Drinking Responsibly: Moderation, Alcohol and Me

Drinking responsibly. Alcohol companies encourage this. Beer brands show off the rippled-abs of beach bodies or make you laugh with a magic refrigerator, while whiskeys encourage salivation over a dram. At the end of all booze ads, even Avion tequila’s “bondage” TV commercials, the companies … Continue readingDrinking Responsibly: Moderation, Alcohol and Me

Election Day Liquor & Drinking Responsibly

Finally, I can buy liquor on Election Day and vote. Yesterday, Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear signed into law a Senate Bill that permits retailers to sell booze during polling hours. The Distilled Spirits Council called Kentucky’s move the latest trend of states updating “antiquated liquor … Continue readingElection Day Liquor & Drinking Responsibly

Canadian Whisky Author Gives the World Its 1st Canadian Whisky Book

In what may go down as one of the better press trips of my career, I met Davin de Kergommeaux on the same Canadian Mist trip I met Chuck Cowdery. Davin’s the world’s foremost authority on Canadian whisky and has written the most-comprehensive book ever … Continue readingCanadian Whisky Author Gives the World Its 1st Canadian Whisky Book

Whiskey Drinkers Tip Better Than You Non-Drinking People

In case you’re wondering, whiskey drinkers are the best tippers. That’s right, we lovers of malt and bourbon neat are much more beloved by waiters than teetotalers. Take that Carrie Nation! According to a new study from Restaurant Sciences, bourbon and blended whisky drinkers tip 22.69 … Continue readingWhiskey Drinkers Tip Better Than You Non-Drinking People