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Famous Grouse Chocolate Bar Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: C+ When I picked up my Jack Daniels chocolate bar, I also acquired the Famous Grouse bar by the same company: Goldkenn of Switzerland. Naturally, this Scotch bar follows the same logic as the Tennessee whiskey bar: a whiskey-syrup locked up in chocolate capsules, with a crunchy chocolate candy on the inside to lock up the ...

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Jack Daniel’s Chocolate Bar Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: B- Based on my observations alone, I believe no other whiskey-maker licenses their name to anything like the extent that Jack Daniel’s does. At the supermarket alone, their name could appear in at least three different aisles, a testament to just how far the company licenses its brand. Thus Jack Daniel’s is into candy, such as ...

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Whiskey Stones: Worth the Hype?

Granite Ice in Bourbon

For a more in-depth look at ice vs. stones, please also see our 2012 feature on the subject. By Jake Emen I love the idea of whiskey stones, and I wanted to actually love using them. Which is why I was extra disappointed by my experience with them versus my expectations, and wanted to share that with the other whiskey-heads ...

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Upgrading to the Glencairn Glass

By Jake Emen Three years ago, I wanted to buy a new television – it was time for a major upgrade. I waited and waited, did an extensive amount of research and comparison, and eventually snagged a deal with a Black Friday sale. The day I brought it home and turned it on, I instantly realized I was a fool. ...

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