Tag: bourbon

For a Faster-Aged Bourbon, You Need the Motion of the Ocean

For a Faster-Aged Bourbon, You Need the Motion of the Ocean

| March 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The longer bourbon ages, the richer its flavor and color. Now, an artisan Kentucky distiller is speeding up nature by sending barrels on boat journeys on the high seas. How does it work? Chemistry.

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Celeb Chef Michael Symon Does a Butchering Demo at Rich Table and Shows Off His Angelic “Got Pork” Tattoo

Celeb Chef Michael Symon Does a Butchering Demo at Rich Table and Shows Off His Angelic “Got Pork” Tattoo

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chef Michael Symon loves pork so much, he has a pig tattoo on his shoulder. Symon, who is on the TV show The Chew and has appeared on Iron Chef, talks about “meat-centric” cuisine at a Knob Creek Bourbon dinner at San Francisco’s hot spot — Rich Table.

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How A Distillery Ages Bourbon In Days, Not Years

How A Distillery Ages Bourbon In Days, Not Years

| May 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

With bourbon sales growing fast, small distillers are looking for ways to get their product to market faster. One Cleveland company has come up with a way to shrink the aging process from years to just days, while also cashing in on the craze for all things local.

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KY Jelly Is My New Jam

KY Jelly Is My New Jam

| April 5, 2013 | 1 Comment

I decided to make my own Kentucky jelly, the old-fashioned way, just to take the bad taste out of my mouth. And when I say “old-fashioned,” I mean like the cocktail of the same name.

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Flaming Caprese Salad with Peaches, Mozzarella and Bourbon

Flaming Caprese Salad with Peaches, Mozzarella and Bourbon

| September 3, 2012 | 1 Comment

I love the idea of a warm salad so why not a salad with fire? A Caprese seemed liked the best choice. Typically served cold, this would be an interesting twist one wouldn’t expect. And because I planned to use bourbon, I wanted to use an ingredient that would best complement the spirit so I chose peaches over tomatoes.

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Liquid Pie: Bourbon and Berry Cocktail (Made with Beer)

Liquid Pie: Bourbon and Berry Cocktail (Made with Beer)

| June 27, 2012 | 3 Comments

Called “Liquid Pie,” this cocktail is a combination of bourbon, berries and beer. The bourbon provides subtle flavors of vanilla and caramel while the Pilsner adds some crust-like notes to the mix. And of course, the fresh berries bring it all home. You’ll swear it tastes like pie!

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On Holiday Traditions and Cocktails

On Holiday Traditions and Cocktails

| December 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Megan Gordon talks about holiday traditions, and includes a warming whiskey-based cocktail called the Stone Fence.

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Holiday Cocktails for a Crowd

Holiday Cocktails for a Crowd

| December 4, 2011 | 1 Comment

Dust off the punch bowl! Jazz up the crock-pot! Holiday cocktails to bring warmth and cheer to the whole party.

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The Hot Toddy

The Hot Toddy

| January 25, 2009 | 3 Comments

I recently discovered the merits of the hot toddy. I started drinking them over the December holidays after I woke up one morning with a head cold and sore throat. Although I was skeptical that this centuries old hot drink would help me feel better than a regular cup of tea, I was happy to sip something a little different. I became a convert to its medicinal advantages, however, when after a few sips the rough soreness in my throat dissipated while warmth radiated throughout my body. I’m not kidding here. That hot toddy really did make me feel remarkably better.

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Two Artisan Distillers

Two Artisan Distillers

| April 3, 2008 | 1 Comment

If you know me, you know I have a taste for whisky. My palate is slowly (ever so slowly and with much repetitive training) being refined and, more and more, I’m learning what I like and what I don’t like. I have an affinity for Scotch, particularly two distilleries from the lowlands (Glenkinchie and Auchentoshan) […]

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