It is always good to get a taste of an aged bottle of Michter’s. This particular bottle of rye was aged 1o years in fire-charred, new American white oak barrels and released in 2016. Master Distiller Willie Pratt wasn’t happy with the product in 2015 so he refused to release a product in 2015, hoping that […]
Food, Drinks & Recipes
…because, let’s face it, there’s about 1 million Keurig K Cup options and many of them are less than stellar. Flip through our top 10 picks for the best coffee, tea and hot chocolate K Cups that are out there (as tested by us). Swipe left!
A Small Batch Bourbon distilled by the folks at Willet. It is a surprising smooth pour for a bourbon bottled at 114.3 proof. The nose is smey and woody with some spicy rye notes showing through. The taste is filled with rye, yet somehow still smooth. The finish is long and rich with some of […]
It doesn’t matter if it is a bourbon, rye or whiskey; there are certain times that you don’t want to add ice. When you have an exceptional product, regardless of how high the proof, you want to experience what the master distiller envisioned when he crafted the bottle. Adding ice waters down the product and […]
Smooth Ambler is a relatively new to bourbon distilling, founded in West Virginia in 2009, but they have quickly established themselves with a solid slate of products. The Old Scout straight Bourbon Whiskey is aged at least 7 years in old barrels. It is distilled with high rye mash bill at 36% and bottled at […]
…because you’re obsessed with coffee (including the most chic AF coffee makers around) and admitting it is the first step. We’re right there with you. The right coffee mug is like having the right handbag or tie, it makes a statement. From mugs with funny sayings to super chic and trendy cups, we’ve got your […]
Now that I’m enjoying my drinks I have to say my life has changed when I got my hands on The Whiskey Wedge. Genius ensues because this ice “cube” is of an “ice slant” and keeps your drink cold without watering it down.
The 2015 Micther’s 10 Year Old Aged Bourbon or the M10 is a smooth pour. Michter’s marks the neck of their bottles so you are able to see the year of the release; the numbering on the 2015 release starts with ’15’. The nose is a sweet with chocolate notes. The sweet, maple flavors […]
Attention all vegans and otherwise dairy-free rs of ice cream….Ben & Jerry’s has answered your silent prayers to the ice cream gods, and/or heard your pleas. They’ve launched non-dairy flavor creations. First and foremost, the four new additions are certified vegan. Rejoice! There are no animal products of any kind…No eggs, dairy or honey. After […]
Eagle Rare 10 Year Bourbon Whiskey is distilled by the folks at Buffalo Trace. No longer considered a single barrel bourbon because an automated assembly replaced a manual bottling process which means certain bottles could contain two barrels at the switch-over. The nose is sweet and citrusy with oak notes. The taste is dry […]
Blade and Bow is a relatively new product from Diagio who also produces Bulleit. Diagio has in its possession as few barrels of whiskey distilled and produced by Stitzel-Weller. While there is not enough whiskey in the old Stizel-Weller batch to bottle on its own the Diagio team used a solera system to stretch the old […]
The FitNut Almond Milk Protein Shake A pre-workout power punch! This is a tasty, pre-workout meal and super- health boost! It has enough carbohydrates to supply stamina for you workout and protein to feed your muscles! So make it and down it before you workout and start reaping the benefits. Protein Shake Ingredients: 12 oz. unsweetened […]
There are a million different types of smoothies on the market that promise and promote high energy, key nutrients, and metabolic stabilization. Here’s the one morning smoothie that’ll help you get through important moments of your day in a super powerful way!
