Review: Jack Daniel’s and Coca-Cola Premium Cocktail

In a collaboration that has taken entirely too long to bring to fruition, Jack Daniel’s has at last partnered with Coca-Cola to produce a canned, ready-to-drink rendition of one of the most classic American cocktails. As a Southern-born American man of the 1970s, I hold a special place in my heart for the sweet caramel…

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Review: Chattanooga Whiskey Silver Oak Cabernet Cask Finished Malt Whiskey

For those following craft distilling’s growth in the United States, Chattanooga Whiskey is no stranger. As the distillery approaches their 12th anniversary — and with more of their in-house distillate coming of age — they continue to pump out releases that bend contentions on blending and cask finishes. One of their latest whiskeys is a…

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Review: Vaqit Vodka Soda Cocktails, Complete Lineup

Summer sipping on the beach, the patio, or the tailgate now affords a dizzying array of ready-to-drink cocktail options to meet all tastes. On the lighter side, we’ve got Vaqit, a simple line of vodka-soda drinks with a low alcohol content of only 4%. These drinks are squarely designed for health-conscious people who want to…

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Review: Grand Teton Private Stock Bourbon 8 Years Old

You’ll find Grand Teton Distillery in Teton Valley Idaho, where it’s been cranking out vodka (from potatoes, of course) and whiskey since 2011. All of its products are homegrown, not sourced, from regional ingredients. Its latest limited offering is this, an 8 year old bourbon aged since 2014 at an elevation of 6000 feet, making…

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A Visit to Cognac, France – Part 3: Camus

Our final day in Cognac took us to one of my all-time favorite producers, Camus, which is a smaller producer but considerably larger than Maison Ferrand. (Camus grows its own grapes for about 35-40 percent of its production.) Camus is unique in that is centered around Borderies, the north-of-the-river part of Cognac that showcases a…

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10 Top Whiskeys Under $100

Drinkhacker readers: We’ve heard your cries. Our top ten lists regularly feature whiskeys that are impossible to get, much too expensive, or both. With this feature, we’re diving deep into 10 bottlings you can readily obtain from our partners at Coasters, with none costing more than $85, and half of them under $50. Best of…

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Review: New Liberty Bloody Butcher Bourbon 12 Months Old

Philadelphia’s New Liberty Distillery makes its Bloody Butcher bourbon with a particular variety of eponymously named corn, grown just 25 miles away from the distillery in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. The corn-heavy mash (70%) sees the addition of (curiously) malted rye (26%) and malted barley (4%) before fermentation. While a variety of Bloody Butcher expressions are now…

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Review: Dulce Vida Blanco 100 and Extra Anejo Tequila (2023)

Dulce Vida Tequila has been steadily expanding their offerings and availability (while periodically rebranding itself), and today we swing back to retry two of their tequilas and see how current bottlings compare to older ones. We last reviewed Dulce Vida Blanco in 2010 and 2017, both as an 80 proof offering; today we’re checking out…

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