Woodford Reserve Manhattan Experience Contest Finals at Soho Mews with Esquire Magazine by Matt Capucilli

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Arriving at the penthouse at the Soho Mews building in downtown New York City, I speak briefly with two attractive ladies working the front door and I follow a courtyard to a solitary elevator ride. At the top floor I’m quickly greeted with a classic Woodford Manhattan cocktail, and the first sip smoothly welcomes me… Read more »

Woodford Reserve and Esquire Magazine Crown Jeromy Edwards “Master of the Manhattan” Tonight in New York City

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Tonight, BourbonBlog.com’s Matt Capucilli attended the Woodford Reserve Manhattan Experience finals with a front row seat with Master Distiller Chris Morris in New York City to watch Jeromy Edwards become the “Master of the Manhattan.”  Read Matt’s article here on this link on BourbonBlog.com.   BourbonBlog.com is in New York because this search has just… Read more »

Woodford Reserve Master’s Collection Seasoned Oak Finish

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Woodford Reserve tells BourbonBlog.com that they will release the new Master’s Collection Seasoned Oak Finish on November 1. Seasoned Oak Finish is the fourth in the series of limited edition bottlings. Barrels play a key role in producing bourbon, with approximately 70 percent of the spirit’s flavor and aroma and all of its color provided… Read more »

Esquire Manhattan featuring Woodford Reserve by David Wondrich

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To celebrate the spirit of crafting the ultimate cocktail during the Manhattan Experience and Craft of the Ultimate Manhattan Contest with Woodford Reserve and Esquire magazine, Esquire magazine’s resident mixologist David Wondrich has developed the Esquire Manhattan featuring Woodford Reserve. The cocktail recipe is as follows: 2 oz. Woodford Reserve bourbon 1 oz. Cinzano red… Read more »

Woodford Reserve and Esquire Magazine’s Manhattan Experience

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Woodford Reserve bourbon and Esquire magazine have teamed up to give bartenders and people across the country the chance to become the master of the Manhattan by submitting their recipes on www.wellcraftedmanhattan.com. Tonight at 21c Museum Hotel in Louisville, the Manhattan Experience discovered the best Manhattan in Kentucky by voting Jeromy Edwards (in photo below)… Read more »

Woodford Reserve 1838 Sweet Mash Master’s Collection Bourbon Review by Tom Fischer

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Whiskey: Woodford Reserve 1838 Sweet Mash Master’s Collection (2008 Release) Distillery: Woodford Reserve Distillery, Versailles, Kentucky Age: no age statement, unknown Proof: 43.2% ALC/VOL (86.4 PROOF) Bottle: Sample sent from the distillery Notes:The recipe for this Sweet Mash is revival of a historic technique whereby entirely fresh ingredients are used – grains, yeast and water… Read more »

Woodford Reserve Master’s Collection Sweet Mash Whiskey Limited Edition

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Woodford Reserve is reviving a long-abandoned bourbon production practice with the release of the third whiskey in its award-winning Master’s Collection series, 1838 Sweet Mash. Kentucky’s signature industry is famous for its sour mash whiskies, and the Woodford Reserve 1838 Sweet Mash is an exception with this revival of a historic technique. “Though no one… Read more »

Woodford Reserve Masters Collection Sonoma-Cutrer Finish

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We are educated about  Woodford Reserve’s Sonoma-Cutrer Finish as we head to party tonight at Sunset Spirits.  As part of their Master’s Collection, this is Woodford Reserve bourbon finished in chardonnay wine casks. Tastings and reviews of  bourbons from the Woodford Reserve Masters series.

Out of the Blue 2008 at Louisville Executive Aviation featuring Luxury Cars, Jets, Boats and Woodford Reserve Bourbon

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Luxury cars, jets, boats and even some Woodford Reserve Bourbon all find their way to Louisville Executive Aviation tonight at an event like none-other called Out of the Blue.   Ron Geary, Louisville Executive Aviation Owner, invites BourbonBlog.com to spend an evening along with our friends from Brown-Forman as part of our pre-Derby coverage.