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Meet the 2017 Laphroaig Quarter Cask

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Each year, Laphroaig Distillery Manager, John Campbell, crafts a limited edition malt to celebrate friendship (“Cairdeas” in Gaelic). For several years, Friends of Laphroaig
have been yearning for a Cask Strength version of the popular Laphroaig Quarter Cask expression, which offers an irresistible doubling of flavor, due to the double maturation in two American oak barrels. This year, that dream becomes a reality with Laphroaig Cairdeas Quarter Cask. Continue reading

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Highland Park Releases Limited Edition FIRE

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Highland Park announced the release of a limited edition single malt Scotch whisky. FIRE Edition is a special bottling that delves into the world of classic Norse mythology and celebrates the Viking roots of Highland Park’s Orkney islands home. Matured exclusively in 100% refill Port wine casks, FIRE Edition follows the release of ICE Edition which was awarded 99/100 and the Chairman’s Trophy in the Ultimate Spirits Challenge 2016. FIRE Edition completes the two-part series inspired by the stories of the Ice and Fire Giants and their battles against the Gods to rule the world.   Continue reading

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Perry’s Opens a Big-City Steakhouse in Frisco

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Perry’s Famous Pork Chop

by Andrew Chalk

Frisco is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country, predicted to outsize Plano in the 2020s. One needs little confirmation of the big-city intentions than a visit to the new Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille just opened in Stonebriar Centre (on the east side of Parkwood just south of Gaylord Pkwy. Google maps wrongly shows it north of Warren Parkway for some reason). Continue reading

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Ramen Pop Up With A Side Of Cocktail Throw Down

ramen2by Steven Doyle

Monday, December 23, 2013,  Máté Hartai, Omar Yeefoon and Justin Holt will offer a true Japanese experience of craftsmanship. The three work to perfect the perfect serve of Whisky and Ramen. The whisky’s that will be served are Nikka whisky and Suntory Yamazaki. Justin Holt has been perfecting his spin on Tonkotsu style ramen which uses a pork and chicken bone broth and alkaline noodles.

This fantastic event will be held at The Libertine and starts at 7pm until midnight. You will not want to miss this one. Call 214.824.7900 for more information. Epic.

 

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Texas Whiskey Tasting Is Just One Week After Turkey Day

lookby Andrew Chalk

Have you noticed that not just wineries have been multiplying in this state – distillers have too. Among them, whiskey makers. Look Cinema (the Addison cinema that shows movies to to the chomping backbeat of patrons eating food from Nick and Sam’s Grill) has come up with a good idea. On December 5th from 6pm-8pm they are holding a walk around tasting in their Loft (at the cinema) of Texas whiskies from these producers:   Continue reading

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Dallas Whiskey and Fine Spirits Festival Nov 23

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The Dallas Whiskey and Fine Spirits Festival returns for its second year on Saturday, November 23 at 7 p.m. The roaring 20’s-themed party will be held at Fashion Industry Gallery (FIG), 1807 Ross Avenue in Dallas.

Connoisseurs of fine spirits can sample some of the world’s best liquors, including whiskey, scotch, and brandy, as well as other top shelf liquors.  In addition, guests will sample fine foods by the culinary teams from Chamberlain’s Steak and Chophouse, Whiskey Cake, The Capital Grille, and many more.    Continue reading

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

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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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