What promised to be a very chilly evening turned into one in the mid 50's: something pretty hard to beat for an outdoor party in December.
As today is often an outsized celebration of capitalism, I figured I would indulge in the fun and provide y'all with my annual Whiskey Gift Giving Guide.
Chris Patterson approached the leadership and asked if he could sell his homemade chicken and sausage gumbo to raise money for areas of Southwest Louisiana that were affected by Hurricane Laura.!
This next post is not meant as a beat down regarding the Presidential Election, but an interesting piece of history that I found and wanted to share in honor of the American Presidency.
This event is quickly becoming one of the harbingers of fall for me: cool air, football, being outdoors, and drinking a little bit of whiskey when the sun is out and who doesn't love that?
This year, the top prize goes to Alberta Premium Cask Strength Rye Whisky from Beam Suntory's Alberta Distillers. Normally, the folks in Chicago would be elated to celebrate on of the industry's highest honors. But this is 2020, and there's always something else going on...
Back at the end of July, the Dallas Bourbon Club and Lakewood Medallion were approached by Heaven Hill with a double pack of barrel selections: an Elijiah Craig and a Larceny single barrel.
Whether it's their larger than life founder, or the fact that they are aging bourbon in Las Vegas desert, you've heard of Smoke Wagon Bourbon by now. A few weeks ago, the nascent brand landed here in North Texas and it had the bourbon drinking masses going wild.
The 3D printed glencarin traveling case has been a huge hit around the club.
A group of ten DBC members helped volunteer last week at the NTFB Mobile Pantry donation.
Today marks the completion of a journey roughly eight months in the making. From the time we announced the DBC's EH Taylor pick at the Third Annual Christmas Party, to today; the Taylor Barrel campaign has been one hell of a ride.
Recap of our Old Forester barrel proof selection
The agenda was pretty simple: pick a single barrel of Russell's Reserve for the Dallas Bourbon Club.
This is one to be proud of DBC!
Never miss that opportunity to connect with them and make a special memory.
I wanted to share with you a compilation of some of the great (and not so great) whiskey related gifts that I've received over the years.
Go out and revisit something you didn't like at first; you may just be totally surprised.
This weeks review comes to us from the great Jeff Underwood, Certified Bourbon Steward. Last week, Jeff revisited some of TX's line up along with their barrel strength bourbon.
This is very, very tasty and very delicious stuff!
Cheers to everything you do...let's raise a glass to helping others around Dallas Ft. Worth and to each other!
In the spirit of Dixon Dedman's "Bourbon in Box" blind tasting challenge, I decided to get in on the fun.
This is a barrel we should be proud of!
As you may know, we had a group go down to the Hill Country over the weekend for a barrel selection at Treaty Oak. Here's Tucker's story of Treaty Oak's hospitality and how the group go to the barrel that they did aka "The Cherry Bomb"
Thanks to the efforts of Nacho, we got an MGP barrel coming our way. Let me say that again: The Dallas Bourbon Club has a barrel of MGP bourbon and it's coming in September. Unreal!
This quote has been making the rounds on some of the Facebook groups this week. While it's not super far off base, it's worth discussing
"Always remember, it is far better to have the memories that a good bottle creates when you share it with friends and loved ones than to know the memories never got created because you didn't like the way somebody drank their whiskey."
Here's what's going to help you make the most of movie watching season: pairing a little whiskey with some of the best films of the year.
Life is full of passing seasons; sometimes it’s hot, sometimes it’s cold, sometimes you’re flush and sometimes you’re clipping coupons.
The end of the year is always a quiet time for reflection. And having to come up with content every Friday certainly inspires me to capitalize on that reflection and write it down. So here's what I'm shooting for in 2020.
2019 was an excellent year in American Whiskey because it was a year for everyone: not just the bourbon glutton.
While I can't help you find BTAC or Pappy for anything less than a car payment, I can help you with a few whiskey-centric gifts that are affordable and available.
True to form, this was an evening for the record books where the bar was set even higher. Here's some of the major, safe for work, highlights!
If you are lucky enough to see one of these in wild, it's worth it!