Can the third time possibly be more charming than the first two?  That is the question for American Whiskey enthusiasts as Heaven Hill Distilleries tells BourbonBlog.com that the release of the third and final bottling of Rittenhouse Very Rare Single Barrel Rye will be released this coming winter for the holiday season.  Following the release… Read more »

 
The Intoxicologist Visits BourbonBlog with Bourbon Cocktail Recipes

Recently we met a mixologist with a deep thirst for knowledge, love of writing and in the past several years her intense desire to learn about the craft of cocktailing has grown to new heights.  We introduce to BourbonBlog.com The Intoxicologist! In one creation she mixes St Remy Brandy XO and Jim Beam to create a twist on… Read more »

 
Evan Williams Honey Reserve

Next month, Heaven Hill Distilleries will release Evan Williams Honey Reserve Kentucky Liqueur, a new product that marries extra-aged Evan Williams Bourbon with real, natural honey. Bottled at an approachable 70 proof and available in both a 750ml and 50ml size, Evan Williams Honey Reserve will be shipping to select markets across the country in… Read more »

 
Cigar Aficionado Magazine Covers Beer from Louisville In Latest Issue: Bourbon Barrel Stout by BBC a “Highly Recommended Choice”

A bourbon review worth taking note of, though this one is one of our favorite Kentucky bourbon whiskey barrel aged beers!  Bluegrass Brewing Company’s Jefferson’s Reserve Bourbon Barrel Stout is reviewed as a “Highly Recommended Choice” as Cigar Aficionado Magazine covers it in their new issue according to Scott Roussell, Managing Partner of BBC.  Not long… Read more »

 
Heaven Hill Master Distiller Parker Beam’s 50 Years in Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey Celebrated With 2009 “Golden Anniversary” Parker’s Heritage Collection

Parker Beam’s 50 years of bourbon making are celebrated in one bottle containing bourbon from each of his five decades of craftsmanship in the new “Golden Anniversary” edition of Parker’s Heritage Collection to be released in September 2009.  However, BourbonBlog.com gives you a sneak peak with a review of this bourbon by Mike Veach on… Read more »

 
Phoenix Rising: What if there had been no Prohibition? – by Chris Middleton

Bourbon and Kentucky go together as naturally as jockeys and horses. Kentucky is the birthplace of bourbon where corn, sour mash and charred oak barrels all came together to deliver a new and outstanding whiskey to the world. Yet just over a hundred years ago Kentucky had slipped to fourth place in spirit distilling volumes,… Read more »

 
Guy Fieri: New Podcast Interview with Food Network Host

Guy Fieri is the Food Network Host, celebrity chef, owner of five restaurants, and …bourbon lover!     Guy is also a fan of BourbonBlog.com.  After hanging with him at the Kentucky Derby, we’ve invited him back for a second new podcast interview.   What is the best thing he ever ate with bourbon?   Where is… Read more »

 
Bourbon Barrel Foods Bluegrass Soy Sauce

Our friends at Bourbon Barrel Foods were recently featured on the show Bluegrass and Backroads produced by Kentucky Farm Bureau. Check out Matt Jamie of Bourbon Barrel Foods as their Bluegrass Soy Sauce is spotlighted the episode below ×

 
Newly Re-Named Brown-Forman Cooperage Open for Tours Showcasing Where Barrels are Hand-Crafted

Brown-Forman announced today it is opening the Brown-Forman Cooperage to the public for tours for the first time in its history. The Cooperage will also be re-named from Blue Grass Cooperage to Brown-Forman Cooperage to honor the parent company which continues the rich tradition of crafting barrels to this day. The Brown-Forman Cooperage is where… Read more »

 
Jim Beam Master Distiller Fred Noe and Kid Rock visit Jim Beam NASCAR Driver Robby Gordon

Kid Rock, Master Distiller Fred Noe (Jim Beam’s great-grandson) and Jim Beam driver Robby Gordon (featured from Left to Right), visit Sunday before the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series LifeLock 400 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. Kid Rock served as the Grand Marshal, giving the command ‘Gentleman Start Your Engines’…more details below! Charlotte, N.C…. Read more »