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Bourbon Cocktails
Bourbon Cocktails

Are you looking for a sweet margarita recipe to impress your mom and all her alcoholic friends with? Are you bored of that lame cocktail book your grandma got you for Christmas that shows you how to make the “perfect” Long Island Ice Tea? Well, spoiler alert, there’s whiskey in all these recipes and you’re damn well going to like it!

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Top 10 Birthday Gift Bourbons
Top 10 Birthday Gift Bourbons

Grabbing a bottle to gift to your friend? Well look no further than the perfect list of bottles you can buy for that special someone who may know their stuff, or maybe dabbles in bourbon once in a while. Either way, check out our list of Top 10 Birthday Gift Bourbons!

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Inspiration

“Nothing is so musical as the sound of pouring bourbon for the first drink on a Sunday morning.”

Carson McCullers

Review: Booker’s 2017-02 “Blue Knights Batch”

Booker’s 2017-02 “Blue Knights Batch” The second 2017 release of Booker’s Small Batch, now four batches a year, “Blue Knights Batch,” is named after the Blue Knights® Motorcycle Club, an organization of retired and active law enforcement officers who love motorcycles.  Wait, what? I thought Booker Noe made whiskey, I didn’t know he was a […]

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Smooth Ambler Old Scout Single Barrel

Smooth Ambler, which is based out of Maxwelton, West Virginia, is a relatively new whiskey company. However, despite how new this distiller is they are making waves in the whiskey world. They source most of their whiskey (which is nothing new), but one thing that is new is how transparent they are about their process.

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Bourbon Review: Johnny Drum Private Stock

Legend has it that Johnny Drum was a boy who wanted to join the civil war in the 1860’s and left his home in Kentucky. Unfortunately Johnny was underage at the time so he could not join as a soldier and instead served as a drummer boy, hence the name Johnny Drum. After the war […]

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Exploring Store Pick Barrels With Eagle Rare 10 Year

Eagle Rare is one of the many great offerings from buffalo trace distillery. Buffalo trace happens to be my favorite distillery so I have been looking forward to this write up. Eagle rare is a ten-year-old bourbon from Mash bill #1. For those of you unfamiliar with buffalo trace they have two basic mash bills that most of […]

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Review: Booker’s 2017-01 “Tommy’s Batch”

Booker’s 2017-01 “Tommy’s Batch” Towards the end of last year we all witnessed a rumor come to light. Beam Suntory announced a price hike and a reduction in the number of batches of our beloved Booker’s Small Batch being released each year. Thankfully, with 2017’s first Booker’s release “Tommy’s Batch”, we’ve got confirmation that the […]

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Bourbon Review: Blade and Bow

Blade and Bow is a whiskey I have wanted to try ever sine I first heard of it. Diageo owns this brand and while there are those out there who don’t like Diageo for being such a conglomerate, usually including myself, I am a fan of this offering from them. Blade and Bow is sourced […]

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Autumn Manhattan

While you wait for the turkey to cook, break out the mixing glass and craft this classic cocktail with a holiday season spin.  Ingredients 2 oz Rye Whiskey (I’m using Basil Hayden’s Dark Rye) 1 oz Sweet Vermouth 2 teaspoons Pumpkin Butter (…Trader Joes)  1 bar poon Bourbon Barrel Aged Maple Syrup (or regular maple […]

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The Indian Old Fashioned

India inspired Old Fashioned! Traditional & international flavors collide to birth this wonderful cocktail! – 3 Pinches of ground Jaggery – 2 small slices of Turmeric root – 3 dashes angostura bitters – 2 parts Michters Bourbon – 2 small orange slices Add Jaggery, the 3 dashes of bitters, and muddle Turmeric root slices. Add […]

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