Food & History: March 16

March 15, 2018 0

Food & History: March 16 1740  Jacob Schweppe born, he first developed the first practical process for carbonated mineral water. 1915  Absinthe is outlawed in […]

Hot Toddy

January 10, 2018 0

Hot Toddy When the weather is cold or when you are suffering from a cold this should do the trick, even if temporarily.  It has […]

Michter’’s Distillery To Expand

January 9, 2018 0

Michter’’s Distillery To Expand LOUISVILLE, KY January 9, 2018 – At year-end 2017, Michter’s Distillery’s affiliate Springwater Kentucky Realty completed its purchase of 145 acres […]

Allspice Dram

January 2, 2018 0

Allspice Dram Liqueur This came out of necessity.  I could not find it in any of my local retail liquor stores, and they are not […]

Old Forester Birthday Bourbon

December 2, 2017 0

Old Forester Birthday Bourbon Spirit: Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey; Aged 12 years; 96 Proof; $90 Retail Mashbill: 72% Corn, 18% Rye, 10% Malted Barley Wow.  That […]

Barrel Proof

December 1, 2017 0

Barrel Proof & Cask Strength Barrel Proof or Cask Strength refers to any spirit which is aged in a barrel and has the full alcohol […]

Pappy Hunt

November 10, 2017 0

Pappy Hunt Its November, and just a few weeks away from Thanksgiving. That means that Pappy Van Winkle Hunting Season is in full swing.  It […]

Kentucky Owl 11yr Rye

October 27, 2017 0

Kentucky Owl 11yr Rye Spirits: Kentucky Straight Rye, 110 Proof (55.3% Alcohol); Retail $130 US I had no doubt this would be amazing. One of […]

Bahama Breeze

October 17, 2017 0

Bahama Breeze There is something to be said for restaurant chains.  They are warm, friendly, consistent and mostly reasonably priced. The fact that you are […]

Rosemary Lemontini

September 24, 2017 0

Rosemary Lemontini Summer herbs allow us a whole new realm of cocktails which are lighter and more refreshing and great for experimenting.  This is what […]

The First Cocktail

September 20, 2017 0

The First Cocktail The history of fermenting, distilling and drinking dates back further than history can even record.  We are talking the Egyptians and Pyramids […]

Peat Monster

September 19, 2017 0

Peat Monster Spirit: Blended Scotch Whiskey; 92 Proof (46% Alcohol); Retail: $50 The Peat Monster from Compass Box is really a delight. I’ve tried a […]

Jack Rose

September 13, 2017 0

Jack Rose This was a popular drink since before Prohibition.  It made its way into Ernest Hemingway’s 1926 classic novel named The Sun Also Rises. This […]

Claremont Distillery

September 11, 2017 0

Claremont Distillery Claremont Distilled Spirits is located in Fairfield, New Jersey. Founded in 2014, they are now an Award winning distillery who set out to prove […]

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