Food and Drink For Men Category

Posted On February 27, 2016By Ascher RobbinsIn Food and Drink For Men, Manzone

A Night with Blade and Bow Whiskey

This week I was lucky enough to be invited to an exclusive tasting of Blade and Bow Whiskey at Acorn Restaurant in Denver. This award winning Kentucky whiskey is truly incredible, and one of the most delicious spirits I’ve ever had the privilege of tasting. You should definitely try some of this excellent beverage for yourself, so I thought I’d go ahead and share the recipes for the incredible cocktails I was able to try the other night. Find a liquor store selling Blade and Bow near you, and experience a wholeRead More
Fighting through adversity, Denver returned from San Francisco as World Champions, ready to celebrate like kings. In addition to their diamond-studded rings, each player will also responsibly enjoy some extra special whisky as a gift from linebacker DeMarcus Ware. After helping Denver to victory, with the Defense dominating the Game, DeMarcus Ware gifted his teammates with specially embroidered bottles of Crown Royal XR. Available in limited quantities, the whisky hails from the famed LaSalle distillery near Montreal which no longer produces whisky. Beer might do in a pinch, but qualityRead More
The party of the year is underway to in New Orleans. And while everyone can’t jet down to the Big Easy for the celebrations, we thought we’d share some delicious cocktails that will get you in the Mardi Gras spirit. From the classic Mardi Gras Hurricane cocktail with Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum to shot recipes using the new Captain Morgan Cannon Blast, these drinks will give you a taste of the Big Easy right from your home! Hurricane Ingredients: -0.75 oz. Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum -0.75 oz. Captain Morgan White RumRead More
This Sunday, the world will be watching as the Denver Broncos take on the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50! As you might be aware, Super Bowl Sunday is a time to celebrate – whether you’re rooting for Peyton and the Broncos, Cam and the Panthers, or just watching for the commercials and halftime show, Super Bowl Sunday is one of the greatest days of the year. We want to help you throw the ultimate Super Bowl 50 party this Sunday, so we’ve teamed up with our friends at CrownRead More
A few months ago, I was lucky enough to attend a VIP whisky and barbecue tasting with renowned barbecue chef Adam Perry Lang. That night, I learned plenty about barbecuing and whisky, as Mr. Lang shared his recipes for George Dickel Whisky barbecue rubs. It was a delicious, interesting evening. Last week, Adam Perry Lang appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! to show viewers what I learned that night – that whisky and barbecue go hand in hand. Chef Perry Lang makes his barbecue handmade and with great intention, just likeRead More
Canadian Whisky. CHECK.  Bitters. CHECK.  Vermouth. CHECK.  Finely milled sugar. Maraschino cherries. Oranges. CHECK, CHECK, CHECK. A lot goes into making a premium cocktail!  It’s no secret that purchasing ingredients to craft a classic cocktail at home, especially for a crowd, can be time-consuming and expensive. As classic cocktails continue to gain popularity, and both men and women gravitate towards expertly-crafted beverages, bottled cocktails are becoming a go-to option like never before due to the convenience they provide. Forgo the lengthy grocery list and reach for a bottled cocktail toRead More
Do you have a whiskey-lover in your life? If so, there are few gifts more special than a unique bottle of whiskey this holiday season! Check out our favorite selections of excellent new whiskey varieties below, and make the holidays unforgettable for your favorite whiskey aficionado ! Rhetoric 21-Year-Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Rhetoric 21-Year-Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey is the sixth release from the Orphan Barrel Whiskey Distilling Company and the second in the Rhetoric series of progressively aged whiskeys. Aged one year longer than its counterpart, Rhetoric 20-Year-Old, this releaseRead More
Brand Becomes First Canadian Whisky to Earn Title in Jim Murray’s Annual Whisky Bible, Showcases Brand’s Prominence as Category Leader NORWALK, Conn., November 19, 2015 – Renowned whisky writer Jim Murray today announced Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye as the 2016 World Whisky of the Year, marking the first time a Canadian Whisky has received the honor. The recognition comes at a time when both the Canadian and Rye whisky categories continue to gain popularity amongst whisky aficionados and consumers alike. “Crown Royal Northern Harvest pops up out of nowhereRead More
Thanksgiving is a time when most everyone is home for the holidays. Whether you’re catching up with old friends on Thanksgiving Eve – one of the most popular bar nights in America – or kicking back for a few drinks after Thanksgiving dinner with your family, delicious cocktails can complement all the fantastic food you’ll be enjoying. The recipes below, from Captain Morgan, have the potential to become staples of your holiday arsenal. Be thankful for family, friends, food, AND rum this Thanksgiving! Check out these tasty recipes. The Captain Cider Ingredients:Read More
It was a blast. Last week, we wrote about human cannonball Brian Miser, who was to be launched out of a cannon to mark the “launch” of Captain Morgan’s new “Cannon Blast” shot. This past Saturday, Miser took the stage in Downtown Orlando and was shot between multiple bars on Wall St. for the first-ever and most epic Cannon Blast Bar Crawl. Afterwards, Captain Morgan’s newest shot innovation, Captain Morgan Cannon Blast – the shot to end all shots – was officially launched. Even though Brian has performed more than 6,500Read More
The ‘Shot to End All Shots’ Makes Official Debut when ‘Human Cannonball’ Shot between Multiple Bars  ORLANDO, Fla., (October 13, 2015) – Partygoers be prepared to hit the deck and have a serious ‘Blast’ because ‘shots’ are about to be released. Captain Morgan is on a mission to shake things up and increase the level of excitement with Captain Morgan Cannon Blast – the ‘shot to end all shots’ and the unmistakeable signal that fun is about to go down. To officially welcome the newest addition to the Captain MorganRead More
If you know someone who loves whiskey, and someone who has very expensive taste – and if these people happen to be the same person – Orphan Barrel Whiskey Distilling Co. has teamed up with Neiman Marcus to create the ultimate fantasy whiskey package of all time. Titled The Orphan Barrel Project, the gift consists of two parts. First, a lucky someone will receive a bespoke whiskey cabinet stocked with the entire Orphan Barrel collection to-date, as well as a VIP trip to the Stitzel-Weller Distillery in Louisville, Kentucky to taste recently-discoveredRead More
Let’s bring back apple! In recent years, pumpkin has taken over autumn and the original fall food, while apple has been all but forgotten. Luckily, National Apple Month in October is here to remind you of apple cider, apple picking, apple pie and now…Crown Royal Regal Apple cocktails! Since its launch last August, Crown Royal Regal Apple has been widely enjoyed among consumers and bartenders for its drinkability in cocktails, shots and sipping on the rocks. Pumpkin may remain a favorite flavored latte, but apple has definitely taken over flavoredRead More
  The best time of the year is upon is – football is back! With college ball kicking off last night, and the NFL season just a week away, it is time to get ready for an awesome fall full of football – which of course includes some epic tailgating. No matter what team you follow, there’s nothing that beats a crisp autumn day in the parking lot chowing down on some awesome food and sipping your favorite drinks with your friends, in anticipation of your team’s victory. But let’sRead More
Last week, I was fortunate enough to be invited to a special event hosted by George Dickel Whisky and award-winning barbecue chef Adam Perry Lang. George Dickel has teamed up with Mr. Lang to create excellent barbecue sauce and recipes to complement their excellent brand of whisky. Everything at George Dickel is done by hand, from the selecting of barrels to whiskey distillation. The company wanted to match this tradition in its foray into the world of barbecue, and Adam Perry Lang was able to craft some fantastic barbecue rubsRead More