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A Bourbon With History In Its Veins | Partner Tip

Aug 17, 2015 ·

In 1776, Elijah Pepper launched his family business, selling “Old ‘Pepper’ Whisky” to thirsty Americans, and buying a splendid estate in Kentucky where he could distill it. Today, Woodford Reserve Bourbon is crafted in small batches right on the same historic site. Louisville native Chris Morris is Woodford Reserve’s master distiller, carefully surveying the craft […]


Ever Wonder How Bourbon is Made? | Partner Tip

Aug 17, 2015 ·

It’s sort of astonishing that four simple ingredients—corn, rye, yeast and barley—can mingle with crystal-clear Kentucky water to create a sophisticated sip like Woodford Reserve bourbon. Perhaps it’s the fact that—in addition to comprising 72-percent corn and 10-percent malted barley—Woodford packs a full 18-percent rye into its grain recipe. This is incredibly high by industry […]


Bar Shift: Two San Francisco Bartenders Rocked One of Mexico City’s Best Bars | Partner Tip

Aug 15, 2015 ·

For the first time ever, Bar Shift went international last week. On Monday, August 17, two—that’s right, two—San Francisco bartenders, Caitlin Laman and John Codd, traveled to Mexico City to work a guest shift at the Mexican capital’s celebrated bar Limantour.   One of the two had been to Mexico recently; the other hadn’t been […]


10 Fascinating Things You Didn’t Know About Aquavit

Aug 14, 2015 · Products

Scandinavia’s traditional spirit has been the life of the party for centuries. You should be adding the caraway-infused classic to your bar cart.


Bobby Heugel and the Power of Good Vodka

Aug 13, 2015 · Bartenders Only People

The Houston barman thinks vodka more than has a place in any great bar.


Flaviar’s New App Helps Users Virtually “Taste” Spirits

Aug 12, 2015 · News

It helps take the guesswork out of discovering new spirits with a “Flavour Spiral.”


8 Things You Probably Didn’t Know Vodka Could Be Made From

Aug 11, 2015 · Products

There’s honey and corn and rye and even whey: So many kinds of vodka in the world.


The Breathtaking Japanese Design of One New Chicago Bar

Aug 11, 2015 · Travel Chicago

Momotaro conjures the stunning aesthetics of a Japanese drinking establishment.

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