The Orphan Barrel is a distillery straight outta Tullahoma, Tennessee. And they are dedicated to the practice of shaping good whiskies, then releasing them, until they’re all drunked up and done. Now three batches deep into their policy of one-of-a-kind batches of booze, the next passing edition to welcome to your gullet is moving to Kentucky. […]

This year, do your holiday right and cash in that cookie — leave a shot of whisky out for Santa Claus with your 2014 Advent Whisky Calendar. Drinks by the Dram has made the advent-calendar game into a man’s sport. Now, when you open up each of the 24 days that count down until Christmas, you will […]

15 Sep
Aged brandy that will blow an arrow through your appleseed

Black Dirt Distillery is Warwick’s finest in fancy specialty hooch sauce. Apple sauce, that is, in the case of the Apple Jack for which the upstate New York distillery is known for. Carrying on the tradition of an American spirit with history predating Prohibition, each batch is a little bit different. However each bottle stays true to […]

4 Mar
Taste buds be warned, this is a devilishly good 114-proof whisky

Dip your finger into the amber liquid (don’t be shy, you’re adventurous, right?), drop it onto your palm and rub. Now bury your face into your hands and smell the sweet, yet burnt almond notes emanating off your hands. The sensation almost makes you want to repeat again, until you realize that the Ardbeg Corryvreckan […]

12 Jul
Heiko reviews a bourbon finished in three kinds of wood

Heiko is from Germany with a specialized field in Whisky. After finishing his apprenticeship as a fully trained hotel clerk he began work as a barkeeper in the 5-Star Hotel A-Rosa on the beautiful island of Sylt. He discovered the passion for whisky a few years ago and since then his life is full of […]

25 Jan
The perfect accompaniment to your next whiskey dram

Whosoever idea it was to freeze ice into cubes was probably pretty square. Toss out that boring old square ice tray and liven things up with a Skull Ice Cube Mold. The plastic model is easily filled with water and fast to freeze. Crack it open to remove your deathly appealing ice and pour it […]

22 Jan
Classic Bulleit blessed with the Wisdom of Age

The favored smokey tastes of the well received Bulleit Bourbon have been upgraded — as well as its pricepoint — with Bulleit 10 Year. While this newly presented aged bourbon expression continues the Bulleit tradition with notes of caramel, vanilla and spice, it also adds a much regarded complexity that can only come with age. […]

19 Dec
Crafted in England of silver pewter with a soft leather cover

There are few times that a flask filled with some uplifting spirits is not handy. Sports games, museums, divorce proceedings, hell even funerals always benefit from a quick pull of single malt scotch, or perhaps bourbon if that’s your thing (we’re personally not adverse to rum on special occasions). But if you want to look […]