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BACARDI Mango Fusion’s “SneakerHead”

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Check out this new recipe by BACARDI Mango Fusion!

2 parts BACARDI Mango Fusion
2 dashes angostura bitters
Fill glass with ginger beer
Finish with a squeeze of lime



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NEW* BACARDI Mango Fusion

NEW* BACARDI Mango Fusion

NEW* Enjoy BACARDI Mango Fusion straight to experience the refreshing and juicy mango flavor with a recognizable hint of orange. Or make the signature cocktail, Mango Fused, for an unforgettable taste experience.

Mango Fused: 1 part BACARDI Mango Fusion
3 parts Orange juice
-Pour ingredients over ice and garnish with an orange wedge

Bird Dog Whiskey

Bird Dog Whiskey

Try Bird Dog Whiskey’s “Perfect Peach Punch” just in time for spring!

2 oz. Bird Dog Whiskey
5 oz. Fresh squeezed lemon juice
Cranberry Juice
Apple juice
-Fill tall glass with ice
-Add Bird Dog Peach Whiskey and lemon juice
-Top with equal amounts of cranberry and apple juice
-Stir, serve and ENJOY!

BACARDI Mango Fusion

BACARDI Mango Fusion

NEW* Enjoy BACARDI Mango Fusion straight to experience the refreshing and juicy mango flavor with a recognizable hint of orange. Or make the signature cocktail, Mango Fused, for an unforgettable taste experience.
Mango Fused: 1 part BACARDI Mango Fusion
3 parts Orange juice
-Pour ingredients over ice and garnish with an orange wedge

Chattanooga Whiskey

Hello Whiskey Friends! For the past couple of months, we have been hard at work setting our path for the future and constructing a plan to bring whiskey back to Chattanooga the best way we can. Today, we are excited to share with you everything we have been up to. 

The Tennessee Stillhouse

At the top of our list has been our tireless effort of planning and executing on the Tennessee Stillhouse. For the past couple of months we have been extremely impressed with the progress from our architect, Thomas Palmer. We think the finished product will be everything we could have ever wished for and believe that Chattanooga will see a large positive impact from this development. 

Without further adieu, we are pleased to present the first drawing of the Tennessee Stillhouse. 

This four story experience will be complete with custom distilling equipment from our friends over at Vendome Copper and Brass Works. Just last week we placed the order for the first legal distilling equipment in over 100 years. Among the equipment include four 2,700 gallon fermentation tanks and the star of it all— a breathtakingly beautiful continuous still made from copper that will stand 30 feet tall and 12 inches in diameter. We’re getting chills just thinking about it. Demolition and construction will start by the end of Spring 2014 with a projected opening of Spring 2015. 

So, what else have we been up to?

Vote Whiskey!

We welcomed Jon Lawrence into our Whiskey Family in February, and he’s been hard at work spreading the word about Chattanooga Whiskey all across the Southeast. When Jon came on board we realized we needed a way to tell the story of Chattanooga Whiskey; was the best way to do that. 

An actual image of Jon, out in the wild:

When we launched the Vote Whiskey campaign back in 2012, our main goal was to change the 100-year-old distillery prohibition law. However, we knew that the spirit of Vote Whiskey was much more than voting to change the law, or even drinking Chattanooga Whiskey, it was about bringing a community together and creating change for the greater good. 

Today, we hope to bring the spirit of Vote Whiskey back through and share it with the world. We hope it inspires all those who are passionate and encourages them to push back for what they believe in. Vote Whiskey is our raise of the glass to the future and a dare to all who see it to change the rules, again. 

Rules are good. Change them. Follow @ChattWhiskey on Twitter and join the conversation #VoteWhiskey. 

Keep up with Jon’s Whiskey Adventures by following him on Twitter, @WhiskeyTraveler

Until next time- 

Ashley and the Chattanooga Whiskey Team


Watermelon Limeade

Watermelon Limeade

Need a quick and easy refresher for spring? Try Slim Lizzy’s invigorating Watermelon Limeade (only 147 calories!)

