irish whisky types

What Consumers Should Know Before Buying Whiskey

According to the United States Code of Federal regulations, whiskey that carries the name of a grain must be made of a mash that contains...
Rum barrels

Specialty Rum Barrels, Single Barrels and Soleras

What Happens Now the Rum Has Aged? There are various blending and ageing methods when producing rum and Soleras are maybe the most misused and...
Tougher Drunk Driving Laws

Recent Recommendations In Drunk Driving Laws

Just recently, the federal accident investigators are considering the recommendation of reducing the threshold for drunk driving from .08 blood alcohol content to .05. This...

Oak Barrels Ideal For Home Winemaking

Explore Home Winemaking Winemaking from home is increasing as more enthusiasts explore the art. The nuances and mystique of wine make it far more than...
irish whiskey

The Difference Of Irish And Scotch Whiskey

A whiskey drinker will know the difference between Scotch and Irish whiskey. People will say that the difference lies in the distilling process. Since irish...
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Wines and Oak Barrel Flavor

Several of the better flavored wines are aged and/or fermented in oak barrels. These barrels may be new, old, small or large, or some combination...
Captain Morgan Black Spiced Rum

Captain Morgan Black Spiced Rum Review

The Captain Morgan Black Spiced Rum was first introduced in the US market last April 2012. This wonderful addition to the Captain Morgan portfolio is...
Oak Flavor in Wines1

Oak Flavor in Wines

French Oak Barrels (fragile sessile oak Quercus petrae Liebl) Research reflects that French oak has the highest tannin content of all the oaks.  Wine can...
Tequila Oak Barrel Recipe1

Reposado Tequila with Vanilla and Coffee Flavor

Okay I have to tell you that I have been a big fan of tequila since my Navy days in San Diego when would take...
Makers Mark Bourbon Whiskey

Maker’s Mark Kentucky Bourbon The Result Of A Burned Recipe

When the subject of the America's Native Spirit and the history of bourbon whiskey are discussed it is impossible to leave out the role of...
Oak Barrels Can Have An Intense Effect On Wine

Oak Barrels Can Have An Intense Effect On Wine

Oak barrels have an absorbent nature and permit some oxygenation and evaporation to take place in wine. Usually this is not at levels that can...
Jim Beam Devils Cut Bourbon

Jim Beam Devil’s Cut Bourbon Review

The latest bourbon from Jim Beam called Devil's Cut provides a very rich flavor that all people will surely love. The Devil's Cut makes use...
Custom Designed Oak Barrels As Corporate Gifts

Custom Designed Oak Barrels Make Great Corporate Gifts

Just as how an individual gifts an item to a loved one in sheer appreciation, similarly corporate houses or companies also provide corporate gift to...
How Oak Barrels Are Made

How Oak Barrels Are Made

Barrels have been constructed the traditional way in Europe for centuries, and the method involves splitting the oak along the grain of the wood into...
Jameson Irish Whiskey

Jameson Irish Whiskey Review

In 1770s Dublin was known as the producer of the best whiskies in Ireland when the whiskey business was booming. Jameson did not let this...
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All About Oak Barrels: Why And How It Enhances Wine

Barrels were first designed for storage of wine.  Many people have seen the museum specimens and replicas of amphorae and clay pots recovered by archeologists...