TIP OF THE DAY: The Best Irish Coffee Recipe?

[1] Irish Coffee in the traditional stemmed Irish Coffee glass. The recipe is below (photo © Barmano). [2] Puttin’ On The Ritz, with a chocolate ribbon garnish (photo © Ritz Hotel). [3] Irish espresso, a riff on Irish Coffee (recipe #3 below, photo © Tullamore D.E.W.) [4] Tullamore D.E.W., a delish Irish whiskey that we…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Have Some Whiskey On World Whiskey Day

May 18 is World Whiskey Day. If you’re not normally a whiskey drinker, why not take a vacation from the tequila and vodka and sip a glass of: American whiskey: bourbon (at least 51% corn, red winter wheat and barley malt), corn whiskey, Tennessee whiskey (identical to bourbon except filtered through sugar maple charcoal, which…
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FATHER’S DAY GIFT IDEA: Blended Scotch Whisky

Last night we learned how to blend Scotch, courtesy of America’s best-selling Scotch brand, Dewar’s. A few decades ago, when single malt Scotch became all the rage, we became a snooty single malt drinker and hadn’t drunk a blended Scotch until now. We were missing out! Single malt versus blended Scotch is purely a matter…
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TIP OF THE DAY: What Is Irish Whiskey

[1] Enjoy Irish whiskey on St. Patrick’s Day (photo © Jameson Irish Whiskey). [2] Have an Irish coffee. Here’s the recipe (photo © Slane Irish Whiskey).   Bourbon, gin, scotch, tequila, vodka: You may have enjoyed one or more of these spirits lately. But what about Irish whiskey? Lighter than its cousin, scotch, Irish whiskey…
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