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Are Glencairns the Best Glasses for Drinking Bourbon?

Glencairn glasses are generally considered to be some of the best glasses for drinking bourbon. They are specifically designed to enhance the aroma and flavor of whisky, allowing the drinker to fu

What is a Cask Strength or Barrel Proof Bourbon?

Cask strength or barrel-proof bourbon is a bourbon that has not undergone dilution after the end of its aging process. Therefore, cask strength bourbon is unblemished cask-to-bottle whiskey that t

What is Craft Distilling?

There has been a lot of controversy concerning the definition of the term craft distilling. But in simple terms, it means a small establishment that makes different spirits or alcohol in relative

The Top 10 Terms Every New Bourbon Enthusiast Should Know

Bourbon is one of the United States’ finest contributions to the world of whiskeys. Legally, bourbon mash must have at least 51% corn and undergo aging in a new charred oak barrel. Regardless of

Ranking The Best Bourbon Bottle Designs

Written by Mark Pringle
There is beauty in nature and another in art. There is still another kind of beauty where art, utility, function, and engineering come into play. That is where creative and artful bourbon bottle desig

What is Distillation and How is Liquor Made?

Distillation is a process that entails the changeover of a liquid into vapor which is later processing it back to liquid form. Most industries are bound to use this process on a much larger scale to p

You Should Not Put Bourbon in a Freezer. This is Why Cold Whiskey is Bad!

Written by Mark Pringle
#mytable table, th, td { border-collapse: collapse; } #mytable th, td { padding: 2px; } Some bourbon drinkers are adamant about putting their whiskey in a freezer because they enjoy drin

What Is the Difference Between Bourbon, Scotch, and Whiskey?

Often individuals are perplexed by the distinctions between Bourbon, Scotch, and whiskey when it comes to spirits. Although there are some similarities between Scotch, Bourbon, and whiskey, each has d

The Difference Between Straight Bourbon and Bourbon Whiskey

Written by Mark Pringle
What is the difference between Straight Bourbon Whiskey and Bourbon Whiskey? The difference is minimal. However, let's list some similarities before we get into the differences. Bourbon Whisk

What is the Difference Between Bourbon and Whiskey?

If you love brown liquor, you probably know the difference between Bourbon and whiskey. Both are brown liquor, and some people might even say they have the same taste. If you refer to Bourbon as w

Battle of the Oak-Centric Bourbons: Barrel Vantage vs. 2XO The Phoenix Blend

Written by Mark Pringle
In the months prior to this writing, I was exposed to two very good oak-dominant bourbons: Barrell Vantage and 2XO - The Phoenix Blend. After letting the most recent purchase of 2XO open up a bit, I

Is Eagle Rare 10 Year Bourbon Worth the Hype?

Written by Mark Pringle
Buffalo Trace's Eagle Rare 10-Year Bourbon is one of the most sought-after bourbons in the whiskey world. I was curious how often people search for Eagle Rare, so I pulled up some Google analytics

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