Tag Archives | bourbon

Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year

Pappy Van Winkle

I received an invite to an invitation-only sale for either 12 year Van Winkle Special Reserve or 10 year Rip Van Winkle at almost MSRP. If you’re a brown liquor enthusiast like myself, you’ll immediately know that this is like a gold bar falling in your lap. For those of you who don’t know, the […]

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Hacienda Sotol

Sotol

I’ve been reading more and more about agave liquors from Mexico, other than tequila. One, of course, is Mezcal, which most people only know as the “cheap tequila with the worm”. My Dad loves to brag that back in the day he was always the one to eat the worm! But mezcal has come a […]

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Perfect Manhattan

Perfect Manhattan

The Perfect Manhattan is one of my all time favorite cocktails, and I’m always trying variations of it. Recently my uncle recommended black walnut bitters to me, to use in bourbon drinks. I was intrigued, and ordered a bottle of Fee Brothers Black Walnut bitters from Amazon. (I couldn’t find it locally.) The result was […]

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