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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


Triple Crown Mixology: The Belmont Jewel

For those who don’t follow horse racing as closely as I do, the Belmont Stakes is this weekend! Continuing my series on drinks specific to the three Triple Crown races, today I’m sharing with you the “Belmont Jewel” –  the official drink of the Belmont Stakes (recipe below).  325 more words


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Another bourbon followed me home…

My growing fondness for the American spirit (and my annoyance at the ever-increasing price of scotch) has me going for bourbon as often as anything, lately. 395 more words


How do you make the perfect Mint Julep?

In honor of The Kentucky Derby, this Thirsty Thursday post is all about the big hats, the horses to watch, and getting a little bourbon in your blood! 1,128 more words


Breaking the glass ceiling

Bourbon gets interesting. PATRICK LECLEZIO reviews the latest stage in the evolution of America’s home grown spirit.

First published in Prestige Magazine (April 2017 edition). 1,243 more words

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Mint Juleps (for free!)

The Kentucky Derby is just around the corner and Bourbon House is celebrating with Mint Juleps! The first 50 New Orleans Bourbon Society members to come in for their May Bourbon of the Month pour will receive a Woodford Reserve Mint Julep in a souvenir copper cup! 50 more words