Articles Tagged: Bourbon Whiskey

Dancing Pines Bourbon Whiskey Review

post iconThis 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. …Read More

Jim Beam Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Review

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Appearance: clean, medium minus tawny golden color with thick legs

Nose:  clean with a medium intensity of corn, kernel, maple syrup, brown sugar, floral and muted oak 

Palate: dry, integrated but spicy alcohol, medium notes of corn, kernel, sourdough, maple syrup, cinnamon, pepper and soft oak.  Medium finish with notes of kernel and sourdough

Rating:  Average to good.  Basic bourbon that sees limited time in oak so the wood influence is muted.  This allows the … Read more

A Taste of Bourbon

post iconEach 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. …Read More

Autumn Sunrise

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Manhattan 101

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Not only is September Bourbon Heritage Month, Jimmy Russell, Wild Turkey’s Master Distiller is celebrarting his 58th year making Bourbon.  Here’s their twist on the venerable Manhattan.  

Raise a toast to Jimmy for giving this fine Kentucky Bourbon. 

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September Sour – Celebrate Bourbon Heritage Month

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Summer may be over, but National Bourbon Heritage Month has officially arrived and it’s time to celebrate! In honor of America’s native spirit, hit the town, raise a glass of Basil Hayden’s® and encourage your friends to celebrate! Basil Hayden’s September Sour, created by top New York mixologist Julie Reiner, is a twist on the classic bourbon cocktail, the New York Sour, combining our spicy bourbon with zesty lemon juice, orange bitters and herbal Bénédictine … Read more

Bourbon Ice Cream topped with Poached Peaches and Hazelnut Crunch

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Maker’s Mark Ice Cream
Makes 1 1/2 pints

Ingredients:

2 cups whole milk
1 vanilla bean split lengthwise and scraped
4 large yolks
½ cup sugar
1 pinch salt
¼ cup Maker’s Mark®

Instructions:

1. Combine the milk, salt, scraped vanilla bean and seeds in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil.  Remove from the heat, cover with plastic wrap, and infuse 10 minutes.
2. While the milk is being infused, whisk together the … Read more

Peanut Manhattan

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This drink was inspired from my adoration of Orgeat Syrup, and I had an ah-hah moment when I thought…why not try nut infused spirits or liqueurs.

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Monsieur Hayden

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In honor of one of spring’s most anticipated romantic comedies, Think Like A Man, Basil Hayden’s teamed up with top Austin mixologist, Rob Pate, to create Basil Hayden’s Monsieur Hayden. The cocktail is inspired by the Boulevardier, a classic bourbon cocktali that’s been enjoyed by men around the world for almost 100 years! Monsieur Hayden combines ingredients like Campari, citrusy Cocchi Americano aperitif and ginger juice with spicy Basil Hayden’s to create a bold bourbon … Read more

Triple Crown Julep

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