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Scotch Hot Toddy

The Hot Toddy As A Cold Remedy By Richard Thomas For many in the Northern Hemisphere, February and March combine that unpleasant mixture of cold and wet, weather conditions that drag down the body and almost guarantee catching a cold. That makes this the time to start making hot toddies, both as a preventative measure and as a curative. Known ...

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Adam Perry Lang On Whiskey BBQ

Adam Perry Lang

By Richard Thomas Whiskey and barbecue often seem to be made for each other, something already well understood here at The Whiskey Reviewer. Yet even among enthusiasts of both Southern staples, just how close the relationship can be is sometimes missed, but not by urban barbecue pioneer Adam Perry Lang. “Whiskey is liquid barbecue,” says Lang. “The elements you’ll find ...

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Kilbeggan 8 Year Old Single Grain Irish Whiskey Review

Kilbeggan Single Grain Irish Whiskey

By Richard Thomas Rating: B- When I was in Ireland this past November, I learned Beam Suntory, owners of both the Cooley and Kilbeggan distilleries, intended to consolidate some of the old Cooley brands under the better known Kilbeggan banner. Greenore, one of the earliest entrants in the reinvented single grain category, was one of these, and now it has ...

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April Manning Talks Bourbon

April Manning with Jimmy Russell

Children’s Books Author Opens Up About Her Love Of Wild Turkey By Richard Thomas Authors and whiskey are a widely embraced theme, so much so as to be a cliche, and one we take close interest in here at The Whiskey Reviewer. But what about children’s books authors? Just because one writes for kids doesn’t mean one checks her adult ...

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Touring Kilbeggan

Kilbeggan Distillery

By Richard Thomas Rising hand-in-glove with the popularity of whiskey is whiskey tourism, and Ireland is no exception. Yet as new destinations sprout up on the Emerald Isle’s whiskey trail, one of its must-see fixtures will remain Kilbeggan. It’s not the seat of any of today’s famous brand. Indeed, the whiskey now in a typical bottle of Kilbeggan whiskey comes ...

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