Category Archives: Legal

Templeton Rye Settlement

Are you a fan of Templeton Rye? Did you know it’s not distilled in Templeton, Iowa? If you’re wondering why this is a big deal, you have to consider the backstory (and marketing) to Templeton Rye. Back during the Prohibition … Continue reading

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Finally! TSA let’s you keep duty free in your carry-on

Whenever I fly internationally, which isn’t very often, I always make it a point to visit duty free. The selection in duty free is always cheaper and sometimes varied enough that you can find some gems you’ve never heard of. … Continue reading

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Scottish Scientists Develop Bootleg Whisky Test

Bootleg whisky shouldn’t be a problem, but it is. Any time you have something of value, you’ll have fraudsters and thieves try to counterfeit it in order to make a quick buck. This is especially true if it’s a scotch … Continue reading

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Flavored Whisky is Not Real Scotch Whisky, Right?

Several years ago, I visited The Scotch Whisky Experience in Edinburgh and was introduced to something I’d never heard of before – The Macallan Amber. We didn’t take the Experience tour, we simply ate at the restaurant, and the waiter … Continue reading

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Alcohol Shipping Laws & Regulations

If you’ve ever tried to buy alcohol online, such as wine, you’ve probably run into the myriad of alcohol shipping laws that govern how much, if any at all, alcohol an individual can get shipped to their home. USA Today … Continue reading

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