A Guy Who Knows Bourbon Talks Pappy Van Winkle

I’m often asked who my favorite bourbon writer is. No. That’s actually BS. No one has ever asked me that. But if they did I’d tell them this guy — Chuck Cowdery. Now I am not saying my favorite bourbon storyteller. That would be Wright Thompson and this would be one of my favorite bourbon … Read more

Bourbon, Straight – Chuck Cowdery

Okay. I am not finished with it yet, but so far Charles K. Cowdery’s book on the history of bourbon, titled “Bourbon, Straight” is, well…can I give it the best compliment ever — interesting. It’s like Bourbon 101 — and it makes bourbon that much better, especially if you like to engage your mind and palate in your … Read more