Drinkhacker Reads – 12.09.2013 – Absurd Upworthy Headline Edition

Drinkhacker Reads – 12.09.2013 – Absurd Upworthy Headline Edition

With the inpouring of luxury goods and spirits into the nation, the Chinese are also slowly developing their own class of whisky connoisseurs. Financial Times examines the emergence of this new class of savvy and sophisticated drinkers. You won’t believe what happens next. Also in the Financial Times: a discussion of rare releases and the constant demand they bring. [Financial Times]

Jason Barber spent years developing a vodka made from cow’s milk. What happens next may blow your mind. [The Guardian UK]

Here is what happens when a man seeks crowd-sourced funding to bring another rum into existence. [Newsday]

Find out what happens when a large tequila company partners with a Russian distribution company to increase profits and market share. The answer may astound and stun your sensibilities. [Beverage Daily]

A Kentucky distiller makes only 273 bottles of its sour mash. Find out the astronomical price these bottles are fetching on the inflated spirits market. [Poughkeepsie Journal]

Click here to discover which famous Will Ferrell character is slated to receive his own expression of Scotch. The answer will not surprise you. At all. [Huffington Post]

Rob Theakston is a contributing editor to Drinkhacker.


  1. Anonymous on December 9, 2013 at 5:19 pm

    Why are you suddenly writing your posts like the cheap, stupid advertisements on newsites?

    New whisky on the market – with a twist! (Shocking!!!)
    Top 10 most suprising whisky moments!

    • Christopher Null on December 9, 2013 at 5:21 pm

      I told you people wouldn’t get the joke, Rob ;)

  2. Rob Theakston on December 9, 2013 at 7:55 pm

    Yeah, sadly you were correct.

    Dear Anonymous,

    It was meant to be a satirical mocking of the cheap advertisements you mentioned, which I also abhor greatly. I was hoping the “absurd” portion of the post’s title would give that way. Forgive me. Next post shall be better. Thanks for reading!

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