Category Archives: Bourbon

Off to the Races

We’ve been asked to participate in Maker’s Mark #TrifectaChallenge (pronounce that with stadium voice, if you will ;)) to celebrate the premier horse races here in the States. If you ever happen to watch them, those are some magnificent animals. … Continue reading

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Flip, flop, fly

Fall is officially here in the Pacific Northwest. There’s a chill in the air, the trees have changed color, and the rains have returned. With that in mind, this week we decided to talk about a richer, more cold-weather style … Continue reading

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MxMo: Orange Juice

It’s Mixology Monday time again! This month’s theme comes courtesy of DJ Hawaiian Shirt of the Spirited Remix blog (bonus points for the snazzy MxMo logo). This month it’s orange juice, sometimes overlooked, often maligned, but does wonders in a cocktail … 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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