Here’s a bonus post for you all. Jefferson’s Reserve Bourbon founder Trey Zoeller* has come out with a new product that mingles bourbon with rum. It’s called Jefferson’s Reserve Old Rum Cask Finish, and it was quite tasty! Here’s my story on it from Alcohol Professor, a decent website for all things booze. *During a […]Read More Jefferson’s Reserve Bourbon mingles with rum
I got a sample of the newly released Michter’s 10 Year Single Barrel Bourbon, and it was delicious. I know I say most bourbons are delicious, which is true, but this is extra delicious. Here are my tasting notes Alcohol Professor published last week. An excerpt: I’m trying to decide if all the days of […]Read More Today’s Reason To Drink
Here are my thoughts on Buffalo Trace’s newest release, Col. E.H. Taylor Jr. Seasoned Wood. If you can find it, grab it. You won’t be disappointed. If you’ll allow me to go out on a limb, I’d say if Grandma made whiskey, this would be it. It’s both familiar yet striking. Just like her apple pie, […]Read More If Grandma made bourbon, it would be Col. Taylor Seasoned Wood
Alcohol Professor wanted to know what I thought about Woodford Reserve’s new Frosty Four Wood — available only at the distillery in Versailles, Ky. — so here are my thoughts. Frankly, the taste blew my mind. I thought nothing could top the Double Double Oaked, and then I met this vixen who put my taste buds […]Read More No need for ice: Woodford’s Frosty Four Wood gives me chills
Here’s my story for Alcohol Professor about the Breakfast Shot. If you’ve never had one, try it. It tastes like a boozy buffet of breakfast fare by mixing Irish whiskey with butterscotch schnapps and chasing it with some OJ. If the bar/restaurant serves it with a piece of bacon, that’s even better.Read More Breakfast Shot: It’s the breakfast of champions!
I’m still waiting for Oprah to read my book, but in the meantime, “The Bar Belle Vol. 2” was just featured in Alcohol Professor‘s roundup of Boozy Books. Writer and site editor Amanda Schuster described it thusly: Reason it’s a page turner: Havens’ own drunk texts of the week are sprinkled between essays. Warning: don’t […]Read More Today’s Reason To Drink
And here’s my piece on Old 502 Winery for The Alcohol Professor. Can you tell I’ve been busy? When life throws you lemons, you dive nose first into work.Read More The urban winery is not an urban myth