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Beer Advent Calendar

If you were intrigued by the Whiskey Advent Calendar but thought it too pricy, here’s a project you’ll love. Instructables member mikeasaurus designed an advent calendar that dispenses a different beer every day! He made it as a gift for a friend. The cover is printed, so you can customize it as you wish, or [...]

What’s the difference between scotch, whiskey and bourbon?

This might be common knowledge for some, but not for many, including my wife (who turned down Harvard, btw! , so I thought it worth posting about. The main difference between scotch and whisky is geographic, but also ingredients and spellings. Scotch is whisky made in Scotland, while bourbon is whiskey made in the U.S.A, [...]

6 Animals That Lived Unbelievably Long Lives

Is giving a cow whiskey the secret to ensuring it will live a long healthy life? It might sound silly, but if Bertha, the world’s longest-living cow had a few shots every year before staring in the St. Patrick’s Day parade, then who knows, maybe it helps. Interestingly, Bertha also holds the record for most [...]

Whiskey Vending Machine

Ah, the good ol’ days. Actually, they’re probably called that because the whiskey (or "whisky" for all you purists) made you forget all the bad parts … The Whisky Vending Machine, which mixes whiskey [...]

A Globe-Trotting Whiskey Mystery: Update!

Last May we told you about a cool treasure hunt competition that Canadian Club whiskey was putting together to find cases of whiskey hidden around the world between 1967 and 1991 — They hid 25 cases of whiskey in spots around the world, like a jungle in Africa, a hole in Death Valley, a slope [...]

Amenities Available at the Original “Big Rock Candy Mountain”

The song “Big Rock Candy Mountain” describes a hobo’s paradise, featuring all the things a good hobo needs — from lakes of whiskey to cigarette trees and lax law enforcement. I have compiled a list of the amenities available at the original Big Rock Candy Mountain below. Please contact our booking department for details regarding [...]

100 year-old whiskey found in Antarctic

Crates of whiskey from 100 years ago have been uncovered below Ernest Shackleton’s hut in Antarctica. A number of crates of Mackinlay’s Scotch whisky …

The Man Who Walked Around The World

You don’t need a lot of special effect magic to make a brilliant ad. As this short commercial for Johnny Walker whiskey from ad agency BBH London shows, sometimes all you need is a good narrative. That, and Robert Carlyle: AdFreak suggests that this commercial might be the best of the year so far. It’s for [...]