• A Beginners Guide To Drinking Whiskey

    Even if you’re not celebrating a special occasion, a glass of whiskey at a whiskey bar or a bourbon bar can be the perfect capper to a night out with friends. One of the best things about whiskey is that you can drink it straight, drink it over ice or make a delicious cocktail with it.

    What is whiskey you ask? Whiskey is distilled from grain and that grain can vary from corn to barley to rye. If you’re looking to enhance your understanding and knowledge of whiskey, here’s a few pointers to help you get started:

    • Try it neat: If you go to a local whiskey bar, one of the best things you can do to start off is to try your whiskey neat (as in with no ice). Why? By drinking it neat, you’re able to get the full flavor of the whiskey instead of potentially diluting it a little bit with ice. If you find you don’t like the taste of certain whiskeys neat, you can then add ice or some water. As your knowledge of whiskey grows and you (maybe) eventually try some rare w Continue Reading
  • What You Should Know About Choosing The Right Restaurant

    If you’re looking to eat out, you likely join the full half of all other Americans who state that they hate to cook. But why is this the case? For one thing, cooking a full course meal each and every night can be tiring in and of itself. Once you compound that with every other facet of life, from working to socializing to making time for your family, cooking can all too easily just become yet another responsibility that is difficult to meet. For a great many people, cooking ends up being something that they dread at the end of an already long way.

    Instead of turning to a fast food restaurant, finding a nice sit down place can be a great way to reduce many of the stresses surrounding the preparation of a meal. Going out to eat can, in this way, reduce over all stress quite dramatically indeed. For many people, going out for dinner or drinks also presents a great chance to pause and catch up with those who are important in their lives. Unfortunately, with how busy we all are this is Continue Reading

  • Is It really Bourbon? Here’s How to Tell

    When it comes to liquor, there are a lot of people who like cocktails, beer, and wine. In fact, 14% percent of Americans drink beer once a week; Twenty-three percent of respondents in a 2016 survey said they had a cocktail outside of their home in the last three months and 28.64% of respondents in 2018, aged 18 to 29 years stated they drink whiskey/scotch/bourbon.

    The “Kids” are Branching Out

    Finding a good local bar is becoming a trend as many Americans try new drinks and embrace old ones. Compared to other age groups, Millennials are most likely to try a new drink. According to Technomic’s research, while 8% of the general population tried a new drink on their most recent occasion, 18% of millennials aged 21-24, and 12% of millennials ages 25-34 did so. Whether you’re looking for a cocktail bar, bourbon bar or a way to liven up your nightlife, knowing a little about liquor, wines, and spirits can help you pick Continue Reading