Morning Report, Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

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Food: Bourbon makes everything better and that’s true with this next item. This Chipotle Habanero sauce is infused with Jim Beam Black Bourbon and is full flavor. It is spicy and rich with a nice smoky flavor. Add it to almost anything to give a little extra kick. It’s especially good in Bloody Mary’s or chili with and extra shot of bourbon. Get it here.

Just a heads up. If you are heading out to a distillery on the bourbon trail, be sure to check the hours of operation as there are some delays to due weather this week. Cheers everyone.

Teeling Small Batch Irish Whiskey Review


Name: Teeling Small Batch Irish Whiskey

ABV: 46%

Proof: 92

Nose: Vanilla, Molasses, Nutmeg, and Oranges.

Palate: Rich molasses, caramel, vanilla, allspice, and deep smoky wood flavors.

Finish: Moderate and floral with light spice and wood tones.

Overall: This is a creamy whiskey that is perfect for those wanting an easy mellow sipper. The flavors are distinct and play well together. This is a whiskey that could definitely be enjoyed during a heavier dinner rather than after as the flavors compliment a variety of meal options. I really enjoyed the finish with this one; it was nearly perfect in my book. My final thoughts on Teeling Small Batch was that it is a great whiskey for those wanting something very smooth, simple, and light. Neat is the way to go with this whiskey.

Morning Report, Wednesday, November 12th, 2014


Drink: Flying somewhere and craving a good cocktail? Check out the Carry On Cocktail Kit from W&P Design. This tiny cocktail kit will make you a damn good old fashioned at 30,000 feet. The kit includes a recipe card, spoon, muddler, bitters, cane sugar, and a linen coaster, all of which are packed neatly in a tiny case that will pass through security at your airport of choice. Just order a bottle of bourbon and craft your cocktail. Get one here.

Morning Report, Tuesday, November 11th, 2014


Food: We love sriracha like everyone else and we’ve especially been enjoying adding it to cocktails for some fun experiments lately. What happens when your out somewhere and the establishment doesn’t have sriracha? Sriracha2go will solve your problems by making an easy to carry bottle. It measures 4.5 inches x 1.6 inches, and holds 1.25 ounces of  you guessed it, sriracha. It also includes a built-in clip for attaching it to pretty much anywhere. Get it here.

Morning Report, Friday, November 7th, 2014


Gear: The Elixir Mini Bar is two-in-one mini bar with simple features. It keeps a few bottles of booze, utensils, and drinkware hidden until ready to use. Handcrafted of solid, sustainable acacia wood, the compact frame tucks right next to your sofa on u-shaped legs. Flip it open and both sides double down as a self-serve bar to showcase your curated bottle collection; lower ledge hosts glasses. When not in use as a bar it can be used as a end table or any other use you have for a solid surface. It’s simple and functional. Get it here.