Tennessee Senator: Bourbon ‘Sucks’

Kentucky Bourbon history “sucks,” according to one Tennessee state senator. Speaking at the Tennessee Whiskey Trail launch party, Sen. Bill Ketron declared Tennessee whiskey history is “deeper” than Kentucky bourbon, whose history, Ketron sa...

1792 Throws a Summer Shindig

Sazerac's Barton 1792 Distillery joins MB Roland as a distillery concert venue. The company announced a free monthly musical Sundown Series that takes place the third Thursday from June through October. Food and drinks are available. The co...

Librarians Love Rum

Standing behind Rum Curious stacks and Plantation Rum, I observed a line wrap around Quarto’s book trailer. They carried bags, wore Book Expo America badges, and all took in the waft of rum entering tiny plastic cups. “Oh, that smells so good,”...

Thanks for the memories, SKU

The popular whiskey blogger Sku's Recent Eats retired from blogging after 10 years. He's hinted at it before, but in his final post Sku (Steve Ury) said: "I've said pretty much all I have to say about food and drink. I'll continue to Tweet my spiritu...

No, Rum is Not Vodka

When this pitch came across my desk, my blood started boiling. “Island Company Rum is a new ultra-premium liquor that was created to appeal to both rum lovers and vodka lovers alike. It is a blonde rum with virtually no burn and has even ...