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About Sam Uliano

Sam Uliano is a 2012 graduate of Columbia College Chicago, where she won the Elise duBois Award for her short story, Prodigal. Her writing is currently featured on AleHorn and WhiskeyMade, but she also works full time as an editor. In her time away from the computer, she plays tabletop roleplaying games, teaches storytelling, and, of course, brews mead. Feeling bam-booze-led? Feel free to email her at [email protected] with your questions or pose your questions on Twitter to @samuliano1.

December 2019

The Top 9 Cities to Get Married in — and Their Awesome Whiskey Scenes

2019-12-17T16:28:08-08:00

The U.S. of A. is a huge country, and there is whiskey history everywhere you look. But we wanted to find out the best whiskey cities to host weddings in. Whether you are craving a destination wedding or are a local yokel, these nine cities are the best marriage spots for whiskey lovers. Share in [...]

The Top 9 Cities to Get Married in — and Their Awesome Whiskey Scenes2019-12-17T16:28:08-08:00

5 Modern Updates to the Burying of the Bourbon

2019-12-13T13:25:25-08:00

The South is steeped more heavily than sweet tea in tradition, especially when it comes to weddings. And the burying of the bourbon has long been a favorite. We looked into some modern updates that could help non-Southern couples, Southern couples who have moved away from the South, people who want to spice up their [...]

5 Modern Updates to the Burying of the Bourbon2019-12-13T13:25:25-08:00

6 Wintery Whiskey Cocktails for Wedding Wassailing

2019-12-09T17:37:24-08:00

Winter weddings are the best.  They are perfect for snuggling, perfect for getting dressed to the nines, and perfect for drinking warm drinks. We have compiled our favorite warm, whiskey cocktails just for your snow globe wedding. Sit back and snuggle closely. Kentucky Derby Coffee This takes an Irish coffee (coffee + whiskey) and a [...]

6 Wintery Whiskey Cocktails for Wedding Wassailing2019-12-09T17:37:24-08:00

April 2018

3 Jello Shot Recipes — with Whiskey

2018-04-10T10:50:39-07:00

St. Paddy's Day is coming up fast, and if you're more of a partier than a sipper (or maybe both!), you may a tasty, fruity alternative. Also, St. Paddy's Day this year is on a Saturday! So there's plenty of time to sleep off a jello hangover on Sunday (or repent to St. Patrick himself, [...]

3 Jello Shot Recipes — with Whiskey2018-04-10T10:50:39-07:00

March 2018

Top 5 Irish Whiskeys for St. Paddy’s Day

2018-03-17T11:50:25-07:00

St. Paddy's Day is right around the corner. Is your whiskey cabinet prepared? If it isn't, we came up with a short list to help you impress your friends and keep your palette well-balanced in time of this holiest of holy days for the Irish whiskey community. 5. Jameson Black Barrel I love Jameson. Sue [...]

Top 5 Irish Whiskeys for St. Paddy’s Day2018-03-17T11:50:25-07:00

Why Your Kitchen Needs a Lazy Susan

2018-03-01T09:13:14-08:00

In case you didn't notice, we recently started selling bourbon barrel head lazy susans. They're beautiful and all, but do you really need a lazy susan in your kitchen? Um, let me stop you right there, because you absolutely do. Here's why: 1. It helps you achieve maximum passing with minimum effort. Holiday and family [...]

Why Your Kitchen Needs a Lazy Susan2018-03-01T09:13:14-08:00

December 2017

Make Your Own Whiskey Advent Calendar

2017-12-23T12:41:13-08:00

If you're anything like us, you don't want to wait until Christmas Day to unwrap that bottle of whiskey you've been eying, but you know you probably should. Why bother? They say that hunger is the best sauce, but is it worth it? Nah. And should you go out and buy a whiskey calendar? They [...]

Make Your Own Whiskey Advent Calendar2017-12-23T12:41:13-08:00

The Best Ways to Nog

2017-12-23T12:27:57-08:00

If you're like us, the holidays aren't complete without eggnog. But what makes the very best egg nog? Every family seems to have their own recipes. 1. Pick Your Alcohol Because I have the greatest job in the world, I did a little taste test with the liquors I have at home. I know we're [...]

The Best Ways to Nog2017-12-23T12:27:57-08:00

November 2017

How Will Global Warming Affect Whiskey?

2017-11-17T18:45:07-08:00

This past week, my Florida town was hit with Hurricane Irma. Needless to say, climate change has been on my mind a lot lately. While we were evacuating north, a dangerous thought came into my mind: what's going to happen to the love of my life, whiskey, if the world gets warmer and sea levels [...]

How Will Global Warming Affect Whiskey?2017-11-17T18:45:07-08:00

October 2017

Visting the Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History

2017-10-20T14:14:29-07:00

You have made it to Bardstown, KY! Congratulations! Why not start off your trip with a quick and educational visit to the Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History? The museum is named for Chicago businessman Oscar Getz, who founded the Barton distillery with Lester Abelson in Bardstown following Probition. Barton no longer exists, sadly, but [...]

Visting the Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History2017-10-20T14:14:29-07:00