Four Roses Distillery will release the second in a series of limited edition, small batch bourbons this September at the 2009 Kentucky Bourbon Festival. Hall of Fame Master Distiller Jim Rutledge has hand selected and artfully married two bourbon recipes, never before combined, for the exclusive Mariage Collection 2009 Release. It includes a 19-year-old and… Read more »

 
25 year-old Rittenhouse Very Rare Single Barrel Rye Review by Mike Veach

Whiskey: Rittenhouse Very Rare Single Barrel Rye Distillery: Heaven Hill Age: 25 Years Old Proof: 100 Bottle: Sample sent from the distillery, open for 4 days. Notes: The sample is actually short of the 25 years since the whiskey was barreled on 11 October 1984 and this was bottled on 7 August 2009.This was bottled… Read more »

 
Heaven Hill Will Release Third And Final Bottling of Rittenhouse, a 25-year-old Very Rare Single Barrel Straight Rye Whiskey

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 »

 
In Fig-titious Fashion created by The Intoxicologist

The flavor is of dried fruit with the spirits distinguishing themselves in layers gradually.  In Fig-titious Fashion was inspired by the Muddled Old Fashion, although this cocktail has been a work in progress for some time.  The figs were made on a whim as part of a creative experiment.  St Remy XO happened by sheer… Read more »

 
Hayden’s ‘Cheri’ Smash created by The Intoxicologist

Basil Hayden’s Bourbon creates the ideal base for infusing cherries.  The process is simple.  Place 25 to 30 dried cherries into a glass container.  Pour approximately 5 ounces Basil Hayden’s Bourbon over the dried cherries.  Seal container.  Place in the refrigerator for at least 5 to 7 days before first use to allow the cherries… Read more »

 
Beam of Passione created by The Intoxicologist

1 ounce Jim Beam Bourbon Whiskey .5 ounce Luxardo Passione Nera 1.25 ounce Fresh Orange Juice .75 ounce Fresh Lemon Juice 2 Thick Orange Wedges as Garnish Build in a double old fashioned glass on the rocks.  Garnish with orange wedges. Recipe Courtesy:  The Intoxicologist, originally posted on this link: Beam of Passione Copyright 2009… Read more »

 
Old Pogue Bourbon Chocolate Torte from Firefly Southern Grill

Crust 1 ½ c gram cracker crumbs ½ c butter melted 3tsp sugar Mix together 1-3 in bowl until moist. Spread into torte pan. Bake in 375 degree convection oven until golden brown. Remove and set aside. Filling 1 ¼ c cream 3tbs butter 3tbs sugar 12oz chocolate chopped in mixing bowl 2tbs coffee 2… 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 »