Virginia Gentleman Review


Name: Virginia Gentleman

ABV: 40%

Proof: 80

Nose: Wood, Vanilla, Maple Syrup.

Palate: Stale smoke, oak, rye, corn, and vanilla.

Finish: Short and spicy with some flavors of vanilla and citrus.

Overall: Virginia Gentleman is a budget bourbon. Having recently moved to Virginia I decided I would finally give it a go. I was not at all impressed with this whiskey. The flavors tasted stale and artificial. For a few dollars more there are far better options out there in the budget group. I tried Virginia Gentleman neat and in a cocktail and enjoyed it best in a cocktail.

Morning Report, Monday, November 24th, 2014


Drink: The Old Fashioned is a true classic and our go to drink around here. Eli Mason’s Old Fashioned cocktail mixer is handcrafted with premium bitters, cane sugar, and organic gomme syrup for a refined taste and rich texture. It’s an easy way to make a quick and delicious Old Fashioned in your own home. Just mix 1 part mixer with two parts bourbon and enjoy. Simple and delicious. Get some here.

Morning Report, Friday, November 21st, 2014


Gear: Keep that winter beard looking it best this year with the masculine smell of whiskey beard oil. This beard oil from Portland General Store has a deep amber and wood scent to it and will keep your beard soft and tamed. Whiskey beard oil is handcrafted in Maine using organic hemp seed oil, organic jojoba oil, marula oil, wild crafted absolutes and essential oils. Get it here.

Morning Report, Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

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Food: Bourbon makes everything better and that’s true with this next item. This Chipotle Habanero sauce is infused with Jim Beam Black Bourbon and is full flavor. It is spicy and rich with a nice smoky flavor. Add it to almost anything to give a little extra kick. It’s especially good in Bloody Mary’s or chili with and extra shot of bourbon. Get it here.

Just a heads up. If you are heading out to a distillery on the bourbon trail, be sure to check the hours of operation as there are some delays to due weather this week. Cheers everyone.

Morning Report, Wednesday, November 12th, 2014


Drink: Flying somewhere and craving a good cocktail? Check out the Carry On Cocktail Kit from W&P Design. This tiny cocktail kit will make you a damn good old fashioned at 30,000 feet. The kit includes a recipe card, spoon, muddler, bitters, cane sugar, and a linen coaster, all of which are packed neatly in a tiny case that will pass through security at your airport of choice. Just order a bottle of bourbon and craft your cocktail. Get one here.