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Abraham Lincoln Grew Up Where?

Posted 03.18.2013 | Arts

When it came time to name our pre-prohibition style small batch bourbon, we needed something equally as genuine for Kentucky. The answer was approxima...

Bootlegging the Kentucky Brand

J. Michael Welton | Posted 03.04.2013 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

It all started with the idea of a Super Bowl commercial to promote the real Kentucky. "We wanted to put it on the biggest stage in the world," says Whit Hiler of ad agency Cornet IMS in Lexington.

Easy Cocktails For A Happy Thanksgiving

Imbibe | Posted 01.20.2013 | Taste
Imbibe

The holiday season has arrived, and with Turkey Day just around the corner, we're getting into the spirit with a handful of easy-to-make cocktails

The 5 Best Foods For Bourbon

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 12.10.2012 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

The leaves and the farmer's market stalls aren't the only things that are changing this autumn. Our cocktail culture is easing into a new type of seasonal sipping, white wine spritzers be damned.

Whiskey Lovers Rejoice: The Buffalo Trace Antique Collection Is Here! (While Supplies Last)

Tony Sachs | Posted 12.05.2012 | Taste
Tony Sachs

The calendar may read October, but if you love whiskey, it's like Christmas is already here. Right now distilleries are unlocking their vaults and emptying their casks to release special limited edition bottlings.

Fred Noe Loves Bardstown, Kentucky

Love Letters | Posted 12.03.2012 | Travel
Love Letters

About 100 years ago, my great-grandfather Jim Beam bought the family house on North Third Street. Back then, it was called "Distiller's Row" because all the major distillers lived there.

5 Cocktails To Celebrate Bourbon Heritage Month

Imbibe | Posted 11.06.2012 | Taste
Imbibe

September is Bourbon Heritage Month, and with the Kentucky Bourbon Festival kicking off early next week, we can't think of a better time to raise a glass to America's native spirit.

The Best Berry Cocktails Of Summer

Imbibe | Posted 09.26.2012 | Taste
Imbibe

There's perhaps no sweeter time than summer, when plump, sun-ripened berries are primed for the plucking, and this year we're giving our cocktails a bright berry boost.

Gender-Specific Drinking: A Thing of the Past?

Anneli Rufus | Posted 09.12.2012 | Food
Anneli Rufus

Biology aside, in a world of expanding possiblities, taste transcends gender. At District, my husband and I quietly switched cocktails. He wanted the light sweet one. I wanted the dark thick one. What does that say about us?

Father's Day Gifts To Help Him Tie One On

Imbibe | Posted 08.14.2012 | Food
Imbibe

Father's Day is just around the corner and if you're still looking for the perfect gift we're here to help. Because why buy him another tie when you can help him tie one on instead?

A Bourbon-Picking Guide For Father's Day

Tony Sachs | Posted 08.14.2012 | Food
Tony Sachs

Hear me now, wives and children, and hear me clear: Put down the tie. Step away from the cologne. What we want this Father's Day is whiskey.

Modern (And Often Boozy) Takes On Iced Tea

Imbibe | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Imbibe

We've rounded up a handful of cocktail and mocktail recipes that offer decidedly modern takes on the classic cooler.

Summery Cocktails To Kick Off Memorial Day Weekend

Imbibe | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Imbibe

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer, and we'll be soaking up the long holiday weekend with a batch of warm weather-ready drinks.

13 Smashing Recipes For Derby Day

Food52 | Posted 05.04.2012 | Taste
Food52

Place your bets, put on your finest hat, and make room for a smashing Derby Day feast. We've got plenty of Bourbon (for drinking and cooking with) and other Kentucky favorites.

Mint Juleps For Derby Day

Imbibe | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Imbibe

Saturday is Derby Day, which means it's time to make some Mint Juleps! The pre-Prohibition refresher has long been the official cocktail of the Kentucky Derby.

VIDEO: How To Make A Mint Julep

Liquor.com | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Liquor.com

No matter which horse you're rooting for, it just wouldn't be the Kentucky Derby without a Mint Julep. The icy-cold concoction is the perfect combination of mint, bourbon and a touch of sweetness.

PHOTOS: Funniest Kentucky Derby Hats

Posted 04.30.2012 | Comedy

Some people look good in hats, some don't. But if you're going to the Kentucky Derby, you don't seem to have a choice; elaborate hats are the order of...

The Made-In-New York Spirits Movement Is Booming

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.30.2012 | New York
Tony Sachs

While distilleries dotted the city and upstate from the 1700s on, after Prohibition, I guess New Yorkers were too busy drinking booze to make it.

Big-Game Beverages

Liquor.com | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Liquor.com

Plain old beer is a perfectly acceptable drink for a plain old football game. But Sunday is the Super Bowl, and you have to step it up a bit.

5 Steamy Sippers To Warm Up Your Winter

Imbibe | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Imbibe

Looking for a little added warmth this winter? Skip the snuggie and wrap yourself up in the wintry blanket of a soul-soothing hot cocktail.

WATCH: David Chang Tells You How To Drink Bourbon

Posted 01.11.2012 | Food

Momofuku chef David Chang is best known for dishing out delicious, fatty, adventurous food. But anyone who's read anything about him knows that Chang ...

The Best Spirits Of 2011

Tony Sachs | Posted 03.05.2012 | Food
Tony Sachs

When I first started thinking about writing this year-end wrap-up, I thought that 2011 was a pretty blah year for new spirits.

Spirited Holiday Gift Guide

Liquor.com | Posted 02.08.2012 | Food
Liquor.com

If you're looking for a holiday present for a spirits lover, the huge selection in most liquor stores these days can be downright overwhelming. How are you ever supposed to pick a bottle?

5 Ways To Toast Repeal Day

Imbibe | Posted 02.04.2012 | Food
Imbibe

This Monday marks the 78th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition, and to mark the occasion, we've gathered a handful of cocktails to celebrate.

Bourbon Distillery To Obama: 'Give Us The Bird'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.23.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- President Obama on Wednesday will take part in the long-running White House tradition of sparing a turkey from the Thanksgiving plate wi...