Kentuckians like to tell you that 95 percent of the world’s bourbon comes from their state. What they won’t tell you is that pretty much every last drop of that bourbon comes from a handful of conglomerate distilleries… More from GQ.
Chance are good that my friends and I were drinking 101 in the movie theater parking lot before seeing Dazed and Confused.
I celebrated yet another birthday this weekend. So, of course, tacos and whiskey were in the mix.
My wife surprised me with a tour of FEW Distillery. I’ve been a fan of their spirits for quite a while. We recently moved to Evanston, so this distillery is just down the street. Continue reading “FEW Spirits Distillery tour with tacos on the side.”
As you may know, my go-to budget drink is a little something I like to call the Michigan Mule. More often, I like to drink something a little more middle shelf. So this is a bit of an evolution for my mule. Sort of a grown up version. I don’t have a name for this concoction yet, but here’s the recipe: Continue reading “Here’s the best reason to make ginger-infused Truvia simple syrup”
My friend Sara is moving to San Francisco. Since I lived in the Bay Area for a year and have spent a few other years working for Bay Area based companies, I thought I would share some of the things I think she might like.
Tacos and whiskey at Azucar Lounge
This is the best place I’ve been in SF for Tacos and Whiskey. It’s more of a fantastic cocktail place with great food than a fantastic restaurant with great cocktails so plan accordingly. Continue reading “Top ten things to do in San Francisco that my friend Sara will like.”
Some whiskey enthusiasts are all about finding the hidden gem. That fourteen dollar bottle really isn’t as bad as you’re worried it is. Other enthusiasts may try to impress you with their complex reviews of the finest whiskies you can buy. This review is neither.
I’m a strong believer in the middle shelf. Whiskies you can drink neat without wincing, yet are not too complex or expensive that you’d feel guilty mixing them with a bit of vermouth and some bitters. Continue reading “The GLD Guide To Middle Shelf Whiskey”
Some purists will disapprove of Suntory’s approach to selling Beam in Japan, but I think it’s the perfect whiskey to mix in an overly sweet cocktail.
“There’s an idea that women can’t handle the burn or don’t like the flavor of anything that doesn’t taste like a 5-year-old mixed it.”
Great read on the Huffington Post.