In Drink More Whiskey, Mr. Yaffee takes a new approach to examining the spirit that is fun, witty and bordering on irreverant. Mr. Yaffee doesn’t write a dissertation on whiskey in his book. Instead, it’s written as he speaks, as though Mr. Yaffee were discussing the topic with friends. Believe it or not, it’s a somewhat novel approach in the drinks book category. You generally see technical dissertations or cocktail books. …Read More
John Taffer is the President of Bar & Nightclub Media and the Host of Spike TVs Bar Rescue (new episodes start October 6th!). I sat down (ok, had a call) with Mr. Taffer recently to discuss the new season of Bar Rescue and his years in the bar business. John has been creating and running bars for over 35 years. To say the least, he’s seen it all. …Read More
Hudson New York Corn Whiskey was one of the first whiskeys made in New York State following prohibition.
From the distiller, “We double distill the corn mash pure and simple. No other flavors or sugar added. It’s then bottled at 46% without charcoal or chill filtering, giving the crystal clear whiskey a silky smooth, creamy and clean drinking experience. It’s also distinctly corny – just like your wise-cracking uncle. Cut the wax and pour.”
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Appearance: clear, medium minus tawny brown with thick legs
Nose: clean, medium minus notes of corn, kernel, black cherry, sourdough, cola, vanilla and oak
Palate: dry, smooth, integrated alcohol with medium notes of corn, kernel, sourdough, black cherry, maraschino cherry, vanilla and oak. Medium minus finish of maraschino cherry.
Rating: Average. I like the smoothness of the texture of the alcohol. But, the cherry extract isn’t integrated with the bourbon and you either get notes … Read more