A new documentary on the history of Johnnie Walker is coming in November. It will be shown on the Discovery channel. I’m pleased to report I am in it.
This cocktail was named for President William McKinley. It is a variation on the Manhattan. You will need rye, sweet vermouth, cherry liqueuer, absinthe, and a lemon peel. Watch here for instructions, which I gave to the White House Historical
The other week, I spoke live with Jarrett Dieterle about his new book, Give Me Liberty and Give me a Drink! What follows below is a transcript of our conversation, edited and shortened for your reading ease. AlcoholReviews.com: So you’ve
By Kevin R. Kosar Whiskey, as any enlistee will tell you, is popular among America’s fighting forces. Military installations’ drinks shops (“Class 6” stores) are stocked with a galaxy of intoxicating drinks — beer, spirits, wines — but whiskey is
Growing up in the United States, I got the impression that moonshine was a peculiarly American phenomenon. The Dukes of Hazzard television show (1979-1985) and films like Gator served up a simple story. Moonshiners lived in America’s mountains and back
Some years ago, I attended a tasting where the representative of a well-known Scotch company claimed the whisky his firm makes today tastes the same as it did 150 years ago. This was blatant nonsense. The tipple in question is