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Whiskey… the myths, the legends!

Posted on: February 28th, 2019

According to Mark Twain: “Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.” Bill’s Package Store would like to dispel some of the myths about whiskey.   Whiskey: What is it? Whiskey by definition is pretty confusing. There’s: Bourbon Rye Scotch Canadian Single-malt Blended…and the list goes on. Let’s start…[READ MORE]

Irish Coffee… It really is Irish!

Posted on: January 18th, 2019

Bill’s Package Store wants you to know where Irish Coffee came from and how to make it. The Story: The original Irish coffee was created at the flying boat terminal in Foynes, Ireland. The short version of the story goes like this: On October 1943, a “flying boat” had departed from the terminal in Foynes…[READ MORE]

Champagne! What it really is.

Posted on: December 13th, 2018

Bills Package Store wants you to sound smart this New Year’s Eve.     What is Champagne? Champagne is a sparkling wine that comes from the Champagne region of northeastern France. If it’s from somewhere else, it’s not champagne… it’s sparkling wine. Most people use the term champagne generically but the French maintain their legal…[READ MORE]

Not feeling festive? You need a visit from Bill’s holiday spirits!

Posted on: November 8th, 2018

These classic Christmas concoctions will warm the hearts of all the Scrooges out there.     According to Andy Williams, the holiday season is the wonderful time of the year – a time filled with trimming trees, singing carols, and making memories with family and friends. But the hordes of shoppers, piles of presents, and…[READ MORE]