Banish winter’s chill by pouring historic Michter’s whiskey, the spirit that warmed General Washington’s troops at Valley Forge during the American Revolution. Michter’s Bourbon, Rye, or American Whiskey has relieved some chilled bones here at and a meal prepared with Michter’s may give you some extra warmth and comfort. US*1 Bourbon balls, glaze a… Read more »

The Aviation Flip

Another twist on the classic Egg Nog is a new creation by Chef/Mixologist Stephen Dennison made with Gin, Creme de Violette and Luxardo. The Aviation Flip 1 oz. Aviation Gin 1/2 oz. Crème De Violette 1/2 oz. Luxardo Marascino Liquer 1 egg, pasteurized and uncooked Add ingredients to shaker. Dry shake for 30-45 seconds…. Read more »

Which Bourbon or whiskey is best for Winter?

We all know this is a time of year when Bourbons, whiskeys and spirits are especially consumed as the perfect compliment to a cold  season. Regardless of the climate where you live, at, wants to know which Bourbon, whiskey or whisky says “Winter” to you in it’s flavor, memory, or theme? Post your favorite… Read more »

Four Roses Egg Nog Recipe for National Egg Nog Day

For National Egg Nog Day on December 24, we’re celebrating with the original Four Roses Egg Nog recipe that came from a Life magazine ad in 1936. Master Distiller Jim Rutledge tells he changes it up a bit by using a bit more Bourbon and forgetting the Rum. They still regularly receive requests for… Read more »

AGWA Liqueur Cocktails for Christmas

Winter cocktails made with AGWA give a colorful twist and kick which perfect for this season and is sharing a few below. AGWA de Bolivia is the world’s first authentic coca leaf spirit. Since late 2009 it has been steadily gaining a steady increase in popularity, achieving cult status in major cities across the US…. Read more »

The Glenrothes 1995 Vintage compared to The Glenrothes 1994, reviews

× As The Glenrothes 1995 Vintage is released after 16 Years of aging,’s Tom Fischer reviews the both in The 1995 Vintage and 1994. The Glenrothes was aged for 16 Years, while the 1994 Vintage was aged 12 Years, distilled in 1994 and Bottled in 2006. The Glenrothes only releases vintages when they are… Read more »

The Librarian at The Lanesborough Hotel, London

The librarian in this hotel can be found at the bar and in the picture to the left. The Library Bar at The Lanesborough in London, England helps guests escape winter’s cold amongst leather bound classics and a cracking fireplace. The photo to left isn’t even of the hotel nor the bar. We are being… Read more »

Colorado Christmas Fashioned brings you a winter twist on the Old-Fashioned Christmas theme which will transport your holiday spirit all the way to Colorado with the taste of Stranahan’s Colorado Whisky, created by our own mixologist Stephen Dennison. Colorado Christmas Fashioned 2.5 oz. Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey 1 Sugar cube 4 dashes Boker’s Holiday Bitters Maraschino cherry Half… Read more »

Kahlúa Cinnamon Spice Review

As we originally about Kahlúa Cinnamon Spice, we are now reviewing it on It was inspired by the traditional Mexican Coffee “Café de Olla” – which blends coffee, cinnamon, brown sugar (piloncillo), and is served in an ‘olla’ a traditional earthenware. Quite lovely on the rocks and perfect for holiday cocktails like the ones… Read more »

Buffalo Trace Experimental 2011 Reviews: Rice and Oat Bourbons

Buffalo Trace Distillery releases the latest round of whiskies in the Experimental Collection 2011 and reviews them below, including a Bourbon made with rice and Bourbon made with oats. The experiment in these two bottles is all about the mash bill as the rye grain in Buffalo Trace’s traditional recipe was substituted with rice… Read more »