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Fire Dept. Coffee Black Cherry Bourbon Infused Coffee Review

In Food Stuff Reviews by Lee Stang and Jim Knudsen1 Comment

Right up front, I am a big fan of dark roast and typically don’t drink a medium roast. In addition, I am not a huge fan of flavored coffees. At home I brew my coffee with a Techniworm, Mocca Master Drip coffee Maker and use whole beans ground in a Brim Grinder. That is how I tried this Fire Dept Coffee (FDC). While the company suggests using a French Press, I have not found them to work any better than my daily setup. As I said I am not a big fan of flavored coffees, but this coffee was a little different. According to FDC the bourbon is infused into the green coffee beans and then roasted. They also stated that the flavor is also already in the bourbon, so we are talking about a black cherry flavored ‘bourbon” here. The company would not disclose what “bourbon” is used.

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Craft Jerky Company – Jerky of the Month Club Review

In Food Stuff Reviews by Brent JosephLeave a Comment

Just in time, I’m here to save your Father’s Day gift for you. It’s a subscription box. But wait, before you roll your eyes and delete this, it’s a good one. Unless you’re a vegetarian or vegan terrorist. If that’s the case you can go ahead and delete because your opinion really doesn’t matter anyway.
I know that there’s a lot of subscription boxes and services out there. Some are really bad, some are fair, and some are really worth it if you like the product or theme. The main problem with subscription boxes or “product of the month” clubs is that they can get repetitive. I’ve tried more than a few. Bourbon, cigars, beers, BBQ products, underwear (it was actually a good service), and coffee to name a few. Some I still even currently use.

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Aged & Infused Review

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Ever get tired of plain old delicious whiskey? Me neither. But around here the motto is “Drink Curious” or as I like to say, “Try all the drinks.” Aged & Infused makes whiskey infusion kits. Similar to those meal delivery kits you’ve seen ads for or heard about on podcasts, all of the ingredients are individually pre-packaged and designed for ease of use. The process is simple: Open the jar and remove the packages of ingredients, open packages and put ingredients back in the jar, fill the jar with bourbon, wait one week, enjoy.

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Think Jerky Review

In Food Stuff Reviews by Patrick "Pops" GarrettLeave a Comment

Disclaimer: A sample of Think Jerky was provided to me for this review. I appreciate their willingness to allow Bourbon & Banter to review the product with no strings attached. Thank you. Some things just go together like peanut butter and jelly, beer with brats and bourbon and beef jerky. The latter of these amazing pairings that were on my mind when the folks at Think Jerky contacted me about their new Kickstarter campaign. I’ve consumed a lot of beef jerky over the years–some good with the majority of it being pretty tasteless and dry. Think Jerky promised me that their product was going …

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Joe’s Half & Half Juice Review and Whiskey Cocktail

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Disclaimer: Samples of Joe’s Half & Half were provided to us by Red Jacket Orchards for this review. We appreciate their willingness to allow Bourbon & Banter to review their product with no strings attached. Thank you. We often get pitched by companies wanting us to review their bourbon or bourbon related products. It’s the type of requests that we expect to get as a bourbon blog. When we received a pitch from Red Jacket Orchards several weeks ago for a new juice product we found ourselves reading their email multiple times to make sure they hadn’t contacted us by mistake, not realizing …

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Cooper’s Cask Whiskey Barrel Coffee Review

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Disclaimer: A sample of Cooper’s Cask Whiskey Barrel aged coffee was provided to us by Cooper’s Cask for this review. We appreciate their willingness to allow Bourbon & Banter to review their product with no strings attached. Thank you. When the opportunity came up to review Cooper’s Cask Coffee, I couldn’t resist. My love of coffee outshines my love of bourbon (and that’s saying something). I do occasionally mix my two loves in the same cup so I thought this coffee might be perfect for those times when a whisky-laced cup of coffee just isn’t going to fly. Now, I’m not a fan …

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Mash Bill Truffle Collection Review

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  Disclaimer: For this review I was sent samples of the chocolates, Templeton Rye and Four Roses Single Barrel for pairing purposes.    Father’s Day is coming and you could do a lot worse than getting Dad a box of the Mash Bill Truffle Collection from Vosges. The Collection contains a dozen truffles: 2 Whiskey: Templeton rye whiskey + tart cherry + tobacco + 62% cacao dark chocolate 2 Bourbon: toasted pecans + Four Roses single barrel bourbon + 45% deep milk chocolate 2 Scotch: coconut & cocoa nib caramel + Bruichladdich Port Charlotte scotch + 45% deep milk chocolate 3 Stout: Rogue chocolate …