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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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Bourbon Whisky 101

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

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The Art of Small-Batch Bourbon Truffles

Every fine bourbon should eventually mingle with chocolate. Kentucky’s premiere bourbon chocolatier can be found in Louisville. Art Eatables® is the originator of the Small-batch Bourbon Truffle™ and waht sets them apart from most other confectioners in that they focus as much on bourbon as they do chocolate. What’s more, they carefully pick chocolates that accent […]

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BURYING THE BOURBON

A Southern Wedding Tradition. It is said that if it rains on your wedding day, it’s an omen of good luck. That being said, most couples would prefer not to have their special day be a wet one. Well God bless the South, because Southern wedding tradition says that if a bride and groom go to […]

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How well do you know bourbon?

Bourbon Brings People Together It’s not often that Congress passes a bill by unanimous vote. If you’re wondering what issue can bring both sides of the aisle  together, you need look no further than bourbon. In 2007, the United States Senate unanimously passed a declaration creating a National Bourbon Heritage Month. The Senate approved the resolution before its summer […]

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The Sport of Kings means regal cocktails, like the Blackberry Mint Julep.

Hammerstone’s Blackberry Mint Julep A delicious cocktail is the perfect way to stay cool and refreshed when the weather starts to warm up. This recipe for our Blackberry Mint Julep is perfect for your next cocktail party or summer soiree. But we highly suggest you whip up a couple of these unique Kentucky Derby cocktails […]

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American Whiskey Phraseology

There’s a lot of wordage used in classifying the types of American whiskeys known as Bourbon and Tennessee whiskey. The following list helps to make sense of the often-perplexing terminology: Sour mash whiskey: Bourbon and Tennessee whiskey aren’t blended; they’re classified as “straight whiskey.” That makes maintaining a consistency of flavor difficult from one distillation […]

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Whiskey Disks™ go commercial.

Hammerstone’s Whiskey Disks™ has produced the industry’s very first branded whiskey stones. We always knew there was something special about our whiskey stones. There’s the quality of the soapstone, their size and thermal mass, the fact that they are handcrafted and American-made. But it’s their special shape that has allowed us to do what no other […]

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A little-known fact about the Civil War.

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