Tag Archives: Spirits – History

Irish Eyes Are Smiling

The Irish insist that Irish whiskey is the oldest distilled beverage in the world. A bold claim? It may be to some, perhaps, but monastic distilleries (run by monks, of all people) began to spring up in Ireland in the … Continue reading

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The American Spirit: Bourbon Whiskey

Bourbon whiskey, with its rich history and distinct flavor, is truly America’s native spirit.  Here’s a look at the rise of this fascinating liquor, and what it means to be a Bourbon whiskey. What’s now referred to as Bourbon was … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?: Blended vs. Single Malt Scotch

With increased interest in Scotch across world markets, many customers are being introduced to Scotland’s finest for the first time through restaurant tastings or encouragement from in-the-know friends. Still, many people (at least, a few that I’ve talked to) view … Continue reading

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