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Featured Liquor: “The Sexton” Irish Whiskey

Article by Allie, Liquor Department Associate Alex Thomas believes that whiskey makers and blenders are caretakers, protectors of something sacred; like the one who carefully “prepares the grave,” she wished to design a blend which was “something different, something approachable” because “The Sexton is about living life well” (O’Connell, 2019).  After a start with Old […]

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February 2021 Featured Liquor: “Uncle Nearest Whiskey”

Article by Allie, Liquor Department Associate To tell the story of this distillery would mean diving back into the mid-nineteenth century, where a slave named Nathan “Nearest” Green acted as distiller for a local country preacher’s small side business in Lincoln County, Tennessee. Green’s incredible skill, combined with the use of a unique maple sugar

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Spirit Blog: “No Bartender? No Problem! We’ve Got V-Day Covered.”

With the 14th of February fast approaching, guys and gals alike might be scratching their heads in consternation at how to create a wonderful evening for friends (or that special someone) in the wake of a global pandemic.  Yep, it’s still a thing, unfortunately…  But there’s good news, folks — pre-made cocktails not only exist,

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Brian’s Spirit Pick of the Week (04/03/19) – Brockman’s Gin

Brockman’s Premium Gin Distilled in England, this premium Gin is a unique experience even for the most tested Gin drinker. Brockman’s Gin features a slow, multiple hour distillation process. Extracting the oils and aromas from their natural botanicals over many hours, results in robust and authentic flavors. Inimitable aspects of blueberries and blackberries linger with

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