Tag Archives: Whiskey Culture

Can’t Get A Rare Whiskey? Maybe A Lottery Can Help

Pappy Van Winkles

By Richard Thomas The most frequent and common complaint found in American whiskey circles today is how certain brands have become almost impossible to obtain. Although these “chimeras” often retain approachable official pricing, they are said to be unavailable at those official two and three digit price points. According to such conventional complaints, the only way to acquire an Elijah ...

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Five Things To Know About Women Who Drink Whiskey

Jessica Jones takes a swig of Heaven Hill

By Richard Thomas Whiskey is trendy, and plenty of women are now out there imbibing the water of life. This is now so commonplace, in fact, that whenever I see an article about “women who drink whiskey” I think “passe” and “cliched.” It’s just not as remarkable anymore. Even so, with Valentine’s Day around the corner, it bears some thinking ...

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The No BS Guide To Whiskey Glasses

Norlan Whisky Glass comparison

By Richard Thomas One of the subjects I see regularly abused by whisk(e)y snobs is glassware. While I encourage enthusiasts to take an interest in things that might enhance their enjoyment of their drink of choice, at the same time I have images of esteemed master distillers drinking their own product out of a Dixie Cup to contrast that to. ...

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