#5 Hooligans Irish Ginger Infused Whiskey

Hooligans Irish Ginger Infused Whiskey, a product out of Ireland (of course) and perfect for St.Pattys day.  It’s a small brand with a lot of room to grow, but it still has an eye catching bottle and a perfect niche target.  

The Definitive Guide to Scotch (For Beginners)

I recently had the pleasure of discovering that there are some changes coming in my life… specifically about 300 bottles worth of Whiskey related changes.  The distillery I work at is changing it’s licencing and we are to begin carrying the largest selection of whiskey in Arizona.  While I am so so excited about this, itContinue reading “The Definitive Guide to Scotch (For Beginners)”

Scotch for BEGINNERS

I recently had the pleasure of discovering that there are some changes coming in my life… specifically about 300 bottles worth of Whiskey related changes.  The distillery I work at is changing it’s licencing and we are to begin carrying the largest selection of whiskey in Arizona.  While I am so so excited about this, itContinue reading “Scotch for BEGINNERS”

The Old Fashioned Cocktail: Clearing it all up.

As with most classic cocktails, there is some contention regarding the proper way to make an Old Fashioned Cocktail.  I usually attribute this level of disagreement to the fact that the Old Fashioned and many other classics have their origins in the 1800’s… specifically, Mr. Boston’s bar book traces the Old Fashioned back to 1806.  IContinue reading “The Old Fashioned Cocktail: Clearing it all up.”

The Art of American Whiskey – A book review

Before I get into this review, I want to explain why I am so utterly lacking in Whiskey knowledge, when I know so much about other spirits… In the first bar I worked at, where I became a bartender and discovered my passion for the industry, we had: 5 vodka brands, 4 gin brands, 3Continue reading “The Art of American Whiskey – A book review”