Bourbon is not a spirit you mess with. You either like it or you don’t. That’s why we called in the experts to taste our Four Roses collection. We hit the jackpot and scored three bottles of the bourbon: Four Roses Original, Four Roses Single Barrel and Four Roses Small Batch. To make sure
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Photo Wild Turkey has been a major player in the U.S. whiskey world for quite a while, so we are looking forward to trying their newest creation: Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel Straight Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey (say that 5 times fast…). The bourbon boasts a high proof of 110 and is special because it
It’s rare that a product completely wins us over, but Angel’s Envy Bourbon has done just that. We received a sample of the bourbon whiskey brand and it impressed our entire crowd, especially the purists. Our favorite things about Angel’s Envy: Smell: Angel’s Envy is finished in port wine barrels, which definitely adds a
Photo The Bulleit Distilling Co. was started over two decades ago and they’ve been one of the fastest growing small batch bourbons in America. They have their classic bourbon, as well as a newer straight rye whiskey, but their most recent addition is Bulleit 10. Bulliet 10 is the same well-known classic, charred in American
Photo Bourbon is one of the best liquors out there, so it should come as no surprise that it’s often the special ingredient in holiday desserts. Why does it work so well? During its aging process, it picks up notes of caramel, vanilla and buttery richness. It was basically born to make your dessert rock.
Photo When you think of whiskey production, you probably think of Kentucky. That’s only natural, considering that although whiskey can be made anywhere in the United States, almost all of it comes from Kentucky. Many bourbon distillers think Kentucky is king of whiskey because they have iron-free water that gets filtered through high concentrations of
photo With all the whiskey, scotch and bourbon talk flying around here it’s easy to get confused, so we thought we would take a quick time out to educate you on the world of whiskey. Whiskey, a spirit distilled from malted grain, is an umbrella term encompassing bourbon, rye and scotch among many others. Think
photo An “opportunity” came across the wire here at DIA and we can’t help but share — and even encourage. It’s a Thursday night co-ed burlesque workshop that includes a performance, bourbon/mint julep/manhattans, and instruction from the pros. The place is 918 F Street in Washington DC. First thing you need to know: this class
photo Local anesthetic: interferes with neural signal transmission, slowing the function of your nervous system but can cause tissue damage due to its ability to break down cells, so it should not be poured on open wounds. Cough suppressant: A hot toddy can help beat a cold. The vapor breaks up mucus and honey
photo “For the Love of Whiskey” contest has sadly come to an end, but we’re excited to know there are other whiskey fanatics among us. Every story was heartfelt, relatable and had us reaching for the bar napkins. In the end though, there was only one that had us questioning our own love story.