Tag: Knob Creek

Knob Creek Horse’s Neck (with a Kick)

The classic Horse’s Neck cocktail has only two ingredients: bourbon (or rye, or brandy) and ginger ale, stirred in a highball glass and garnished with a long spiral of lemon peel that gives it its name. When you make it…

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An Old Fashioned toast to ‘Mad Men’

When we first met Don Draper, in the very first scene of “Mad Men,” he was ordering “another one of these – an Old Fashioned.” And so whatever happens in tonight’s series finale, I will be toasting its run with that…

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Knob Creek Bourbon-Glazed Turkey

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, you might be thinking, How can I incorporate even more bourbon into my celebratory feast? The folks at Knob Creek sent along this recipe created by celebrity chef Michael Symon in which the turkey…

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Lincoln Henderson

Many amusing stories were shared at the Filson’s Historical Society’s recent Bourbon Salon at Oxmoor Farm, “Bourbon Families,” but one of the most amusing involved the grooming habits of Lincoln Henderson, the longtime master distiller of Brown-Forman who came out…

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Sip and Shop with Bourbon Women

It’s not too late to make plans to join Bourbon Women at the Liquor Barn at Springhurst at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow, Dec. 5, for our annual holiday event. Enjoy specialty cocktails, food samples, a silent auction, a bourbon tasting led…

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Knob Creek Smoked Maple

Knob Creek Smoked Maple 90 proof Suggested retail price: around $30 for the 750ml The story: This brand, Knob Creek’s first flavored bourbon, was created in honor of Booker Noe, father of current Beam master distiller Fred Noe. “In addition…

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Knob Creek Single Barrel Reserve

Knob Creek Single Barrel Reserve Aged 9 years; 120 proof Suggested retail: About $40/750ml This is a single-barrel, higher-proof (120 vs. 100) version of one of Jim Beam’s small-batch bourbons. Here’s what the company says about this expression: “You’ll find…

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Tasting bourbon the Booker Noe way

Jim Beam master distiller Fred Noe began a private tasting for members of the Bourbon Women Association (and a couple of spouses) by sharing the four-step bourbon-tasting process he learned from his father, Booker Noe: 1. Observe the color. Generally, the…

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