Tag Archives: white whiskey

Strawberry Moonshine Mint Julep – Moonshine gets all gentrified.

Strawberry Moonshine Mint Julep Winter is on it’s way out and balmy weather is in the forecast. That means it’s time to start planning the drink menu for the warmer days that lie ahead. When we think warm-weather drinks, we think mint juleps. The mint julep, one of the first mixed drinks, was popularized on 18th-century […]

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Tennessee Moonshine in a Mason Jar

Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine When Tennessee state law recently changed to allow the distillation of spirits, one family saw an opportunity to showcase the art of superior mountain-made moonshine. The Ole Smoky Distillery is the product of the hard work and experience of  a Tennessee family that has made moonshine in the mountains for the […]

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Death to the Negroni

We present our take on the Negroni cocktail. While the drink’s origins are obscured by time, the most widely reported version is that it was invented in Florence, Italy in 1919. A count named Camillo Negroni invented it by asking the bartender to strengthen his favorite cocktail, the Americano, by adding gin rather than the normal soda water. […]

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Baby Bourbon aka “White Dog”

Buffalo Trace White Dog There is a lot of interest lately in moonshine, white whiskeys and baby bourbons.  Numerous unaged or lightly-aged whiskeys are now appearing in liquor stores courtesy of the many new microdistilleries that have opened up all around the country.  From $30 a bottle for the unaged stuff to $90 for whiskey […]

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