…because you’re going to need a strong buzz to all year round and, well, these 15 champagne inspired cocktails & drinks may do just that. [masterslider id=”110″] Some folks say you don’t need to drink to have a good time. We don’t know who those folks are or why they would say something like that. […]
The Parker’s Heritage Malt Whiskey is 65% malted barley and 35% corn, thus it doesn’t qualify to be labeled as a bourbon. The product is aged for 8 years a bottled without chill filtration at a bold 54% abv. The nose has a funky, charred oak blast with some subtle, sweet vanilla notes. The […]
The Thomas H. Handy Sazerac is part of the 2015 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection; unfiltered and uncut this clocks in at 63.45% ABV or 126.9 proof. This bottling process which doesn’t add water or filter the rye helps to preserve a lot of the bold, at times, over the top flavors. The nose has a […]
Did you know they had these? I saw these on the other day and thought it was a mouse. As in, I thought a real, live mouse had climbed into someone’s tea cup. Charmvilla, has created tea bags that lo like fish swimming around in your afternoon tea….and a box of 12 can be […]
Have you ever loed at a package of Oreos and thought to yourself: I could have done a way better job on the design? Well, for $10 a package, now you can! By going to Oreo’s Colorfilled website, you can choose between two artists/designers, T. Goodman and Jeremyville. Simply, “color” the design on and add […]
Shut. The. Cream. Filled. Door.
This is the 14th year that Old Forester released a Birthday Bourbon for their creator, George Garvin Brown. The bourbon is selected from a single day of production, barreled in 2003 and bottled at 50% abv. The 2015 Old Forester Birthday Bourbon is one of the better years that I have tasted. The nose has a […]
You have absolutely heard of the “cup-gate” controversy surrounding Starbucks…and their non-holiday cups. In case you’ve been living in a hole in the ground, Starbucks recently released some nondescript red cups (in time for the non-holidays?) and people quickly hashtagged that drama and chose a side. To Christmas, or not to Christmas? So what does […]
Most nice bourbons are meant to be consumed without ice, but maybe with a few drops of water to bring out the flavors. Sometimes an every day bourbon calls for ice. We skull ice cubes, but not for bourbon. The perfect ice for bourbon is not a cube. Its is a big, round, sphere. They […]
You might recognize William Larue Weller from some favorites like the W. L. Weller 12 Year. The William Larue Weller is a wheated bourbon and is one of five bottles that make up the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection, arguably the strongest asset within the collection. Unfiltered and bottled at barrel proof the 2015 version […]
Maybe it seems as easy as buying a bottle of bourbon, opening the bottle, pouring a glass and drinking; but there are some products that can be helpful in pouring that perfect glass of bourbon. 1. Whiskey Stones – $9.95 The perfect product to cool down your bourbon without watering down the taste. 2. […]
The Four Roses 2015 Limited Edition Small Batch Bourbon, as always, is a tough find but an exceptional product. This will be the last release under Jim Rutledge who is retiring as the Master Distiller at Four Roses for the last 49 years. There were 12,672 bottles distributed this year at a barrel proof ABV […]
Well, Halloween is a whole two days behind us…so it’s only typical to steamroll right into the holidays! While most of us were busy trying to figure out if it’s midnight or dinner time since the recent time change, Mars announced three new seasonal flavors of America’s bed m&m’s. Making its way onto store shelves […]
Happy Thanksgiving! If you’re loing to kill your relatives, introducing The Pumpecapple Piecake which is, you guessed it, 4 pies and cakes baked into one. Sort of. Standing at 11 inches tall and weighing in at 23.5 pounds, this killer dessert is basically like eating an Olsen Twin…combined. Here’s what you can expect: 1. An […]
The good people at Jefferson’s have created a barrel aged Manhattan with the help of the Editors of Esquire Magazine. Normally I would recommend mi your own Manhattan but this cocktail is barrel aged in bourbon barrels from the Jefferson’s distillery; therefore it is understandable that you may not have room for a bourbon barrel […]
Burger King Tweeted out a sneak peek of their newest burger the other day. The Halloween Whopper is served on a black bun, which is baked with A1 flavor. Sounds interesting? It’s totally creeptastic and I’ll tell you why. The black bun is the gift that keeps on giving, as people have taken to social media to […]
Herbs are the perfect compliment to gin. Gin is distilled with the infusion of herbs, mostly the juniper berry. Combine equal parts honey and water with thyme and simmer for five minutes to create the honey-thyme simple syrup. The results here are a drink with a fresh balance of herbs and citrus flavors. The Perfect […]
Unfortunately tomato season has to come to an end every year. As the season winds down and those tomatoes who are kissed by fall replace the most icate tomatoes of summer, they make the perfect match for Green Goddess Dressing. Dress the tomatoes with Goddess Dressing, garnish with fresh basil and hot peppers for […]