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The Bourbon Breakdown

The Bourbon Breakdown

Bourbon is one of the most popular spirits out there. But what actually makes bourbon, bourbon? And how do you tell the differences in quality? This video breaks down all you need to know about bourbon, turning you into an expert in just a few minutes.

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A Beginner’s Guide For Bourbon Virgins

A Beginner’s Guide For Bourbon Virgins

Bourbon was not my entrée into the world of spirits, but it has increasingly become my drink of choice. In fact I was a single malt enthusiast and a wine collector long before I had my first bourbon. Like many others, I have a great history with single malts, and I’ve spent the better part of […]

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Myth Busted: Bourbon Does Not Have To Be Made In Kentucky

Myth Busted: Bourbon Does Not Have To Be Made In Kentucky

In fact, bourbon doesn’t have to be made anywhere near Kentucky—and it can still be 100% authentic.  It’s called “America’s Native Spirit,” after all, not “Kentucky’s Native Spirit.” Not that you should blurt this out to a Kentuckian after you’ve both had a few. Let’s just look at the unbiased, sober (so to speak) regulations […]

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Bourbon Ice Cream Float [Recipe]

Bourbon Ice Cream Float [Recipe]

It’s National Bourbon Month, and we thought there was no better way to celebrate than with this bourbon ice cream float. Think of the float as a grown-up version of the root beer floats you loved as a kid. The drink is still as creamy and decadent as ever, but now it includes a nice […]

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9 Bourbons That Feel Like Summer

9 Bourbons That Feel Like Summer

When you think of summer, you might picture chilled Moscato or piña coladas. You wouldn’t be the first to think dark liquor is too heavy for a hot summer day (try being a bourbon sales rep during those months). But bourbon can actually be a great spirit during this humid time. Bourbon makes for an […]

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Trying To Avoid A Hangover? Here’s What You Should (And Shouldn’t) Be Drinking

Trying To Avoid A Hangover? Here’s What You Should (And Shouldn’t) Be Drinking

The hangover is your body’s natural way of shaming you for dancing on tables the night prior. While a night of drinking always carries the risk of waking up feeling ill, there are some things you can do to prevent your hangover pain (besides drinking water). Turns out, some types of booze carry less of […]

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