American Bourbon Irish Scotch World By Nino Kilgore-Marchetti / September 26, 2014 Yes, the below image does indeed show cobras and other interesting ingredients infusing in some whiskey. It was discovered in Laos and those who tried it on a dare survived to tell the tale afterwards. Apparently this type of concoction is not uncommon in southeast Asia, where is used as an aphrodisiac. Now on to the latest whiskey news round up. The Buffalo Trace Antique Collection is starting to creep into retail stores around the country. Need some advice on which ones are best? Here’s a good review of this year’s offerings. Things are getting ugly over Texas style at the cult whiskey distillery Balcones between its founder Chip Tates and its board of managers. A former anthrax researcher is using his knowledge as a microbiologist to take a scientific approach making bourbon. A growing controversy around how some American whiskey producers aren’t labeling clearly where their spirit is coming from is prompting some to say we need better federal regulations around this. Here are 29 of the best bottles of Scotch in the world. Southwest Michigan, like other parts of the nation, is seeing a rise in local craft whiskey distillers. Here’s the story of how one woman helped bring good whisky to Japan. Cold brew coffee whiskey? Sure, why not? Here’s how one American auctioneer plans to host dedicated whisky and rare spirits sales commencing in 2015. Irish whisky is making a comeback despite nearly being wiped out due to a variety of factors. image via Jaclyn Le/Flickr Read More Whiskey NewsSweden's Mackmyra Creates A Birch Sap Wine Finish Whisky Reminiscent of Spring Get The Glenlivet 18 Year Old at ReserveBar. Shop now!