Tag Archives: Whiskey Culture

You Might Be A Scotch Geek If…

By Richard Thomas Where does the line between Scotch enthusiast, someone who enjoys a dram of fine single malt and knows something about it, and the Scotch geek, or the person who devotes a large and probably growing segment of their lives to the “Water of Life,” lie? To borrow a page from Jeff Foxworthy, you might be a Scotch ...

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Thanksgiving Whiskey Pairings

Thanksgiving paired with whiskey

Guide To Pairing Whiskey With Your Holiday Feast By Richard Thomas Thanksgiving weekend is the second busiest travel window in America, with this year set to become the biggest ever with AAA estimating 46.9 million people hitting the roads and trudging through airports. If getting past that experience weren’t enough to make you want to put a bottle of bourbon ...

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To Be (Chill Filtered) Or Not To Be

By Father John Rayls With apologies to William Shakespeare, whose side are you on? Passion and drama sells products, and in whiskey nerd circles, the facts really don’t matter so much when passion and drama enter the issue. Just choose a side and argue the points loudly, and if you don’t happen to know the facts, feel free to contribute ...

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Pairing Whiskeys With A Fine Cigar

Knob Creek Single Barrel and a cigar

Whiskeys To Enjoy With A Perdomo Grand Cru By Kurt Maitland As many fans of whiskey love to partake in the occasionally cigar as well, matching a fine cigar to a good whiskey is a popular topic for conversation, seminars and workshops. My own game plan for creating these pairings is to take one cigar and try several options, including ...

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Four Steps For Selling Whiskey

Or “How To Tout A Whiskey Brand” By Richard Thomas These days it seems everyone is sitting in behind their computer monitor and daydreaming about getting out of the rat race and starting a second career as a whiskey-maker. Yet anyone entering the micro-distillery game now faces competition both stiff and ample. The same factors make repositioning an existing brand ...

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