Bourbon Whiskey

Bird Dog Hot Cinnamon Whiskey Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: C The craze in flavored whiskeys might seem a little strange to Americans, who have enjoyed a period where the concept of a “single malt” was virtually the standard since the repeal of Prohibition. Before that, however, flavored whiskeys were commonplace. So contrary to what a so-called whiskey purist might tell you, a middleman like Bird ...

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Buffalo Trace Releases Stagg, Jr. Bourbon

* At long last, Buffalo Trace Distillery releases Stagg Jr. Bourbon, an uncut and unfiltered bourbon whiskey with a renowned family name. The first batch of Stagg Jr. is comprised of barrels aged for eight and nine years. The proof weighs in at a whopping 134.4 proof (67.2% ABV). Future releases will undoubtedly be different proofs, as each batch is ...

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Congressman John Yarmuth Talks Bourbon

John Yarmuth

By Richard Thomas Bourbon and politics have mixed since the earliest days of the Republic. Practices like those of Ulysses S. Grant, holding court over a bourbon and cigar at Washington’s Willard Hotel, or Harry Truman and Sam Rayburn, shooting the breeze over bourbon, are part of the indelible personal side of the capital’s political history. With a backdrop like ...

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