American Whiskey Vs. Canadian Whisky: What’s The Difference? Getty Image For the newcomer, American whiskey and Canadian whisky often feel like they’re cut from the same cloth. And they kind of are… but they also kind of aren’t. The United States and Canada share vast sections of the North American continent, with similar agricultural backbones…
The Best Smoky Whiskeys, According To Bartenders iStockphoto If you’re new to the world of whiskey (or whisky), you definitely need to work your way up to smoky whiskeys. Exactly like the name implies, these are whiskeys that, on top of the malty, aged flavors you know and love, also have a hit (or a…
Irish Whiskey Vs. Scotch Whisky: What’s The Difference? Unsplash Figuring out the difference between a Scotch whisky and Irish whiskey takes some time and effort. The two spirits share major similarities, but also diverge in a few crucial ways. These differences amount to more than whether you spell one with an “e” or not, though…
The Best Bourbon Cocktails For Your 4th Of July Party Getty Image Picking the best bourbon cocktail to serve at a backyard brouhaha for the 4th of July is a tough task. Bourbon is a very versatile whiskey that ebbs and flows between corn-sugar sweet, rye grain spicy, and woody, aged subtlety. There can be…
The Best Whiskey For National Bourbon Day, According To Bartenders Unsplash The summer is full of food and drink related holidays. Some of them are less important (we’re looking at you National Tapioca Day), but others deserve a whole week instead of just one measly day. The latter includes National Bourbon Day (June 14th). Celebrated…
Best Bottles Of Scotch Whisky For A Party Getty Image “I love scotch. Scotchy, scotch, scotch.” – Ron Burgundy. Scotch is one of the most unique tasting whiskies in the world. The British treasure is a blend of malted barley, yeasts, fresh water, aged wood, and long-honed skill. Many scotches also feature whispers (sometimes screams)…
Best Bottles Of Rye Whiskey For A Party Unsplash / Uproxx Rye whiskey is the peppery, hot-blooded sibling of American whiskey and bourbon. It’s defined by the dominance of rye grains — featuring a mash bill (recipe) with at least 51 percent rye, along with grains like malted barley, cereals like corn, and sometimes even…
The Best Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in L.A.St. Patrick’s Day is this Sunday and perhaps you’re feeling in the mood to do a bit of carousing. Here are 10 fun ways to raise a toast to the land of James Joyce, W.B. Yeats, Oscar Wilde, and Colin Farrell.1. Pair Your Whiskey with On-Theme TunesHarvard…
St. Patrick’s Day Tips To Have Fun, Be Safe, And Avoid Hangovers iStockphoto Let’s face it, you’re going to drink on St. Patrick’s Day. And you’re probably going to drink quite heavily. Probably a lot more than you usually booze on Sundays. But since the holiday falls on a weekend day, you’re more likely to…
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