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Opal Divine’s 13th Annual Whisky Festival: A Review
A night of quaffs from those distant lands where the wild haggis roam
"...Rob Bass last Thursday because we were attending the Whisky Festival that Scotch aficionado (and Opal’s owner) Michael Parker..."

Dec. 7, 2015 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Ardbeg's Monsters of Smoke Bring Their Single Malt Whisky to the ATX
Humongous tactical vehicles transport the high-end hooch hither
"...They call it "the ultimate Islay single malt scotch whisky," and you might want to contest that – because..."

April 6, 2021 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The 11th Annual Whisky Festival at Opal Divine's
Opal Divine's Penn Field Location hosts fest
"...The 11th Annual Merry Maltster Whisky Festival is back at Opal Divine's. This is the..."

Nov. 19, 2013 Food Post by Wes Marshall

Whisky 101
"...Times are `a changing in the world of whisky. If you've bellied up to a liquor bar recently,..."

May 2, 1997 Food Feature

Luv Doc Recommends: Opal Divine's Whisky Festival
Opal Divine's Penn Field, Thursday, December 3, 2009
"...Divine's Penn Field location is hosting its seventh annual Whisky Festival. From 7 to 10pm you can sample more..."

Dec. 4, 2009 Column by The Luv Doc

The Angels' Share
Scottish social-realist director Ken Loach is back with a new movie about young delinquents and a whisky-distillery heist.
"...(Henshaw), who takes pity on the kids. Harry, a whisky connoisseur, discovers that Robbie has a nose for subtle..."

May 3, 2013 Movie Review by Leah Churner

Wine of the Week
Sparkling wine and whisky options for the holiday season
"...Whisky: A few stalwarts still prefer blended Scotch whiskies, and..."

Dec. 7, 2012 Food Column by Wes Marshall

The Goods on Glenfiddich
Brand 'ambassador' David Allardice spills about Maltmaster's
" Glenfiddich describe David Allardice as a “globe-trotting Scotch whisky expert.” His business card says Glenfiddich Ambassador. Whatever you..."

Dec. 13, 2012 Food Post by Wes Marshall

Glenmorangie's Dr. Bill Lumsden
Director of Whisky Creation and Distilling
"...opportunity to meet and interview one of Scotland’s great whisky makers. Dr. Bill Lumsden is the Director of Whisky..."

Nov. 21, 2012 Food Post by Wes Marshall

Texas Distillery Takes Top Honors
Texas Single Malt a big winner
"...some wonderful surprises, including one that made all Texas whisky drinkers proud...."

March 26, 2013 Food Post by Wes Marshall

Hill Country Whiskey Maker Nabs Top Honors
Small batch of speciality Cowboy Bourbon highlights Texas distillery
"...that their Cowboy Bourbon has been named American Micro Whisky of the Year in the 2014 edition of Jim..."

Dec. 20, 2013 Food Post by Gracie Salem

Scotch for Whiskey Drinkers
Scotch drinkers are already preparing their letters to the editor!
"...worry. It’s just another example of how the Scotch whisky audience has elevated their water of life from a..."

Aug. 10, 2012 Food Post by Wes Marshall

The Spirits of Texas
Texas spirits to keep your spirits up
"...philosophy is their first product, Balcones Baby Blue Texas Whisky ($38). Note that last word is spelled "whisky," not..."

July 29, 2011 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Planet Funk Meets Planet Punk
Nu beats on famous bleats
" the Here and Now: Austin's Beauty Bar, Mohawk, Whisky Bar, Plush, Gomi, FactoryPeople, or wherever local DJs like..."

Jan. 12, 2007 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...MISS PAMELA DES BARRES7:30pm, Whisky Bar Talk about your renaissance woman! The ever-charming Pamela..."

March 17, 2006 Music Feature

Lit-urday: Burning Down George Orwell's House
Whisky? Check. Women? Check. Weather? Check. Werewolf? Uh oh.
"...There are many descriptions of single-malt Scotch whisky and the copious imbibing of same in this darkly..."

April 4, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

10 Recommended Food & Drink Events This Fall
Looking for a few culinary celebrations, are you?
"...2. The WhiskyX The touring event that brings together the best of..."

Aug. 29, 2018 Chron Events Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Five Films About Our Favorite Bartenders
To those that serve, we salute you
"...get one made by Dale DeGroff, aka King Cocktail. Whisky Galore! (1949)..."

July 13, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Sultan of Scotch
At 18, Michael Parker had his first sip of whiskey at a Bennigan's. Two decades later, Austin has Opal Divine's Freehouse.
"...I was curious about what aspect of Scotch whisky turned him on so much. He loves the purity..."

Sept. 5, 2003 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Lust for Life
Ahhh … the good old daze
"...scheduled for six shows over three nights at the Whisky a Go-Go in Los Angeles on March 27-29. A..."

Aug. 11, 2000 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Get Duked!
Gloriously idiotic horror-comedy pits Scottish youth against aristocratic killers
"...the rapid-fire trio of comedies - Passport to Pimlico, Whisky Galore!, and Kind Hearts and Coronets - released between..."

Aug. 28, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Oasis: Supersonic
Britpop band looks back in anger
"...their first calamitous gig at Los Angelean landmark the Whisky-a-Go-Go. (At one point they also found time to record..."

Oct. 28, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

National Wine Day, Gelato World Tour
Daily Austin food news
"...they took home a gold medal for best Texas whisky and a bronze medal for best American single malt..."

May 25, 2016 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
"...Scotch maker Ardbeg recently proved that unmatured malt whisky aged on the International Space Station was very different..."

Sept. 18, 2015 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

First Look: The Wheel
Bike-themed bar doesn't soft pedal quality
"...liquor and includes a few unique ingredients. As a whisky fan, I decided on the Madison, which is a..."

March 13, 2015 Food Post by Andrew Thomas

'Type So Hard You Bruise the Screen'
Owen Egerton has 30 things to say to struggling writers
"...For a writer, the Internet is more dangerous than whisky...."

Nov. 30, 2012 Books Post by Owen Egerton

One, Two, Tres, Cuatro: Roadie
The shot about midway through 'Roadie' that travels from her sparkling shoes slowly up to her beaming face – that's Margaret Moser.
"...hip Eighties venue Club Foot gussied up as L.A.'s Whisky a Go Go. This led to a couple of..."

March 2, 2012 Music Column by Margaret Moser

Food Events
Anniversary celebrations, whiskey, wine, and more this week
"...› Michael Parker's annual Whisky Festival at Opal Divine's Penn Field (3601 S. Congress)..."

Nov. 25, 2011 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Event Menu
Fall for one of these fall festivals or feasts
"...• Opal Divine's annual Whisky Festival moves to the more spacious facilities at Penn..."

Dec. 3, 2010 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Event Menu
This week, foodies can run for Caritas and drink for Meals on Wheels
"...of Scotch whiskies at Opal Divine's seventh annual Scotch Whisky Festival at Opal's Penn Field (3601 S. Congress, 707-0237)...."

Nov. 27, 2009 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

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