× BourbonBlog.com would love to see one of our readers with a trip to Scotland with The Glenrothes! Simply share a game-changing or halcyon moment in your life, for a chance to travel to Scotland and create the 2012 vintage by and enter the contest on this link by January 31, 2012. The winners will… Read more »

Woodford Reserve Double Oaked

Woodford Reserve tells BourbonBlog.com that it will introduce its first permanent line extension with Woodford Reserve Double Oaked. In March 2012, this new Woodford Reserve Bourbon – which twice barreled in White Oak -will be released after two unique barrels have been used to craft every bottle of Double Oaked. Double Oaked begins as the… Read more »

Urban Bourbon at the Kentucky Derby Museum presented by Four Roses

Four Roses Bourbon tells BourbonBlog.com that two pillars of Kentucky heritage, Bourbon and Derby, will come together in Louisville on March 5, 2012 when a new exhibit: Urban Bourbon at the Kentucky Derby Museum presented by Four Roses opens to the public. The Urban Bourbon exhibit is a direct tie to the city of Louisville’s… Read more »

Kentucky Bourbon Distillers to Start Distilling this Week

Kentucky Bourbon Distillers of Bardstown, Kentucky known for aging and producing Vintage, Rowan’s Creek, Noah’s Mill, Willet Family Estates and other fine whiskeys tells BourbonBlog.com that they plan to start distilling it either Saturday, January 21 or Monday the 23rd, 2012. “Many of our distributors have asked over the last number of years, ‘When are… Read more »

Highland Park 18 Year Old Review

Refined, light and gently complex. This Single Malt is the perfect introduction to a beginner in the world of Scotch but can equally be appreciated by whisky enthusiasts with varying degrees of experience. Here is BourbonBlog.com‘s review… Highland Park 18 Year Review Whisky: Highland Park 18 Year old Distillery: Highland Park Distillery, Kirkwall, Orkney Islands,… Read more »

Eight Beer Fantasy

BourbonBlog.com invittes you to join for The Eight Beer Fantasy, a beer pairing dinner at Majid’s, Louisville, Kentucky on January 15, 2012 from 2:30 to 4:30 pm. Some people find passion in wines, some in spirits. Then there’s beer. Not to be outdone, the craft brewers have for some time been offering exceptional products that beg… Read more »

Top Manhattan Recipes from the Manhattan Experience

As BourbonBlog.com congratulates mixologist Joann Spiegel the winner of the “Master of the Manhattan” for the Woodford Reserve Well-Crafted Manhattan contest. We also share the winning Manhattan recipes from all the competing cities and entrants below who competed in the finals from from the 2011-2012 Woodford Reserve Manhattan Experience. Leaving Manhattan the final winning “Master… Read more »

Woodford Reserve Manhattan Experience Winner and Recipe 2012: Joann Spiegel

BourbonBlog.com attended the final event of the Woodford Reserve Manhattan Experience in New York where Joann Spiegel was awarded with “Master of the Manhattan” with her “Leaving Manhattan.”  Here is Joann’s winning recipe below. “Leaving Manhattan” – Winning Manhattan Recipe from Joanne Spiegel of Mercury Bar West 2 oz. Woodford Reserve Bourbon 1/2 oz. Punt e… Read more »

MB Roland Distillery Moonshines and Bourbon

Press play to stream the podcast BourbonBlog.com takes you to Pembroke, Kentucky interviewing MB Roland Distillery’s founder and head distiller Paul Tomaszewski in the podcast above. These moonshines go places that few dare to go while their whiskeys impress us considering the short period of time small craft distillery has been at it. Our reviews… Read more »

Stranahan’s Solitude Snowflake Review

A snowflake you’ll want to catch with your tongue to embrace a very rare spirit of the season you’ll never taste again. This among the best limited editions we’ve ever tasted. Each year for the last 10 years, Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey has released a “Snowflake,”  a single barrel expression, named for the fact that no… Read more »