Category Archives: Spirits

This Whiskey Is Tougher Than You Think

Spirits / September 19, 2017 / No Comments.

We’re usually silly here on Drinking in America, but today we’re going to talk about something a little more serious. Corporate Social Responsibility. Most commonly known as a combination of corporate social initiatives including philanthropy, community volunteering, socially responsible business practices, etc., it’s crucial for a company to practice it. It pleases company stakeholders, influencers, their audience and just as importantly employees. But it usually ends up being a hit or a miss. Sometimes a HUGE miss i.e. the Volkswagen emissions scandal of 2015. Can you say, yikes?

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Meet the Bartender of the Future: The Bot-Tender

Spirits / September 8, 2017 / No Comments.

Let’s paint some familiar pictures, shall we?

1) You’re at the bar and you’re feeling adventurous. You want to try something different than your go-to, but risking that $12+ price tag doesn’t always seem worth it when you don’t know if this new cocktail is going to work for you. So you find yourself sticking with the same old drink- sipping the mundane-ness down regardless.

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We Found The Black Sheep Of Chicago

Spirits / September 6, 2017 / No Comments.

Remember that awful time in history called The Prohibition? That time when people couldn’t drink in America (pun intended)? Well, unlike most of the US who got back on the horse after 13 years, Chicago took a while to recover from it. Almost 100 years to recover, to be exact.

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Every Carrot Has a Destiny

Spirits / June 27, 2017 / No Comments.

To start, a little necessary carrot knowledge:

Some carrots, AKA the good-looking ones who’ve always had everything handed to them in life, get to go to grocery where they’re put on special displays and worshipped by vegans.

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Bourbon for the Kentucky Derby

Spirits / May 5, 2017 / No Comments.

Tomorrow, May 6th, marks the 143rd anniversary of the Greatest Two Minutes in Sports! The Kentucky Derby.

To help you prepare for race day, we have some delicious bourbon cocktail suggestions for your Derby Day spring parties.

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Bagel Whiskey?

Spirits / April 28, 2017 / No Comments.

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Bagels are usually thought of as the hangover breakfast. There’s nothing like a bacon egg and cheese on a toasted bagel to sop up last night’s shots. But what if the roles were reversed? Getting drunk off bagels? We’re hesitant, but as the booze-expolerers we are, we’ll entertain the idea…

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