Tag Archives: American Blend

Firestone & Robertson Bring Golf And Whiskey Together, Texas Style

Firestone & Robertson

By Father John Rayls Imagine it’s 1927 and we’re walking the grounds of the Glen Garden Country Club, the second oldest golf course in Fort Worth, Texas. The distant city skyline is visible to the northeast, and a pair of teen-aged caddies, Ben Hogan and Byron Nelson, jockey for the lead in the annual Caddies Championship. They tie. This is ...

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Beam Brings Out Basil Hayden Dark Rye

Beam Suntory has introduced Basil Hayden’s Dark Rye, the first-ever permanent addition to the Basil Hayden’s portfolio. Much like Basil Hayden’s flagship bourbon, Basil Hayden’s Dark Rye is designed to stand out in the ever-expanding crowd of American whiskies. Uniting the duo of Kentucky straight rye whiskey and Canadian rye with a splash of California port, Basil Hayden’s Dark Rye ...

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Bottom Shelf Whiskeys You Need To Try

Two Stars Bourbon

By Richard Thomas Although the world’s whisk(e)y boom has brought more choices than enthusiasts have ever had, the heightened demand has also led some prices to rise. It’s a fundamental market mechanism taught in macroeconomics: when supply and demand are out of balance, prices will change until the balance is restored. Thankfully, plenty of good, affordable whisk(e)ys are still out ...

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New Whiskeys For Autumn 2017 From Around The World

Michter's Toasted Barrel Finish Rye

By Richard Thomas It’s the first week of October, and whisk(e)y fans are fast approaching the middle of the ultra-hot Autumn Release Season. Usually centered on a series of much-anticipated, hard-to-get American annual limited releases, this year Scotland and Japan have some noteworthy whiskies either out now or coming out shortly to liven up the mix. These are the new ...

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