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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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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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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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Martin Mills – The Bigfoot of Bourbon

This mythical bourbon sells for $500 a bottle.         A single shot could easily set you back $100. Above is pictured an elusive bottle of Martin Mills 24 year-old — one of only 200 released in the world — it contains 107-proof Kentucky bourbon, which unleashes a devastating caramel-vanilla flavor bomb. Martin […]

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Buffalo Trace Distillery now a National Historic Landmark

Buffalo Trace’s George T. Stagg Distillery in Frankfort, Kentucky has been named as a National Historic Landmark by the National Park Service.   Established in 1857, the distillery was later purchased by E.H. Taylor Jr. in 1870. He refurbished it, building brick warehouses including the notorious Warehouse C which was destroyed by tornado. The site also […]

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Strawberry Bourbon Sundae

Strawberry Infused Bourbon, Fresh Fruit, and Vanilla Ice Cream – Need we say more?   Strawberries and ice cream – as with many things in life – is a wonderful treat that can be made even more delectable by adding a tipple of booze. And by booze we mean Strawberry Infused Bourbon, to be exact. […]

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Buffalo Trace Patriarch, Elmer T. Lee Dies

The Industry’s Single-Barrel Bourbon Pioneer Elmer T. Lee Dies at Age 93 Kentucky bourbon legend Elmer T. Lee, the man behind the single-barrel bourbon that sparked the industry’s revival, has died at the age 93. Retired for the past 28 years, Mr. Lee continued to visit the distillery on a weekly basis to seek out bourbons […]

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