Jameson Ginger and Lime

Jameson chose to enter the ready-made cocktail scene with a 6% ABV Ginger and Lime in a can. It was released on St. Patrick’s Day and is made of Jameson whiskey (off-course), natural ginger and lime flavors but the beautiful caramel color of the cocktail comes from caramel color. You get four 355ml cans for…

Handy and Schiller Signature Cocktails Barreled Old Fashioned

Saturday night we went out to dinner and sat at the bar. We’re people watchers, and while relaxing at the bar we lost count of all the Old Fashions our bartender made. At $13 a pop you can imagine the money the restaurant made that night. You’re certainly welcome to spend that much cash but,…

Irish Whiskey and Ginger Beer Cocktail 

It’s hot outside so a cold cocktail is the way to go. Now, I do love a nice Moscow Mule but why make that when we have enough whiskey to lubricate a small army. If you love Irish Whiskey and Ginger Beer… Well, you’ll enjoy this cocktail. Ingredients  Lime 2 ounces Irish Whiskey (I used…

High West Manhattan and Old-Fashioned Cocktail

Happy Fourth of July! What’s your drink of choice on a day like today? If you love whiskey and cocktails, I’ve got you covered. Ready-Made cocktails are becoming more and more popular. Jumping into the category, High West. I purchased both their Manhattan and Old-Fashioned for this review so, let’s get started. Manhattan: They follow…

Jameson Orange

Now here’s a product that screams summer! Jameson changes things up with Jameson Orange which incorporates natural orange flavors to its whiskey, but, does it taste good? Nose: oranges, sweetness and zestPalate: oranges, sweet, light vanillaFinish: citrus and orangesCost: $30 (what I paid)ABV: 30% I think if you are going into this product with the…

Bulleit Manhattan Cocktail

If you recall, not too long ago I wrote about the Bulleit Old Fashioned ready-made cocktail (bright orange bottle you can’t miss). Now Bulleit’s Manhattan ready-made cocktail (in a bright green bottle) is being tasted and reviewed. Using their own whiskey, this Manhattan is made with straight rye whiskey, sweet vermouth, and bitters. Nose: rye…

Father’s Day 2022 Whiskey Gift Guide

We are officially 19 days away from Father’s Day. If you don’t have a gift yet and have a whiskey loving dad, I am here to help. Let’s get started, the list below is broken down by price range. Most of the prices below are a range of costs (+/-), as prices may vary depending…

WhistlePig Orange Fashioned

Spring finally sprang here in Boston with an amazingly warm weekend and here I am trying to grow whiskey bottles in my flower box. One can only dream! I’ve never seen this WhistlePig ready-made Orange Fashioned, which is a new take on an Old Fashioned, until a week ago. This is a pre-batched, barrel-aged cocktail…

Elijah Craig Old Fashioned Cocktail Syrup

Now here’s a non-alcoholic Elijah Craig product I came across by chance. This little bottle which cost me just around $4, is simply a syrup to make an Old Fashion with. Unlike ready-made cocktails, you need to have a whiskey to use this one with. The bottle indicates it was specifically to highlight the notes…

Bulleit Old Fashioned Cocktail

Now here’s a bottle that’s hard to miss if you’re perusing your local liquor store shelves. It screams to pick me up and with the warmer temps just around the corner, who doesn’t want a ready-made cocktail. Using their own whiskey, Bulleit now offers two ready-made cocktails. This Old Fashion and a Manhattan Cocktail (in…

Keeper’s Heart Irish + America 

What exactly makes renowned Irish Master Distiller Brian Nation leave Ireland for Minnesota? I’ll give you a hint, it wasn’t the weather. Monday I had the chance to spend an evening with Nation and co-founder of Keeper’s Heart Michael O’Shaughnessy. Keeper’s Heart has launched their Irish + American whiskey and they have done so with…

Isle of Harris Gin

If you are wondering where exactly the Isle of Harris is, well, it’s in the Outer Hebrides and even though I’ve been to Scotland, I still had to Google the location. The distillery first opened in Fall of 2015 and although they are working on a single malt, the first product out the door is…