Category Archives: scotch

10 Rules of Drinking Like a Man #4 Jack Daniel’s is for Pussies

Rule 4: Jack Daniel’s Is For Pussies   If vodka is for weak babies, Jack Daniel’s is the vodka of the whiskey world.  It isn’t so much that Jack is bad, (but it ain’t great) it is that outside of … Continue reading

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How to Carve an Ice Ball

OH NO! MY WHISK(E)Y IS TOO WARM AND MY BEER IS LOSING ITS FUNNESS!! As pictured above, if you want to carve an ice ball, first you’ll need Japanese whisky, beer, an ice pick, a small knife, a giant Hattori … Continue reading

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Peychaud’s, Angostura, Regan’s No. 5 and Why bitters matter, and recipes on how to make bitters.

You aren’t a bar unless you have bitters. That’s a like a kitchen without spices or sex with only that missionary position. Bitters are to cocktails what fire is to steak, but even more so. Steak tartare is delicious but … Continue reading

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