems that every cycling tool that they sell today can “double” as a church key this little gadget guarantees that you’ll be able to pop open a cold one after that long […]
Just a friendly reminder… The Single Malt and Scotch Whisky Extravaganza 2010 is fast approaching! Have you reserved your ticket yet?
Could the rise of the Craft Beer industry result in the eventual demise of Budweiser? I doubt it, but they are losing business thanks to the refined tastes and adventurous palates of the under-30 market. Bud’s latest plan: free beer! Personally, I’d much rather pay for a good […]
This Saturday marks the official kick-off of the 2010 Oktoberfest. The festival lasts 16-days and is held each year in Munich, Germany. Here are some interesting Oktoberfest facts: The first Oktoberfest was held in 1810 to celebrate the marriage of Prince Ludwig of Bavaria to Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen. […]
Start putting any spare change and dollar bills aside! The Philadelphia leg of The Single Malt & Scotch Whisky Extravaganza will once again be held at the Union League on Friday, October 29th, 2010. This event is hosted by the Scotch Malt Whisky Society and generally lasts for about […]
A Delaware River Port Authority SUV and a SEPTA bus collided in Center City Philadelphia last night. The collision pushed the bus into one of Philadelphia’s most loved and respected bars, Monk’s Cafe. Let’s hope Monk’s gets back in business ASAP!
In yet another example of technology used for the greater good, divers earlier this week discovered about 30 bottles of champagne in a shipwreck in the Baltic. The well-preserved bottles are thought to be the world’s oldest drinkable champagne. Furthermore, the find is thought to date back to the 1780s and is believed […]
A crate of Sir Earnest Shackleton’s whisky that was retrieved from the ice in Antarctica is being thawed. Our friends at WhiskyCast have interviewed the folks at Whyte and Mackay to see what they plan to do with this treasure. Diageo is using millions of barrels of whisky […]