Vintage American Whiskies

Did Bourbon Really Used to be “Better”?

Date Originally Published: Spring 2019             “The real rye, not that pickle juice you have today,” read the caption under a bottle of late-1990s...
Abraham Lincoln

Top 5 Presidential Whiskey Quotes

Andrew Jackson, 7th President "I have never in my life seen a Kentuckian who didn’t have a gun, a pack of cards, and a jug of whiskey."
Terry Bradshaw Bourbon

5 Interesting Things About 4x Super Bowl Champ Terry Bradshaw: Hint Hint, He Has...

It's hard to imagine NFL Sunday's without Terry Bradshaw. He puts the color in color commentary. Love him or hate him, or both, you can't help but be enamored by...
Hot Toddy meet Penicillin Cocktail

“Hot Toddy” meets “Penicillin” for this Medicinal(ish) Warming Wintry Bourbon Cocktail

RECIPE AND TEXT PROVIDED BY OLD DOMINICK DISTILLERY in Memphis, TN. Originally a Scotch cocktail, the Penicillin has a light medicinal flavor. Converting the Penicillin into a...

The Bourbon Geek’s Ongoing Obsession with Certain Rickhouse Locations

About ten miles north of Heaven Hill’s main Bardstown campus sits the former home of the T.W. Samuels distillery. Today it houses nine Heaven Hill rickhouses, some as old as 80 years,...

“Maple Dearest” – Maple Whiskey Coffee Recipe

"Maple Dearest" Recipe Ingredients: 8 oz coffee (freshly brewed)1 oz O.H. Ingram River Aged Whiskey {Minimum, that is;)}1 tbsp brown sugar1/4 cup maple syrup1 cup whipping cream (heavy)2 tsp vanilla Directions: In...
New Riff Winter Whiskey 2020. Courtesy New Riff Distilling.

New Riff Winter Whiskey 2020: The Best Thing We Drank This Week

New Riff Winter Whiskey was an unexpected but welcome last-minute limited edition for 2020, and it’s the best thing I tasted this first full week of 2021. We’re going to dive into what makes it so interesting, but first, a little background.

Bardstown Bourbon Company Hits 2021 Running with 3 New Releases!

There's nothing better than starting the new year on a good (tasting) note, wouldn't you agree? Bardstown Bourbon Company has been so gracious as to oblige just that as they have...