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3:27 am on Monday December 3, 2012

A bit on how Grand Marnier became so dang popular in Charleston

Image by Flickr user scott.patersonGrand Marnier, it's French, orange flavored, brandy, and it's popular in Charleston, real popular. See exhibit A: The Grand Ma Christmas "tree" at Big John's. Local legend has said that once distributors noticed...
12:00 pm on Saturday January 21, 2012

Virgil Kaine partners up with Ben Arnold to distribute Bourbon and Ginger

Image by Flickr user skampy The cocktail that inspired Virgil Kaine's Bourbon and Ginger liquor.Virgil Kaine Spirits Company has announced partnering up with Ben Arnold in order to distribute Virgil Kaine's Bourbon and Ginger. If you don't remember...
3:16 am on Friday September 11, 2009

Root liquor: sticking it to prohibition 76 years later

Image by 20090911-root.jpg Garden and Gun has an article on the new beverage Root, an extremely alcoholic (80 proof) liquor that packs a serious punch. The new liquor is helping revive the age old cocktail, root tea, can be sipped plain, or can be...
6:44 pm on Tuesday September 30, 2008

Alcohol makers seek to sell tastes of what they make

Image by Geoff Marshall/TheDigitelImage by 20080930beer.jpg Coast Brewing is one local brewer that would benefit from revised alcohol regulation. If you ever want to buy a six pack or keg from Coast Brewing, you won't have done it at their brewery...