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Regional Semifinalists Chosen for Heaven Hill Brands, Liquor.com 2017 “Bartender of the Year”

BARDSTOWN, KY – Heaven Hill Brands and Liquor.com announced today the 64 regional semifinalists competing for the 2017 Bartender of the Year competition. Semifinalists will compete in San Francisco, Las Vegas, Miami, Dallas, Nashville, Denver, Chicago and New York beginning January 2017. Over 844 original cocktail recipes using Domaine de Canton French Ginger Liqueur, Elijah […]

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The Perfect Manhattan

Perfect? That can be a tough one to nail down but in our eyes this recipe is as good as it gets for the Manhattan. We are not bartenders but can make a decent cocktail at home and have learned over the years that it’s best not to overthink the drink. Try this simple recipe […]

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Barrell Bourbon Batch 010 Review

Name: Barrell Bourbon Batch 010 ABV: 61.0% Proof: 122.0 Nose: Dried Fruit, Apricots, Grains, Pine Palate: Fruit, Oak, Honey, and Pecans Finish: Dry with oak and almonds and apricots Overall: This review is specifically for Barrell Bourbon batch number 010 bottle number 2296 pictured above. On the nose I was greeted with an aroma of dried fruit, […]

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Charities to Receive O.F.C. Vintage-Dated Bourbon

  Two hundred lucky charitable recipients received an extra special holiday gift from Buffalo Trace Distillery this year, as the last of the bottles of the O.F. C. Bourbon have been shipped all across the United States. From there, it’s up to the charities to hold fundraisers of their choosing with hopes of raising thousands […]

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Hilhaven Lodge Whiskey Review

Name: The Hilhaven Lodge Whiskey ABV: 40% Proof: 80 Nose: Caramel, Cinnamon, Honey, Lemon Palate: Banana, Caramel, Vanilla, Lemon Finish: Moderate, crisp with a slight lemon and dry oak Overall: The Hilhaven Lodge Whiskey is a blended American Whiskey. It contains a blend of rye whiskey, Tennessee whiskey, and bourbon. On the nose there is an upfront […]

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Pernod Ricard N.A. to Invest in Smooth Ambler

NBV Investments Inc., a subsidiary of Austin, Nichols & Co. Incorporated and an affiliate of New York-based Pernod Ricard USA LLC, today announced that it has signed an agreement to take a majority stake in Smooth Ambler Spirits Co., the award-winning West Virginia distiller and producer of Smooth Ambler Contradiction Bourbon, Old Scout Single Barrel Bourbon […]

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Maple Old Fashioned Recipe

It’s Fall and the chilly weather brings a desire to have seasonal flavors. Maple syrup has always been a staple this time of year and adds great flavor to cocktails. This year try the Maple Old Fashioned, it’s easy to make and perfect for fall. Cheers! INGREDIENTS 1/2 ounce Maple Syrup 2 ounces bourbon of choice […]

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Buffalo Trace Distillery Releases 2016 Antique Collection Whiskeys

It’s the best time of the year for whiskey fans, as Buffalo Trace Distillery releases its 2016 Antique Collection. The highly anticipated collection will once again feature five limited-release whiskeys of various ages, recipes and proofs. Here’s what ardent fans can expect: George T. Stagg The powerhouse favorite of the Antique Collection, George T. Stagg […]

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Four Roses Annual Limited Edition Small Batch Bourbon Slated for September release

Four Roses will issue the newest release in its series of limited-quantity special bottlings with the 2016 Limited Edition Small Batch Bourbon, featuring three of the distillery’s 10 unique Bourbon recipes.   Four Roses is the only Bourbon distillery that combines two mashbills with five proprietary yeast strains to produce 10 distinct Bourbon recipes, each […]

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