Bourbon History


Whiskey and Food

Summer Of Smoke And Sippin: Beer Can Chicken

Meat: Perdue Young Chicken Dry Rub: Traeger Garlic/Chili Pepper Wood:  Hickory Pellets Paired with: Willett Straight Family Release Small Batch Rye 109.8 proof One of my absolute smokin staples is Beer Can Chicken. Best part, it only takes a couple... Continue Reading →


Wilderness Trail Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Proof: 100 Age: 8 years Barrell Seagrass Rye Whiskey Finished in Martinique Rum, Madeira & Apricot Brandy Barrels Proof: 119.12 Age: NAS There’s no bad time to make chili. Traditionally, I save it for... Continue Reading →

Get Ready For A Summer Of Smoke And Sippin!

Editor’s note: Like many in Kentucky right now, Michael does not have internet access. Matt has stepped in to share a blog post for today. We hope all of you are safe and well after the storms on Friday! Kentucky... Continue Reading →

Tasting Whiskey

I have been asked about Bourbon Tastings and how to hold one, I have written on the subject before, but I thought I would write a more complete blog on the subject here.  There are two parts of tasting Bourbon... Continue Reading →

Drinks To Be Paired With Smoked Meats

Summer is the time to pull out the smoker and fix some ribs or pulled pork or brisket. So the question is, “What do I drink with this food?” Smoked cocktails are the rage today and if done right, they... Continue Reading →

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