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The Origin Story

 

Bradley Pierce is a filmmaker and bartender who has spent the last 13 years behind bars and enjoys that almost as much as being in front of them. He considers rum, whiskey, and vodka close, personal friends. He likes drinks that tell tales and dead men who don’t.

Bella Luna is a variety performer and professional lush. Her poisons of choice are generally vodka and rum based drinks. She will occasionally veer into whiskey’s path, with a side of gin. Her drinking career was always topped off with a bright red maraschino cherry, then she discovered the Luxardo and nothing has been the same since.

Pierce and Luna met at a bar. They quickly realized they both liked drinking and writing and writing about drinking. The rest is history.

Here’s to alcohol, the rose colored glasses of life.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Basil Hayden Dark Rye

A strong foundation of Kentucky Rye, blended with hints of smooth Canadian Rye, and finished with a bit of sweet California Port create a very interesting flavor profile in this complex offering from Basil Hayden’s. The nose on this whiskey is subtle and sweet, with oak undertones. Once tasted the profile is very different, most …

Jameson Caskmates

Sometimes the best creations come through cooperation. Apparently Irish whiskey is no exception. The result of cooperation with craft breweries in Ireland, Jameson has created these Caskmates editions. In both the IPA and Stout editions the process starts by aging Jameson in the traditional barrels, which are then sent to the brewery where they are …