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What’s the Difference Between Scotch, Bourbon and Whiskey?

Published June 28, 2019

This one’s tricky, so don’t feel bad if you’ve gotten it wrong in the past. Whiskey is actually an overarching term for a group of spirits–and scotch and bourbon are types of whiskey–similar to how Oolong and Pu’erh are types of tea. “Bourbon” is whiskey named for Bourbon County in Kentucky, while “Scotch” is named…

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Still Austin Presents: A Glimpse at Ancient Austin

Published June 19, 2019

Last year, archaeologists at Texas State University discovered what they believe to be signs of the oldest civilization ever in North America—right here in the Texas Hill Country. In fact, it appears that humans have been puttering around the Hill Country for 22,000 years. Think about that. That’s older than Willie. Researchers at the Gault…

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