Tag Archives: bourbon

8 Great Pairings of Bourbon & Oreos

No matter what age you grew up in, your youth was mostly likely dominated by some favorite combination of foods. Our tender years were permanently marked by milk and cookies. Oreo cookies, to be exact. But don’t you ever wonder what happened to those childhood foods after you grew up and started eating like an […]

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Jefferson’s Ocean – Whiskey Aged At Sea

Over the last six centuries, rarely has a ship set sail without some measure of whiskey aboard, and in the case of Jefferson’s whiskey, they’re making sure the cargo holds are packed with it. Trey Zoeller, founder of Kentucky-based Jefferson’s Bourbon, is eager to produce mature whiskey for thirsty customers, but he rejects the experimental […]

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Good News: There’s Alcohol in Space

10,000 light years from earth, in a constellation far far away, there’s a huge cloud of alcohol – it’s space booze. There’s a constellation in outer space named Aquila, it’s a cloud that’s 1000 times larger than the diameter of our solar system. It holds enough alcohol for over 6.4 quadrillion quadrillion shots of whiskey. Unfortunately […]

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Prescription Whiskey

Prohibition began in 1920 with the ratification of the 18th Amendment and the related Volstead Act. These new laws banned the manufacture, sale and transportation of intoxicating beverages. Keep in mind that up to this point alcohol had been a widely used, readily available and relatively cheap remedy for thousands of years. Practitioners and doctors in […]

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Whisk(e)y Flow Chart

There’s a lot of wordage used in classifying the world’s different types of whiskey, or whisky. It can be overwhelming. So, take a seat, pour yourself a tipple over one of our handcrafted whiskey stones and give this handy flow chart a look-see. It’ll help make sense of the often perplexing terminology.

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Hammerstone’s Beard Guide

  Fall is a time for many things – football, raking leaves, and regrettably, turtlenecks. It’s also the best time to grow a beard. Fall is the time when men forsake formality in favor of comfort. Plus, it’s getting cold. And if you’re going to start wearing a sweater on your body, there’s no reason why […]

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Bourbon Whisky 101

Thank you to our friends at Maker’s Mark® and NowSourcing Inc.

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Whiskey Library has 1,500 Offerings

The Multnomah Whiskey Library in Portland, Oregon features an obsessively curated archive of spirits, tableside whiskey service, and a full curriculum of booze education. Time to dig out your old library card and do some drinking. With 1,500 bottles of liquor, the Multnomah Whiskey Library is a whiskey lover’s paradise. It’s a 2,200 square foot clubhouse with 25-foot high ceilings, […]

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Old Forester – The Original Innovator

Old Forester  has been sold continuously for over 140 years, longer than any other brand of bourbon on the market. When Old Forester was first introduced in 1873, it was the first bourbon sold exclusively in sealed bottles. Available initially in pharmacies as a medicinal product, bottles of Old Forester were sealed to safeguard against adulteration and substitution […]

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Bacon Cheddar Bourbon – All In One Bite

Bacon Cheddar Bourbon Spirals Swirls of flaky pastry get filled with bacon, cheddar cheese, bourbon and green onion . A quick brush of egg yolk and 20 minutes in the oven, then they’re ready to enjoy!   It’s football season and that means it’s time to start whipping up some delicious recipes for game time. […]

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