David Beckham Has Made a Whiskey!

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David Beckham Has Made a Whiskey!
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The 39-year-old soccer star's new whiskey has finally hit stores in London. The new liquor, called Haig Club Single Grain Scotch Whisky, is now available for purchase at U.K. department store Selfridges for the cool price of $77 (or £45).


Does the Age of Whiskey Really Matter?

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Does the Age of Whiskey Really Matter?
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"Don't get hung up on numbers," Dave Broom, author of "The Complete Bartender's Guide," told Tales of the Cocktail attendees Saturday at "The Blind Truth About Aging Whisky" seminar, sponsored by Diageo. "Age just tells you how long it's been in a cask, not how good it is."

The Tales seminar focused on Scotch whisky, but experts say that tenet also extends to other whiskeys produced around the world. It's an increasingly important message for shoppers browsing liquor store shelves these days, with spirit distillers releasing both un-aged whiskeys and super-aged rarities—and many more that don't have an age noted.

Woman in Iowa Downed 2 Bottles of Black Velvet Whiskey

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Woman in Iowa Downed 2 Bottles of Black Velvet Whiskey
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When police arrived Hunley was covered in urine and she had "slurred speech, poor balance" and was "leaning against a car to keep her balance." Hunley told police she had drank two bottles of Black Velvet whiskey and urinated on herself for a second time after being taken into custody.

The blood alcohol content of .439 that Hunley allegedly posted during this incident was actually lower than the .462 she allegedly registered during an August incident that was detailed by the Gazette.