TOUR AND TASTING: MAKER’S MARK

A few years back, my youngest daughter turned 21. As her birthday drew near, I asked, “Are you planning on getting together to celebrate with your friends? Perhaps a fishbowl?”  She replied, “actually, I was hoping we could celebrate as a family – in Kentucky – and take in a distillery or two? After beginning … Continue reading TOUR AND TASTING: MAKER’S MARK

TASTING REVIEW: OLD FORESTER STRAIGHT RYE WHISKY

Confession time: I'm not a huge rye whisky fan. I enjoy a solid bourbon or an occasional whiskey (and rarely a scotch). I've had an opportunity to sample Woodford Reserve Rye, which I would call "very approachable" for non-rye drinkers, due to the sweetness offered by its number two ingredient - corn. There have been … Continue reading TASTING REVIEW: OLD FORESTER STRAIGHT RYE WHISKY