• 4 Perfect Fall Whiskey Cocktails

    A good fall whiskey cocktail is the perfect remedy to the barrelling autumn winds we are beginning to feel. There truly is no better liquor to warm the body and spirits than whiskey. Gone are the refreshing spritzers, strawberry whiskey lemonades, or light beers of the summer. You need a substantial drink that will…

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  • Whiskey Words You Should Know

    Keeping up with the ever-changing whiskey world can be challenging, especially with more single malt distillers entering the game. However, understanding the language of whiskey will help you keep your head above the changing tide. In a business filled with mystery and rules, understanding the vocabulary is key to making sense of this special…

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  • Whiskey + Wine, An Unlikely Pair

    In 1956, Louis Armstrong joined Ella Fitzgerald in the studio. The unlikely pair created some of the greatest jazz duets to date, proving that harmony can exist in contrast. Another unique duo? Whiskey and wine. Though delicious, we aren’t marveling over a New York Sour.  We are talking about the mellow magic made when…

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  • A Look At Visual Artists During The Harlem Renaissance

    Photo Citation: Charles Henry Alston (1907–1977), Walking, 1958, oil on canvas, 48 x 64 in., © Charles Alston Estate Collection of National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Sydney Smith Gordon, TR2007-4 In remembering The Harlem Renaissance, you likely envision the sweet jazz of Duke Ellington or imagistic poetry of Langston…

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  • Whiskey Fact vs. Fiction

    Mark Twain once said, “Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is never enough.” Whiskey has since grown in popularity, withstanding the test of time. However, there are still some misconceptions surrounding the ‘water of life.’ There are many rules that govern the creation of different whiskeys, which has led…

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  • How To Pair Cigars With Whiskey

    The amount of thought that goes into creating both the perfect cigar and the perfect whiskey is truly staggering. Interestingly, there is a master blender for each. The tobacco blenders work with tobacco leaves grown throughout the world, knowing that each different soil produces a distinct taste to blend together. Similarly, whiskey blenders work…

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  • Italy’s Love Affair With Whiskey

    Italy will always inextricably always be linked to wine. There is no country more passionate than Italy, and no people more easily seduced by a good bottle of red. It’s what they’ve always known, as ancient Romans were able to recognize the precisely perfect conditions for wine making very early on. But less known to…

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  • The History Of The Whiskey Glass

    When you walk into a bar and order a glass of whiskey after a long day, chances are good that you’ll get your smooth shot poured into a whiskey tumbler. Upon a few glasses, you might find yourself confessing to the bartender about the one who got away, retelling anecdotes that reveal your love…

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  • Jazz Songs with Stories

    Jazz and whiskey have always made for a fantastic duo, lending themselves to relaxed good times for decades. Some of our favorite musicians or songs can bring us back to these memories and allow us to recreate and relive our stories each time they are played. And while the music makes up some of…

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  • Beat the Heat with Bourbon Whiskey Summer Cocktails

    Bourbon whiskey in the winter just feels right. Rich and tasty, it has the ability to warm you up amidst a snowstorm and is served best in a cozy Speakeasy. However, bourbon is actually a very multifaceted character in the world of booze in that it seamlessly adapts to the summer season as well….

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