11 Ways to Use a Glencairn Glass

11 Ways to Use a Glencairn Glass

Glencairn glasses have become the standard for scotch for a reason. Their incredible design enhances the notes and aromas in whisky like no other glass has been able to replicate. But not all Glencairn glasses are the same. Some are meant to enjoy your scotch neat while others are meant to enjoy your spirit on […]

23 Best Bourbon Glasses to Enhance American Whiskey

23 Best Bourbon Glasses to Enhance Your American Whiskey

UPDATED 012-6-2018 Under the careful watch of such states as Kentucky and Tennessee, bourbon has rightfully earned a spot among the world’s most respected whiskeys. While top-notch tasting glasses are available for the single malt spirits of Scotland, it’s important to give bourbon glassware a spot on our shelves, as well. Bourbon glasses are more […]

27 Best Scotch Glasses

28 Best Scotch Glasses for 2019

Updated 1-21-2019 Scotch, also known as “the Golden Nectar of Scotland,” also known as “the water of life,” is a liquor steeped in rich traditions and national pride. Distilled in a wide variety of single malts, single grains, and blended varieties, signatures of this whisky are oaky flavors and golden hues. The Scottish government still […]

18 Best Whiskey Glasses for Every Occasion

18 Best Whiskey Glasses for Every Occasion

Updated: 1-10-2019 Trends in drinking glasses have changed substantially over the past decade. Who would have guessed that the double-wall vacuum flask, first invented in 1892, would suddenly have a resurgence? But one thing that has never fallen out of fashion is the search for the best whiskey glasses. Whether you need them for your […]

Scotch Cocktail: The Sparkling Sand

Scotch Cocktails: The Sparkling Sand

For those looking to upgrade the basic scotch and soda, we’ve created a new twist that’s ready to keep you chilled all summer long. The Sparkling Sand is a mixed drink made with Scotch whiskey, perfect for outdoor parties, afternoons in the sun, or relaxing nights at home. The ingredients are easy to find and […]

Old Fashioned Drink

How to Make an Old Fashioned Cocktail That Is Unbeatable

For decades, the Old Fashioned cocktail has held icon status among whiskey aficionados and drink-recipe-Luddites. And what’s not to love? Traditional ingredients, tried and true combinations, and a name that unabashedly refuses to be modern. But all this reverence has actually made the Old Fashioned drink unapproachable. Beginning craft-cocktail enthusiasts don’t want to call the […]

Johnnie Walker History

Who Was Johnnie Walker? A History of the World’s Most Famous Whiskey

Many of the people you see gracing the labels of today’s top brands are fictional. Betty Crocker? Never existed. Aunt Jemima? Made-up character. Trojan man? Total fake. However, there’s one fellow that you’ll find on my shelves at home that 100% existed: Johnnie Walker. Even with some twists and turns in the tale of Johnnie […]

Best Whiskey to Buy for Dad

The Best Whiskey to Buy for Dad

For friends and family looking to find a great bottle of whiskey to give dad, the task can be pretty daunting. Most people don’t know the difference between George Dinkel and Pappy Van Winkle, and there are thousands of options in between. So we created a guide to help all those folks that want to […]

History of the Glencairn Whisky Glass

The Glencairn Glass – Whiskey Innovation Four Millennia in the Making

Toward the end of the 1990s, dark liquor started making a comeback. Liquor stores began selling imported whiskies that hadn’t been easily available for decades. Celebrities spoke in interviews about their love for scotch. There was even that episode of The Simpsons where Bart learns to make the perfect Manhattan. So it’s fitting a resurgence […]

Does Alcohol Go Bad?

Does Alcohol Go Bad? Your Questions Answered!

It’s moving day, and you’re finally scrubbing every nook and cranny that you’ve routinely neglected on cleaning day, because surface cleaning is “good enough.” As you rummage through your kitchen, you find a half bottle of cheap vodka that somehow got shoved aside during a party from over 6 months ago, left to be abandoned […]

27 Reasons Why Prohibition was One, Long, Craptastic Party

When you think of the 1920s, one might imagine speakeasies filled with plush carpet, cigar smoke, jazz music, and bathtubs full of gin. Let’s remember, however, that the Prohibition years were full of street fights, exploding farmhouses, and deeply divided groups of people. Remind you of a really terrible party? It was. Even as music […]