Category Archives: Uncategorized

  1. Bourbon-Related Dog Names – Help Us!

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    April 29, 2013 by Bourbon Empire

    My wife Lauren and I are about to get a dog and are in the final paperwork stages for a …
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  2. The Wolf in the Henhouse – No Age Statements

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    April 17, 2013 by Bourbon Empire

    For awhile I’ve noticed that many American whiskies have stopped listing their ages on the bottle. It’s sort of like …
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  3. How Ice Got Into Your Cocktail

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    April 11, 2013 by Bourbon Empire

    Check out my most recent piece from Serious Eats on how ice got into your cocktail.

  4. The Book is Coming!

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    April 2, 2013 by Bourbon Empire

    My bourbon book has landed with Viking/Penguin! Get ready for an epic bender in 2015. I’d also love to hear …
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  5. Deciphering Don Draper’s Drinks

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    April 1, 2013 by Bourbon Empire

    My latest piece is up on Serious Eats, examining the drinks of AMC’s Mad Men. About 25 percent of the …
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  6. Bourbogeddon

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    March 24, 2013 by Bourbon Empire

    Toronto’s Star Newspaper today ran a good story on the U.S. corn shortage and the concerns of U.S. distilleries. Of …
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  7. How Budweiser Became the King of Beers

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    March 12, 2013 by Bourbon Empire

    The totally interesting story of a totally boring beer — my latest Serious Eats piece. I also like the first …
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  8. Putting the White Dog to Sleep – My Recent Slate Piece

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    March 8, 2013 by Bourbon Empire

    For anyone curious about moonshine, I’ve got a piece looking at White Whiskey up on Slate.

  9. But What Whiskey do the Gods Drink?

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    March 8, 2013 by Bourbon Empire

    Ten High? Kentucky Gentleman? I’m curious to know, because apparently the gods can’t get enough Budweiser. I just came across …
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  10. The Whiskey That Won the Wild West

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    February 26, 2013 by Bourbon Empire

    My latest up on Serious Eats…I’m going to start calling it coffin varnish from now on.