There are two kinds of people in this world (or three kinds, including people who try to defend Star Wars Episodes 1 through 3). But among drinkers, there’s the kind who’ve had an Old Fashioned, and those who haven’t. Within those categories are further subdivisions: those who’ve not only had an Old Fashioned cocktail, but […]
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.
In the fall, the fruit that’s most seasonal essentially switches from berries to citrus fruits. What’s great about citrus drinks is that they offer a summery accent to any cocktail, even in the cooler months. Today I am sharing a grapefruit-based drink that’s made with bourbon and a float of bitters. The bourbon adds a spicy […]
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 […]
Fall is in the air and that means whiskey drinks are coming into season – not that they were ever ”out” of season to begin with, but the cool temps and crisp air always seem to make for the perfect excuse to indulge in a whiskey cocktail.
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 […]
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 […]
If you’re a bourbon fan currently enjoying the spoils of a thriving whiskey market (or just celebrating September, National Bourbon Heritage Month), maybe pour a little out for Elmer T. Lee next time you take a sip. In case you didn’t know, there was a time not too long ago when the bourbon industry was actually […]
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 […]