Woodford Reserve and Esquire Magazine to Showcase Nation’s Ultimate Manhattans

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Woodford Reserve tells BourbonBlog.com that with the recent resurgence of pre-Prohibition bourbon cocktails, the classic Manhattan is making a comeback across the country. Woodford Reserve bourbon and Esquire magazine have searched the country for the nation’s ultimate well-crafted Manhattans and will feature 11 “Masters of the Manhattan” on January 10 during The Manhattan Experience Finals… Read more »

Woodford Reserve Master’s Collection Maple Wood Finish Review

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Maple Wood Finish a this year’s Master’s Collection Bourbon by Woodford Reserve which BourbonBlog.com is among the first to review in the world. Bottles are set to star hitting shelves in limited quantities by November  201 with a suggested retail price of $89.99. The Master’s Collection Maple Wood Finish uniquely finish-ages Woodford Reserve in a… Read more »

Woodford Reserve and Esquire Magazine Search for the Ultimate Well Crafted Manhattan 2010

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Woodford Reserve bourbon tells BourbonBlog.com that they are once again teaming up with Esquire magazine and this year giving eligible bartenders and at-home mixologists the chance to win a trip to New York City as part of the Craft the Ultimate Manhattan contest beginning this fall. Last year, we took you from Louisville, Kentucky to… Read more »

Woodford Reserve and The Belmont Stakes

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Woodford Reserve tells BourbonBlog.com that they are proud to return as a sponsor of the 142nd running of the Belmont Stake being run today at Belmont Park in Elmont, NY. Woodford Reserve will serve as the “Official Bourbon of the Belmont Stakes” for 2010 and they want you to toast with the Official Cocktail of… Read more »

The Woodford Reserve $1,000 Mint Julep with Tiffany & Co. to benefit The Barnstable Brown Kentucky Diabetes & Obesity Center

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Woodford Reserve Bourbon tells BourbonBlog.com will celebrate the glamour and glitz of the Kentucky Derby with the Ultimate Kentucky Derby Luxury: the world’s most exclusive mint julep cup. The Woodford Reserve $1,000 Mint Julep Cup Experience will feature a collection of 73 silver cups designed by Tiffany & Co. exclusively for Woodford Reserve. Proceeds from… Read more »

Woodford Reserve 2010 Kentucky Derby Bottle Limited Edition featuring art of Jeaneen Barnhart

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Woodford Reserve, the Official Bourbon of the Kentucky Derby, tells BourbonBlog.com, they are again honoring the country’s favorite horse race with a limited-edition Kentucky Derby commemorative bottle. The 2010 bottle features the work of nationally-acclaimed, Louisville-based artist Jeaneen Barnhart. “When creating this special painting, my intent was to reveal the energy and emulate the figures… Read more »

Woodford Reserve Bourbon Voted Whisky Brand Innovator of the Year for the World

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Woodford Reserve Bourbon tells BourbonBlog.com that they have been voted “Whisky Brand Innovator of the Year” for the entire world at this year’s Icons of Whisky Awards, held by Whisky Magazine. Woodford Reserve was recognized for its acclaimed Master’s Collection for its great innovation. The Master’s Collection has included four expressions since its inception; Four… Read more »

Woodford Reserve Master’s Collection Seasoned Oak Finish Review

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Bourbon: Woodford Reserve Master’s Collection Seasoned Oak Finish Distillery: Woodford Reserve, Versailles, Kentucky Age: No specific age statement Proof: 100.4; 50.2% abv Notes: Seasoned Oak Finish is the fourth in the series of limited edition bottlings.  Seasoned Oak Finish combines fully-matured Woodford Reserve with barrels crafted from wood that has been exposed to the outdoors… Read more »