Tag Archives: Panama

• Is this 98-year-old the world’s oldest bartender?

Is this 98-year-old the world’s oldest bartender?

A 98-year-old bartender working in Bridgeport, Connecticut, may be the world’s oldest and longest-serving bartender. Angie MacLean began bartending at the age of 17 to supplement her income earned working at General Electric. Born in 1915, MacLean is still working full-time as a bartender at Panama Joe’s Café in Bridgeport, pouring drinks for eight hours […]

• ‘Halal Whisky’, Non-alcoholic Beverage Appalls Scottish Distillers

‘Halal Whisky’, Non-alcoholic Beverage Appalls Scottish Distillers

First of its kind alcohol-free ‘halal whisky’, is out on sale heralding the party season. ArKay, the world’s first alcohol-free whisky, will be sold worldwide from Dec 1, and is said to look and taste just like traditional whisky. It has been declared as Halal certified, which opens up the markets in Muslim countries and […]

• How exciting. Ron Jeremy launches Ron De Jeremy Rum

How exciting. Ron Jeremy launches Ron De Jeremy Rum

There was a lot to take in at The Big Penis Book 3D Launch Party (pun marginally intended). And between the pop-out dongs, the nipple rings, and the presence of The Hedgehog himself, Ron Jeremy, it would have been easy to overlook the label on the bottle of dark rum that Ron and his pals […]

• Record year for Scotch whisky exports

USA still biggest market for spirit. Scotch whisky exports hit a record s3.45 billion during 2010, according to new figures. The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) said the 10 per cent rise meant the industry produced s109 per second towards export values. This was despite the volume of whisky being sold falling two per cent to […]

• Panama grants Origin status to Scotch Whiskey

The authorities in Panama have granted an application by The Scotch Whisky Association, made in May 2010, for ‘Scotch Whisky’ to be registered and protected as a ‘geographical indication of origin’ (GI). Panama will receive better protection from imitation ‘whisky’, following a decision to formally recognize Scotch Whisky as a product that can only be […]