Still looking for that Bourbon gift for Christmas? Or perhaps a holiday adventure with friends and family?  We recommend celebrating the yuletide season on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail with America’s only native spirit. “Several of our historic distilleries and their gift shops are open this week for the Bourbon lovers on your Christmas list,”  Eric… Read more »

Maker’s Mark Recipes For Christmas Drinks

Top mixologists from Texas share their gifts of winter bourbon recipes with holiday themes..Bourbon Coffee, Gingerbread, molasses, apple cider..No those are all in different drinks, start mixing as the Maker’s Mark recipes are below… A Maker’s Christmas (created by the bartending team at Branch Water Tavern in Houston, Texas) Recipe: 2 ounces of Maker’s Mark… Read more »

American Honey Calendar

Wild Turkey Bourbon unveils its inaugural American Honey 2010 calendar featuring American Honey Girls alongside bottles of American Honey. You can win one of these calendars from us on this link.  During the Kentucky Bourbon Festival, we had our first taste of the American Honey Girls bring to the world of Bourbon, just watch our… Read more »

Christmas Beer Reviews

I just started a new show of premium beer reviews. Don’t worry, we’re still on bourbon here.  This first episode below is just in time for the holiday seasonal beers where I review by England’s Ridgeway Brewing that all have Christmas themes including Santa’s Butt, Bad Elf, Reindeer’s Revolt and Lump of Coal. Watch the… Read more »

Fort Hood Receives Holiday Cheer From Beam Global Spirits & Wine and Operation Homefront

Operation Homefront, Beam Global Spirits & Wine, and Bank of America joined together today to offer holiday cheer and support to the military community by hosting a Holiday Meal Give-a-Way event to the Warrior Transition Brigade at Ft. Hood, TX. Each company of the Warrior Transition Brigade was represented and picked-up food and a gift… Read more »

Firefly Eggnog Recipe

This recipe comes from one of our favorite Bourbon Bars and Southern restaurants, Firefly Southern Grill in Evansville, Indiana. It is no longer open, but the memories of their eggnog live on. Yes, it uses raw eggs. Owner Josh are told that the alcohol cooks the raw eggs. Firefly Eggnog You need three large bowls, a… Read more »

Booker Noe, the Bourbon Legend, Video from 1993

We recently met filmmaker/photographer Steve Weiss who filmed over 100 videos for Jim Beam Brands from the late 1980’s to late 1990’s. Steve shares this 1993 video below spotlighting the late Booker Noe. With interviews with then Jim Beam Master Distiller Booker Noe and his son Fred Noe, the video was made for the theater… Read more »

Maker’s Mark Eggnog

Maker’s Mark Eggnog 1 liter Maker’s Mark 1 quart milk 1 quart heavy cream 2 dozen eggs (for egg whites) 1 1/2 cups sugar nutmeg for garnish Separate eggs and beat yolks until creamy. Whip sugar into yolks. Beat whites until they stand in peaks, adding 1/2 cup additional sugar, if desired. Beat yolks and… Read more »

The Fig Thing

Hey you little “Fig Thing,” get over here and give me some Winter “sugar.” Oh yeah, give me some Jim Beam Black and Harvey’s to kick my figs in a cool new direction in this Christmas cocktail recipe. The Fig Thing 1 ½ parts Jim Beam Black ½ part Harvey’s Bristol Cream 1 part Fresh… Read more »

Jim Frost with Jim Beam and Drambuie

Feeling frostbitten?  Try this recipe is at your holiday party to bring together old world flavor of Drambuie with a sweet and chilly and frosty Kentucky mix.  Just in time for the holidays and the new bottle design of Drambuie. Jim Frost 2 parts Jim Beam Bourbon 1 part Drambuie 1 dash grenadine syrup 1… Read more »