Ingredients: 2 parts Red Stag by Jim Beam™ Infused Bourbon 1/2 part dry vermouth 1/2 part sweet vermouth Prepare in shaker over ice. Strain into Martini glass with long stem. Black Cherry Garnish. Kid Rock is partnering with Reg Stag on his summer tour benefiting Operation Homefront.  Read the article here and also view photos… 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 »

 
Chocolate Bourbon Popsicles

  Chocolate Bourbon Popsicles Recipe 1/2 cup granulated sugar 3-1/2 oz. bittersweet chocolate (70% – 72%), chopped 2 Tbs. Dutch-processed cocoa powder 1/8 tsp. table salt 2 Tbs. good-quality bourbon (like Knob Creek) Put the sugar, chocolate, cocoa powder, salt, and 2 cups water in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat,… Read more »

 
Candied Bourbon Whiskey Sweet Potatoes

  6 large sweep potatoes salt paprika 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons butter 2 1/2 tablespoons bourbon Peel and cook the potatoes in boiling water until tender.  Cut the potatoes into 1/2 inch slices, and place in a greased casserole dish with a 1/4 cup water.   Sprinkle the potatoes… Read more »

 
Bacon Old-Fashioned

6 pieces good quality, thick-cut bacon 1 bottle Buffalo Trace bourbon (750 ml) 1/4 to 1/2 ounce brown-sugar simple syrup 2 dashes angostura bitters 1 small piece cooked bacon, twisted into a curl Cook the bacon slowly over medium-low heat until all the fat renders. (Save the cooked bacon for another use.) Infuse the bacon… 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 »

 
Parker’s Heritage Collection Golden Anniversary Edition, Bourbon Review by Mike Veach

Bourbon: Parker’s Heritage Collection – Golden Anniversary Distillery: Heaven Hill Age: No Age Statement. Proof: 100 Bottle: This bottle has been open one week with one drink poured. Notes: This Bourbon whiskey has been made to celebrate Parker Beam’s 50 years of service to Heaven Hill. It contains Bourbons from all five decades of his… Read more »

 
Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse Bourbon Cobbler

Bourbon and dessert in one in this cocktail from Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse, Louisville, Kentucky! 2 parts Jim Beam Black 3/4 part Tuaca 1/4 part Peach Schnapps 1 marascino cherry, squeezed into the liquor Stir, serve over ice with a healthy splash of soda. When you’re in Louisville, stop in to Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse!

 
WABX 107.5 FM, Evansville, IN – Steven Kelly

Steven Kelly of WABX interviews Tom Fischer about BourbonBlog.com and the recent Guy Fieri podcast interview on BourbonBlog.com.  Click play to stream the WABX interview below.

 
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 »