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Balvenie Scotch Tasting In Dallas

balvenieby Andrew Chalk

Amid a cloud of bush carrot and mangelwurzel our root vegetable-powered press release machine produced this press release…

The Balvenie Rare Craft Collection, a first-of-its-kind exhibition featuring original works from some of America’s finest craftspeople, is coming to Dallas September 10 & 11 as part of a six-city tour. Curated by award-winning fashion designer Todd Snyder (GQ’s Best New Menswear Designer 2012 and finalist for the CFDA/Vogue fashion Fund), every piece in The Balvenie Rare Craft Collection stands as a passionate expression of craftsmanship in all its forms.   Continue reading

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What does a $25,000 Single Malt Taste Like?


Only 50 bottles of Glenfiddich 50 Year Old are available worldwide this year; only six in the U.S. It is one of the rarest and most precious expressions of authentic Single Malt Whisky ever released by Scotland’s most distinguished distillery. The limited edition bottle, which retails for $25,000 – $27,000, will be available to taste for $1,500 per person. The once-in-a-lifetime experience, presented by 1919, noted as one of San Antonio’s most prestigious mixology establishments showcasing over 400 spirits, will be held on Wednesday, September 4th starting promptly at 7:00 p.m.       Continue reading


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Sigel’s Addison Hosts Master Scotch Ambassador Simon Brooking For Tasting

laphroaigby Andrew Chalk

The tasting below comes Crave Recommended for one reason above all else: If you have an interest in scotch (or whisk(e)y generally) you have probably heard that the whiskies from Islay are very distinctive. They are often described as being smoky with notes of iodine, salt and peat. All of that is true and Sigel’s Wednesday tasting will be a master class in demonstrating it.

Laphroaig is one of the prime examples of the Islay scotch type, and the drink is being accompanied by an expert from the distillery who will be available to answer your questions.  Worth stopping by for.     Continue reading

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Pappas Bros Steakhouse Helps Us Celebrate National Scotch Day

Scotch-Imageby Andrew Chalk

To celebrate National Scotch Day Pappas Bros. Steakhouse General Manager and Scotch expert Rick Turner sends this breakdown to the various style of Scotch and shows that they are inextricably bound up with geography…   Continue reading

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