Woodford Reserve Master’s Collection Seasoned Oak Finish Review

Bourbon: Woodford Reserve Master’s Collection Seasoned Oak Finish Distillery: Woodford Reserve, Versailles, Kentucky Age: No specific age statement Proof: 100.4; 50.2% abv Notes: Seasoned Oak Finish is the fourth in the series of limited edition bottlings.  Seasoned Oak Finish combines fully-matured Woodford Reserve with barrels crafted from wood that has been exposed to the outdoors… Read more »

Bourbon Balls and Eggnog..More Bourbon Recipes for Christmas

It seems fitting to share two Bourbon holiday favorites as we enter Christmas Day.  A classic Eggnog recipe that originally ran in a Four Roses Life magazine advertisement in the 1930s,  and the distillery still receives recipe requests for this one today.   To compliment it, a Bourbon Ball Recipe from the Pogue Family using… Read more »

Old Forester Bourbon Kentucky Caramel Coffee

Old Forester Kentucky Caramel Coffee 1 oz Old Forester Bourbon Whiskey 4 oz hazelnut coffee 1 oz caramel syrup Whipped cream Add 1 oz caramel ice cream topping to bottom of coffee cup, add Old Forester and hazelnut coffee. Top with whipped cream and drizzle with caramel syrup. 

Caramel Bourbon Coffee and Bourbon Oatmeal

I discovered a recipe for Old Forester Kentucky Caramel Coffee which compliments Bourbon Oatmeal nicely. A while back, I introduced Bourbon Oatmeal in the video below after numerous bourbon lovers and distillers stated they had never heard of anyone putting Bourbon in morning oatmeal.  Have the combo together or by themselves over the holidays.  Recipe… Read more »

Knob Creek Bourbon Review

Bourbon: Knob Creek Distillery: Jim Beam Age: 9 years Proof: 100; 50% abv Notes: Knob Creek is part of Jim Beam’s Small Batch Collection. Knob Creek became so popular in 2009 there was a reported “Knob Creek Drought,” which we covered in the video below this review.  The 9 years of age in a barrel… Read more »

Winter Beer Reviews and the Invention of ReinBEER Antlers

More winter beer reviews from BourbonBlog.com’s Tom Fischer. Yes, we know a thing or two about beer as well as bourbon. Left Hand Brewing Company’s Widdershins Barleywine-Style Ale, Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ale’s Noel de Calabaza, and Breckenridge Brewery’s Christmas Ale reviewed in video below where we also invent ReinBEER Antlers.

Woodford Reserve Recipes for Christmas

Take the most warming Bourbon whiskey, mix it with holiday cheer and you have Woodford Reserve winter cocktail recipes!  A Hot Apple Pie Bourbon creation good enough to slice and a Candy Cane Hot Chocolate with Woodford…delicious.  For more Bourbon recipes, visit our recipes collection on BourbonBlog.com. Woodford Hot Apple Pie 1 ¼ oz. apple cinnamon-infused… Read more »

Pajama Party at Lynn’s Paradise Cafe, New Year’s Eve Louisville, Kentucky

Last year, BourbonBlog.com attended the Pajama Party at Lynn’s Paradise Cafe and you can watch our video on it below! This year you can attend from December 31, 2009 from 7 pm to 11 pm it is the Annual Pajama Party (see official invite below). Anyone in their PJ’s will receive a special New Year’s… Read more »

Buffalo Trace Distillery Winter Wonderland

Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, Kentucky invites visitors to drive through the distillery grounds nightly from dusk to 11 p.m. starting Dec. 3 through Dec. 31, 2009. The distillery will be a winter wonderland with thousands of lights and colorful displays as in years past. If you have any questions, please contact Nancy Gum at… Read more »