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Any Excuse to Drink Bourbon

September is National Bourbon Heritage Month, which is certainly worth celebrating to honor this uniquely American whiskey. Since we’re big fans of the spirit around here (the post title says it all, really :)), we decided to mix up a couple of … Continue reading

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MxMo: Pointillist & Bourbon Dawn

It’s Mixology Monday time again! This month’s theme comes from the Muse of Doom at Feu de Vie. The theme this month is Fire! The Muse has a pretty liberal interpretation of the theme so we went with grilled fruit and … Continue reading

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Kentucky Bourbon Tour: Everything else

Hello and welcome to our final post about our Kentucky bourbon tour. Here are parts one and two While every place we visited had something of interest to offer, of the other distilleries and retailers we saw, three stood out; Buffalo … Continue reading

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Kentucky Bourbon Tour: Willett

Welcome to our second entry for our Kentucky bourbon tour. There are many bourbon distilleries in Kentucky, and of those, there were two that were “must sees” for us. One was Four Roses, the other was Willett. Neither us can … Continue reading

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Kentucky Bourbon Tour: Four Roses

Being booze nerds and all (hence the name :)), it isn’t unheard of for us to spend our vacation time doing things that are booze-related. So a week and a half ago, we decided to go to Lexington, Kentucky and … Continue reading

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Bourbon

One of the most heavily regulated whiskeys in the world. Must have the mash bill be at least 51%, aged in new oak barrels that have been charred. Prichard’s Double Barreled Woodford Reserve Distiller’s Select Woodford Reserve Double Oaked

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Twice Barreled Bourbon Review

We here at BoozeNerds like bourbon. A lot. We’ve been trying to decide what we’d like to start this here blog off with. We felt that the double barreled bourbons are tasty and a little out of the ordinary. So we … Continue reading

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MxMo: Brunch

It’s time again for Mixology Monday! This month’s theme comes from Gary over at Doc Elliot’s. Gary’s theme is brunch cocktails. Excellent! We love brunch and cocktails. However Gary gave an important stipulation, “No fizzy wine“. Even better! We love … Continue reading

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MxMo: Let your nerd flag fly

It’s time again for Mixology Monday! This month’s theme comes from Rebecca at The Shrubbery (who makes exceedingly lovely shrubs by the way. You should definitely check them out.). Her theme this month is Drink Nerdy. Hmm, seems like something right … Continue reading

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Boozy Slushies

We were recently offered a bottle of Fernet Branca and a bottle of Brancamenta (Samples Policy) and challenged to come up with with a couple of blended drinks. Normally, we’re just not fans of blended drinks. Too many associations with Slurpees … Continue reading

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