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Drinkhacker Reads – 11.29.2012 – Pappy Van Winkle Edition


For those of you picky about where you get your news, take your pick:

The Atlantic Wire runs the 10 millionth profile on Pappy Van Winkle and how hard it is to come across. [The Atlantic Wire]


Fox News runs the 10 millionth profile on Pappy Van Winkle and how hard it is to come across. [Fox News]

Online retailer of rare spirits Caskers is hosting a celebrating on December 6th at the Solo Event Space in Manhattan. Over 15 small batch distilleries will be on hand for sampling and you’ll be able to try signature cocktails and participate in a cocktail making class. You can find more information at the event’s website, and if you use the coupon code “HACKER” you’ll be able to take 10% off your ticket purchase. Not a bad deal for a great time. [Caskers]

There’s an interesting conversation/debate happening over at Reddit today involving on gin, vodka, and process.  While some of the responses can be a bit long in the tooth (and some brief and irrelevant), it’s nice to see this sort of discussion going on. Many thanks to reader Soundmurderer for the tip! [Reddit]

Elsewhere in vodka-related writing, Tim McNally writes a very compelling piece on the distilled spirit and a new distillery opening shortly in the New Orleans area. [My New Orleans]

Tampa Bay Times writer Justin Grant discusses the disappearance of craft brews from major breweries, and whether or not that’s a good thing. We report, you decide. [TBT]

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Rob Theakston

Rob Theakston is a contributing editor to Drinkhacker.

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