Today’s Reason To Drink

According to my Fitbit, last year I walked 3,559,472 steps, which translates to 1,504 miles and 520,472 calories burned. I wonder how many calories from beer I consumed. And that’s a hell of a lot of steps. What did I do? Well, I went to Destin and Denver. I drank and bought a lot of […]

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Today’s Reason To Drink

I finally put up a small Christmas tree to acknowledge the holiday … or at least acknowledge to people looking at my house that I’m aware that it’s happening whether I like it or not. It’s made of bourbon barrel staves, which surprises no one, and makes me happy much more than a living, prickly […]

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Today’s Reason To Drink

Well, I found out why I increasingly dislike the holidays — except for St. Patrick’s Day. On Sunday, I was attempting to put out one of those laser-beam lights that project red and green dots all over your damn house, and I missed a step on my back porch and sprained both ankles. I know […]

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Today’s Reason To Drink

I made it back in one piece from Denver, and I have many things to share. But first, take a look at this horrid sticker I found at a whiskey convention I stumbled into. A Colorado-based whiskey/bourbon company by the name of Deerhammer Distillery thought it was be cool to poo poo on Kentucky bourbon, […]

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Tasteless Tastings: Basil, Beam, Michter’s, Overholt and … scotch (!?)

Welcome to another edition of Tasteless Tastings, which is exactly what it sounds like: tasting notes from the riffraff. If you follow the liquor industry to any capacity, you probably have come across snooty tasting notes from classy people who make the new spirit sound more like a science experiment than something you consume for fun or to […]

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Today’s Reason To Drink

Guess what … I have another round of Tasteless Tastings to share with you all, as soon as I get it all together. With so many releases this time of year, it’s been hard to keep up. But the other night I invited some friends over and we tackled five of them! Four delicious bourbons […]

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