2 oz. Slim Lizzy’s Margarita
3 watermelon cubes
2 lime wedges
.5 oz. agave nectar
1 oz. silver tequila

-Muddle watermelon cubes, fresh lime juice from wedges and agave nectar in a glass
-Shake Slim Lizzy’s Margarita and silver tequila together, then strain over fresh ice
-Garnish with a lime wedge



Expert Advice on St. Patrick’s Day Drinks from the Publisher of Bartender Magazine and the author of ‘The Best Irish Drinks.’


Forget the parades and the green shamrocks, St. Patrick’s Day is about DRINKING. And nobody knows this subject better than the foremost bartending expert (and consummate Irishman) Ray Foley, the publisher of Bartender Magazine and the author of The Best Irish Drinks, Bartending For Dummies*, Running a Bar For Dummies*, and The Ultimate Cocktail Book.


From authentic Irish cocktails to popular Irish whiskeys, to delicious Irish cream liqueurs and coffees, there’s no shortage of ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Foley, a bartender for over 20 years and an authority on cocktails for twice that long, offers expert advice on what cocktails or Irish beer to order in a bar or restaurant, and how to mix an authentic Irish drink at home.


Why is the fun and excitement of St. Patrick’s Day across the U.S. often celebrated with spirits? The answer may lie in the origin of the holiday itself, Foley explains. Ireland has been famous for its distilleries for centuries, dating back some say to the 5th century, when a young St. Patrick pocketed the formula for distillation on a visit to “the East.” The complete history of Irish spirits and celebrations can be found in The Best Irish Drink (published by Sourcebooks, Inc., Naperville, IL) along with more than 300 Irish cocktail recipes and traditional Irish toasts – and you don’t even have to be Irish.


And once you’ve selected your St. Patrick’s Day cocktail (or two or three), the most important thing to remember is the Irish toast. Numbers traditional and clever toasts can be found in Foley’s The Best Irish Drinks, including some of his favorites:


* “May the dust of your carriage wheels blind the eyes of your foes.”

* “May you live as long as you want, and never want as long as you live.”

* “May your fire never go out.”

* “May your well never run dry.”


“The Irish, with their music and their stories and poetry, have conquered our hearts,” says Ray Foley. “And with their wonderful beer and spirits, they have banished our thirst.


Happy St. Patrick’s Day!”


Ray and Jackie are available to make these cocktails for TV.





2 oz. Midori Melon Liqueur

1/2 oz. Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey

1/2 oz. Carolans Cream Liqueur

Shake incredibly well. Serve in a 3 oz. shot glass.



2 1/2 oz. Patron Tequila

1/2 oz. Green Creme de Menthe

Shake and serve on the rocks.



2 oz. Sobieski Vodka

1/2 oz. Irish Cream

1/4 oz. Marie Brizard Green Creme de Menthe

Shake and serve on the rocks.



1 1/2 oz. Ke Ke Beach

1/2 oz. 360 Vodka

Splash grenadine

Shake with ice. Strain. Serve as a shot.



2 oz. Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey

2 oz. Sour Apple Schnapps

2 oz. Cranberry Juice

Pour Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey and Sour Apple Schnapps into a shaker with ice. Shake and pour into a chilled martini glass. Top with Cranberry Juice.



The recipe for Irish Coffee hasn’t changed. The original is still the best:

Into a stemmed glass, put 2 tsp. of sugar, preferably brown.

Add 1/3 Irish Whiskey

Add 2/3 really hot, really strong coffee, preferably freshly brewed, not instant.

The glass should be filled with this mixture within 1/2 inch (1 cm.) f the brim.

Stir well at this point to ensure all the sugar is dissolved.

Carefully float over the back of a spoon a collar of lightly whipped cream, so that the cream floats on the top of the coffee and the whiskey.

Do not stir anymore.

Serve the drink without a spoon or a straw, as part of the pleasure comes from sipping the hot coffee and whiskey through the cool cream.


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