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Hollywood, CA (Feb., 15 2017) – Since 1927, the historic Hilhaven Lodge estate in Beverly Hills has been the scene for some of Hollywood’s most legendary celebrations for many of Tinseltown’s most recognizable stars. This year the legend will continue, as The Hilhaven Lodge Whiskey will star during the Oscars® and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Governors Ball after-party on February 26, 2017, as the perfect whiskey for those celebrating Hollywood’s biggest night. The Hilhaven Lodge is an award winning whiskey created in partnership with renowned directorRead More
hillhaven lodge old fashioned
In the spirit of remembering 2016, Google has just released their “Year In Search” results. According to Google’s findings, the Old Fashioned placed sixth in the most searched cocktails of the entire year. So as you are preparing for your New Year’s Eve party, a perfect way to celebrate 2016 is to enjoy one of the six delicious and unique Old Fashioned recipes that are below. Enjoy, and happy New Year! Bulleit Rye Old Fashioned 1.25 oz. Bulleit Rye .25 oz. Demerara Syrup 3 Dashes Orange Bitters 1 Grind Black Walnut Liqueur I.W.Read More
blade and bow christies
As you may know, Stitzel-Weller Distillery is known for producing some of the most legendary whiskeys in the world and the legend continues with this rare offering of 24-Year-Old Blade and Bow Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. On December 9 this incredible liquid will go to auction through Christie’s and proceeds will benefit Robin Hood, New York’s largest poverty fighting organization. The lot up for auction contains 34 750 ml. bottles, artfully displayed in beautiful Blade and Bow bottles, as well as the barrel the bourbon was aged in. Those wishingRead More

Posted On November 21, 2016By Ascher RobbinsIn Food and Drink For Men, Manzone

The 2016 Whiskey Gift Guide

Believe it or not, Christmas is right around the corner. After you have a blast pigging out this Thanksgiving, it’s time to turn your attention to the season of giving. And to help you give the best gifts possible, we’ve decided to share with you this 2016 Whiskey Gift Guide for the whiskey afficionado(s) in your life! Below you’ll find our recommendations that can make a whiskey-lover happy at any budget. Happy holidays – may they be filled with warmth, wishes, and whiskey! $30 AND UNDER $24.99: George Dickel No.12 –Read More
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This September, National Bourbon Heritage Month celebrates its ninth anniversary reinforcing the 1964 Act of Congress that declared bourbon “America’s Native Spirit.” Passed unanimously by the US Senate, the bill inspires the celebration of the indigenous Kentucky spirit, moderately, all month-long. To celebrate National Bourbon Heritage Month, we have included a few little known facts about some of our favorite whiskies – Bulleit Bourbon, Blade and Bow, The Hilhaven Lodge, and I.W. Harper Kentucky Straight Bourbon. We’ve also dropped in a classic cocktail recipe featuring I.W. Harper, a perfect beverage to toast toRead More
crown royal mo williams
In case you somehow didn’t hear, this week LeBron James made good on his promise to bring the city of Cleveland its first major sports championship in over half a century. The Cleveland Cavaliers are the new NBA Champions, and point guard Mo Williams had a special “Crown” to give each of his teammates to celebrate being the kings of the basketball world. Upon returning to Cleveland, Mo Williams gifted bottles of Crown Royal XR to the entire 2016 Cleveland Cavaliers championship team. Williams shared the special bottles on hisRead More
This weekend, the sporting world will turn to Louisville, as the Kentucky Derby takes the stage. And, as we all know, the Kentucky Derby is about a few things in addition to horses – gambling, big hats, and whiskey. While I’m not going to give you my gambling picks beyond “Nyquist, duh,” or fashion advice, I can help you out with your Derby Day drinking. Read on for some awesome cocktail recipes and whisky selections to make your Kentucky Derby party one to remember. The Best Kentucky Whiskies Blade andRead More
After Sunday, only four teams will be left in the spectacle we know as March Madness. So, as you’re watching the Elite Eight games this weekend, and getting ready for next weekend’s Final Four, we’d like to share some drink recipes from our friends at Captain Morgan, Crown Royal, and George Dickel! After all, every good March Madness viewing party needs exciting drinks to match the excitement on your television. Many of the games this time of year are unpredictable and come down to that last second shot. If youRead More
Today marks Pi Day, (3.14), so, in honor of all things pie, we thought we’d share a few special recipes from our friends at Piehole Whiskey! Even if Pi Day is not a holiday you would normally celebrate, it’s another great reason to whip up a cocktail—and what better to include in your Pi(e) Day drink than Piehole Whiskey? Lucky Apple -1.5 oz. PIEHOLE Whiskey with Apple Flavored Liqueur -3 oz. Ginger Beer -1 splash sour mix -1 splash of lemon-lime soda -Garnish with lime wedge   Cherry Punch -1.5 oz.Read More

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

Posted On February 12, 2016By Ascher RobbinsIn Food and Drink For Women, Girlzone

A Valentine’s Day Whiskey Gift Guide

Looking for the perfect gift to get the man in your life this Valentine’s Day? Why not go with whiskey!? Not every man is going to wear the shirt you buy him, but almost every guy will enjoy a glass of his favorite spirit. With that said, here are some excellent whiskey selections to gift your man this Valentine’s Day, as listed by how long you’ve been together. Dating 1 – 6 months: George Dickel No. 12 Tennessee Whisky & Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye – Price range: $25 –Read 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
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
Last weekend, I was fortunate enough to be invited to participate in the Capture the Crown challenge put on by Crown Royal at the Jeff Kyle 400 NASCAR Race at the Brickyard in Indianapolis. Crown Royal has sponsored the Your Hero’s Name Here 400 (previously known as the Brickyard 400) since 2012, and this year, the recipient was Jeff Kyle, brother of American Sniper namesake Chris Kyle, who was recognized for his incredible charitable works in helping soldiers readjust to normal life through the Guardian for Heroes Foundation. Not exactlyRead More