Taster’s Tips

Cocktail recipes, tips, and stories from craft distillers for spirits aficionados.

Step Up Your Cocktail Game with Vodka Infusions

Step Up Your Cocktail Game with Vodka Infusions

Although the days of prohibition-era moonshine are over, more and more people are brewing and distilling their own drinks, and it’s really easy to get on board. Making your own vodka infusions can turn a basic bottle into a flavorful, personalized beverage to mix or...

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Popping the Cork on a Brand-New Bubbly Club

Popping the Cork on a Brand-New Bubbly Club

Well, today’s the day. We’ve got big news to announce, and trust us—this is something worth celebrating. In fact, it’s the kind of news that makes us want to give a toast. Hang on—we’ll go get the Champagne. OK, we’re back. Want a glass? Good, because we’re thrilled...

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Give Him the Gift of Whiskey for Christmas

Give Him the Gift of Whiskey for Christmas

Everyone knows how hard it is to shop for the men in your life. Whether it’s your dad, boyfriend or best friend, men are typically difficult to shop for. Add in Christmas traffic, packed malls, long lines and screaming kids and your patience is worn thin. That’s not...

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Hot Buttered Whiskey Recipe

Hot Buttered Whiskey Recipe

With cold winter nights on the horizon, nothing warms you up quite like a hot drink. Most people associate the Hot Butter version with rum, but with the right whiskey, it’s quite a treat and will keep you cozy. This Hot Buttered Whiskey recipe is one that will quickly...

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Best Whiskey Glasses

Best Whiskey Glasses

Drinking whiskey isn’t only about what you’re pouring into your glass, it’s about what the glass looks like. Whether you’re entertaining or enjoying a glass at home, a specialized whiskey glass can make all the difference when imbibing. Don’t worry, you can leave...

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Ransom Spirits Rocks the Distillery World

Ransom Spirits Rocks the Distillery World

Ransom Spirits, previously featured as a selection in our Bourbon of the Month Club, was a big among our members. Taster’s Club had the chance to sit down with Tad Seestedt, owner and founder. The journey wasn’t always easy. Ransom wasn’t able to capitalize on a...

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Best Whiskey Bars in Paris

Best Whiskey Bars in Paris

“Well, show me the way// To the next whisky bar// Oh, don’t ask why// Oh, don’t ask why” With The Doors’ lyrics in my head and thoughts about where to spend my ideal summer during my college years, Paris quickly became my number one choice. I was already, at that...

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Food and Whiskey Pairings Part 1

Food and Whiskey Pairings Part 1

Frankly, we’ve heard enough about wine and food pairings. Everyone and their uncle know the general rules of pairing wines with foods. Let us tell you, folks, there’s some other tasty drinks out there that pair well with food. May we suggest... whiskey? There isn’t a...

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Women of Whiskey – Bourbon Women of Kentucky

Women of Whiskey – Bourbon Women of Kentucky

Susan and Carla from the Bourbon Women’s Organization talk to us about whiskey and women Hello whiskey fans! We're happy to introduce you to Bourbon Women, a Kentucky organization of women promoting all things whiskey. Susan Reigler and Carla Carlton, both board...

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