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Book Review: The Big Man Of Jim Beam

By Richard Thomas Some controversy was recently focused on a price hike for a cask strength Bourbon that bears the name of one of the industry’s modern legends: Booker Noe. As it so happened, I was reading a new biography of Booker Noe at the time, The Big Man Of Jim Beam by Jim Kokoris. Flipping through the pages, I ...

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The No BS Guide To Whiskey Glasses

Norlan Whisky Glass comparison

By Richard Thomas One of the subjects I see regularly abused by whisk(e)y snobs is glassware. While I encourage enthusiasts to take an interest in things that might enhance their enjoyment of their drink of choice, at the same time I have images of esteemed master distillers drinking their own product out of a Dixie Cup to contrast that to. ...

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Reserve Bourbon Candle Review

Bourbon Reserve Candle

By April Manning Rating: A- Reserve Bourbon candles are contained in tumbler like glass that will compliment a home bar, den or man cave. These interesting conversation pieces have a pleasing neutral color that will harmonize with any décor. The first scent impression pre-lighting is of the fresh, clean outdoors. There is a hint of the faint sweetness of vanilla, ...

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