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Kentucky – The Seelbach Hotel

The trip started with a pre-dawn drive and continued with some morning cruisin’, followed by an afternoon on the road and finally ended with even more time behind the wheel.

Kentucky Teaser

Very soon, we’ll be taking a road trip through bourbon country. As the preparations are coming together we thought we would write a short teaser to kickoff a series documenting

Whiskey Smash

This past week we wrote about the Whiskey Sour, a classic recipe that, if prepared properly, exhibits a lusciously smooth mouth-feel and a wonderful foamy head—not to mention an important

Whiskey Sour

It might not sound like a very exciting drink this week, but chances are you have never had this drink properly prepared. A well-executed Whiskey Sour has the perfect balance

The Scofflaw

Prohibition was enacted in 1919 but didn’t go into effect until January of 1920. The thirteen years that followed should have hurt the popularity of cocktails, but limited availability and

Scotch, a holiday tradition

When we think of tradition, it’s usually related to the holiday season. We suspect for most people, the traditions they follow get passed along year after year from family. We

Pomegranates and How to Make Grenadine

<EDIT> There is an easier method if you cannot be bothered with fresh pomegranate. See the recipe below. This time of the year, at least in Minnesota, you start to

The Manhattan Cocktail

It’s a very basic drink, but nobody seems to ever make it exactly the same way. There are plenty of variations (and as many hot debates over them). But one

Blood Orange Crusher

Does the old saying, “necessity is the mother of invention” apply to cocktails? We suppose to some people it’s hard to recognize the need for a refreshing beverage, but that didn’t