March 2015

Modern-day moonshine is all the rage

March 18, 2015
Modern-day moonshine is all the rage

(From my column in Food & Dining Louisville) Shop any decent liquor store and you’ll find a growing number of clear spirits that aren’t gin, vodka or rum. I’m talking moonshine, a debatably named clear liquor and tasty tribute to the turbulent times of Prohibition. Baby Boomers hearing the word “moonshine” recall “The Beverly Hillbillies’” […]

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My taste: Lost Prophet bourbon delivers big aromas, silky texture, big price

March 9, 2015
My taste: Lost Prophet bourbon delivers big aromas, silky texture, big price

Just pouring a 22-year-old whiskey triggers tendencies toward pride and prejudice: Pride that my job allows me to sample such amazing liquor regularly and for free; but prejudice that such an old offering will be an oak bomb, a ponderous and off-putting punch to the palate that makes you long for a taste of youth. […]

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