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Tag Archives: Bourbon

Whatcha Drinkin’ this Weekend?: ‘It’s Good to be the King’ Edition

Well the weekend is upon us, and I’m sure a few of the greenish-blue little puppies you see above will find a new home in my belly over the next couple of days. You see, our buddy Rich Blair, the “ambassador” guy from New Holland Brewing Artisan Spirits sent me a very big bottle of […]

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The Amish Outlaws of the Bourbon State

Here’s something you don’t see every day, mugshots of Amish fellas, courtesy of the Graves County Jail in Kentucky.  Their shocking crime? 

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Bourbon: 5 Things Men (and Women) Should Know

I love Jimmy Russell.  Yes it is a bonified mancrush!  I mean, how can you not love a man that has spent his life making great bourbon for the masses?  Jimmy, for those of you who don’t know, is the Master Distiller at Wild Turkey bourbon distillery, where he has been making great bourbon since […]

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Russell’s Reserve: Wild Turkey Goes Big City!

Wild Turkey Bourbon for many has always had the reputation of being a Whiskey for the rough and tumble kinda backwater people.  High proof and publicity can do that.  I recall a line from one of my favorite movies, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, where cousin Eddie is talking about his family and how he has […]

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Woodford Reserve: The Official Bourbon of the Kentucky Derby

Whiskey and horse racing just seem to go together.  Kind of like Miller and NASCAR, but a lot more refined, a lot less horsepower, and with good things to drink, like bourbon.  Kentucky is the home of the American Bourbon industry.  All major distilleries are located in Kentucky, so it is only natural that these […]

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Founders Old Curmudgeon Ale: They Got The Name Wrong

So let’s skip to the end – this is an awesome beer.  I love it.  As you may know, I’m a little over focused on bourbon barrel aged beers right now, and this puppy delivers as well as any brew out there.  The thing I don’t get is the name…

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Is that Jack Daniels?

Well the makers might want you to think so, but actually their contents are better than Jack.  It is an old advertising trick, let someone do a great job of branding and create a huge following, then come along with a product that looks virtually identical and maybe people will buy it by mistake.  Or […]

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WOO HOO I’m Back BABY!

Day eight proved to be the one where 90 percent of my head cold symptoms subsided and I actually had a dram of whiskey last night to celebrate!  Not only could I taste it, but I could smell it and at a high enough level to post this review!  I’m back with a vengeance. So the […]

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Bourbon Pizza? Oh Yeah Baby!

So by this point I have gotten a lot of bottles of bourbon in my cupboard.  Actually my wife and I discussed this weekend the need for me to get a locking cupboard to keep my “collection” in, and I think we have figured out that the cupboard in the garage will work nicely (too […]

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Of Birthdays and Beer and Bourbon

So I recently had a birthday.  The first one since Jim and I started this web site.  I’m amazed and surprised at how my brother and I starting this blog has begun to change my loved ones buying habits when it comes to my presents.  See at my size I’m not the easiest guy in […]

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