Posts Tagged "wigle whiskey"


Liquor Review: Wigle’s Deep Cut Rye The arrival of an unexpected package at the office is always a moment of great anticipation. Sure, most of the time it’s an insurance policy renewal to review, but every once in a while it’s Wigle’s seasonal sample. Most recently, we especially hit the jackpot; not only was it a Wigle delivery, but of full-sized bottles instead of samples. And what full bottles! Walkabout...

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Wigle’s Pressed Pommeau At their latest seasonal release, Wigle Whiskey sent us Pressed, their version of a pommeau. A pommeau is a traditional liqueur in Brittany and Normandy, made by combining apple brandy with raw apple cider, and then allowing it to age for a while (in Wigle’s case 2 months). We’ve never tasted a genuine Norman pommeau, but Wigle’s is crisp, sweet without being cloying, and fresh, with a...

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Wigle’s Afterglow Ginger Whiskey One of the innovations of our friends at Pittsburgh’s Wigle Whiskey is to release spirits on a seasonal schedule, rather like breweries do. They get their inspiration for these seasonal releases two ways: good, old fashioned brainstorming; or through market research done by a class project at Chatham University’s Food Studies Graduate Program, as was the case with today’s...

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Liquor 101: Whipped Cream Dispenser I know it’s a little late to say so, but we hope you had a merry Christmas. We sure did. Among other things, we were given a bunch of new cocktail toys that we’re sure we’ll be sharing with you. Without a doubt, you’ll be seeing our new glasses, cups, and mixing glasses in the photos. But our gifts weren’t all about the looks. We also have a few new bar tools....

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Swing State Cocktail Recipe We’re now counting down the days to the election, and, regardless of your stance on it, you’re probably more than ready to get the thing over with already. And you’re probably going to need a drink or five to get through it. We’re here for you, with our five drink election night menu. Today’s drink is a toast to the states that are doing the heavy lifting in next week’s...

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