"Rumor has it that Fireball Whisky was forged sometime in the mid-80s during the coldest winter Canada had ever seen when a mixologist turned mad scientist accidentally created a permanent solution to frostbite. The concoction slowly and quietly made its way around North America for a few years as a secret handshake between veteran bartenders. Fireball took an important turn when several bottles were smuggled
To make this one as short of an explanation as possible, I saw a new bottle of booze at a new bar. The establishment served up chilled shots of it out of a Jägermeister dispenser and were looking to put something new in. Unfortunately, the bottle of booze had to be finished first, and it wasn't selling well. Jason Lightner to the rescue, I suppose.
The words Black Velvet can mean any number of things to any number of people. For music lovers, it can mean the hit song by
All gins aren't made equal, however. You've got some that are juniper-heavy, some that have a more full spice bouquet, and some that are citrus-based. Cucumber-based gins were all the rage a few years ago, led by a surge in popularity for Hendrick's. And all those gins work equally well
You see, the lady is a big Disaronno drinker, and on my trips to the spirits shop I'm always seeing this bottle of Amaretto Di Amore on the shelf, less expensive than Disaronno, and maybe just as good. Though I tend