Woodford Reserve, the “Official Bourbon of the Kentucky Derby” tells BourbonBlog.com they are honoring the country’s favorite horse race with the release of its 2013 Kentucky Derby commemorative bottle. A product of the Woodford Reserve Distillery in Versailles, Kentucky, 2013’s  limited-edition bottle features the artwork of Oregon-based painter Eric Bowman. Bowman’s picture on the bottle… Read more »

TUACA’s Drinks and Ink Tour Dates with DJ Ravi Drums and Corey Miller

TUACA Liqueur tells BourbonBlog.com that they’ve has partnered with celebrity tattoo artist Corey Miller to host the 2013 Drinks & Ink tour, see dates below! Thecity tour will include live performances by Grammy-Performer DJ RAVIDRUMS. The tour, now in its third year, is a celebration of tattoo and cocktail artistry. Guests will enjoy TUACA cocktails and local entertainment, highlighted by performances from… Read more »

CAMUS Unveils Exceptionally Rare 5.150 Cognac

  BourbonBlog.com’s Matt Capucilli reports from NYC:  Advanced blending and fanciful storytelling are permeating throughout the spirit industry. Many brands are taking it upon themselves to create super-rare amalgamations tied to their heritages. Despite a corresponding opportunity for overwhelming pretentiousness, the resulting products are frequently quite lovely. Amongst this barrage of high-end additions, CAMUS recently… Read more »

The Universal Whisky Experience 2013, Tickets for Nth Las Vegas and Special Discount

BourbonBlog.com invites you to The Universal Whisky Experience in Las Vegas and you can save 10% OFF  High Roller and Connoisseur tickets by using this exclusive  Code: BBL86, for BourbonBlog.com friends. Tickets can still be  purchased on this link,  tickets, priced from $275 to $2,295 for VIP treatment We invite you to watch our video coverage from years… Read more »

Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel Bourbon

Wild Turkey tells BourbonBlog.com that they are releasing a new Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel Straight Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey. Jimmy Russell and his son Eddie are rolling out one of their richest and most flavorful bourbons to date with this anticipated bottling at a take-no-prisoners 110 proof is nonchill filtered, resulting in an unparalleled burst of flavor… Read more »

Commemorative Secretariat Four Roses Bourbon Decanter Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Triple Crown

Four Roses Bourbon tells BourbonBlog.com that on May 1st, 2013 a unique, bourbon decanter featuring the likeness of Secretariat with jockey Ron Turcotte aboard will be released exclusively at the Kentucky Derby Museum. The 750 ml decanter will be filled with premium Four Roses bourbon hand-selected by owner Penny Chenery during a scheduled Four Roses… Read more »

Podcast interview with Rob Samuels and Bill Samuels, Jr about Maker’s Mark Reversing their Decision on ABV

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY PODCAST BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Fischer interviews Rob Samuels COO and his father Bill Samuels, Jr. Chairman Emeritus in the podcast above about why they reversed their decision on Maker’s Mark  ABV / proof as they bring back Maker’s Mark Bourbon at the original 90 proof effective tomorrow. BourbonBlog.com asks them to reply… Read more »

Maker’s Mark Switches Back to 90 proof, 45% after 1 week they change their minds

We’re the first to share with the whiskey community that Maker’s Mark has just decided to switch back to 90 proof effective immediately.  Maker’s Mark just has shared the news with BourbonBlog.com this morning. A little over a week ago, BourbonBlog.com was the first to bring you the news that Maker’s Mark was “permanently” changing… Read more »

New Maker’s Mark Bottle and label at 42%, 84 Proof

  Here are photos of the new Maker’s Mark Bourbon with 42% ABV (84 proof) on the label and in the bottle. Tell us on this link how it makes YOU feel to see this new label? Also, listen to our podcast with Bill Samuels, Jr. from the May 2011 BourbonBlog.com archive (stream below or on this link)  Listen… Read more »

How do YOU Drink Maker’s Mark? Vote in our poll!

[polldaddy poll=”6896320″] At BourbonBlog.com, we’re asking the survey question above how do YOU currently drink Maker’s Mark Bourbon? Please answer the question above by selecting your answering and push VOTE . Remember, this survey question is with regard to Maker’s Mark Bourbon specifically, not just any Bourbon. We’ll share results and more thoughts and updates on the… Read more »