Mardi Gras Cocktails with French themes presents some new Mardi Gras cocktails to celebrate the French heritage! Tell us how YOU plan on celbrating Mardi Gras on this link and we also invite you to Tweet us photos from your Mardi Gras celebrations to @BourbonBlog French Kiss   1 oz. CAMUS VS Elegance Cognac 0.25 oz. raspberry liqueur 0.25 oz…. Read more »

Maker’s Mark reduces Bourbon by 3% ABV, proof reduction to help satisfy demand

BREAKING NEWS: ‘s Tom Fischer spoke today with Rob Samuels, Chief Operating Officer of Makers Mark Bourbon Distillery, by phone as Samuels confirms that Maker’s Mark is reducing the ABV of their Bourbon by 3% effective immediately from 45% ABV (90 proof)  to 42% ABV (84 proof). The reduction of proof will be permanent for this global brand and will… Read more »

Café Sazarac Cocktail

To celebrate the French heritage of New Orleans, recommends a twist on the classic Sazerac…. Introducing Café Sazarac Cocktail made with coffee, absinthe, and cognac for Mardi Gras! Café Sazarac   1.5 oz. CAMUS VSOP Cognac .5 oz. CAMUS Coffee French Roast, brewed and chilled 2 dashes Peychaud’s bitters 2 dashes chocolate bitters Lucid… Read more »

God Made a Farmer Ram Trucks Advertisement with Paul Harvey and Bourbon Tribute

× raises a toast to the farmers across our land and shares the Super Bowl advertisement above! “God Made a Farmer” was a speech given by the radio broadcaster Paul Harvey at a 1978 Future Farmers of America convention. The speech was used in a commercial by Dodge Ram during Super Bowl XLVII. In honor… Read more »

Denver International Spirits Competition 2013, enter YOUR spirits for a discount

Denver International Spirits Competition is offering‘s network of distillers, importers and distributors a special incentive and discount pricing for entering spirits into the Denver International Spirits Competition 2013. Simply mention “” on your entry form. As‘s Tom Fischer returns as a judge and chairperson of the  Denver International Spirits Competition, March 2-3, 2013, we invite you… Read more »

W. H. Harrison Presidential Reserve Bourbon Review

× Watch the video above as becomes the first to review the extremely rare, one-time bottling of W. H. Harrison Presidential Reserve Bourbon, aka “The Grouseland Cache.” How rare is this 16-year-old Indiana Bourbon? Only 918 bottles were produced and each is hand-numbered. The perfect balance of sweetness and barrel near the end makes this one of the… Read more »

Budweiser Black Crown Beer Super Bowl Commercial “Coronation”

× raises a toast to Budweiser for releasing the new Budweiser Black Crown Beer, coronated in this Super Bowl Commercial above called “Coronation.” Have you tasted the new Budweiser Black Crown Beer? Tell us below on this link what you think of Black Crown! Sign up for our free Bourbon Newsletter here and get the latest… Read more »

Bud Light Lucky Chair Commercial with Stevie Wonder

× toasts to New Orleans and Stevie Wonder with the Bud Light Commercial “Lucky Chair” with his song “Superstition” What did YOU think of this commercial? Share your toast to Stevie below and tell us on this link! “It’s only weird if it doesn’t work” is the slogan for this ad, but who is… Read more »

Budweiser Super Bowl Commercial, name the Clydedale Foal

× The Budweiser Super Bowl Commercial above called “Brotherhood” asks viewers to submit names for the foal featured in the ad. Tweet your names #Clydesdales to @Budweiser to and it will be announced to news following the conclusion of the game At, we want to know what YOUR suggestions are? Tell us on this link. This foal… Read more »