Horror Throwback Movies with Perfect Whiskey Pair

October 30th, 2015 Tags: , ,

We made it pretty clear yesterday with our Nightmare On Bourbon Street cocktail that we get really excited about Halloween here at Lost Republic. Not only is it full of candy, ghost stories, tasteless costumes, horror movies, and let’s not forget, it’s also an excuse to drink one more glass of your favorite Lost Republic […]

History’s Most Notorious Drinkers

October 22nd, 2015 Tags:

For most of us, a night of heavy drinking usually does not lead to rewarding consequences – whether it is the fear of waking up to some regrettable texts sent the night before or a throbbing headache and a hearty breakfast consisting of plain toast and Gatorade. Which is why it may surprise (or dismay) […]

Whiskey Wednesday: The Brain Duster

October 21st, 2015 Tags:

This week’s Whiskey Wednesday cocktail speaks for itself with its daunting, yet creepily accurate name – The Brain Duster – the ultimate hump day treat for those of you trying to put Monday and Tuesday behind you and fast forward to the weekend. This infamous cocktail has gone under several names throughout its long history, […]

Trailblazer Tip #4: Know How to Start A Fire Without Matches

October 19th, 2015

This week’s Trailblazer Tip is straight, to-the-point, and is something that every Modern Pioneer should know how to do: Know How to Start a Fire Without Matches. Okay, we might sound like your fourth grade Boy Scout troop leader when we say this but not only is it important if you somehow find yourself alone […]

Lost Republic in Space? A Zero Gravity Whiskey Glass!

October 13th, 2015 Tags: , , ,

Yes, you read the title correctly. Believe it or not, the most breaking news coming from the International Space Station recently is not the fact that there’s water on Mars. In fact, the real news is about our water- Brown Water! Here’s the story: A company called Ballantine’s just announced the amazing news that they are […]

Travel Guide: Putah River

Summer is officially over and we’re sure you need something to look forward to.  We are here to help you start planning your Fall adventures. Attention all fishermen/women, hikers, outdoor enthusiasts, and anyone else who just needs a weekend away from the monotony of your nine to five office job – we have the perfect […]

Proper Poker Etiquette For The Modern Gentleman

September 3rd, 2015 Tags: , , ,

  It’s poker night. You’ve come prepared with your secret stash of cash (that you think your girlfriend or wife have absolutely no clue exists), an almost perfect poker face, and just the right amount of liquid courage to get you through that same boring story your best friend tells every. single. poker. night.   […]

Whiskey Wednesday: The Manhattan

September 2nd, 2015 Tags: , , ,

Often referred to as the “grandfather” of American cocktails, the Manhattan is the most proper of cocktails. Whether you’re a man who loves a good Manhattan, or a woman, you like to keep it cool and classy to say the least (especially on a Wednesday).     Rumors surrounding the creation of the famous cocktail […]

National Bourbon Heritage Month

Celebrating “America’s Native Spirit” This September   At Lost Republic, September is one of our favorite months of the year – partly because the leaves are going to start changing and we can trade in our tired sandals for our favorite autumn boots. But more importantly, September is National Bourbon Heritage Month. And no, this is […]

California Cowboys

How good does this sound? A spring tradition where you spend a weekend with the boys on horseback along the beautiful San Simeon coast of California. Dating back to the 1700’s, it began out of necessity, to round up the cattle and tend the land. Lush green hills & wild flowers converge with the vast […]