High West Distillery doesn’t have the long, storied past of many distilleries in the United States. But they’ve made quite an impact in the short time they’ve been operating. It was established in 2006 by husband-and-wife team David and Jane Perkins. David (a biochemist) was inspired by parallels he noticed between fermentation and distillation.
The two decided to relocate to Park City, Utah,
Charlotte, North Carolina is a city teeming with culture as well as an endless supply of fun things to do and interesting places to explore. If you’re looking to spend some time in Charlotte and test out the local watering holes, then this article is for you. In our Top 5 List of Bourbon Bars in Charlotte, we will list bars, restaurants, and clubs that are known for their bourbon, bourbon cocktails, a
Bourbon is a strictly American-made whisky with strict guidelines and rich history. Its flavor profile consists of smoky notes of vanilla, oak, and caramel. As is with all types of whiskies, bourbon has an almost cult-like following. Its fans can’t get enough of the subtly sweet, but smoky and warm flavors in every sip. If you’re looking for a gift to impress the bourbon fanatic in your life, look no
As you may have noticed, the world of whiskey has really transformed in the last five to ten years. Remember how you used to see bottles sitting for long periods of time on shelves all over the country? Now they seem to barely even make it out of the delivery truck before they are bought and sold (and then often re-sold).
It’s safe to say whiskey has gone mainstream.
The massive influx o
Colonel E.H. Taylor’s Single Barrel Bottled-in-Bond Bourbon is winning awards, again.
Since 2012, Buffalo Trace has bottled a Single Barrel, Bottled-in-Bond, a fitting addition to their line of E.H. Taylor Bourbons.
He is revered as
Bourbon, an American whiskey, is a barrel-aged, distilled liquor made from corn. Although all bourbons are whiskey, not all whiskeys are bourbon. To be considered bourbon, the grain used must be at least 51 percent corn and the liquor must be stored in charred new oak barrels at 125 proof or less. Despite its specific guidelines for the production, bourbon is a drink that can be mysterious to some.
“This rare whiskey shall never again be made.”
The first release of the Blood Oath Pact series was in 2015. Since then, master distiller John Rempe has released a new, limited-edition bourbon each year. The Pact, below, is inscribed on every label.
This rare whiskey shall never again be mad
Top of the World!
At 9,600 feet above sea level, Breckenridge, Colorado is eight tenths of a mile higher than the Mile High City, Denver. With higher elevation comes a lower boiling point, and some feel that leads to better flavors. Breckenridge Distillery has the distinction of being the highest distillery in the world. So how have they created what some refer to as the best-blended
Kentucky, Barrel Proof, Tennessee Straight, Bottled in Bond, Small Batch, Rye, Corn, Wheat, Old, and Young…the bourbon market has expanded. And distillers are working hard to meet the growing demand.
Here are 9 bourbon suggestions that span the infinite possibilities. Enjoy!
Bourbon balls are a Christmastime confection inspired by Southern flavors. They make a great addition to any cookie and candy tray during the holidays.
They were created by schoolteacher and candy maker Ruth Hanly Booe in 1938. She was inspired by the sage words of a visiting dignitary: “the two best tastes in the world are a sip of Kentucky bourbon” paired with Booe’s chocolate.