Indiana’s Hard Truth Sweet Mash Rye Whiskey Batch #001 Review

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Hard Truth Sweet Mash Rye Whiskey

Whiskey review of the new Hard Truth Sweet Mash Rye. Hard Truth Distilling Co. has released Hard Truth Sweet Mash Rye, the first whiskey distilled, aged, and bottled on Hard Truth’s 325-acre campus in Brown County, Indiana. One of these only rye whiskeys made in the “Sweet Mash” category, Master Distiller Bryan Smith tells us more.

Peat Smoked American Whiskey from Buzzard’s Roost Whiskey

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Buzzards Roost Peated Whiskey

As enthusiasts continue to enter the category and become more adventurous, distillers are pushing the boundaries in American whiskey, one trend is the use of peat to give an American whiskey scotch appeal. Buzzard’s Roost Sippin’ Rye Whiskeys are getting a peat-smoked flavor from their proprietary secondary barrel.

Blood, Sweat, & Cheers Cocktail at Soho Cigar Bar

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Around this time last year before the pandemic and shutdown, I spent some time with Jared Bailey, Manager and Mixologist at Soho Cigar Bar in Manhattan. He made this Mexcal cocktail for me. This is one of the best cocktail pairings I’ve ever had with a cigar. Enjoy… Blood, Sweat, & Cheers! 2 oz Ilegal… Read more »

Jefferson’s Rye Cognac Finish Whiskey

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Jefferson’s releases Jefferson’s Rye Cognac Whiskey Finish, the whiskey marries the spice of American Rye with the refinement of cognac. Double-barreled for at least 9 months and up to 19 months. We talk with founder Trey Zoeller about the release.