Review: Kentucky Gentleman Bourbon

Initially I was apprehensive to even approach this long-standing brand, as the gentleman who stumbles down my street during his early morning commute usually has a pint of the stuff firmly fastened in hand. However, Kentucky Gentleman has recently earned the dubious title of being the “PBR of Bourbons” by the youth of today — meaning…

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Review: Peligroso Cinnamon Tequila Liqueur

Bottled at the same 84 proof as its standard tequila lineup, Peligroso curiously markets this cinnamon-flavored variety as a “liqueur.” But what’s in the bottle is 100% agave blanco tequila infused with “100% pure cinnamon and a blend of secret ingredients, creating a distinct juice with a kick that leaves some sweet heat on the…

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Review: Angel’s Envy Cask Strength Bourbon – Limited Edition (2013, 2nd Edition)

Early this year, cult favorite whiskey Angel’s Envy was released in a super-rare cask strength edition. The catch: a whopping 600 bottles were made and released only in Kentucky and Nashville, Tennessee. Now the company is back with another cask strength released, and this time it won’t be quite so scarce, with about 4,000 bottles…

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The Drinkhacker Shopping List – 10.11.2013

This week’s Shopping List is dominated by bourbons once again, as we seem to be in the full throes of bourbon release season for 2013. No doubt the coveted slot for our bourbon pick in this year’s holiday gift guide will have some pretty steep competition. Also worth checking out for a quick read: Chris’s post…

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Review: Blue Flame Spirits Washington Rye and Wheat Whiskeys

Blue Flame is a craft distillery based in Prosser, Washington. The company focuses on hyper-local distilling: Both of these products are made from ingredients sourced from within 45 miles of the distillery, including grain from the distillery’s own farm and the barrels (made from local wood and custom designed by distillery owner Brian Morton) in which…

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Review: Jim Beam American Stillhouse 2013 Clermont Limited Edition Bourbon

Jim Beam’s new American Stillhouse is a new visitor’s center and production facility is getting a new whiskey to call its own. Specially bottled with a custom, vintage-dated label, Beam Master Distiller Fred Noe has put out this 2013 Clermont Limited Edition bourbon in an edition of just 7500 bottles, each numbered and signed by…

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Recipe: Pumpkin Spice Flavored Cocktails

Maple. Spice. Moondust. It seems as if there are plenty of flavors and cosmic minerals “of the season” this autumn 2013, but none more dominant than the mighty pumpkin. Rearing its head in our lattes, candles, air fresheners, and everywhere else, it is seemingly inescapable this time of year. So of course, it makes perfect…

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Drinkhacker Reads – 10.09.2013 – Drink Me To The Moon, Part II

He may not be able to enjoy the fruits of his labor, but 11-year-old Michal Bodzianowski from Colorado has won a national competition to have his science project aboard the next space rocket heading to the international space station. His mission: to boldly go where no 11 year old gone before and brew beer in…

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