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  1. The Ultimate Guide to Irish Whiskey

    While green beer, corned beef and cabbage, and bagpipes may take center stage during your St. Patrick’s Day festivities, no celebration of Irish heritage is complete without Irish whiskey. And there’s a reason for that. Because of its smoothness, rich flavor profiles, and overall drinkability, Irish whiskey has become one of the top spirits to enjoy year round.

    What sets Irish whiskey apart from other whiskeys, and how did this popular spirit almost cease to exist? Let’s take a closer look in our Ultimate Guide to Irish Whiskey.

    What is Irish Whiskey?

    This one is obvious, but to qualify as Irish whiskey, it must first be born in Ireland. But that’s not all it takes. Much like Scotch or Bourbon, Irish whiskey must follow certain rules to be classified as such. Irish whiskey can be distilled to no higher than 94.8% ABV, and it must be wood-aged for at least three years in Ireland.

    Unlike Scotch, Irish whiskeys are allowed to use enzymes with st

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  2. Four Enemies of Wine (and How to Fight Them While Saving Space)

    Wine is often the most profitable aspect of any food and beverage operation, but that's not the only reason to take good care of it. It's also one of the most delicate.

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  3. The Secret Behind Blue Beverages

    Blue is one of the hardest colors to find -- naturally -- in nature. Think about it. Aside from maybe blueberries, which aren't really blue in the classical sense, can you think of any other plant, fruit, or vegetable that has a true blue hue?

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  4. A Quick Look at Perlick’s NAFEM19 Highlights

    At The NAFEM Show 2019, Perlick unveiled all the new innovations and solutions we've been working on over the past several months and even years.

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  5. Checking in on the Wine on Tap Trend

    As a customer at a restaurant or a bar, it’s a bit disappointing to find out you can’t order a glass of your favorite wine because it’s only sold by the bottle. For operators, they would love to help mitigate this disappointment. In fact, restaurants and bars would love to offer every single wine on their list by the glass: if wine is the item with the highest markup, single glasses score even higher profits.

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  6. The Science Behind Large Format Cocktail Ice

    Despite the fact ice is used in one way or another in more than 90 percent of all cocktails, the importance of cocktail ice has only grown over the last several years. One of the driving forces behind this trend is large format ice, and behind that trend you can find -- science.

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  7. Why Cocktail Ice Makes a Difference

    If you ask ice machine manufacturers, companies who specialize in ice sanitation, or even companies that produce and sell ice, one theme is common. Ice is food.

    This is no different in the world of bar and beverage.

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  8. What a Custom Beverage Tower Says About Your Bar

    Like snowflakes, no two bars are the same. From the people and the atmosphere to the design and the equipment, each bar has its own unique flavor in some way. Perlick understands the importance of that one-of-kind design, and our custom beverage towers are crafted to help make an unforgettable guest experience.

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  9. Ice Cream Cocktails Are Not Going Away

    Do we really want to turn back the rebirth of the ice cream cocktail?

    Do we really want them to go away?

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  10. Perlick Featured in What's Hot! What's Cool! What Works! at NAFEM 19

    Every two years, the National Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers gathers for The NAFEM Show. It's one of the best opportunities for food and beverage operators to come together and discover new innovations that can help make their establishments more efficient and profitable.

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