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All the Cocktails and Spirits Books Published in 2016 for Reading or Gifting

This year's batch of cocktail and spirits books - all put together in one big list to make your gift list (or your own wish list) easy to see. Read more →

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Four New Drink Books: Branding, Fernet Branca, Cocktail Lifestyle, and Scottish Distilleries

Four new drink books have arrived of late: One a literary account of great drinking, one a visual account of great spirits branding, a third a historical/visual account of a great brand, and the fourth a visual/contextual tour of Scotland's distilleries. Read more →

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Islay, Scotland During the Feis Ile Festival: A Good Time to Visit?

For years I'd heard about the Islay Festival of Music and Malt aka Feis Ile, and last year I finally was able to attend courtesy of Bunnahabhain. (All pictures on this post of from Bunnahabhain's distillery day.) During Feis Ile, each of the distilleries on the island hosts a party one day, with live music, food, special tastings, demonstrations, and tours. Each distillery also puts out a special edition of whisky just for the festival and usually only available for purchase by attendees. During Bunnahabhain's distillery day, I had a chocolate and whisky tasting as well as a whisky and... Read more →

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