whiskey

  1. Glendalough Tasting with Co-Founder Donal O'Gallachoir

    Glendalough Tasting with Co-Founder Donal O'Gallachoir
    Join the Whiskey Hotline and Glendalough co-founder Donal O'Gallachoir for a taste of their award-winning whiskies and gins and some fresh summer cocktail ideas.Join the Whiskey Hotline and Glendalough co-founder Donal O'Gallachoir for a taste of their award-winning whiskies and gins and some fresh summer cocktail ideas.
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  2. Barrel to Bottle: Whiskey Blind Tasting

    Barrel to Bottle: Whiskey Blind Tasting

    This week on Barrel to Bottle we're doing another blind taste test. Because that's the best way to test anything, in the opinion of the Whiskey Hotline. Speaking of which, we've got a Whiskey Hotline quorum this week, with Pat and Brett Pontoni stepping up to the mics. Also along for the ride is longtime Binny's buyer Mike Baba. Greg and Roger round out the panel. Five hosts, 10 whiskeys and only you'll know what they're tasting. 

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  3. The Whiskey Hotline: Glassware Gifts

    You have to drink out of something, right? Check out these super cool glassware gifts and gift sets that are sure to please the whiskey drinker in your life.  

    Glassware Gifts

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  4. Confessions of a Mixologist: Lavender in the Rye

    Confessions of a Mixologist: Lavender in the Rye

    Lavender in the Rye is one of our new favorite rye whiskey cocktails and an absolute crowd pleaser. The lavender bitters and sugar cane syrup are excellent additions to the rye. This is an easy to build cocktail. Impress your pals with your epic bartending skills and this floral favorite!

     

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  5. Confessions of a Mixologist: Whiskey Sour

    Confessions of a Mixologist: Whiskey Sour

    They don't get much more classic than the whiskey sour. It has been around for more than a century, a sort of comfort cocktail that's as easy to drink as it is to make. Start with whiskey - it doesn't have to be great whiskey but it can't hurt - and add the cut of citrus and the sweetness of sugar. It'll bring you back to life after a weekend with the family or an afternoon running errands.

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  6. Binny's Derby Mint Julep

    Binny's Derby Mint Julep

    It's time for the Kentucky Derby! We're celebrating with a classic - you guessed it - a Mint Julep. Of course our favorite is a Buffalo Trace Mint Julep. We headed to the Lincoln Park Tasting Room for this not-so-secret recipe:

     

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