Bourbon Tip #2

Bourbon Tip #2

Bourbon Tip #2

Teach. Don’t Preach. – Show others how to appreciate bourbon & they’ll drink it for a lifetime. Tell them what to drink & they’ll become vodka drinkers.





 

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Exploring Ruth’s Chris Sizzle, Swizzle & Swirl Happy Hour

Exploring Ruths Chris Sizzle, Swizzle & Swirl Happy Hour

As hard as I’ve tried ,I just can’t seem to live on bourbon alone. I always wind up craving something a little more solid to fuel my days, while bourbon fuels my nights. And through rigorous testing, as well as trial and error, I’ve found that steak is by the far the best addition to a bourbon diet. It’s as if they were made to go together – like peanut butter and jelly, a Moon pie and RC cola, bacon and…well, everything! You get what I mean.

When ALIVE Magazine and Ruth’s Chris invited me to try out Ruth’s Chris new Sizzle, Swizzle & Swirl Happy Hour menu with other St. Louis food and drink bloggers, I jumped at the opportunity. After all, it would be rude to turn down an invitation to drinks and dinner. And so this past Thursday night I found myself at Ruth’s Chris downtown location with several other local bloggers excited to see what their new menu had to offer. Continue Reading →

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Reality About Carbs In Bourbon

Reality About Carbs In Bourbon

 

Stumbled across this infographic from WineFolly.com a few weeks ago and thought everyone might enjoy having it as a reference next time you want to defend the health benefits of drinking bourbon.

Bourbon, as well as most spirits, have very few carbs unless you decide to drink them as a part of a cocktail that contains a lot of sugar. So next time someone starts giving you shit about drinking whiskey and being unhealthy you can whip out this chart right before you un-friend them in real life.  Cheers!

 

 

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Jim Beam Signature Craft Quarter Cask Finished Bourbon Review

Jim Beam Signature Craft Quarter Cask Finished Bourbon Review

Disclaimer: A sample of Jim Beam Signature Craft Quarter Cask bourbon was provided to me by Jim Beam for this review. I appreciate their willingness to allow Bourbon & Banter to review the bourbon with no strings attached. Thank you.

Last year Jim Beam released a new line of bourbons called Jim Beam Signature Craft. The only permanent expression in this line was also the first release – Jim Beam Signature Craft 12-Year Bourbon. At the same time they also released Jim Beam Signature Craft Bourbon Finished with Rare Spanish Brandy which was the first of a limited release series of small batch bourbons in the Signature Craft line that are to be released annually.

This year’s limited release, Jim Beam Signature Craft Quarter Cask Finished, is scheduled for release in September and but we’re thrilled to have a sample provided to us by Jim Beam for early review. Continue Reading →

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