Hey you little “Fig Thing,” get over here and give me some Winter “sugar.” Oh yeah, give me some Jim Beam Black and Harvey’s to kick my figs in a cool new direction in this Christmas cocktail recipe. The Fig Thing 1 ½ parts Jim Beam Black ½ part Harvey’s Bristol Cream 1 part Fresh… Read more »

Jim Frost with Jim Beam and Drambuie

Feeling frostbitten?  Try this recipe is at your holiday party to bring together old world flavor of Drambuie with a sweet and chilly and frosty Kentucky mix.  Just in time for the holidays and the new bottle design of Drambuie. Jim Frost 2 parts Jim Beam Bourbon 1 part Drambuie 1 dash grenadine syrup 1… Read more »

Kentucky Blizzard

This holiday cocktail combines a winter cranberry fruitiness with the right balance of whiskey and frostbite to transport you to Kentucky on a cold night. The warmth of Jim Beam kicks in at the end. Kentucky Blizzard 1 1/2 parts Jim Beam Bourbon 1 1/2 parts cranberry juice 1/2 parts lime juice 1/2 parts grenadine… Read more »

Bourbon For Christmas

We believe the best holiday gift is spending time with our friends and loved ones. A gift of spirits is always appreciated too, so we thought we’d take a look at a few options for you in the Bourbon category. Here are a few below that we’ve spotted. Jim Beam has a holiday gift carton… Read more »

What would you put on a bottle of whiskey?

Bottles of whiskey etch memories into our lives.  Some of those marks go pretty deep the next morning.   But if you could have any phrase carved on a bottle of Woodford Reserve Bourbon, what would it be?  (Do answer that question by leaving a comment below) Tonight, I joined a few friends from Brown-Forman and… Read more »

Bourbon Radio

BourbonBlog.com has partnered with Slacker Personal Radio to create BourbonRadio.com, which you can stream now.  This could be one of the first radio stations dedicated to a spirit of any kind. We’ve continued to see Bourbon and music mixing well together over the last several years. From Kid Rock’s recent partnering with Jim Beam’s Red… Read more »

Chocolate Mint Julep Cookie Recipe from Maker’s Mark Distillery’s Toll Gate Cafe

If you’ve been to the Maker’s Mark Distillery in Loretto, Kentucky, you might been to their Toll Gate Cafe. Maker’s Mark has given BourbonBlog.com this recipe for one of our favorite treats there.  Join us for our special video tour of Maker’s Mark in the video below this recipe, and check our more bourbon recipes… Read more »

Mexican Beers Reviewed

We review Sol, Negra Modelo Dark, Pacífico, and Spain’s Estrella Damm in the video below along with some Spanish music and “hasta el culo”

.Maker’s Mark Holiday Candlelight Tours

Maker’s Mark Annual Holiday Tour this year is scheduled to feature an ice skating rink, a snow machine and other wintertime activities. As all the Maker’s tours, this one is also free with the special time of 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM EST on each of the scheduled nights of Saturday, December 5 and 12,… Read more »

Parker’s Heritage “Golden Anniversary” Edition Review

BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Fischer and Firefly Southern Grill Co-Owner Joshua Armstrong review the 2009 Parker’s Heritage “Golden Anniversary” Edition from Heaven Hill Distilleries in the episode below. Heaven Hill Master Distiller Parker Beam’s 50 years of bourbon making are celebrated in one bottle containing bourbon from each of his five decades. This rare marriage of whiskeys… Read more »