Booze News

A Bullshitter’s Guide To Scotch Whisky

A Bullshitter’s Guide To Scotch Whisky

GQ meets up with Alan Winchester, the Master Distiller at The Glenlivet, to talk through the do’s and don’ts of Scotch whisky. First things first. To call itself a scotch whisky, a potential scotch whisky has a few hoops to jump through before it earns the moniker. It must be made from malted barley, it […]

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Beer News

Guess Who’s Making Beer? Ben and Jerry’s! Yes, They Are.

Guess Who’s Making Beer? Ben and Jerry’s! Yes, They Are.

First, a public service announcement for those who live anywhere near a Ben and Jerry’s: Today is their 26th annual Free Cone Day, which, if you are unfamiliar with it, involves every Ben and Jerry’s store in the country handing out free ice cream cones to anyone who shows up. We continue to be shocked that it […]

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Wine News

Valley wine ‘pioneer’ Joseph Phelps dead at 87

Valley wine ‘pioneer’ Joseph Phelps dead at 87

Joseph Phelps — who more than four decades ago put his faith in the future of Napa Valley wine in launching a second career — died Wednesday at his St. Helena home at the age of 87. In the late 1960s, Joseph Phelps was running the largest construction companies in Colorado founded by his father […]

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Spirits News

Jim Murray, the man who ranks the world’s best whiskies

Jim Murray, the man who ranks the world’s best whiskies

Latest edition of Jim Murray’s (pictured) Whisky Bible created a bit of a tumult, with not a single Scotch whisky in the top five. Putting together the Whisky Bible is not the hedonistic career it sounds to be. “People tell me I’ve got the luckiest job in the world,” Jim Murray says, in the lobby […]

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Industry News

An Investor’s Insight into the Alcoholic Beverage Industry

An Investor’s Insight into the Alcoholic Beverage Industry

Overview The beverage industry can be classified into nonalcoholic and alcoholic beverage categories. According to Beverage Marketing Corporation, the carbonated soft drink is the key nonalcoholic beverage category with a market share of 33.1% of the total US beverage market volume. Alcoholic beverages, primarily beer, also form a dominant part of the US beverage market. […]

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Winter Cocktails: Recipes For Those Chilly Winter Days

Winter Cocktails: Recipes For Those Chilly Winter Days

When the days grow shorter and the air gets crisp, it’s time to gather with friends for hot drinks and winter cocktails that’ll put a rosy glow on your chilly cheeks. In Winter Cocktails, María del Mar Sacasa and Tara Striano share more than 50 recipes for cold-weather cocktails and mixed beverages, including mulled ciders, hot toddies, wine drinks, […]

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Events

Do you love pig? Then COCHON555 is for you. Tomorrow.

Do you love pig? Then COCHON555 is for you. Tomorrow.

Sunday’s main event – Cochon 555 features five chefs cooking five pigs in a friendly competition. This year’s competing chefs include Chef Ricardo Zarate, Kris Morningstar of Terrine, Tony DiSalvo of Cast Restaurant, Walter Manzkeof Republique and Steven Fretz of The Church Key. The five chefs will prepare a maximum of six dishes with hopes […]

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