A full command of bourbon terminology is a necessity when it comes to distinguishing between distilleries and knowing what’s in your glass. We asked employees in the bourbon industry to arm us with a basic vocabulary.
Today in gear we examine Woodford Reserve for the Kentucky Derby, scarily realistic paper guns, the Chromebook 2, March Madness swagger and more.
Westerlind Outdoor-minded clothing is too often function or style, rather than a combination of the two. Westerlind aims to correct that trend with their new site, which highlights not just outdoor-centric clothing, but all types of apparel, from underclothes to outerwear, that look great and work well. Even the website itself seems to exude that…
Woodford Reserve's Master Distiller
Talk about working your way up from the bottom. Chris Morris came to Woodford Reserve’s parent company, Brown-Foreman Corporation, in 1976 as an intern. The native Kentuckian stuck it out, rising to the position of Master Distiller as American bourbon rose, too, from a soda additive to a super-premium product on the same level as its haughtier cousins. We caught up with him as part of our summer preview to hear some drinking stories, find out what’s next and hear about his love of the Kentucky Derby.
We don’t have to preach about how important fathers are, but we will anyway. This is the man who made you who you are, whether you like it or not — and since you’re reading this post now it looks like he’s done something right (at least we hope). With Father’s Day just around the…
Two barrels drink better than one
Woodford Reserve has put out a handful of interesting whiskeys of late, including the New and Aged Cask Ryes and, coming this March, its Double Oaked Bourbon ($50). While the former spirits are part of Woodford’s Master’s Collection and therefore available for a limited time, Double Oaked is an extension of the brand’s permanent lineup….
Compare and Contrast
Winter is a harbinger of many things to many people. For bourbon fans, the coming of the cold signifies a time when some of the most respected brands in the industry release rare and specialized spirits to delight the booze-enthusiast. This year’s Master’s Collection from Woodford reserve is a curve ball of sorts, since it…