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Ben & Jerry's is Making Bourbon Ice Cream

If anything, ice cream iconoclast Ben & Jerry's is not afraid to experiment with wild, idiosyncratic flavors. Just look at its flavor "graveyard." And that spirit of unbridled innovation continues with its latest flavor: the booze-tastic Urban Bourbon. The new pint combines two of our favorite things -- ice cream and brown liquor -- into one, so we may never leave home again.
 Connecticut Robusto & Penderyn Welsh Madeira Whisky

The Indulgence of Uncle Knucklehead #11: Camacho Connecticut Robusto & Penderyn Madeira Finish Whisky

Let’s imagine you’re at a party, like the one your spouse drags you to when she has to impress her boss with the fact that she can balance her job, a husband, a household, maybe some children and car payments so that he won’t consign her to the crappy assignments (let’s be honest, being a woman is not for me).  Before leaving for the event, considerable time is spent discussing the “interaction” strategy: who to talk to, what to talk about, subjects to avoid and how not to dominate the conversation when it comes to things I feel strongly about (like the pay inequity she’s dealing with).

The Indulgence of Uncle Knucklehead #10: Vudu Priest No. 3 and Clyde Mays Alabama Style Whiskey

      Ya Gotta love a good story.  Now, everyone of my nieces and nephews knows how much their Uncle loves hearing a good story.  Hell, I've been known to tell a few of them myself, and who knows if what comes out of my mouth sometimes is half real or half concocted from the pitch of a fevered brain.

ForWhiskeyLovers Publisher Arrested For Inappropriate Relations with Underage Whiskies

Friends and Family Shocked...But Most Not Surprised: The Whiskey Industry was shaken, then thrown on the rocks, early today when Interpol announced they had arrested Doug Stone, Founder of ForWhiskeyLovers.com and spirit’ual Bon Vivant, early Friday morning in Reykjavik, Iceland. Mr. Stone has been on the run from the US TTB and UK’s SWA officials since this past fall, when his business partners reported him for having inappropriate relations with multiple underage whiskies...several of which were well under the age of 10 years old.

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