Fall Bourbon Guide

Nothing goes better with changing leaves and cozy sweaters than a dram of bourbon. In honor of this classic autumnal pairing, we've put together some of our favorite articles about and recipes calling for the whiskey. Whether you're an experienced bourbon drinker or a beginner, you're sure to find something of interest here. Cheers!

Featured Recipes

Bourbon Boon: 2012

Love American whiskey? Here are six of the latest and greatest bottlings you need to taste.

Boozy Baking: Chocolate Whiskey Tart

We got the chefs behind Brooklyn bakery Baked to share their recipe for a spirited and decadent confection.
Bourbon Barrels - Bourbon Country Distillery Tours

One for the Road: Bourbon Country

Make a pilgrimage to Kentucky to see how America’s native spirit is produced.
Glass of Bourbon - Types of Bourbon

Cheat Sheet: Bourbon

How to quickly find a new whiskey you’ll love.
Noble Maple Syrup Bottle - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Foods

The Second Life of Bourbon Barrels

Used whiskey casks are almost as popular as the liquor that they once held.
Adam Perry Lang - Bourbon Barbecue Sauce

Gourmet Shot: Spiked Barbecue Sauce

Punch up your BBQ with some bourbon.
Jim Beam Devil's Cut Bourbon Bottle - American Whiskey Innovations

The Evolution of American Whiskey

Acclaimed author Max Watman explores how US distillers are creating the next generation of innovative and complex whiskies.
Bourbon on the Rocks - Basics of Bourbon

Bourbon 101

Learn everything you need to know about bourbon in Liquor.com's expert guide.
Beggar's Banquet - Whiskey Cocktail

Beggar’s Banquet

You'll be begging for this Maker's Mark, maple syrup and beer cocktail.

Bourbon Manhattan

You don't need to be in the five boroughs to enjoy this sophisticated tipple.
Horse's Neck - Whiskey Cocktail

Horse’s Neck

The Horse’s Neck gets its name from its long coiled lemon peel that snakes around the inside of the glass. Believed to be in rotation as early as 1895, this cocktail is further proof that the simplest combinations can often be the most satisfying.

Bourbon Old Fashioned

It's been said that the original cocktail contains sugar, bitters, whiskey and water. This variation, made by cocktail legend Dale Degroff, adds muddled fruit and soda water for a lighter, fruitier taste.