“Raise a glass and celebrate with Motörhead and their ol’ friend Jack."
Motorheadbangers came together on 28th December 2015 to raise a glass of Jack and Coke in honor of their fallen hero, Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister. Lemmy, Motorhead’s lead vocalist, had been a huge inspiration for them. With no celebrity like air about him, Lemmy was well-loved by one and all. The Rainbow Bar & Grill happened to be his favourite jaunt. He would often offer his fans a combination of Jack Daniels and Coke whenever they frequented the bar.
This concoction is as universal a pairing as gin and tonic. The drink is served in a handsome highball or Collins glass, and sometimes in an old-fashioned glass. Jack and Coke has a sour twist with a pleasantly peculiar smoothness, striking a perfect balance between sweet and sour. Jack Daniel’s is probably the only American whiskey that goes well with coke. Coke accentuates the oaky undertones of the whiskey. The mellowness of Jack Daniel’s compliments the coke without diluting its bite.
According to the 1907 United States Bureau of Chemistry report, Jack Daniels and Coke mixture was originally referred to as "Coca-Cola highball". As the brand observes its 150th anniversary, Jack Daniels is now officially Britain’s best-selling whiskey brand.
However, with a lot of ‘Lemmy’ petition going around lately, this cocktail combination has been officially renamed to honor the mastermind of Motörhead. The Food & Beverage magazine used this momentous occasion tell the world of this symbolic gesture. The argument will, therefore, persist that the man and the drink will “forever be associated”.
10 Questions Every Non Whisky Lover Has About Whisky
For people that are not familiar with it, whisky can be a source of great intrigue, confusion and sometimes even chagrin for some that fail to understand. The world of whisky is quite comprehensively expansive. There are many different unspoken rules and regulations, myths and beliefs, traditions and restrictions.
Extraordinary people lead extraordinary lives, and the changes they bring about become part of their indelible legacies for eternity. The world of whisky too, has been shaped, and nurtured by such extraordinary people who helped it become the spirit that entices millions of people all over the world today.
La Alazana: The New Player on the World Whisky Scene
A distillery has come up in the Patagonian region of Argentina. It’s called after the farm it is located in. The farm, in turn, is named after a favourite horse, a chestnut mare, to be precise. “Alazan” is the colour of copper in Spanish, and this does very well as a name for a whisky distillery located east of the foothills of the Andes. There is something very romantic about all of this. Very pastoral and idyllic, in its situation in the land of the . It also confirms the growing, world-wide popularity of whisky. But of course, we are aware that Argentina has always loved its alcohol.