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Spirited Away: Basil Hayden’s, Four Roses Single Barrel, Michter’s US*1 Unblended American Whiskey

by Brian Hunter

This is a tale of three whiskeys. All damn good whiskeys in their own right, mind you, but this trifecta happens to land very close to each other in price as well as origin (as do most American bourbons). 1,395 more words


Birthday Bourbon

I decided to make a new tradition of sorts and make my birthday weekend a staycation weekend. Last year we visited Harrodsburg and Shaker Village and I had such a good time that I couldn’t wait for a repeat. 703 more words


Life During The Kentucky Bourbon Affair

We used to have busy seasons in the bourbon world, now we have a brief breather before things take off again. It seems like we just caught our breath from Derby season and already it was time for the… 497 more words

Event Reviews


If you love Pappy but have given up trying to find it, that’s a wise decision. Try one of these whiskeys instead – read my roundup for Maxim here.

Published Work

Run for the Roses…and Bourbon

Last weekend was the Kentucky Derby. How do I know this? Every restaurant I went into on Saturday had it on their TVs. How much do I know about it? 839 more words

Scotch Whisky, Whiskey, Bourbon

Us, Them and a Little Bit of Bourbon

Christmas in May arrived over Memorial Day weekend this year! You see, concert tickets and vacations replaced bottom-of-the-closet holiday offerings in our family years ago; so, “the hubs” and I are off to redeem his yuletide YOLO (I’m so sorry and realize it’s not 2012 but sometimes alliteration is hard…but, I digress) in the form of two tickets to see Roger Waters: Us + Them Tour at the KFC Yum! 1,757 more words


Interview with Four Roses Brent Elliott

Brent Elliott was nice enough to have a phone chat with me… I have made some minor edits for time purposes, flow, continuity and because I took notes and didn’t record it… on to the interview… 642 more words