Head Chef Michael Paley of Proof on Main at 21c in Louisville, Kentucky is taking fresh Kentucky ingredients with him to Washington DC as he will prepare a dinner for over a thousand guests as the Executive Chef at The 2009 Bluegrass Ball held by The Kentucky Society of Washington during the Presidential Inauguration. In… Read more »

 
Proof on Main Ringing in 2009, New Year’s Eve

They make art, food and new experiences accessible and flavorful! Proof on Main at 21c Museum Hotel in Louisville is the perfect party for BourbonBlog.com to ring in 2009 in this video below

 
Lynn’s Paradise Cafe Pajama Party and a Kentucky Russian

We begin our New Year’s Eve at Lynn’s Paradise Cafe in Louisville and celebrate with their annual Pajama Party. From there, the sampling of Lynn’s bourbon inspired dishes and our inventing of a new bourbon cocktail begins.

 
“Kentucky Cocktail”

Two Kentucky Flavors unite in this Kentucky cocktail recipe. Buffalo Trace Bourbon and Ale-8-One Soft Drink. Taste it with us in this video… × Kentucky Cocktail 2 oz. Buffalo Trace Bourbon 1 bottle Ale-8-One Pour Bourbon in rocks glass over ice. Fill with Ale-8-One soft drink and serve. Optional – express with lemon. Ale-8-One is… Read more »

 
A Sweet Spot

Not just a “sweet spot” for Maker’s…you know that we enjoy all bourbons. Maker’s knows how to do it in a sweet way…An interview with Bill Samuel’s Jr. as we capture their Ryder Cup themed tasting display. And Maker’s Mark “Sweet Spot” cocktail. ×

 
A “Whiskey Chick” and Her Dad..Meet the Bulleits

Hollis Bulleit is a real “Whiskey Chick,” as she calls them. She is the great-great-great granddaughter of Augustus Bulleit, the founder of Bulleit Bourbon, AND the daughter of Tom Bulleit, who revived the Bulleit Bourbon recipe from the 1800’s. We interview both Hollis and Tom in two separate videos below.. × ×

 
Jim Beam Releases Limited Edition Distillers Series Bourbon Aged 7 Years

Jim Beam tells BourbonBlog.com that they are releasing a “The Distillers Series” Kentucky Bourbon to celebrate more than 200 years of bourbon heritage and craftsmanship. This limited edition Bourbon whiskey is just in time for the holidays and the 75th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition. Jim Beam Distillers Series is aged seven years to… Read more »

 
Jim Beam Distillers Series Bourbon Review

“The Distillers Series” celebrates more than 200 years of bourbon heritage and craftsmanship at Jim Beam.  For more details on the bourbon itself aside from this bourbon review by clicking here Whiskey: Jim Beam Distillers Series Bourbon Distillery: Jim Beam Age: 7 Years Old Proof: 90 Bottle: Original full bottle, clear with the 7 generations… Read more »

 
Thanksgiving 101

Today we recommend bringing a different kind of turkey to the table. The best way to get your fill of the bird that can’t be overcooked…. “Thanksgiving 101” Wild Turkey 101 on the rocks Cranberries Rosemary Serve in a rocks glass. Garnish with cranberries and a sprig of rosemary. Happy Thanksgiving from the BourbonBlog.com Team!

 
Jim Beam Master Distiller Fred Noe at the Bourbon Tasting and Gala 2008

An interview with Jim Beam Master Distiller Fred Noe at the Jim Beam Front Porch display during The Great Kentucky Bourbon Tasting & Gala at the Kentucky Bourbon Festival 2008 ×