Four Roses Holiday 2009 Special Edition

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Four Roses is getting festive this season! We're not going to complain; we could always do with a little cheer. This premium bourbon brand offers eight unique whiskeys for the discerning tippler or collector. Line 'em up in your bar as a conversation piece and a good warming treat when the winds blow. [via definitive touch]

Willard Folsom's Old and Rare Scotch Collection to be Auctioned by Bonhams

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Willard S Folsom is among the few whiskey connoisseurs that not only had a passion for the intoxicating liquor but also had a monster private collection to brag about. In his pursuit to find rare single malt scotches, Folsom has spent the last 20 years of his life traveling most of the whisky distilleries from all over the UK with his wife and children. His large collection, which now consists...

Glenfiddich 50 Year Old Single Malt Whisky Unveiled

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Distiller William Grant & Sons have just unveiled one of its rarest and most exclusive single malt bottles of whisky to a very elite audience of Scottish whisky enthusiasts. Intended for large pockets and refined palates, the Glenfiddich 50 Year Old Single Malt Whisky is a rare and precious "piece of art" that carries the brand's heritage. With only 50 bottles to be produced over the next 10...

National Tequila Day: Salud, StyleCravers!

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National Tequila Day - Today, July 24th, is the not-so-officially-recognized National Tequila Day in the U.S.  Since we here at StyleCrave love us some tequila, margaritas and other agave-inspired cocktails, we thought we'd share some tips on how to experience National Tequila Day in the best way possible.  First, we suggest doing a little research, picking up a bottle or...

Wine Opus, the $1 Million Wine Book

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Publisher Kraken Opus is working on a limited edition $1 million wine book for the wealthy wine connoisseur. Dubbed the Wine Opus, the 30kg book showcases the world's top 100 wineries on over 850 pages and is scheduled to be published in 2010. But except from costing a whopping $1 million, the book also packs a six-bottle case of wine from each of the listed wineries. And if our math is...

Rémy Martin Pours A Tall Tour And Luxury Tasting

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Grand cognac brand Rémy Martin has opened its historic estate and is leading snifter-sippers through luxury tours of its famed private cellar. Les Rendez-Vous Rémy Martin is centered around the alchemy behind Louis XIII, the company’s acclaimed 100-year oak-aged batch, which guests will be treated to, along with an exclusive lunch and dinner prepared by the estate’s executive chef,...

Uncorking Dom Perignon’s Twin Set

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In a snazzy bit of marketing, Dom Perignon is offering their customers the chance to taste two of their most exquisite champagnes. Included in the intoxicating Dom Perignon Twin Set there's a Vintage 1995 bottle along with the refined Oenothèque 1995. The Vintage 1995 has more vim in its microbubble and is flavored with golden honey, marzipan and wet straw with a golden honey, while the...

Root - Organic 80-proof liqueur

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The folks from Art in the Age decided to turn back the clock and recreate the Root Tea liqueur, based on an early (1700s) Native American dormant recipe. A classic with a rich heritage, Root is deliciously smooth and very aromatic to the palate. Unlike anything else you have ever tasted, the 100% organic spirit is made from wild roots and herbs, with very strong notes of anise,...

Bacon Vodka: Bacon Flavoring is Officially Everywhere

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Bacon Flavored Vodka - Let's hope that holiday hangover has subsided, because the second you see this you might just lose your breakfast (especially if you ate bacon).  An entertprising Seattle-based distillery has created a new product called Bakon Vodka that, you guessed it, is flavored with bacon.  While we agree with the maxim that "bacon makes everything taste better",...

Its a Celebration, Perras! Cinco De Mayo Margarita Recipes

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Cinco De Mayo Margarita Recipes - The mixture of tequila and lime has an almost magical effect.  Its fusion has been celebrated throughout the world for centuries, while its most popular cocktail is only about sixty years young.  Today, that cocktail will be the most popular drink sold in every bar and mexican restaurant in the US.  Whether you prefer yours on the rocks,...

