This bourbon hails from a small craft distillery in Loveland Colorado - the brainchild of a wife-husband-husband's father combo! Dancing Pines is one of many new craft distilleries that have been popping up across America that have embraced the modern American whiskey renaissance with it's bourbon whiskey. Yes, Dancing Pines does produce a bourbon. We like to point that out as many people think that bourbon can only come from Kentucky. Bourbon can come from anywhere in the United States but only Kentucky bourbon can come from Kentucky.
One of the hottest trends this year has been Water Cocktails! You may ask, what is a water cocktail? I had that same question when I first heard the term.
National Coffee Day: It's time to get your buzz on and for once we don't mean with booze ... OK, so coffee and booze make a good pair
Recently, I had the honor of judging not one but two events. Needless to say, I was thrilled with the opportunities and learned so much.
For any of you movie buffs, the 1976 battle between French wines and their upstart American counterparts entitled the "Judgment of Paris" was chronicled in the highly fictionalized movie Bottleshock. While Bottleshock was certainly entertaining and spotlighted the super cute Chris Pine, it didn't exactly stick to the story. If you are interested in how the tale actually unfolded, pick up George Tabor's Judgment of Pari
Each September marks Bourbon Heritage Month. While there are other spirits with connections to America - think colonial rum and apple brandy - no spirit is as quintessentially American as bourbon. Bourbon is an amber colored whiskey that must be made from a mash consisting of a majority of corn, matured in charred American oak barrels and bottled at no less than 80 proof.