As we celebrate National Margarita Day today and share new twists on the classic Margarita, we recognize that this cocktail so popular that more than 185,000 margaritas are consumed every hour in the U.S.A.!* Mixologist and Tequila Herradura brand ambassador Mark Drew tells he has created this new Margarita recipe below, incorporating fresh watermelon… Read more »

National Margarita Day Recipes

One of our favorites drink gets a day of its own TODAY, on Tuesday, February 22 for National Margarita Day! Join with by testing some favorite recipes from  Sauza Tequila—the “first family of tequila” Sauza has created some fresh and delicious margaritas to match any personality this National Margarita Day. Sauzarita If you like… Read more »

New Early Times Mint Julep Bottle for Kentucky Derby 137, and 2011 Contest Winner

The first Early Times Mint Julep Artist Search Contest has concluded and a winner has been selected. After receiving dozens of entries from across the country, Marita Walizer of Oklahoma City, OK was chosen as the winner for her artwork entitled “Derby Cheers.” For the past 24 years, the Early Times Mint Julep has proudly… Read more »

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear Knows How to Roll With the Bourbon

Heaven Hill Distilleries, Inc. welcomed Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear to the company’s Bardstown, Kentucky headquarters to help dedicate the newly constructed Rickhouse “J” this week. The new whiskey aging warehouse is part of a nearly $5 million expansion to the company’s Bourbon barrel storage capacity, already the second greatest in the world at 900,000 barrels…. Read more »

Knob Creek Single Barrel Reserve Released

Beam Global Spirits & Wine, Inc. tells that nearly two decades after Booker Noe, grandson of Jim Beam and sixth-generation distiller, first introduced Knob Creek, the distiller has released its first-ever single barrel bourbon, Knob Creek Single Barrel Reserve. As Knob Creek Single Barrel Reserve is released this month, it keeps with Knob Creek’s… Read more »

Revel Stoke Spiced Whisky Review

Hailing from the Canadian town of the same name, Revel Stoke is an interesting Canadian Whiske. Bereft with the spices commonly found in Rum, it is an interesting play on both spirit classes. At 90 proof, it contains the fire and sweetness of Sailor Jerry. Quite interesting indeed! We can see Revel Stoke easily finding… Read more »

Bacon and Bourbon = “Be Mine!”

Is there anything that could say “I love you” or “Be Mine” more than Bacon and Bourbon? That is what we thought too here at, especially after Basil Hayden’s Bourbon and Mixologist Patricia Richards from Las Vegas shared this one with us. Here is the “Basil Hayden’s Bacon Sour”… BACON SOUR INGREDIENTS: 1 1/4… Read more »

Herradura Tequila’s “Ultimate Beso”

Mark Drew, master mixologist and brand ambassador for Tequila Herradura tells that he has created this sexy handcrafted cocktail for Valentine’s Day…which means the “Ultimate Kiss” The Herradura Ultimate Beso combines the sweet taste of raspberries and the unique agave flavor of Herradura, making it the perfect love potion. Herradura Ultimate Beso Herradura Silver… Read more »

Belvedere Vodka Valentine’s Day Cocktails

With this amorous season in mind, Claire Smith, head of mixology and spirits for Belvedere Vodka, tells she has concocted a few vodka cocktails for you to toast with on Valentine’s Day! Sealed with A Kiss Pucker up! Strawberries have been long-lauded for their seductive properties. Here’s a great cocktail for couples that’s sure… Read more »

Maker’s Mark Bourbon Chocolate Bread Pudding for Your Valentine

Bill Samuels, Jr. of Maker’s Mark Bourbon says that while he knows we are all trying to stick to those New Year’s resolutions, he still wanted to share with this recipe for Bourbon Chocolate Bread pudding for Valentine’s Day. Bourbon Chocolate Bread Pudding 2 cups whole milk 4 eggs 1/3 cup Maker’s Mark Bourbon… Read more »