Author Charles Maclean needs no introduction among lovers of whisky. He has spent over 30 years researching, discovering and imbibing all that’s there to know about Scotch whiskies. If there’s a man in a bar, or no stage telling tales from Scotland, it is none other than Charles Maclean. Malt Whisky: The Complete Guide is just a slice of the man’s love for scotch whisky.
A Sazerac is a New Orleans version of a whiskey or cognac cocktail. Identified by some as possibly the oldest surviving ‘American’ cocktail, the drink – traditionally consisting of cognac or rye whiskey, Peychaud’s Bitters, sugar and a dash of absinthe – derives its name from the Sazerac de Forge et Fils cognac, which served as its original main ingredient.
It’s November, so let’s get something straight – No-Shave November is as much about growing a manly beard as it is about sparking a conversation about cancer and the millions around the world that it afflicts. The movement started sometime around 2004 and has since evolved into an annual event that encourages men to forego the blade for the fuzz.