What whiskey will not cure, there is no cure for. Irish proverb

I said, ‘What is different about what I’m doing now from what I’ve been doing for years as a distiller?’ But the PR people said we were losing out because everyone else had one, so I finally gave in. Four…

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The water was not fit to drink. To make it palatable, we had to add whisky. By dint of careful application, I learned to like it. Sir Winston Churchill, speaking of his early life in India and South Africa

We have 17 kinds of bourbon behind the bar. We’ll even give you the first one on the house. Boyd Crowder (Walton Goggins) to Raylan Givens (Timothy Olyphant), “Justified”

Always carry a flagon of whisky in case of snakebite, and furthermore, always carry a small snake. W.C. Fields, born Jan. 29, 1880

I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they’ve always worked for me. Hunter S. Thompson, gonzo journalist and Louisville, Ky., native

I’m more of a beer guy. After shows here, people are like, ‘Here, drink this,’ and they give you this 3,000-proof alcohol that humans are not meant to drink. Comic Owen Benjamin, appearing Thursday through Sunday at Louisville Improv, on…

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We’ll take a cup o’ kindness yet, for Auld Lang Syne.

A toast to my big brother George – the richest man in town! Harry Bailey, “It’s a Wonderful Life” (1946)

The proper behavior all through the holiday season is to be drunk. This drunkenness culminates on New Year’s Eve, when you get so drunk you kiss the person you’re married to. P.J. O’Rourke, journalist, writer and humorist