Perils of Louisville

“I’ve been here for less than 24 hours and I’ve had more pork and bourbon than I’ve had in my entire life.” Moth Mainstage storyteller Brian Finkelstein, host for “On the Rocks: Stories from the Distilleries,” taped at the Brown Theater…

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Old Fashioned, please. Don Draper, ordering a drink at dinner on “Mad Men”

What’s my favorite proof of whiskey? Well, that depends on the time of day. Lower in the morning; higher in the evening. I mean, if you start your day with Booker’s… it’s gonna be a short day. Fred Noe, Jim…

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What a waste of good Scotch. James Bond (Daniel Craig) after bad guy Raoul Silva (Javier Bardem) shoots the girl rather than the glass on her head in “Skyfall,” spilling the contents. Hollywood will pay tribute to 50 years of 007 during the…

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Foolproof formula for bourbon

“Bourbon is a combination of science, skill and luck.” Wes Henderson, chief operating officer of Louisville Distilling Co., maker of Angel’s Envy

It’s hard to argue with that

“Prohibition may be a disputed theory, but none can say that it doesn’t hold water.” Thomas L. Masson, American editor and author. Prohibition began on Jan. 17, 1920.

A bourbon distilled in 1901

“It’s got a great color, that good, bright (color), which means it should still be a good-tasting product. When it stays that same color all those years you know it’s well-made, been aged well.” Wild Turkey master distiller Jimmy Russell,…

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