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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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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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The Mint Julep

The Mint Julep

| May 2, 2008 | 1 Comment

In honor of the 134th annual Kentucky Derby, which just happens to be happening tomorrow, I am making mint juleps. How could I not? Since I am neither a Southerner, nor have I ever been to Churchill Downs, I very easily could not. But I have lots of Southern friends and often like to pretend […]

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