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“Maintain a healthy diet and exercise,” they said, “you’ll live a long and happy life if you do.” Guess what? They were wrong. Okay, maybe not entirely, but 110 year-old Agnes Fenton says that the reason she’s gotten to that age is because she drinks three beers and a shot of whiskey a day.  Long ago, when Agnes was experiencing her only medical issue, a benign tumor, a doctor prescribed her three Miller High Life beers per diem.  She decided to add a daily shot of whiskey (Johnny Walker Blue Label to be exact, because she’s classy as hell). Read More
This might strike as a funny double standard to quibble with (as it involves the ever- dubious devil's brew), but I'm interested today in the gender divisions across bar culture. As a frequenter of the, ahem, “libation establishment” – and a former bartender of two years – I like to think I know a thing or two about drinking culture. And here's the sorriest fact of things, friends: it's a  truth universally acknowledged and assumed that a man walks into a bar and orders a) a stout or b) a whiskey on the rocks. Read More
This Thursday is International Women’s Day, a day observed across the world to celebrate the accomplishments women have made over the last century. To celebrate the day, Ladies United for the Preservation of Endangered Cocktails (LUPEC) & Compass Box Whisky Co. are hosting an evening of cocktails in New York. Their 3rd Annual Whisky and Women Unite Toast to Women is hosted by Julie Reiner (she was featured in our Dec/Jan issue on women mixologists!). Read More