We're taking bourbon to a whole new level of appreciation
BOOKER'S BOURBON (125-130 proof, $70). Cask-strength bourbon (meaning no water is added before bottling, as with most spirits
If you go: Whiskey flights -- three .75-ounce pours -- start from $18-$25. Cascade (the bar inside the Stanley) is open 11
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The tasting notes below are from a sample generously provided by Diageo. In case you are wondering; no they didn't send a
The Whoop & Holler 28 YO (42% ABV), is a Tennessee whiskey produced by the George Dickel distillery. At 28 years of age it
In celebration of #BourbonRebirth, I've named the 15 most-important brands (not distilleries) for bringing bourbon back. My criteria for creating this list was who made the biggest impact through sales, quality, marketing, innovation and trendsetting since 1980, a year this beloved spirit was left for dead.
I may have a thing for using Bourbon in the kitchen. Not so much for drinking it. The hubs does though, so there's usually some on hand in the bar. Using it in the kitchen for some flavor though? I'm all about that! Which is why you can find Chocolate Bourbon Truffles and Bacon Bourbon Meatballs on the site also.
In celebration of #BourbonRebirth, I'm ranking the most-influential bourbon brands since 1980, when bourbon mattered little on the national scene.
Louisville, Kentucky is the city where I was born and raised, and although I've traveled all over the world, I've never found
In the early 1980s, bourbon was left for dead, losing market share to white spirits. But passion, great whiskey and innovative marketing returned bourbon to its rightful place in the consumer's bar--far in front of vodka. These are the brands that brought bourbon back.
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As we celebrate Bourbon Heritage Month, hopefully with a fine dram, it's important to note that this wonderful spirit was once a bottom dweller. Many people made bourbon popular again. These are the most important groups for bourbon's rebirth. Next week, I detail the most-important brands.
It's on us, as parents, educators and citizens, to lead and live by example. Moderate and legal alcohol consumption encouragement and practice would do far greater good than prohibition or a warning label.
As September approaches, it's time to prepare for the most-important month--Bourbon Heritage Month.
This parody will be tough to swallow for Matthew McConaughey.
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