Tag Archives: Bourbon

Bird Dog Kentucky Bourbon

Bird Dog Kentucky Bourbon This is a new bourbon for me – and since I like to try new things and maintain new experiences, that gives it an automatic plus in my book. With Bird Dog, the color is a … Continue reading

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Plans for the Future

So here I am again, with an unacceptably long hiatus between now and my last post, and a considerable about of time between that one and the one before it. I enjoy writing. I enjoy the subjects that I choose … Continue reading

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Cinco De Mayo! (Plus Tequila Review)

As Cinco de Mayo draws to a close I feel I would be remiss in not making at least some note of it… especially considering I currently find myself in Southern California, where the Mexican holiday has no small amount … Continue reading

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How I smoke, or, The Art of Smoking a Cigar

What do I look for when I smoke a cigar? How do I evaluate it? I have had some questions recently as to how I rate or evaluate the cigars that I smoke, and overall, what I look for in … Continue reading

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Derby Day, 2014

The Kentucky Derby has been a southern staple for generations – not unlike most southern staples, come to think of it. It has been called the greatest two minutes in sport, and I must agree that it is certainly thrilling. … Continue reading

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Tullamore Dew, Triple Distilled Irish Whiskey

Tullamore Dew, triple distilled Irish Whiskey I must confess that this is the first time I have tried Tullamore Dew. I had always passed by it on the shelf and it had never stood out behind the bar. I regarded … Continue reading

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Evan Williams Single Barrel Kentucky Bourbon

Evan Williams Single Barrel Kentucky Bourbon It is no secret that my everyday bourbon is Evan Williams sour mash. In my opinion, for the money, it simply can’t be beat. It is sweet, chewy, and full, like a good bourbon … Continue reading

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Bulleit Bourbon – Frontier Whiskey

Bulleit Bourbon: Bulleit has a deep, rich caramel color that is a subtle hint at the chewiness and sweet flavor of this bourbon. The nose is a full scent of sweet corn and toasted caramel, with a slight overtone of … Continue reading

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Four Roses Small Batch Bourbon

Four Roses Small Batch Bourbon Four roses is a bourbon that I have heard about a considerable amount, but one that I have never tried. It did not disappoint. This small batch bourbon has a deep, dark caramel color that … Continue reading

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Knob Creek Single Barrel

 Knob Creek Single Barrel Kentucky Bourbon With a deep, rich amber color, the Knob Creek Single Barrel is a bourbon that I had been waiting to try. A big fan of bourbons in general, Knob Creek has a reputation behind … Continue reading

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