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TN vs KY – Bourbon, Whiskey, and Tennessee Whiskey

Posted on: April 24th, 2024

They say all bourbon is whiskey, but not all whiskey is bourbon. And all bourbons aren’t necessarily made in Kentucky, while Tennessee whiskeys are made in, you guessed it, Tennessee. Let’s discuss: Bourbon and whiskey are both popular spirits, but they have key differences. Whiskey, a broader category, can be made from various grains and…[READ MORE]

Let’s Talk Tequila Facts

Posted on: March 19th, 2024

What is Tequila? Tequila is a distilled alcoholic beverage made from the blue agave plant, which is primarily found in the area surrounding the city of Tequila and in the highlands of the western Mexican state of Jalisco. Here are some of Bill’s favorite tequila facts. Origin Agave Plant Types Appellation of Origin Popular Drinks…[READ MORE]

Classic Summer Cocktails

Posted on: June 16th, 2023

It’s time to get your summer party started with these two crowd-pleasing, delicious cocktails! With our easy recipes and tips, you’re guaranteed to stay cool in the summer heat!   Mai Tai Cocktail Ingredients: 1 oz. fresh lime juice 1 oz. light rum* ¾ oz. Cointreau or triple sec ¾ oz. orgeat syrup ½ oz….[READ MORE]

The History of Jack Daniels

Posted on: May 23rd, 2023

If you’re from around here, you’ve probably heard about Jack Daniels and his whiskey made right here in Tennessee. If you’re new to the area, here’s what you need to know.   The Founder Jasper Newton Daniel, more commonly known as Jack, started his journey to whiskey making back in 1864. By 1866, the Jack…[READ MORE]