4-Shot Friday – November 30, 2018

A barrel of Pappy Van Winkle 23-year-old starts with 53 gallons. After 23 years, approximately 14 gallons are left. That’s almost an 80 percent loss of whiskey. – Camper English, Alcademics Happy Friday! Looking forward to watching my Dawgs take on the Crimson Tide in the SEC Championship this weekend. Here’s hoping we get some payback form … Read more4-Shot Friday – November 30, 2018

4-Shot Friday – November 2, 2018

“Twenty years ago, bourbon wasn’t very popular. You couldn’t give it away. It’s now nearly as rare as rocking horse shit.” – James Espey Happy Friday! So far bourbon chasers have sighted Pappy Van Winkle’s Bourbon in these states: North Carolina, Kentucky, Minnesota, Georgia and Mississippi. But this doesn’t mean you’ve missed out if you … Read more4-Shot Friday – November 2, 2018

4-Shot Friday – October 19, 2018

“Some of the more brilliant older bourbons are Pappy Van Winkle 20- and 23-year-old bourbons, Jefferson’s 17-, 18- and 21-year old, Michter’s 20, Elijah Craig 18-year-old, Evan Williams 23-year-old, and Wild Turkey Tribute. These releases defied the woody profiles old timers held in contempt of whiskey. But these whiskeys were better because of the palates … Read more4-Shot Friday – October 19, 2018

4-Shot Friday – June 8, 2018

“I’m here for that incredibly wonderful bourbon whose name I’m not gonna mention because there are just too many sons of bitches out there who want it” –  Anthony Bourdain Anthony Bourdain loved Pappy Van Winkle’s Bourbon. The 20-year was his favorite and one food critic, Craig LaBan, from Philly contends that Bourdain’s “enthusiastic encounter with … Read more4-Shot Friday – June 8, 2018