Hamilton’s not throwing away his shot…unless it’s whiskey

Alexander Hamilton hated whiskey.  Okay that’s not technically true. While the Whiskey Rebellion of 1794 can trace its roots to my boy Hammy, there’s no proof he hated the liquid gold that is whiskey. He just wanted to tax it. Afterall - people like whiskey. Whiskey is sinful. And the nation needed money. Which all … Continue reading Hamilton’s not throwing away his shot…unless it’s whiskey

Bourbon in Paradise Cocktail

My summers have an aesthetic - a very strong aesthetic. Jimmy Buffett. Drinks on the patio. Boating on the lake. Farmers markets. Grilling burgers. Smell of freshly cut lawns. Basically the stereotypical summer vibes. It seemed fitting to combine some of my favorite summer tastes into one summery drink. Bourbon in Paradise combines bourbon with … Continue reading Bourbon in Paradise Cocktail

WHAT’S THE DEAL WITH THE KENTUCKY BOURBON TRAIL

With the current billion-dollar bourbon boom, it’s no wonder the Kentucky Bourbon Trail has been experiencing a record number of visitors. The Kentucky Bourbon Trail launched back in 1999 - the same year that Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace hit theaters, soccer star David Beckham married Spice Girls singer Victoria Beckham, Backstreet Boys’ … Continue reading WHAT’S THE DEAL WITH THE KENTUCKY BOURBON TRAIL

LUCKY KENTUCKY [SHAMROCK] SHAKE

It never feels like March until I treat myself to my annual Shamrock Shake. There’s only two downsides of this dessert: it’s only available in March and there’s no booze in it. No worries though, I fixed it. With a quick run to the liquor store for crème de menthe, and some rummaging through my … Continue reading LUCKY KENTUCKY [SHAMROCK] SHAKE