BREAKING NEWS: ‘s Tom Fischer spoke today with Rob Samuels, Chief Operating Officer of Makers Mark Bourbon Distillery, by phone as Samuels confirms that Maker’s Mark is reducing the ABV of their Bourbon by 3% effective immediately from 45% ABV (90 proof)  to 42% ABV (84 proof). The reduction of proof will be permanent for this global brand and will… Read more »

Café Sazarac Cocktail

To celebrate the French heritage of New Orleans, recommends a twist on the classic Sazerac…. Introducing Café Sazarac Cocktail made with coffee, absinthe, and cognac for Mardi Gras! Café Sazarac   1.5 oz. CAMUS VSOP Cognac .5 oz. CAMUS Coffee French Roast, brewed and chilled 2 dashes Peychaud’s bitters 2 dashes chocolate bitters Lucid… Read more »

God Made a Farmer Ram Trucks Advertisement with Paul Harvey and Bourbon Tribute

× raises a toast to the farmers across our land and shares the Super Bowl advertisement above! “God Made a Farmer” was a speech given by the radio broadcaster Paul Harvey at a 1978 Future Farmers of America convention. The speech was used in a commercial by Dodge Ram during Super Bowl XLVII. In honor… Read more »

Denver International Spirits Competition 2013, enter YOUR spirits for a discount

Denver International Spirits Competition is offering‘s network of distillers, importers and distributors a special incentive and discount pricing for entering spirits into the Denver International Spirits Competition 2013. Simply mention “” on your entry form. As‘s Tom Fischer returns as a judge and chairperson of the  Denver International Spirits Competition, March 2-3, 2013, we invite you… Read more »

W. H. Harrison Presidential Reserve Bourbon Review

× Watch the video above as becomes the first to review the extremely rare, one-time bottling of W. H. Harrison Presidential Reserve Bourbon, aka “The Grouseland Cache.” How rare is this 16-year-old Indiana Bourbon? Only 918 bottles were produced and each is hand-numbered. The perfect balance of sweetness and barrel near the end makes this one of the… Read more »

#Bourbon Bowl, join us now with your photos! invites you to Tweet us your pre-Game, game day and post-game photos to @BourbonBlog NOW with the tag #BourbonBowl! We’ll pick the best ones and share ’em. Whether you’re drinkin’ Bourbon, whiskey, beer, or killer sandwiches like the one below, feel free to pose next to the TV or just pose your bottle up… Read more »

New Orleans Mixologists create Super Bowl Cocktails brings you new Bourbon cocktails created by mixologists in New Orleans as the Super Bowl XLVII gets closer on game day! As we often take you to New Orleans for Tales of the Cocktail for the latest mixology creations, today we’re headed to the big game with Wild Turkey Bourbon! Ol’ Frisky Whiskey (aka Bourbon Street… Read more »

Corsair’s Insane in the Grain Bourbon Review

× “Insanity and brilliance” come together in one bottle to redefine the taste and approach to Bourbon as we know it. reviews Corsair Artisan Distillery‘s Insane in the Grain – 12 Grain Bourbon. Watch the video review above and read the expanded tasting notes below as we take time away from the snow to elaborate…. Read more »

The Dalmore Selected by Daniel Boulud, interview with Daniel and Richard Paterson

× brings you our exclusive video interview segment and on-camera tasting of The Dalmore Selected by Daniel Boulud with Chef Daniel Boulud and Master Blender Richard Paterson. In this video, we capture the first time that Boulud and Paterson taste and nose the whisky together, filmed at Daniel NYC, Chef Daniel’s three michelin star… Read more »