Everything You Need to Know to Love Whiskey
Think it always has to come with a burn? Definitely not, says Jillian Vose, head bartender at New York City's Death + Company and Women & Whiskies Ambassador. With these go-to punches and tips, you'll be calling yourself a good old girl in no time.
Blackberry Whiskey Lemonade
Blackberry Whiskey Lemonade is the perfect summer cocktail - it's easy to make, refreshing, and packed with summer flavor!
Paddy Irish Whiskey: Paddy Whiskey is distilled three times from the finest quality barley and water. Paddy’s distillers say this ensures a whiskey that is particularly light, well- balanced and pure.
30 Stunning Packaging Designs for Liquor Bottles
Back in January in created a showcase of beer bottle label & packaging designs that featured some fantastic artwork for craft beers. Many of those designs aimed for a small scale, low cost look with hand crafted illustrations, which is in complete contrast to the sophisticated theme of liquors. In today’s roundup I present 30 …
Whiskey can help prevent cancer.
In 2005, Dr. Jim Swan, speaking at the EuroMedLab conference in Glasgow, said, "Research has shown that there are even greater health benefits to people who drink single-malt whiskies. Why? Single-malt whiskies have more ellagic acid than red wine."That ellagic acid, also found in most fruits, is an antioxidant that may absorb rogue cancer cells in the body. More research needs to be made to make this conclusive, but let's drink up and hope Dr. Swan is correct.
Creative Agency: VBAT Brand Director: Eugene Bay Lead Design: Vasco Valentim Gomes Design: John Comitis, Pieter Jelle Braaksma Lead Account: Susanne Leydes Account: Mirjam Gelink Project Type: Special ltd. edition packaging project for The Royal House of Bhutan Client: The Royal House of Bhutan Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands Packaging Contents: Whiskey Packaging Materials: Glass In celebration of the 60th birthday of the father of His Majesty, the 5th King of Bhutan, came the request…
New whisky tasting notes: Batch 69 | Scotch Whisky
The first blended malt from Chivas Regal was big news when first announced, and the liquid lives up to the hype judging by Dave Broom’s score. This is joined by an exemplary eight-year-old Craigellachie, proving once again that age is just a number and young whiskies can be beautifully complex – this one’s all meaty, waxy and rich in both flavour and texture. A nine-year-old Dailuaine follows, demonstrating the distillery’s sweet, yet savoury character extremely well. Then it’s onto…
New whisky tasting notes: Batch 68 | Scotch Whisky
Think of the first whisky this week as more of a superlative independent film, rather than a Hollywood blockbuster – fantastic quality and action-packed, but without the over-the-top special effects. Then, following the award-worthy performance of Glen Grant 30-year-old, is the new – and improved, it has to be said – Longmorn 16-year-old. The camera then zooms in to focus on not one, but two more Longmorn expressions – the new 23-year-old OB release and a 26-year-old bottling by Cadenhead…
John Barr Whisky
Creative Agency: Cue Creative Director: Alan Colvin Designer: Matt Erickson, Nick Brue Project Type: Produced, Commercial Work Client: Whyte & Mackay, John Barr Location: Minneapolis, MN USA Packaging Contents: Spirits Packaging Materials: Glass Bottle, Paper Label John Barr was an award winning Scotch whisky from times past, but the packaging lacked quality cues. Owned by Whyte & MacKay, the John Barr brand asked Cue to redesign in preparation for a re-launch, with new design and improved…