2014 Bourbon Holiday Gift Guide

2014 Bourbon Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday season is finally upon us and that means two things to all of us here at Bourbon & Banter:

  1. It’s time to increase our weekly consumption of bourbon as we entertain family and friends.
  2. We let all of those family and friends know what we really want for a holiday gift while they’re under the influence. We’ve learned that it helps increase our odds. (plus we send them a link to this post as follow-up so they don’t forget)

We thought you’d enjoy benefitting from our craftiness as well. Continue Reading →

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Introducing Ezras.com

Introducing Ezras.com

Disclaimer: Sponsored post by the fine folks over at Ezras.com. Bourbon & Banter received compensation for this post but in keeping with our vision we only accept sponsored posts from companies that align with our mission of spreading the bourbon gospel and that we believe our readers will enjoy and appreciate.

Bourbon & Banter is thrilled to announce an exciting new destination for those looking to learn more about craft spirits.

Introducing Ezras.com.

Ezras.com offers a curated marketplace for craft spirits produced all over the country. Its mission is to identify some of the best distillers of whiskey, vodka, gin, etc. and provide a platform for customers to not only buy their products, but also better understand the stories and inspirations behind them. To complete that objective and educate consumers about the great developments within the industry, Ezra’s publishes a bi-monthly online journal called The Swill. A great example of that content is this video they shot with St. George head distiller Lance Winters.  Continue Reading →

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Tincup American Whiskey Review

Tincup American Whiskey Review

Disclaimer: Tincup American Whiskey provided Bourbon & Banter with samples of their products for this review. we appreciate their willingness to allow us to review their products with no strings attached. Thank you.

Whiskeys from out west have been hitting the market and getting good reviews more and more over the past few years. High West, Breckenridge Distillery, Templeton, and Ranger Creek have all been proving that you don’t have to be from Kentucky to know good and make good bourbon. Tincup American Whiskey from Colorado seems to be looking to join those making news from West of the Mississippi. Jess Graber is the man behind Tincup. In researching this whiskey I learned that Graber is the co-founder of Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey which is made in small batches in Denver. I have never had Stranahan’s but the small batch nature of the whiskey means that it is expensive and harder to come by. Right now it isn’t available outside of Colorado. (Update: Tincup Whiskey should now also be available in CA, IL, IN, NY, and TX.) Tincup Whiskey is a separate brand from Stranahan’s, (although they are both actually owned by Proximo who also owns Kraken, Jose Cuevro,and 1800), but knowing about this back story helped me make sense of Tincup and how it came to be. Continue Reading →

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Help Us Decide: Which Bourbon Shirt Should Be Next?


Help Us Decide: Which Bourbon Shirt Should Be Next?

Maybe it’s the bourbon we’ve been drinking but sometimes we can get pretty in indecisive when it comes to the bourbon product designs we’re working on. We’ve been working to get our new bourbon bottle flag design put on a t-shirt and have come up with the 3 designs you see above.

Option 1 will definitely be released but we need your help in deciding if we should release option 2 or option 3 along with it. Only difference is the font but sometimes the font makes the choice more difficult than it should be.

With a little luck and your help we’ll make a decision and get these released this week.

Let us know what you think via the form below. No strings attached. Thanks for your input and we hope you enjoy the design.

If you can’t see the form below to vote, please use this link.


 

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