Heaven Hill Distilleries tells BourbonBlog.com that Evan Williams Single Barrel Vintage 2001 Bourbon will be released nationally in January of 2011. We were among the first to taste and review this new vintage straight from the barrel during their annual Evan Williams Single Barrel unveiling sneak peak for the Bardstown Whiskey Louisville’s famed Derby Museum… Read more »

De-cocainized Holiday Cocktails?

AGWA de Bolivia tells BourbonBlog.com that the perfect way to “mix it up” this during the holiday season is by using Wild Bolivian coca leaves hand-picked at 2000 metres in the Andes and shipped under armed guard in 2000 Kilo Bales to Amsterdam to be macerated and de-cocainized and made into a coca leaf liqueur. This… Read more »

Early Times 354 Bourbon

Brown-Forman tells BourbonBlog.com that beginning in January 2011, the Early Times brand is returning to its roots as a Bourbon. The new brand, called Early Times 354 Bourbon (354 for the original permit number for the distillery) will be bottled at 80 proof. After an absence in the US market of nearly 30 years, Early… Read more »

O’Shea’s Irish Pub takes title in Four Roses’ Holiday Bourbon Battle

Four Roses Bourbon tells BourbonBlog.com that bartenders from the Louisville, Kentucky Highlands-area restaurants & bars competed in the first-ever Four Roses’ Holiday Bourbon Battle last week, giving the public the power to decide the best holiday bourbon cocktail featuring Four Roses Bourbon. O’Shea’s Irish Pub’s Mytch Law and Chris Toler came out on top with… Read more »

Bulleit After the Wedding

BourbonBlog.com was sent this fun Bulleit Bourbon video that was filmed by one of our followers in Texas, not by us. While the spirits industry sometimes discourages images of people drinking straight from the bottle, please note and watch the number of people that enjoyed sharing this bottle of Bulleit. As always, drink responsibly and… Read more »

AGWA de Bolivia, Coca Herbal Liqueur Review

Coca leaves have been chewed by South American Indians for thousands of years to induce a mild and long-lasting euphoria. As the world’s first and only spirit derived from the historical South American coca leaf, BourbonBlog.com tastes AGWA de Bolivia to see we experience a unique “oxygen buzz” which is said to be the “AGWA Buzz.”… Read more »

The Faux Nog

With the original name of “The Ebony Russian,” this recipe has also become known as the “Faux Nog” with hints of Turkish coffee and offers nuances of egg nog..created by BourbonBlog.com Mixologist Stephen Dennison… Ingredients: 1 ounce of Catdaddy Carolina Moonshine 1 ounce of Starbucks Coffee Liqueur Instructions: Martini version: Pour both in cocktail shaker… Read more »

1792 Ridgemont Reserve Bourbon Holiday Cocktails

With 1792 Ridgemont Reserve Bourbon’s unique flavor distilled from a recipe that includes more rye than most, this Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey adds layers for flavor to any classic cocktail. So it makes sense for us to bring it out during cold holiday nights for these cocktails we are pleased to bring you on BourbonBlog.com. 1792… Read more »

HARLEM Kruiden Liqueur Review

HARLEM is a bit similar to Jägermeister, but goes deep with flavor bringing something new to the market. While the recommended way of consuming HARLEM is an ice cold shot, it is delicious straight or used to create cocktails. BourbonBlog.com is a fan of all HARLEM Kruiden Liqueur as we recently spent some time with… Read more »

HARLEM Shot Showcase, Las Vegas

BourbonBlog.com recently joined ManTripping.com in Las Vegas for a reason that dates back to 1691. No joke. It’s the HARLEM Kruiden Liqueur Shot Showcase at Rain Nightclub in The Palms. Allow me introduce you to HARLEM. HARLEM comes from a town just outside of Amsterdam called “Haarlem.” While similar to Jägermeister in that it is… Read more »