× BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Fischer interviews Ron Jeremy about his Ron de Jeremy Rum, sex, and a few other adult subjects over a glass of “The Adult Rum.” We go deep with Ron in the questions and tasting of this new Ron de Jeremy Rum as he tells some jokes and plays the harmonica. “The Hedgehog”… Read more »

Brugal 1888 Rum Release and Poolside Party

BourbonBlog.com joins our friends from Brugal Rum, which is the #1 Rum in the Caribbean, poolside at Tales of the Cocktail. At this event, Brugal releases Brugal 1888, a world class rum and first of its kind expression! Brugal 1888’s artisanal crafting starts with a double distillation, followed by a careful selection of the best… Read more »

Give ’em the Bird

Give ’em the Bird! If you’re wondering why BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Fischer along with Wild Turkey Master Distiller Jimmy Russell and Associate Distiler Eddie Russell are all giving the finger, then perhaps you haven’t seen the new Wild Turkey commercial (watch the video at the bottom of this story). “Give ’em the Bird” is a new … Read more »

ZU Vodka Bison Riding Block Party

Bourbon Street became a misty meadow for a midnight block party right outside the Old Absinthe House in New Orleans during Tales of the Cocktail 2011. ZU Vodka created this environment to compliment their brand and gave guests the opportunity to ride what they called the “World’s ONLY Mechanical Bison.” (For a BourbonBlog.com Bull riding… Read more »

Parker’s Heritage Cognac Finish Bourbon Interview and First Tasting

As BourbonBlog.com recently told you, Tom Fischer was among the first to sample the forthcoming the new Parker’s Heritage Cognac Finished Bourbon. Watch the new video interview with Heaven Hill Master Distiller Parker Beam  and Alain Royer, Master Blender of Cognac from France at the Tales of the Cocktail 2011 grand unveiling. This special tasting was so… Read more »

Drambuie 15 Unveiled! Tasting and Cocktails with Anthony Caporale

BourbonBlog.com tastes the new premium expression DRAMBUIE 15 at the Tales of the Cocktail festival in New Orleans as we interview Anthony Caporale, DRAMBUIE U.S. Brand Ambassador. Anthony shared several of his original cocktail creations using the original DRAMBUIE with us, which we’ve included below. DRAMBUIE 15 is a refined, drier expression of DRAMBUIE which… Read more »

Tom and Hollis Bulliet on Bulleit Bourbon and Bulleit Rye

BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Fischer joins Hollis Bulleit and Tom Bulleit atop the Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans, Louisiana for a tasting of Bulleit Bourbon the and Bulleit Rye during Tales of the Cocktail 2011. They all compare and review the Bulleit Bourbon and Rye and also learn more about how mixable both the Bulleit Rye and Bourbon… Read more »

Flor de Caña and the Rum Experience with Ed Hamilton

No matter where you’ll find us, at BourbonBlog.com we are open to dabbling and tasting spirits from across the globe. However, usually  you’re more likely to find Tom’s nose in a glass rather than his fingers…hmm. With an invitation like this one from Flor de Caña Rum and Ed Hamilton and The Ministry of Rum,… Read more »

Two First-Ever’s from Four Roses Bourbon at Tales of the Cocktail 2011
WhistlePig Rye Whiskey Interview with Raj Bhakta

During Tales of the Cocktail 2011, we’re seeing many of our whiskey friends like Raj Bhakta, Founder/ CEO of WhistlePig Rye Whiskey. BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Fischer does a tasting an interview with Raj Bhakta and learns that in the next 6 months a new 5-7 year old version of the WhistlePig along with a “White Dog” right… Read more »