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

The Inside Story to ‘Best Bourbon’ at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition

All lined up, shimmering in charred oak glory with uniquely rich noses, packing those patented smells of caramel and vanilla, nine bourbons awaited my lips. As with the other 275 of the 1,400 spirits I judged at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, the whiskeys’ … Continue readingThe Inside Story to ‘Best Bourbon’ at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition

Sidney Frank Sues Beam for $100 M over Michael Collins

Sidney Frank Importing Company is suing Beam Inc. and Cooley Distillery for $100 million and for punitive damages, Sidney Frank announced March 1. In the lawsuit filed New York’s Southern District Federal District Court, Sidney Frank claims Beam and Cooley breached the long-term contract with Cooley … Continue readingSidney Frank Sues Beam for $100 M over Michael Collins

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