Costly Consumption: 10 Incomprehensibly Expensive Cognacs

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  Most Expensive Cognac: To bear the name "cognac", this 300-year-old spirit must be produced from a specific blend of grapes, distilled twice in copper stills and then aged for at least two years in French oak casks-- and that's just for the cheap stuff.  The liquid is made, quite literally, from the waters of life, and some collectors have dedicated the finances of their...

Liquid Gold: The 10 Most Expensive Whiskies in the World

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EXPENSIVE WHISKEY BRANDS: Grain, water, a wooden barrel and a little time. Whiskey is a colorful character with an ever-changing spirit. The subject of literature, culture and folklore throughout the world, finicky booze-hounds have long paid a pretty penny for bottles of the most coveted casks. Pour a finger or two of one of the finest and highest price Whiskey brands and hit...

Johnnie Walker Tasting Kit

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Do you have one of those obnoxious wine snobs in your life? You know the type--he comes over, debases himself with whatever "swill" that you offer, swirling it around in his glass and slapping his lips together as though it's a tasting in Napa, then proceeds to tell you about the "real" wine that he indulged in at last night's dinner. Obnoxious jack ass. Well, it's time to one up him. Bring...

Drunk On Great Design

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Palates refined enough to enjoy sipping scotch are likely developed enough to have taste for great design. In 2006, North Scotland distillery Highland Park reworked the packaging and bottle design of its 30 and 40-year-old single malts, which Notcot points out, is reminiscent of the recently released rye whiskey brand (ri)1. The Celt, Pict and Viking-inspired re-branding apparently came...

The Macallan Masters of Photography Bottling Series: Intoxicating Beauty

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Mixing the fine art of scotch whisky and the visual aesthetic of instant film, the Macallan distillery has released a series of bottles in homage to the greats of photography. Dubbed the "Masters of Photography" collection, Macallan commissioned one thousand exciting and original photographs to be paired with a bottle of Fine Oak 30 Year Old Single Malt Scotch.  The completed work is stored...

Wine for Autolust: Fiat, Lancia and Alfa Romeo Wines

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When we think about good, Italian wine, the names Fiat, Lancia and Alfa Romeo don't come to mind-- unless we're looking for a stylish ride to our local wine boutique.  The Scrimaglio family vineyard plans to switch that up a bit by introducing a series of wines under those classic Italian car brand names.  You want Fiat Chardonnay, Lancia Spumante or Alfa Romeo Pinot?  You've got it. ...

Krug's On My Own Terms cellar case

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Champagne lovers must have noticed that Krug is trying to cash in on the festive mood with various special edition boxes for their exquisite champagne. Filled with delight, Krug's On My Own Terms cellar case, packs six bottles of Grand Cuvée which tries to match the taste with an elegant design. Every case is custom made and comes with a personalized plaque in metal, mirror,...

Carlsberg 900 Packing: Intoxicating Limited Edition

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It is not very often that the packaging outshines the product inside, but in the case of this brilliant Carlsberg 900 Limited Edition, one can be forgiven to think otherwise. Designed by WERK studio, only 200 of these were ever made and distributed across the elite restaurants of the world. WERK has maintained a modern minimalist design across the packaging, with the dark casing shining with...

Bucella Wines - Packaged for Perfection

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Wrapped up in striking, aristocratic-style packaging with age-old wax seals, these Buccella wines are here to make a statement. Put on the top 10 wineries watch list by the The San Francisco Chronicle and considered a "cult" brand, the Californian boutique winery Bucella may look like the perfect choice to fill those fancy glasses you've been hiding in the kitchen for so long.  If the flavor...

The World's Oldest Cognac: $6,000 a Shot

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In case you were wondering where you can serve the world's oldest cognac, London's famed Lanesborough Hotel is the answer. The ultra-luxurious St. Regis property hotel recently got their hands on a cognac bottle that was distiled back in the 70's-- the 1770's that is, and now serve it for about $6,000 a shot in their ritzy Library Bar. And while you luxuriate in with this 240-year old cognac,...