Irish Whiskey

Whiskey History: John Jameson

By Richard Thomas Ironically, the biggest name in Irish whiskey is that of a Scotsman. John Jameson was born in 1740 in Scotland, and didn’t move to Ireland until he was 30 years old. Upon arriving in Ireland, Jameson was involved in the whiskey business, but it wasn’t until 1780 that the foundations of Jamesons were laid. That year saw ...

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Bourbon, Jack, Rum and Coke

Bourbon and Coke

Which Liquor Mixes Best with Coke? By Richard Thomas The recipe is a classic—one part liquor, three parts Coca Cola—and requires nothing more than the two ingredients, ice, and a tall glass to mix them in. The complication comes in with what whiskey to put into that mix, with as many or more whiskey-based variations on the list of highballs ...

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