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Whiskey, Would You Do Me A Flavor …
Feb 04/17

Whiskey, Would You Do Me A Flavor … Posted by: Aaron Stearns | 0 Comments

Just like bourbon and scotch, flavored whiskeys are meant to be sipped and savored. If you think you may like a little variety in your nightcap, here are some Southern spirits you can find in your favorite package store or online.

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Four Roses Small Batch Bourbon- A Real Southern Beauty
Jan 27/17

Four Roses Small Batch Bourbon- A Real Southern Beauty Posted by: Aaron Stearns | 0 Comments

The funny thing about brands and the stories behind them is they can be manipulated by the good folks in marketing. Still, it can be fun to hear how companies came to fruition.  BUY NOW: FOUR ROSES RECLAIMED BOURBON BOTTLE TABLE LAMP Paul Jones Jr., the founder of Four Roses distillery apparently had a particular fondness for a southern beauty....

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The Summer Forecast: Gin Cocktails
Jan 26/17

The Summer Forecast: Gin Cocktails Posted by: Aaron Stearns | 0 Comments

  While it’s not out of the question to appreciate the occasional glass of bourbon or Cabernet, summer in the South is also a great time and place to enjoy the lighter things in life, including the wonderful world of gin. Walk into any average liquor store and one will no doubt be overwhelmed with choices of flavored vodka —...

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The Next Big Thing in Whiskey: Rye
Jan 26/17

The Next Big Thing in Whiskey: Rye Posted by: Aaron Stearns | 0 Comments

In a classic old-is-new-again twist of fate, rye whiskey is making a comeback. It's what George Washington used to make, and who can argue with that old figurehead?

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The South’s Strangest Drinking Laws
Jan 26/17

The South’s Strangest Drinking Laws Posted by: Rod Ford | 2 Comments

  Did you know it’s illegal to chug a beer while standing up in Texas. Stick to sipping or sit down there, chugger. And over in Oklahoma, they’re nice enough to keep certain beers at room temperature. Presumably to keep you from overdoing it on all of those pre-chilled cans. (Dear beer drinker, I can’t trust you. Sincerely, Oklahoma.) Over...

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The First Time I Tried Bourbon
Jan 26/17

The First Time I Tried Bourbon Posted by: Aaron Stearns | 0 Comments

The First Time I Tried Bourbon My drinking life started out like most teenage girls in my town: Boone’s Farm Strawberry Hill Wine, Bacardi Breezers, and the occasional Zima. By college I graduated to Cosmos and the occasional Tanqueray and Tonic. If a shot was fruity, I would sip it, but no straight liquor. It just wasn’t my thing. Everything...

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Bourbon Makes it Better: Apple Cinnamon Infused Bourbon
Jan 26/17

Bourbon Makes it Better: Apple Cinnamon Infused Bourbon Posted by: Hedi Hemenway | 0 Comments

Now that fall is upon us, we are thinking apples, cinnamon, pumpkin, vanilla, and other autumn flavors and scents. There are so many ways to enjoy them, including in pies and cakes, scented candles, and flavored coffees.  Then yesterday, as we were enjoying happy hour, we started daydreaming about how to take it a step further and blend two of...

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Bourbon Makes It Better: Bourbon Brine from Biscuits & Such
Jan 26/17

Bourbon Makes It Better: Bourbon Brine from Biscuits & Such Posted by: Aaron Stearns | 0 Comments

Thanksgiving is a time for foods that bring on the warm and fuzzies. After the mac and cheese is baked and the pies are set, aunts, cousins and in-laws pile into a warm home, hoping to smell scents of the holidays. Even if y'all are a family that cooks together, the turkey should be ready immediately after the uncles' front...

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