8 Dec
Scottish for "the smell of  your shattered childhood"

The new Johnnie Walker scent-infused fabric won’t reeeaaallly get you sauced, it kind of just smells like it. Textile & Design experts (read: alcoholic mad scientists) at Heriott Watt University in Scotland have figured out that the real goal in life is how to keep the smell of booze in your clothes, and not how to get it […]


5 Dec
4th of the finite batches of spirit to bear the lamb's label

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. […]


26 Nov
Updates to the Reference Series in the Masters of Malt store

Maverick Drinks is ready for you to hit the books, and the sauce, once again. If you remember from your earlier  alcoholic academic studies, Masters of Malt’s Reference Series offered three bottles — each with the same but increasingly older whisky, marked with detailed notes, so that the drinking experience may be a learning one too. The series of malted […]


23 Oct
Glen Garioch, Macallan, Taeling, Rock Town Bourbon & more

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 […]


13 Oct
A time machine for your tumbler glass

If you’ve ever been looking for the fine taste of whisky that can only be mastered over the span of a decade, but all you have is one day and a bottle of Jack, fret not. Now you can stir in the smoky hints of aged oak barrel — steeped with a cellar’s years of history and flavor […]


6 Oct
A cool new approach to chilling your old fashioned

If you like your whisky rocks a hell of a lot more than whisky water, it’s high time your highball go the way of the Whisky Wedge. By pouring your whisky through a hole in the included moldable/freezable silicon slip, the traditional ice cube becomes obsolete as the wedge shape is extra slow to warm, […]


3 Sep
Kick off your mixology takeover by way of Kickstarter

Forget about mixing your own drinks or distilling your own spirits (booooring), you aren’t really off the grid until you’re also making your own mixer. Imagine how much fun you can have carefully detailing to all your friends how you home-made the simple syrup as you mix their Sazerac with the whisky you distilled in […]


8 Jul
A Scottish, modern take on the Manhattan

No longer limited to the boroughs of Edinburgh, the Bramble Bar‘s famed Affinity Cocktail is a pre-bottled concoction of quality Scotch whisky accented with Byrrh and Noilly Prat vermouths. The barrel-aged, then bottle-aged, spirit comes  mixed and ready to be served — best when chilled, naturally. It’s basically a modern, Scottish twist on the Manhattan. Order from the […]