Jim Beam Black has a new bottle, but the Bourbon is the same. BourbonBlog.com spoke with spokesperson for Jim Beam Black today who confirmed that this new bottle contains the same Bourbon  as the original Jim Beam Black. However, the updated design gives a new dimension of branding for Jim Beam Black differentiating it from… Read more »

Z’s Fusion, Louisville, Kentucky

The eclectic and elegant, Z’s Fusion is on the Urban Bourbon Trail. Z’s Fusion specializes in Euro-Asian Fusion cuisine using the freshest local ingredients available. The bar stocks over 50 Bourbons, and several appetizers, entrees and a dessert feature the magic ingredient. For a truly unique Bourbon experience, try the Cherry Pipe Tobacco-infused Maker’s Mark… Read more »

Kid Rock and Jim Beam Offer Fans Free Music Downloads of new song “Times Like These” and live Comerica Park concert

Jim Beam Bourbon and Kid Rock are breaking new ground with a first-of-its-kind campaign alongside Atlantic Records, offering fans exclusive free downloads of the new, unreleased song “Times Like These” from Kid Rock’s upcoming album and a compilation of live hits from his two-night, sold-out homecoming at Comerica Park last summer. “After being one of… Read more »

West End Tavern, Boulder, Colorado

West End Tavern has the largest Bourbon list in Colorado with over 62 Bourbons. In addition, West End Tavern has 4 personally single barrel bourbons including Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare, Elmer T. Lee, and Pappy Van Winkle 17yr. West End also has several speciality Bourbon Cocktails. See Bourbon list and Speciality Cocktail examples below West… Read more »

Maker’s Mark 46 Video and Tasting in Chicago by James Hill of ManTripping.com

James Hill of ManTripping.com reports for BourbonBlog.com and brings us his impressions of the forthcoming Maker’s 46 along with video of conversations from Maker’s Mark Master Distiller Kevin Smith during a special Maker’s 46 Dinner James attended at sola in Chicago. What happens when you take one of the most famous brands in the world,… Read more »

Out of the Blue 2010 at Louisville Executive Aviation, the premiere Pre-Derby Event

BourbonBlog.com attends the Premiere Pre-Kentucky Derby event Out of the Blue at Louisville Executive Aviation in video episode below. Luxury cars and private jets for sale along with Woodford Reserve Bourbon and elegant jewelry. Special thanks to Louisville Executive Aviation‘s Ron Geary and Eric Potempa, Fabio Alexander, Cinephreak Pictures Mike Willett, Stephen Dennison, The Bourbon… Read more »

Junk Food Cocktails by Stephen Dennison

As a Master Sommelier friend put it to me- ‘We are the Coke Generation.’ Inspired by this truth, we set to produce some recipes that appeal to people’s junk-food cravings. Sweet by definition, these should be taken at the end of the meal with (or as) dessert. We at BourbonBlog.com hope you will enjoy these… Read more »

Early Times and Artist Celeste Susany Derby Event Tonight at 21c Museum Hotel, Louisville

Early Times celebrates the final year of Celeste Susany as the bottle artist for the Early Times Mint Julep commemorative bottle and you are invited to a pre-Derby event tonight*! To send her off in style, Early Times is inviting the the public to a reception tonight, Monday, April 26 at 21C Museum Hotel from… Read more »

Firefly Southern Grill, Evansville Indiana

Firefly Southern Grill receives an outstanding review from BourbonBlog.com! Firefly specializes in Bourbon with a menu of Southern specialties and regional delights that have been perfected through the generations. Firefly regularly hosts Bourbon/wine/beer and other themed dinners. BourbonBlog.com has covered many stories at Firefly Southern Grill including the video below. See below for Bourbon and… Read more »

Early Times Mint Julep Commemorative Bottle and Official Drink of the Kentucky Derby

The Early Times Mint Julep tells BourbonBlog.com that they have proudly served “Official Drink of the Kentucky Derby” for the past 23 years. In celebration of this, Early Times Kentucky Whisky continues its tradition with the release of the 2010 commemorative Kentucky Derby bottle. The 2010 Early Times Mint Julep commemorative bottle holds special significance… Read more »