7 Classic American Cocktails for the Fourth

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We took seven classic cocktails and modernized them using Craft Spirits from the USA. The Manhattan Remade with Breuckelen Distillery Whiskey, this classic is now a Brooklyn. The Brooklyn 3/4 oz Dolin Sweet Vermouth 2 1/2 oz Breuckelen Distilling 77 Local Rye and Corn Whiskey 1 dash Fee Brothers Bitters 1 maraschino cherry 1 twist orange ... read more

Duke Kentucky Straight Bourbon for John Wayne

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Relived John Wayne's legacy through Duke Kentucky Straight Bourbon   Another addition to Duke Spirits is the Duke Kentucky Straight Bourbon. The birth of this brandy is to honor John Wayne, a legend in American Film history whose real name is Marion Mitchell Morrison. Duke Kentucky Straight Bourbon is produced by Monument Valley ... read more

5 Must-Try Flavored Whisky Brands

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Over the last few years, flavored spirits have gotten more creative.  We’ve seen odd flavors like “smoked-salmon vodka to tequila with hints of cacao. Whisky distillers have jumped on the bandwagon too releasing a large range of flavored bourbons and ryes. Jim Beam’s extremely popular Red Stag line is one that comes to mind immediately.  The ... read more

Spirits to Pair with Thanksgiving Dinner

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With Thanksgiving on the horizon, it's time to gift and pair.  If you are bringing a host or hostess gift this year to Thanksgiving dinner or if you wish to gift something to someone since you won't be able to make their get together its smart to pair the meal with a spirit that embodies the flavors of fall and complements the classic dishes of the ... read more

Top 10 White Wine Gifts

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Top Ten White Wine Gifts 10. Spectacular Sauvignon Blanc Gift Basket  Sauvignon Blanc, that refreshing lovely wine that is perfect for summer (and the end of summer) AND a gift basket. No way. Send this beautiful white wine gift basket with an assortment of goodies that complement this refreshing sipper perfectly. 9. The Summer of Riesling comes ... read more

Five Outstanding Tips for Rewarding Employees

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It is important that every company has a reward system that is both strategic but also carefully aligned with their goals.  Generally, companies choose to recognize employees in four areas benefits, compensation (or monetary ways), general recognition and appreciation. However the problem is when it comes to general recognition and appreciation, ... read more

Johnnie Walker Collection

Johnnie Walker Collection

The brains behind LVMH have come up with the perfect gift for scotch lovers. The Johnnie Walker Collection has been redesigned and upgraded to get rid of the the average Red Label  and replace it with the coveted Platinum Label. The Collection stands out as one of the top whisky gifts you can send to scotch aficionado’s for any occasion. Johnnie ... read more

9 Alternatives to Green Beer on St Paddy’s Day

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I love St. Patricks day. The jokes, the social acceptance of pinching people, wearing green that brings out my eyes... But I draw the line at green beer... It's just not good, and if it was good beer - why would I put green food dye in it? I pride myself on being a bit of a snob in the drinks department- not too much, just enough to not drink green ... read more

Proof that Wine is Healthy!

Proof that Wine is Healthy

If you are one of the many people that are worried about health (and lets face it, who isn’t?) you might start looking at your daily intake of sweets, fats and alcohol.  But, the one thing you don’t have to worry about on this list is alcohol, specifically red wine.  In fact, drinking red wine is healthy. Wine has all sorts of benefits you might ... read more