Tag: Four Roses

Join me for juleps at the Ice House

The Bourbon Babe is thrilled to announce that she – er, “I” – will be one of the judges this year for Four Roses’ 10th Annual Rose Julep Recipe Contest. I’ll be joined on April 18 at the Ice House…

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Mastering the mint julep

It is slightly less than one month until the Kentucky Derby, which means that people around here are starting to talk about mint juleps. It can be difficult to make a good mint julep; many of them end up way…

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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKKHyk3BR_M?wmode=transparent&autohide=1&egm=0&hd=1&iv_load_policy=3&modestbranding=1&rel=0&showinfo=0&showsearch=0&w=500&h=375] Four Roses’ official video of Secretariat owner Penny Chenery selecting the single-barrel bourbon for commemorative bottles and decanters, and a look at the artist behind the decanter. (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)

Penny Chenery: 91-proof personality

“If you like bourbon, this will be fun,” Four Roses master distiller Jim Rutledge told Secretariat owner Penny Chenery as he escorted her into the brand’s bottling facility in Cox’s Creek, Ky., where she was to select two single-barrel bourbons…

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Now that’s a dozen Roses. Does my husband know the way to my heart, or what?

The Valentine

Last night I spent some time playing around with ingredients for a Valentine’s Day cocktail. I knew that I wanted to use bourbon, of course, and I settled on Four Roses Single Barrel, which has a bit of a bite…

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Bourbon inside the Beltway

The Kentucky Distillers’ Association will feature an exclusive sampling of bourbon brands at the Bluegrass Ball on Jan. 19 in Washington, D.C. The non-partisan event, hosted by the Kentucky Society of Washington, is the first of a series of black-tie celebrations surrounding the presidential inauguration. Seven Kentucky…

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Deck the halls with lots of bourbon

Tis the season to be merry – and to shop for the bourbon fans on your list. If you’re still looking for the perfect gift, here are a few suggestions. Personalized Glencairn whisky glasses: Glencairn crystal glasses are considered the essential…

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