Do You Know the History of the Lottery?

Lotteries – drawing numbers at random for a prize (usually monetary) – were first instituted in England and then spread to the New World. Believe it or not, Jamestown – the first permanent English settlement in North America – was partly financed by lotteries! Here’s another fun fact. Many of our famous Founding Fathers were pro lottery. For example, George …

The Best Spirits of 2020

Life might be a tad more boring right now, but the shelves at Bengals Liquor in South Daytona certainly aren’t! The abundance of appealing options is cause for celebration so get ready to fill up your glass and try some of these… Nirvana is 80-proof, hemp-infused liquor which will add some unmistakable herbal characteristics for a much more interesting gin …

Learn How Kentucky Bourbon Is Made

Bourbon is whiskey produced primarily in Southern Kentucky – within 40 miles Louisville – where the unique, sweet tasting, hard waters are rich in limestone, keeping iron at a minimum and adding desirable minerals like magnesium and calcium. While bourbon is made from at least 51% corn, most bourbon is composed of at least 70% corn. The other grains added, …

Top Wineries in Florida

Florida is an amazing state full of vibrant, fragrant blooms, glistening waters lined with white sand beaches and temperate weather that is covered by snowbirds across our great nation. Believe it or not, Florida is also home to quite a few pretty posh wineries with a unique flavor all their own. Ever had a wine slushy? You can enjoy them …

Glenfiddich Offers Various Types of Scotch

What can we say about Glenfiddich single malt, the world’s most award-winning Scotch whisky? A lot! Glenfiddich offers a wide array of Scotch types, all aged for varied lengths of time and offering different  flavors… Carefully matured in the finest American oak and European oak, sherry casks, 12-year-old Glenfiddich Scotch delivers hints of subtle oak and fresh pear. Glenfiddich’s 14-year-old …

Why Daytona Beach Is a Popular Hot Spot for College Students

An unbeatable party scene, 12 miles of pristine white sand beaches and never-ending fun in the sun…what’s not to like, right? That’s Daytona Beach and, with a nightlife beyond compare, it’s even more alluring to college students.  Daytona Beach boasts 106 party venues – including clubs, pubs and breweries in and around its city limits. The Daytona Beach happening hot …

Is the Liquor Before Beer Rule True?

Have you ever heard the saying, “beer before liquor, never been sicker” and “liquor before beer, you’re in the clear”? Sadly, the truth is that the order of what you drink matters less than what you drink, how much you drink and how fast you drink it. A rule that can help is not to drink on an empty stomach. …