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The Charleston Brown Water Society

“We are spreading the gospel of whiskey,” Weaver says with a wry smile. “[It] brings out the best and worst in people.”

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Thirsty Thursday: Muddled

The mint julep vs. the mojito. Why does one suggest prestige and the other solicit an eye-roll?

Pappy Van Winkle

Pappygate in Gravy Episode 35

In the new episode of Gravy, we partner with the ladies behind the podcast Criminal to tell the story of how Pappy Van Winkle bourbon became so desirable—and what it’s driven some people to do.

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Gravy Trivia: Bourbon

Today SFA shares bourbon trivia to get you in the spirit for next week’s Gravy podcast. (Yes, pun intended.)

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Keepers of Chipped Dreams

Mankind has decorated its liquor vessels since antiquity—it’s as if there’s something hardwired into our livers that demands festivity at all stages when we drink.

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Derby Day & Strawberry Season

This past weekend was the 44th annual Ponchatoula Strawberry festival down in Ponchatoula, Louisiana. Berry-eating contests, deep-fried berries, and a jambalaya cook-off all made it a very Cajun occasion. As the self-proclaimed “strawberry capital of the world,” the region’s berries are just now appearing on menus all over the South, especially in nearby New Orleans. Since … Continued