Bourbon Whiskey

Jim Beam Original Bourbon Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: C Jim Beam Straight Bourbon Whiskey needs little introduction, as it is one of the best-selling whiskeys in the world and an iconic label. Most casual whiskey-lovers are only dimly familiar with the Beam family, however, despite their place in the history of bourbon. The story begins as so many Kentucky stories do, with the immigration ...

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Bourbon Barbecue Sauce

By Richard Thomas Whether your preferred barbecue style is North Carolina, Tennessee or Texas, few things work as well with barbecue recipes as straight bourbon whiskey (unless you actually are a Tennessean, in which case you probably prefer Tennessee whiskey). The sweet, smokey character of bourbon seems almost tailor-made to go with the barbecue flavors of charcoal smoke, brown sugar ...

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Bourbon Baked Beans Recipe

Bourbon and Bacon Baked Beans

By Richard Thomas In my Kentucky born-and-bred mind, baked beans seasoned with two of the South’s classic ingredients, bacon and bourbon, are the classic fixing (side dish) for any barbecue. The easiest way to go about making bourbon baked beans is to take a can of high quality, name brand baked beans with bacon, add bourbon, and heat it up ...

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Colonel E.H. Taylor Barrel Proof Bourbon Review

Colonel E.H. Taylor Barrel Proof Bourbon

By Richard Thomas Rating: B+ For their latest and fourth addition to the Colonel E.H. Taylor collection of specialty bourbons, Buffalo Trace chose to focus on producing a cask strength bourbon. The idea of a cask strength or barrel proof whiskey invariably appeals to my love of the old fashioned. While cutting bourbon with water is a very old practice, ...

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George T. Stagg Bourbon Wins Top World Spirit For Second Consecutive Year

(Buffalo Trace Press Release) For the second year in a row, George T. Stagg, the iconic uncut, unfiltered bourbon released annually from Buffalo Trace Distillery, has been named the number one spirit in the world by noted spirits reviewer F. Paul Pacult. The list, compiled annually by Pacult, will be released in his June 2012 issue of The Spirit Journal. ...

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