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What Does Bottled-in-Bond Mean as it Relates to Bourbon?

When shopping for spirits, it is difficult to know what is quality bourbon. One way to narrow the field is to look for the designation "Bottled-in-Bond" on the label. Unlike the typical w

The Best Words to Use When Describing Bourbon

Written by Mark Pringle
Bourbon enthusiasts are always looking for the right word to describe the nose (aroma), palate (taste), or finish (sensation after you have swallowed) of bourbon or other whiskeys. If you are not in t

Shortbarrel Small Batch Rye Versus WhistlePig 10 Year Straight Rye

Written by Mark Pringle
I'm from the Atlanta, Georgia, area, and I always appreciate it when a local company produces whiskeys. Since Shortbarrel is an Atlanta company that became a brand in July 2020, I was excited to t

How to Evaluate Bourbon and Other Whiskeys

Bourbon tastings have become a popular activity among whiskey drinkers. In fact, you have seen enthusiasts analyze and evaluate whiskeys as if they are examining a fine work of art. These experts refe

Barrell 7 Year Single Barrel Rye vs. Old Forester Single Barrel Rye: Which One is Better?

Written by Mark Pringle
The Nose Initially, the aroma easily goes to Barrell 7 Year Single Barrel Rye. It is a sweet, decadent, candy-spice bomb. Barrell starts as a more complex experience than Old Forester

A Brief History of Bourbon

The United States produces a wide range of liquors. However, one of the best-known is bourbon, which is a product unique to the United States. By definition, bourbon is supposed to be made out of corn

Characteristics of a Bourbon Enthusiast. Who are these Lovers of Bourbon?

Bourbon, America’s native whiskey, has enjoyed a surge in popularity over the last few decades. Primarily a product of Kentucky, bourbon has become so popular that there are even undergraduate a

The Life and Ever-Changing Palate of a Bourbon Enthusiast - How Taste Buds Change

Written by Mark Pringle
The life of a bourbon lover is first and foremost enjoyable. The entire process of anticipating, nosing, and tasting this wonderful golden fluid is an adventure to which enthusiasts await. We are in &

What is Bourbon and What Can You Use it for Other than Drinking?

Bourbon is a kind of American whiskey made from corn. Many are uncertain whether whiskey is a Bourbon or not, but the logic is that it needs to be distilled from a blend of grains with at least 51

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