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 »

 
Ginger Peach Julep, 3rd place winner at Tales of the Cocktail

This cocktail created by Wayne Curtis won third place in the official cocktail contest of the 2009 Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans. Ingredients for One Serving: 2 ripe peach slices 2 1/2 ounces bourbon 1/2 ounce ginger syrup (see NOTE) 8 to 10 mint leaves, plus a mint sprig for garnish Crushed ice… 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 ×

 
Louisville, KY, WDJX,99.7 FM – Peter B. & Kelly K’s Morning Show

On a tour through Kentucky promoting the premiere of Bourbon Documentary, Tom makes his famous Bourbon Oatmeal for Peter B. & Kelly K. on DJX in Louisville.  Listen to the interview below and watch the video on how to make Bourbon Oatmeal on this link.

 
KZJH 95.3 FM Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Brian Karre’s Morning Show

Brian Karre interviews BourbonBlog.com’s Tom Fischer on Brian’s morning show on the day before the Kentucky Derby.  Listen to the interview by playing below and visit Brian Karre’s website