Drink:Teeling Whiskey Co. offers Vintage Reserve Single Malt Whiskey, some of the oldest single malt Irish Whiskey ever bottled, crafted from 21 year old Irish Whiskey distilled in 1991 and matured in bourbon casks, then married in Sauterne wine casks for a unique flavor. Each cask was hand selected for quality and taste. Limited to only 5,000 bottles.
Gear:Chiefs Tobacco Man Soap & Man Wash are high quality soap products for men that smell incredible. The tobacco scent smells like a fresh humidor and is non-toxic and biodegradable. Chiefs soaps and washes also are available in pine and lime scents. They also offer face wash and shaving cream. All Chiefs products are made in the USA with organic coconut and olive oils. Get them here.
Gear: German company Skypak has an awesome bar cart called “LA BARRIQUE WHISKEY”. It features reclaimed and up-cycled wood from authentic whiskey barrels carefully selected from famous distilleries in Europe and handcrafted to perfection in Germany. This trolley exhibits intricate whiskey stains and texture from the whiskey barrels, which make each trolley produced one-of-a-kind. Get it here.
Gear:The Many Varieties of Whiskey by Pop Chart Labcategorizes and distills all the major varieties of whiskey–from scotch to bourbon to single malt to moonshine. It measures 18″ by 24″ and each print is signed and numbered by the artists, and comes packaged in a Pop Chart Lab Test Tube. Also available in a limited edition wood engraving with a cork and metal cask strapping. Get it here, $29.
Article: Mad Men Season 7 Episode 1 premiered last night, if you didn’t get a chance to watch it but want to know what happened, here is a recap from TIME. If you were watching last night, what were you drinking? I was sipping Blanton’s neat.
Article: While we are on the subject of Mad Men here is an article from Esquire about the wonderful Mrs. Draper. It’s interesting to see what people search for when they search on Google.
Books: This highly accessible and enjoyable guide is full of practical and fascinating information about how to enjoy whisky. All whisky styles are covered and common myths exposed. Whisky expert and author David Broom provides an expert guide to all things whisky. David Broom has an awesome resume with eight books, editor-in-chief at Whisky Magazine: Japan, consultant editor to Whisky Magazine, columnist at Malt Advocate, editor of Scotch Whisky Review, TV and radio broadcasts, international training and education stints, and developer of Diageo’s Flavour Map. This book is one that every whisky lover will want to get their hands on. Get it here.
Weekend Recipe: Today we feature a great recipe for Whiskey Glazed Ribs from Duh Licious and sent in from one of our readers. This is a great recipe that is perfect for a weekend grill session and allows you to use your favorite spirit to add some extra enjoyment to your meal. Full recipe here.