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Author Mathew Lively Talks Bourbon

Mathew Lively

By Richard Thomas In his recent book Calamity at Chancellorsville: The Wounding and Death of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson, Dr. Mathew Lively was able to bring his profession and his lifelong personal interests together under the same cover. A Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at West Virginia University, Lively is also a lifelong student of the Civil War and ...

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Big Bottom Zinfandel Cask Finish Bourbon Review

Big Bottom Zinfandel Bourbon

By Jake Emen Rating: B- The latest cask finished bourbon released from Big Bottom Whiskey, in November 2012, is their Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Zinfandel Cask Finish. Big Bottom utilizes their American Straight Bourbon Whiskey as the foundation to produce this, along with a highly touted Port Cask Finish bourbon, and a lineup of six exclusive Warehouse Series bourbons, each of ...

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Whiskey History: George T. Stagg

George T. Stagg

By Richard Thomas After Elijah Craig, the first big name in bourbon I learned of was George T. Stagg. When I was a teenager growing up on a farm located between Midway and Frankfort, Kentucky, the summer air was humid enough that if the wind was blowing in the right direction, you could smell the vapors coming from the nearest ...

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