Haywire is hosting a complimentary Cigar and Whiskey Social on Friday, May 31 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Guests are invited to the restaurant’s third-level, rooftop patio to sip on some great TX Whiskey while enjoying puffs of the new Haywire Signature Cigar, crafted by famed Cuban master blender Noel Rojas from Rojas Cigars. Continue reading
Uchibā is hosting a one-night-only special Whisky & Wagyu event featuring cocktails and a six-course dinner paired with spirits selected by spirits expert Rashidi Barrett of Beam Suntory Cocktails, who will educate attendees on the history and flavors of Japanese Whisky. The event will be hosted April 7 from 6 to 9pm and costs $175, plus tax and tip, per guest. Continue reading
The Playwright is the Dallas Irish pub that opened in the Fall of 2018 for lunch, dinner and late-night every night, offers a tried and true experience at One Arts Plaza in the heart of Dallas’ Arts District.
Brought to us by the same owners as The Crafty Irishman, the pub offers hundreds of whiskeys and scotches and 50 beers on tap, including a healthy Irish selection. As for the menu, customary Irish dishes, such as Fish and Chips, Scotch Eggs, Shepherd’s Pie, Bangers and Mash and Guinness Ice Cream are just a few of the made-in-house items. Continue reading
We have discussed this marvelous pub located in Plano for some years now, Holy Grail Pub. They serve many favorites, besides a great selection of beer and whiskey, including the absolute best monte cristo and bowl of red.
Chef Shimond Bradley, who re-joined the Holy Grail Pub in May 2018 after a seven year absence has elevated the menu with creative New American cuisine while improving the celebrated dishes that have earned the pub multiple accolades for best bar food in Dallas and Plano. After stints at Casa Rubia in Dallas and Flora and Secco in Richmond, VA, Bradley has returned to the Holy Grail Pub with extensive knowledge of gastronomic science and culinary presentation to create a menu of approachable, quality food. Continue reading
Experience the world of whisky like you’ve never seen it before. As one of the largest whisky tasting events in the US, Whiskies of the World gathers over 200 of the most fascinating distilled spirits from around the globe, along with their makers and ambassadors, to give guests an unforgettable evening. Continue reading
Technically, it only takes a few days to make a barrel of whisky, but it takes time for that golden beverage’s taste to mature. Although you could drink it straight away, it wouldn’t be the peaty, rich liquor that whiskey fans typically relish. So what transpires in the months, years or even decades that a whiskey is left to age?
When whisky is first distilled and sealed up in its barrel, it’s more like moonshine than what you’d expect from a spirit like scotch or bourbon. Instead of golden-brown, brand-new whisky is perfectly clear and tastes a lot like the malted barley it’s made from. But as soon as it goes into a wooden barrel, things start getting interesting. Continue reading
Filed under Crave, Whiskey
by Steven Doyle
As the holiday season continues we plan on posting recipes for a variety of cool party cocktails to entertain your guests with, and to hone those bartending skills. Today we have several recipes, one from Basil Hayden and the other from one of our favorite scotch whiskeys, Laphroaig.
The Laphroaig distillery is arguably the most famous distillery on Islay. The island itself is famous for its pungent, peaty malts.