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This DIY Bourbon Countdown Calendar is the Perfect Way to Get Into the Holiday Spirit
The only thing better than a countdown calendar of chocolate is one that’s filled with Bourbon. Because nothing spreads holiday cheer like a few dreamy drams—or 24—to sip throughout December!
Amandalin Ryan
Amandalin Ryan,
November 16, 2021
Which Bourbon Cocktail Should You Sip, According to Your Sign?
Have you ever wondered which cocktail you should try based on when you were born? We didn’t think so! Now for some delicious content that nobody asked for but everybody loves: cocktails paired with star signs.
October 12, 2021
Kentucky Campfire Old Fashioned
My best advice about cocktails is to view the classics not as a recipe, but as a formula. This is especially true of my favorite cocktail: the Old Fashioned. The formula for this classic is easily explained by the title of Derek Brown's book, Spirits, Sugar, Water, Bitters (excellent book for history and cocktail recipes!).
Erin Petrey
Erin Petrey,
September 29, 2021
Pairing Food With Your Bourbon Creates The Ultimate Taste Adventure
Want to make your Bourbon taste even better?....Yes, that really is possible. You do that by pairing it with food. If you’re thinking, “Isn’t food always supposed to be paired with wine?” the answer is, not always. Trust me, Bourbon and food are made for each other. Keep reading.
Steve Coomes
Steve Coomes,
August 4, 2021
Five Reasons Bourbon Outshines Vodka
When you buy a bottle of vodka, you’re paying for the packaging, marketing and the hip celebrity endorsing it. You’re certainly not paying for flavor. The U.S. government defines vodka “to be without distinctive character, aroma, taste, or color,” according to the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax & Trade Bureau (TTB), the federal arm that regulates alcohol.
Fred Minnick
Fred Minnick,
July 30, 2021
Your Next Game Night Just Got Way More Spirited
While William Faulkner famously quipped that “civilization starts with distillation,” he easily could have added board games to the beginnings of the ‘modern’ world. Games like Senet and Backgammon go back thousands of years, and picturing ancient cultures thoughtfully analyzing moves and pawns with a libation close at hand isn’t difficult to do. 
Adam Johnson
Adam Johnson,
July 29, 2021
Enjoy Like a True Kentuckian: Responsibly
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