Food & Spirits: Old Tom Horan is Just as Good as Bushmills

I like Bushmills better than Jameson when it comes to Irish Whiskey. This scandalous notion was somewhat validated for me a few months ago when my friend who is as Irish as a shamrock agreed with me. Having seen something called Old Tom Horan being Bottle King in Middletown’s featured whiskey for what seems like…

Food & Spirits: Notes on My Liquor Lecture

This past Thursday, I gave a lecture on the history of liquor at Brookdale Community College. To my happiness, it was very well received, with many participants asking if I would present a sequel in the spring. I tried to cover as much as I could. Such an extensive topic could not be condensed into…