Best Bourbon: The Unbelievable ‘Best Whisky’ Upset in ’16 San Francisco World Spirits Competition

It was beautiful. The spice, rich caramel, long-and-fruity finish: The Best Bourbon was everything you want in bourbon, and it deserved Best Whisky at this year’s San Francisco World Spirits Competition. When I learned its identity after the competition’s completion, I was even more in … Continue readingBest Bourbon: The Unbelievable ‘Best Whisky’ Upset in ’16 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