Tag: bourbon

Chaplin

Here’s a great and somewhat unusual cocktail for those of you looking for a spirit-driven tipple that’s a bit out of the ordinary. It comes by way of Ben Dougherty

Derby

It’s one of several drinks by this name which shouldn’t be too surprising. Plenty of cocktails are inspired by sporting men, the sports themselves and often the events that bring

Commodore

We have been enjoying the second season of Boardwalk Empire, the HBO television show set in Atlantic City during Prohibition. On the show there is a character played by Dabney

Albert Park Swizzle

Every few years the first weekend in May brings a conjunction of two events—the Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo. On some occasions the two events coincide on the same

Eastern Sour

This Drink of the Week week is actually three drinks in one. The Eastern Sour is the first of a small family of sour cocktails invented by none other than

Wenzhou Punch

The Kentucky Bourbon Festival is just around the corner, and ever since the US Congress officially declared it as such in 2007, folks in Kentucky consider the month of September

Don’t Forget Derby Day

Tomorrow is the day we normally post the Drink of the Week. It’s also Cinco de Mayo, which is a great excuse to post a tequila cocktail. However, this Saturday is

Knob Creek Release Party

Twenty years after Booker Noe, sixth generation distiller and grandson of Jim Beam, introduced Knob Creek bourbon, we will soon see their first ever single barrel bottling. Those of you

Cruise Ship Cocktails

It’s a tricky thing, choosing cocktails on a cruise ship. Do you go with the signature Drink of the Day or pick one from the menu—a list that is bloated

Ambassadorship

Just last week I received word from Bill Samuels, Jr., President of Maker’s Mark Distillery that my barrel has been moved to it’s new resting place in the warehouse for

Paper Airplane

This week I had originally intended to write about the Aviation cocktail, a drink so good that I was able to find an excuse to feature it earlier in the