What Writers and Whiskey Have In Common

The relationship between writing and whiskey is in most cases a natural and effortless one. Few other libations can match the connection with writing. There are plenty of famous writers who love and drink whiskey. Some of the greatest whiskey-drinking writers include Haruki Murakami, Charles, Bukowski, Dorothy Parker, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and many more. And let us not forget how whiskey has hit every inch of popular culture. All kinds of songs in several kinds of genres such as pop, country, folk are filled with whiskey lyrics.  

There are countless ways to enjoy the spirit. You can enjoy whiskey on the rocks, neat, or in a cocktail. Many writers enjoy the Old Fashioned rye whiskey cocktail. Ingredients include Heaven’s Door Rye Whiskey, Angostura Bitters, sugar cube or a pinch of raw sugar, and orange peel. Grab your rocks glass and jumble the sugar cube with water and three pinches of bitters. Add Heaven’s Door Rye to your likening and finish with the orange peel. 

Heaven’s Door Rye Whiskey is developed in toasted oak cigar barrels and air-dried in the low-lying mountain region of Vosges, France. This whiskey comes off smooth with notes of orange peel, coriander, and spice. It’s 92 proof. This product is aged for 7 years in new charred American oak barrels. 

Heaven’s Door is an award-winning collection of American whiskeys developed in partnership with Bob Dylan. Being that Bob Dylan is a music icon and folk legend, it only makes sense that he has a whiskey brand. This is a newer brand expecting to open doors to their distillery in Tennessee soon. The whiskey maker and its products were Introduced in the United States in 2018 and expanding in the United Kingdom, Canada, and Germany, Heaven’s Door Whiskey has won awards from premiere spirits competitions such as “Whiskey of the Year’ in 2019 for Heaven’s Door double barrel whiskey from the London Spirits Competition. “Spirit of the Year by Quality,” “Spirit of the Year by Value,” and “Best in Show” are some of the other awards won by the whiskey producer. The company has already won about 35 awards internationally.