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Mission: Bourbon

Caught “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol” (that’s a lot of punctuation for one title, eh?) over the holiday break and was gratified by the exchange between Paula Patton’s Agent Carter and Anil Kapoor’s Brij Nath at Nath’s opulent Mumbai digs….

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We’ll take a cup o’ kindness yet, for Auld Lang Syne.

A sip for the solstice

Today is the winter solstice. That means tonight is the longest night of the year, and if that doesn’t call for a bourbon, I don’t know what does. My suggestion: Black Maple Hill Small Batch, a 95-proof bourbon made by Heaven Hill….

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Last-minute gift idea! Act now!

This handsome limited-edition bourbon bottle set, which commemorates the Bellarmine University Knights and their NCAA Division II national basketball championship earlier this year, would be a terrific gift for a fan of bourbon or Bellarmine – or both! Bottles of…

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Make the holidays merrier

Several of my friends have asked me for gift suggestions for the bourbon fans on their lists. I thought I’d share some of the ideas with my blog readers – consider it my gift to you. Is there anything better…

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Bourbon: Read all about it

Be sure to check out the winter issue of The Bourbon Review, now on sale at all Liquor Barn outlets. This issue features stories about Alltech’s Town Branch Bourbon, Bulleit Bourbon’s new home in Louisville – and my story about the interesting avocation of…

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A toast!

The Bourbon Babe doesn’t drink just bourbon. Sometimes you have to branch out – for instance, when you are making a champagne toast just after midnight in the state Capitol to newly inaugurated Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear and Lt. Gov….

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Shop. Find. Buy.

Still shopping for that fine-food-and-drink lover on your list? The folks at Find. Eat. Drink asked top chefs, bartenders and sommeliers for suggestions and wrapped them all up in their 2011 Holiday Gift Guide. Items range from limited-edition spirits to raw honey to special…

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Knit wit

Every year at holiday time, Maker’s Mark sends its ambassadors a gift. One year it was wrapping paper; last year it was a mold to make an ice sphere for your drink (“the ultimate bourbon ball”).  This year’s gift is…

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The Daily: Bourbon

The Daily, the news and entertainment app developed for the iPad, recently featured Kentucky’s Bourbon Trail in its feature “The Daily Travel.” The stunning photos, including those shown here, were shot by my friend Amber Sigman. To see more and read the article,…

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