Over the last decade, bourbon’s popularity has skyrocketed, and there’s no wondering why. Its sweet, warming flavor profile is like a corn-based hug for your insides, on top of the fact that it goes down incredibly smooth. The strong aromatics and bold palate make it an ideal cocktail ingredient, yet its soft sweetness also makes […]
As the weather cools down, we’re looking for ways to warm up. What has the power to warm your innards like a big bowl of hearty, delicious soup? There is one thing, actually: throwing some bourbon into that soup! Cooking with bourbon has become a staple here at VinePair, especially during these cold winter months, because bourbon adds […]
The next best thing to sipping on bourbon is cooking with bourbon. During these chillier winter months, the sweetly savory kick that bourbon brings to dishes is both warming and satisfying, no matter which course you’re up to. From delicious dinners and succulent sides to mouthwatering desserts, we’ve rounded up 12 of our favorite recipes that […]
”I’ll have a whiskey on the rocks.” We’ve all heard it, read it, and probably even said it before. When exactly is it appropriate to order liquor on the rocks? It’s true — some liquors benefit from the addition of ice, while others are meant to stand solid on their own, consumed “neat.” So how […]
Whiskey can be pretty confusing. There are all those terms: bourbon, rye, Scotch, single-malt, blended — it seems to go on and on.
People will do some pretty crazy things when alcohol is involved, and not just when they’re drinking. When it comes down to it, as fun as it can be to kick back and have a drink or three, alcohol is big business, and big business means big money.
”It’ll be about 45 minutes.” We’ve all been there — anxiously arriving at a restaurant, ready to stuff our faces with good grub and delectable booze, only to be told we must sit in our state of rumbling hunger while our dining predecessors finish their feasts and open up a table.
Single barrel bourbon, often referred to as single cask, is a higher grade of whiskey that comes from an individual aging barrel. Generally, distilleries blend whiskies from multiple barrels and years to create consistency in color and flavor profiles among their products. In the case of single barrel, however, each barrel is bottled separately, dated […]
Move over, Scotch. We’re zoning in on American distilled spirits, breaking down the two biggest and baddest of them all — bourbon and rye. Aside from knowing that we love them both, there are many similarities between these two whiskeys, as well as some solid differences that set them apart. So what’s the difference? Let […]