☞ Bourbon Reading List // bourbonveach
This is the short list of books I recommend as further reading. I picked these five books because all of them are still in print and available in bookstores or on Amazon.
"Wow, you must have the liver of the gods." – pentOx
☞ From barrels to bourbon: Inside the Brown-Forman Cooperage // insiderlouisville
Each barrel is made out of 33 stakes, alternating between wide and narrow. After charring, the barrels cool before they are encased with the metal hoops.
Very Old Barton is a product of the Sazerac company produced out of the Barton 1792 Distillery in Bardstown, KY.
☞ Bourbon Tasting Workout // bourbonr
Bourbon has sixteen major flavor notes. Sixteen flavors seem like a lot, but we’ll break the down to four categories to make it manageable.
☞ Glassware 101: Choose the Best Glassware to Enjoy Your Bourbon // bourbonbanter
For the sake of brevity, today’s discussion will be limited to five types of glassware: Shot, Rocks, Wine, Glencairn and NEAT. I invite you to partake in a little experiment with me and pour a dram into each type of glass.
☞ Lex Luthor Drinks Pappy // r/bourbon
So Lex Luthor was behind the Pappy heist all along? It all makes sense now. – Nillion
☞ Favorite Alcoholic Beverages of U.S. Presidents // bourbonblog
Ulysses S. Grant. Low tolerance. When he entertained guest at the white house the bill was $1,800 for Champagne alone.
☞ Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Release Cheat Sheet // bourbonr
Since there are several new releases each year, it can be confusing trying to keep track of each release.