If you can find Saxton Distillery Maple Bourbon and Snowdrop Gin, DO IT. Like right now. And sip with your jaw on your chest to keep it from falling on the floor.
Crux/Pursuit Straight Bourbon Whiskey is a delicious, fascinating, grown-up bottle of American Bourbon and it is absolutely worth the $$$, if any Whiskey is.
This future is something not that we have to create, it is something we get to create; a wonderful, limitless challenge and can be enormous fun and a good living, IF we have the guts and don’t let the knee-jerk naysayers drag us off the path, into their weeds.
Am I a big ol’ hypocrite if I admit that, when it comes to discussing the relative merits of the planet’s many, many Gins, I am at least willing to discuss the fact that Bruichladdich Distillery’s brilliant offspring, The Botanist Islay Dry Gin, has to be in any conversation about “Best”?
Dexter is a gorgeous bottle of rock-solid, all-American, all-Bourbon crafted Whiskey and, at just $49.99 a pop, a slam-dunk Bargain.
I sold my first article in 1967, to an old Chicago underground newspaper called The Chicago Eye. It was about student activism on high school campuses around Chicago. And I got my first angry letter a week later. As I recall, it started with, “You suck!”
I was floored without being really surprised, at how explosively vivid and even a tad exotic were the flavors that came booming out of my first shot of this Whiskey.
Rodney Rogers and partners, dare I mention it, strode rather boldly WAAAAAY Outside the Box in this concept. This is NOT your traditional Texas bottle of brownwater spirits and the difference is just flat delightful.