Whiskey Cocktail: Frisky Whiskey

1 ounce Irish whiskey 1 ounce honey liqueur 1 ounce fresh orange juice 1/4 ounce simple syrup 2 dashes Angostura bitters   Add all ingredients

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Did You Know: Scotch Regions – Islay

Islay has been inhabited for 10,000 years. The monks from Ireland sought out this area for their retreats. All of Islay’s distilleries lie on the

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