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 »

Brass Buck with Red Stag

Ingredients: 3 parts Red Stag by Jim Beam Infused Bourbon 4 parts Ginger ale Lime Wedge Fill a highball glass 3/4 with ice. Pour in Red Stag by Jim Beam and ginger ale. Garnish with lime. Kid Rock is partnering with Reg Stag on his summer tour benefiting Operation Homefront. Read the article here and… Read more »

Red Manhattan with Red Stag by Jim Beam

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, 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 »