Thank the Scots-Irish settlers in early America for bringing their whiskey traditions to our shores. Barrel-aged bourbon became a Kentucky specialty and is distinguished by being at least 51% corn mash and being held in charred oak barrels. Join the conversation about it, and find more info and recipes here.

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Bourbon soaked frozen dark tart cherries

by LaureltQ 6 years ago

I have a few big bags of frozen dark tart cherries from costco. I'd love to soak some of them in booze, I'm thinking bourbon or maraschino liqueur would be best. Great for manhattans or other cher...

Best bourbon selection in MonOc?

by aklein 7 years ago

I'll take store recommendations though I know quite a few. I'm more interested in restaurant/bars with outstanding bourbon and whiskey choices, beyond the usual Maker's Mark/Woodford Reserve/Jim Be...

Glencairn glass for bourbon?

by comestible 7 years ago

Hi, I need to get a gift for a bourbon-loving friend, and wondered if the Glencairn glass is advocated by bourbon drinkers. I myself use them for single malt and love them. But I wondered if a b...

Do you infuse whiskey or bourbon?

by JCap 14 years ago

If so, with what? I was on a US Air flight yesterday, and the magazine had a recipe for bourbon infused with cinnamon and orange peel. I thought that sounded great for the holidays.

3-4 bourbons as a gift

by versicle 7 years ago

I'd like to get my husband a few bottles of bourbon as a birthday gift. I'm looking for a range of tasting notes and a group of special bottles. We tend to have Bulleit on hand. He likes Jefferson'...

Snagged some hard to find Bourbons to try

by Latinpig 7 years ago

I had been calling a local retailer every week when they get their shipment. I finally struck gold. I snagged a 12 Year Old Pappy, an Old Forester Birthday Bourbon and a Hi West - A Midwinter Ni...

Few Bourbon has hit $60/btl. in NYC......

by jnk 7 years ago

For those of you who know the flavor profile, can you suggest any alternatives? I'm not cheap (well, maybe I am) but that was $20 more than I spent for it less than a year ago. Thanks in advance.

Whiskey gift for a beginner?

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by Ali G 7 years ago

I have a 30th birthday coming up for a family member who is starting to get into whiskey a bit. I thought it would be nice to get him a couple of glencairn glasses a decent bottle of whiskey as a ...

Buffalo Trace: We aren’t discontinuing our Bourbons

by zin1953 7 years ago

It's an interesting position to be in -- to have to tell people "we're still in business." Hmmmm . . . .

What are some good higher proof bourbons that aren't expensive, like Evan Williams?

by Jack2 7 years ago

Just wondering, all I've had was Evan Williams black label and for the price it was actually pretty good for a mixer.

Have a recommendation for a good go-to bourbon or whiskey cocktail?

by ecribbs 7 years ago

I recently moved to San Francisco and whiskey seems to be the staple spirit around here. I've been looking to shake up my routine anyway (no pun intended), so hopefully you guys have a good suggest...

Alltech plans new Kentucky Bourbon distillery

by zin1953 7 years ago

New developments in KY?

Finding Good Bourbon in LA

by DrETL 7 years ago

I'm flying to LA soon, and will be staying with a friend who's a bourbon enthusiast. Does anyone know of a liquor store with a selection of unusual (not necessarily rare or expensive) bourbons? A...

What bourbon are you drinking these days?

by SauceSupreme 14 years ago

My favorite of the moment is Wathens. Unfortunately, I killed the bottle at my local watering hole, but that just meant that they poured me something else (I was introduced to Blanton's this eveni...

Maker's Mark bourbon - faux wax seal?

by Veggo 9 years ago

Anyone else tired of the dripping plastic over the cap? That ain't wax. You could build aircraft wings with that stuff, and not the Icarus kind. Or slice your hand or wrist trying to get to the inn...

Discovering Bourbon

by ocpitmaster 8 years ago

Starting a journey into bourbon's; though process is neat or with a splash. Looking for suggestions as which brands to begin with, which to progress thru, and which I want to end up with. Thinkin...

Best Place to Buy Bottles of Bourbon in Nashville?

by metalmicky 8 years ago

Hi y'all, I'm in Nashville for just a day and am looking for a really great liquor store where I can buy great bourbons (especially Old Blowhard, if anyone has seen it anywhere). Where should I go ...

Help buying Virgil Kaine Bourbon and Ginger

by Kiki321 8 years ago

I am trying to purchase Virgil Kaine Bourbon and Ginger for my husband for Valentine's day and can't find any online sellers or liquor stores willing to ship to CA. This spirit is made in SC and se...

Bourbon, Tennessee whiskey sales send American spirits exports past $1.5 billion

by zin1953 8 years ago


Knob Creek Smoked Maple Bourbon

by wewwew 8 years ago

Avoid. One sniff and you are wafted to the IHop nearest you.