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The Man Who Brought Bourbon Back

If you’re a bourbon lover who’s reveling in the currently thriving whiskey market, we’d like to suggest that you pour a tipple out for Elmer T. Lee next time you imbibe. It’s a fact that not too long ago the bourbon industry was in deep trouble. Lee is the man who turned it all around. Looking around […]

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Treat Bourbon Right, Or Else

  We all have that one friend, the one who insists on mixing expensive, high-end bourbon with Coke. As purists it’s hard not to get offended by such behavior. Just think of all the years a premium whiskey has to wait – patiently cradled in American oak. All those skilled hands that lovingly craft and […]

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Teach Your Friends to Respect Bourbon

  We all have that one friend, the one who insists on mixing expensive, high-end bourbon with Coke. As purists it’s hard not to get offended by such behavior. Just think of all the years a premium whiskey has to wait – patiently cradled in American oak. All those skilled hands that lovingly craft and […]

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Take this test and see how you rate. True or False: Bourbon County gets its name from the numerous bourbon distilleries located there. True or False: “Straight” bourbon must be aged in American oak for a minimum of four years. True or False: The main difference between Kentucky bourbon and Tennessee whiskey is the type […]

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The Dependable Delectable Boilermaker

Only two things make whiskey better: More of it, or chasing it with beer. A whiskey, beer back, is hardly the highlight of creative bar-tending. But as many of us know, not every beer-and-booze pairing works. Finding a perfect pairing takes a little thought. You have to be careful not to overpower the flavors in any […]

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80-Proof Amp Made of Whiskey Barrels

Whiskey and great music have always been inextricably linked. Fender continues to solidify that relationship with its limited release of the “80 Proof” Blues Junior Amplifier. Beautifully encased in repurposed whiskey barrels, the amplifier sports brass knobs and a brass control plate, plus a gorgeous leather handle. And to top it all off, the Fender […]

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The Great Bourbon Heist – Case Solved

The case of the great Kentucky bourbon heist has at last been solved. In October of 2013, more than 200 bottles of the highly sought-after Pappy Van Winkle brand of bourbon went missing from a securely locked area of the Buffalo Trace distillery in Frankfort, Kentucky. Even before the robbery, bottles of the bourbon were hard to […]

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Raise Pork that Tastes Like Whiskey

Maybe it was the booze, but it sounded like genius at the time. One day last year, while sitting at a bar with coworkers, Scott Bush, founder of Templeton Rye, a superior spirit aged in the Iowa cornfields, had an epiphany: He should raise a batch of pigs on spent rye mash, the leftover grains […]

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Whiskey Pancakes with Whiskey Maple Cream Sauce

Pancakes for breakfast? Amazing. Pancakes for dinner? A-friggin-mazing! I think I may have crossed the line. I fear I may have created a glitch in the Matrix. Because last night I made breakfast for dinner. Pancakes, to be specific. And to be even more specific, whiskey pancakes. Now to be fair, the eggs I used were free-range […]

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Bourbon Pumpkin Cheesecake

To be totally honest, we’ve never been big cheesecake fans. This recipe however, has made us believers in the wonderful powers of cheesecake. We’ve always been convinced that pumpkin baked goods were the best baked goods, and we were bored with the idea of traditional pumpkin pie. So, the idea of a Bourbon Pumpkin Cheesecake […]

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