wishes you the best on your holiday weekend and suggests the following cocktails created by some of the best mixologists in the country! We thank all the veterans for their service and raise a toast of remembrance to all our fallen American heroes. Chicago Lakefront Lemonade  Created by Chicago Mixologist Lynn House  Memorial Day weekend in Chicago is… Read more »

Bartender John Bush of Pork Slope, Brooklyn and Hendrick’s Gin Cocktail

× Watch the video above as‘s Tom Fischer joins Bartender John Bush, Owner of Pork Slope, and they drink John’s Hendrick’s cocktail. This cocktail is a riff on the Lychee Martini, and John tells us using Hendrick’s Gin makes it more complex. Here is the recipe Hendrick’s Lychee Martini 2 oz. Hendrick’s Gin 1… Read more »

World Whisky Day 2013: Interview with Founder Blair Bowman

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY PODCAST Listen to our podcast above as‘s Tom Fischer interviews Blair Bowman, Founder of World Whisky Day, to celebrate World Whisky Day which is this Saturday, May 18, 2013. Blair encourages all whiskey lovers to drink any kind of whisk(e)y at a party, bar, or simply their home (no matter… Read more »

Woodford Reserve Room Opens at Fort Knox, Kentucky

The first ever Woodford Reserve branded room in the Army opened today at Fort Knox. On May 15th, The Woodford Reserve Room was revealed at the Saber and Quill Club at Fort Knox during an opening ceremony and an evening reception. “Even though Fort Knox is an Army installation, we really consider ourselves part of… Read more »

All Aboard the Bourbon Boat

×‘s Tom Fischer joins Four Roses Bourbon at the 2013 Great Steamboat Race and talks with Miss Kentucky Jessica Casebolt, Paul Anthony Steele, and Dan Gardner and Al Young of Four Roses, in the video segment above! This race was part of the Kentucky Derby Festival as the Belle of Louisville and the Belle… Read more »

Stephen Amell Interview

×‘s Tom Fischer interviews actor Stephen Amell in the video above. Stephen plays the role of billionaire playboy Oliver Queen in Arrow on CW network. Stephen says he is a serious Bourbon fan and he just purchased a bottle of Pappy Van Winkle 23 year Old Bourbon during his trip to Louisville. The question of,… Read more »

Hendrick’s Gin at Taste of Derby 2013

×   In a world of brown spirits in Kentucky, Hendrick’s Gin has experience when it comes to being recognized in a room full of whiskeys. Not only was this the case at Taste Of Derby 2013, but this has also been true in the history of Hendrick’s Gin. Hendrick’s is produced in Scotland, which… Read more »

Woodford Reserve $1000 Mint Julep at Kentucky Derby 139

×‘s Tom Fischer interviews Woodford Reserve Master Distiller Chris Morris at Kentucky Derby 139 as Chris makes the famous $1,000 Mint Julep for Tom. For Kentucky Derby 139, the Woodford Reserve $1,000 Mint Julep Experience benefited Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Center. This year, the julep celebrated the gold standard that Woodford Reserve has set by winning… Read more »

Which horse do YOU think will win Kentucky Derby 139?

Vote below for your favorite horse below in the poll! At for our Kentucky Derby coverage, we want to know which horse YOU think will win Kentucky Derby 139? As we sip our Early Times Mint Julep at Churchill Downs today, we might take check in with the poll before betting. Which horse do… Read more »

Early Times Mint Julep Commemorative Bottle 2013, Kentucky Derby 139 raises a toasty to Early Times Kentucky Whisky as the past 26 years, the Early Times Mint Julep has proudly served as the “Official Drink of the Kentucky Derby.” In celebration of this, Early Times Kentucky Whisky continues its tradition with the release of the 2013 commemorative Kentucky Derby bottle. The one-liter pre-mix bottle is… Read more »