Bourbon Whiskey

Taconic Distillery Dutchess Private Reserve Bourbon Review

Millbrook Dutchess Private Reserve Bourbon

By Jake Emen Grade: A- The newly launched Millbrook Distillery — brand new, in fact, officially opened at the end of 2013 — aims at celebrating the rich history of the Hudson Valley in New York. Indeed, their Dutchess Private Reserve straight bourbon whiskey is named for Dutchess County, New York, and it’s made with natural spring water sourced from ...

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Buffalo Trace To Release 12th Single Oak Bourbon

Buffalo Trace Distillery releases the twelfth round of the Single Oak Project Bourbon which focuses on tree cut, with difference in using oak from the top and bottom of the tree to age bourbon.  Wood grain size and recipe also vary. All other variables in this experiment remain constant – char level, warehouse type, stave seasoning, and entry proof. The ...

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Book Review: “The Kings County Distillery Guide to Urban Moonshining”

By Richard Thomas The Kings County Distillery Guide to Urban Moonshining:How to Make and Drink Whiskey is not really a technical manual on how to make whiskey, although a primer on home distilling/micro-distilling is part of this short book. Instead, this is really more of a memoir by the proprietors of Kings County Distillery, David Haskell and Colin Spoelman, a ...

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Mashed Sweet Potatoes With Bourbon Recipe

Mashed Sweet Potato

By Richard Thomas Sweet potatoes are one of the staples of southern cooking, but somewhere along the line mashed sweet potatoes fell off the standard track. One rarely sees them on the kitchen table or in meat-and-three joints, and more likely than not if you’ve had them, it was in a “new southern” gourmet restaurant. Yet mashed sweet potatoes should ...

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