Bourbon History

Mike And Matt Taste O.H. Ingram River Aged Bourbon

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass O.H. Ingram River Aged Bourbon is aged on a barge moored on the Mississippi River. Their goal is to get the movement of the barge on the river to duplicate the movement... Continue Reading →

Bourbon’s Unsung Heroes – Lisa Roper Wicker

When Widow Jane Distillery opened in Brooklyn, New York, I thought the whiskey they were bottling was average at best. Then the distillery and brand were sold to Samson and Surrey and they hired Lisa Roper Wicker as their president... Continue Reading →

Whiskey Of The Month April 2022 – Michter’s Barrel Proof Rye 2022 Release

This month, I decided to let Matt Kohorst pick our whiskey of the month. He decided to pick four whiskeys that were new to us and taste them. He then decided what will be the whiskey of the month for... Continue Reading →

Mike And Matt Taste Castle & Key Small Batch Bourbon

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass The Castle & Key Distillery is the new name for the Old Taylor Distillery in Woodford County. Kentucky. Even though Buffalo Trace owns the Old Taylor brand, the folks at Castle &... Continue Reading →

Lost Lantern Spring 2022

I was recently sent samples of the Spring 2022 releases from Lost Lantern. This is their 5th release of products from artisan distilleries. I like Lost Lantern because they purchase their barrels from artisan distillers and since Lost Lantern is... Continue Reading →

Book Review –Bourbon & Bacon: The Ultimate Guide To The South’s Favorite Food Groups

This is a book I have had on my shelf for several years, yet I have never reviewed it. Somehow it was pushed into a dark corner of the shelving and forgotten. That should never have happened as it is... Continue Reading →

Mike And Matt Taste Monk’s Road Fifth District Series Bourbon

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass Monk’s Road Bourbon is from the Log Still Distillery in Nelson County, Kentucky. It is part of their “Fifth District Series” where they pay homage to some of the distilleries in Kentucky’s... Continue Reading →

An Affordable Bourbon For Every Taste

When hosting a party or dinner for friends, you like to have a Bourbon on hand that everyone can enjoy. It can be before dinner as an aperitif or after dinner as a digestive drink or as a cocktail with... Continue Reading →

Images Of The Past – Peychaud’s Bitter Advertisements

I recently visited the Sazerac House in New Orleans while attending the New Orleans Bourbon Festival. Displayed on a wall is the collection of Peychaud’s Bitters advertisements from the 1840s and 50s. Peychaud’s Bitters are an important part of the... Continue Reading →

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