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Recipes For Your Holiday Cocktail Party

It’s time to bring back the cocktail party in earnest. Sure, you can always add a few cocktails to your regular holiday party, but a cocktail party is so much more. It’s an excuse to get dressed up, to get... Continue Reading →

Holiday Cocktails 2018

Tis the season for endless holiday gatherings, and if you are the whiskey geek of the family you may have been tasked with putting together the holiday bar. Not to worry, you don’t have to break out the vault bottles... Continue Reading →

American Malt Whiskey And Cocktails

American malt whiskeys are experiencing a resurgence - a resurgence rather than newfound popularity because they were made and enjoyed before Prohibition. As the legal framework for whiskeys tightened just before, during, and after Prohibition this category virtually disappeared. But... Continue Reading →

Fall Whiskey Cocktails

Though we’re still all in our summer attire, fall officially starts tomorrow. That means apple cider, bonfires, and getting pranked by Wild Turkey with a fake photo of Wild Turkey Pumpkin Spice. If you’re ready for the bonfire parties, here... Continue Reading →

Manhattans Across Manhattan

Recently Rosemary, Maggie and I made a trip to New York City to do some research. I decided that I was going to have a Manhattan cocktail at every bar I went to and find the best Manhattan in Manhattan.... Continue Reading →

Whiskey Cocktails For Celebrating Independence

Distilled spirits are heavily intertwined with our nation’s founding and history. On the frontier distillation was a way to preserve your harvest, and oftentimes that spirit was used as currency in places where specie was hard to come by. Whiskey... Continue Reading →

Summer Bourbon Cocktails

Did we even have a spring this year? It seems like it went straight from snow to 95 degrees, but that's Kentucky for you. I've rounded up some of the most refreshing summer cocktails I could find to help you... Continue Reading →

Other Horse Racing Cocktails

Bourbon and horse racing go hand-in-hand, and not just in Kentucky. Most bourbon and horse racing enthusiasts in Kentucky can tell you that the same limestone filtered water that makes bourbon so amazing also contributes to the great strength of... Continue Reading →

Mint Juleps: You’re Doing It Wrong

If you hate mint juleps it’s either because you had a bad experience or you are doing it wrong. I’ve heard them often referred to as “alcoholic mouthwash” and who in their right mind would want to drink that? Historically... Continue Reading →

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