To be fiercely independent, a man must have his own means of transportation (the bus doesn't count -- technically, everybody owns the bus), and the ability to craft his own sterling cocktails at home. Here to help on both counts: Michael Collins Irish Whiskey, offering newly raised spirits, intriguing recipes, and a damn fine bicycle.
Handcrafted at Ireland's last independent, Irish-owned distillery, Michael Collins now has two unique, double-distilled masterpieces, both reflecting proud traditions and fresh directions: rich and complex 10 Year Old Single Malt, and, bringing a perfect balance of grain and malt, 4-12yr cask-matured Blended Irish Whiskey. To find out just how eminently mixable these whiskeys are, check out the recipes below, then "Like" Michael Collins on Facebook (click here, sir!) for a chance to win a cruiser modeled after the very bike the father of Irish independence rode through the streets of Dublin over a century ago.
And now, the recipes, tailored for Fall: