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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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Sweet Potato Casserole with Bourbon Pecan Crumble

You’ll love this quick and easy Sweet Potato Casserole.   This Thanksgiving you’ll be in awe as you watch the entire household stuff their faces with this sweet and savory skillet dish. They’ll be powerless to resist once they taste the buttery bourbon and brown sugar pecan topping. We repeat: buttery bourbon and brown sugar […]

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The Best Part of Waking Up – Kentucky Coffee in Your Cup

As far as coffee cocktails go, you’ve got your Irish coffee and your Spanish coffee, even Mexican Coffee. The world of alcoholic coffee drinks gets overshadowed by these international mainstays. Good old Kentucky bourbon often gets overlooked as an ideal ingredient. Bourbon offers big vanilla and caramel flavors, some brands even provide hints of cinnamon and spice, making […]

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The Most Haunted Bar in New York City

Dig into NYC’s dicey history and you’ll find plenty of spine-tingling stories brimming with ghosts that just won’t let go. Here’s one.   With Halloween fast approaching, thoughts naturally turn to ghost stories. And there’s no better place to find ghosts than in a city that’s nearly 400 years old. New York City has seen […]

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Savory Bacon with Nutella Bourbon Icing

  Ode to bacon and how we love thee, For without you and your salty goodness, Your meaty charms, We’d be quite hungry.   Bacon is pretty much the best food on earth. Yet, we’ve managed to improve it by adding two other gastronomic superstars: Nutella and bourbon. This sweet and spicy, chocolaty, bourbon-laced treat […]

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