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Know Your Irish Whisky

Know Your Irish Whisky

According to the Distilled Spirits Council, the Irish whisky was the fastest growing sales category in the United States in 2011. Its popularity was in...
All About Oak Barrels Why And How It Enhances Wine

The Use Of Oak Barrels For Aging Wines

The container wine is most often seen in is the glass bottle.  However, before wine is poured into the bottle it spends a lot of...
Popular Drink Shooters You Will Enjoy

Popular Drink Shooters

Popular drink shooters are potent but short drinks that include a combination of liqueurs, spirits and non-alcoholic mixers. On the other hand, a shot only...
right glass right drink

The Right Glass For The Right Drink

Most alcoholic beverage recipes recommend a glassware type that goes well with that particular drink.  Thus, knowing an old-fashioned from a highball glass is very...
Scotch Whisky

Aging Scotch In Sherry Casks

Unlike wine, the maturation of scotch does not happen if it is placed in bottles. Rather, oak casks are used for the process of maturing....
Rum barrels

So What Is Whiskey Afterall?

SO WHAT IS WHISKEY AFTER ALL? To get directly to the point and without complicating it too much, any whiskey worth its name (and aged...
Charred White American Oak Barrels For Aging Wine and Liquor

American White Oak Barrels For Aging Spirits

Charred White American Oak Barrels For Aging Wine and Liquor Spirits that are aged in charred American White Oak barrels mature...

Why Are American Oak Barrels Charred?

When spirits are aged in barrels, the charring process plays a big part in the overall process as it allows the spirit to penetrate the...
Neutral Grain alcohol

About Neutral Grain Alcohol

Neutral grain alcohol, which is also known as grain neutral spirit (GNS) or pure grain alcohol (PGA), is a flammable, colorless and clear liquid which...
History of Rum

The History Of Rum

The history of the alcoholic beverage Rum closely parallels that of sugar.  Sugar, is a naturally occurring carbohydrate occurring in a variety of plants can...
Drinks For Men

The Best Drinks For Men

Let's get something straight from the beginning:  The type of cocktail you choose to imbibe does speak volumes to others about your basic character.  Unfortunately,...
Everything You Need To Know About Rum

Everything You Need To Know About Rum

Sugar Cane Is Used To Make Rum Rum and its "spirit twin" cane spirit are both created through the process of...
Does Wine Increase Desire For Sex

Does Wine Increase Desire For Sex?

Most people don't need to be convinced that there is a connection between physical intimacy between partners and the usage of wine. The headlines in...
Tasting Scotch Whiskies

A Beginner’s Guide For Tasting The Scotch

Many people are unaware of what a Scotch is. A whisky made in Scotland that has been aged for a minimum of three years in...
Whiskey Economy

The Whiskey Economy

Just as it happens with economy in general, whiskey consumption, too, passes through its regular boom-and-bust periods. When things are on the rise and people...
Single Malt Scotch Whiskey

Single Malt Scotch Whiskey For Beginners

Single-malt scotch is a brand of whisky which is aged in oak barrels and distilled in Scotland from water and malted barley. Before it can...