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Prop.96 Whiskey Glasses

Prop.96 Whiskey Glasses
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We love the look of these substantial rocks glasses, made in the US from crystal-clear, lead-free glass. Their thick base contains a craggy ice formation which produces cool light and shadow effects, and provides a balanced grip.

Jim Beam Game 7 Batch

Jim Beam Game 7 Batch

To kick off the 2017 baseball season, Jim Beam is releasing a very special batch of whiskey for Cubs’ fans. The limited-edition bourbon barrel-matured the night the Cubbies won the World Series after a 108 year drought. Available starting June 1 in the Chicago area.

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Inside the Jim Beam Distillery

Inside the Jim Beam Distillery

95% of all the world’s bourbon is produced in Kentucky, and 50% of that comes from Jim Beam. Take a tour of their Clermont Kentucky distillery and you’ll see Beam family history everywhere, proving that big doesn’t mean cold or impersonal.

Whiskey Critic Tries Fireball

Whiskey Critic Tries Fireball

A drink connoisseur from Whiskey.com evaluates Fireball cinnamon whiskey with the same critical eye he’d turn towards any fine spirit. His flavor impressions start at 4:01. We appreciate his humble approach, but we still think this stuff tastes like Lavoris.

Crown Royal Vanilla

Crown Royal Vanilla

An aromatic, slightly sweet spin on Crown’s spicy spirit, blending Madagascar bourbon vanilla with Canadian whiskey. It’s perfect with coffee and cream, in a mule, or in an Old Fashioned minus the sugar. Try a 50/50 mix of Crown Deluxe and Crown Vanilla for a treat.

Elijah Craig Small Batch

Elijah Craig Small Batch

If there’s one bourbon we must always have stocked in our bar, it’s this one. A wonderfully smooth, perfectly balanced, and daily drinkable whiskey from select barrels of 8-to-12 year aged spirits. Its new bottle better reflects how special the spirit inside truly is.

Goorin Bros. x I.W. Harper

Goorin Bros. x I.W. Harper
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Goorin Bros. created the perfect hat to wear while sipping I.W. Harper’s smooth, honeyed bourbon. The limited-edition Harper is a rich felt fedora, with a whiskey colored band, and the “Bowing Man” logo inside. The hat is available now from Goorin Bros. shops and online.

Whiskey Wood Bar Stools

Whiskey Wood Bar Stools
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Yet another wonderful reuse for old Jack Daniel’s whiskey barrels, Heritage Handcrafted’s 24″ high wood stools will look great at your kitchen counter. They’re come with round swivel or fixed square seats, and each one has its own unique character.

Whoop & Holler Whisky

Whoop & Holler Whisky

Orphan Barrel’s exquisitely smooth 84-proof whisky has spent 28 years aging in oak, building a complex and layered character which reminds us of autumn, with a big, woody body, notes of candy corn, pepper, clove, and zesty citrus peel.

Whiskey Barrel Celebration Box

Whiskey Barrel Celebration Box
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Heritage Handcrafted makes handsome commemorative boxes from reclaimed whiskey barrels. Each box preserves its characteristic interior char, and has a cedar-lined cigar humidor insert, 4 shot glasses, and space for a bottle. Boxes can be personalized too.

Original Grain x Jim Beam Black

Original Grain x Jim Beam Black
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A very special wood watch from Original Grain, made using reclaimed oak from Jim Beam bourbon barrels, accented by copper. Comes in a custom wood box, with a flask, an Italian leather band, and tools for removing links and changing bands. Limited to 500 pieces.

Jim Beam Double Oak

Jim Beam Double Oak

A tasty new bourbon with surprising complexity for its age, offering extra layers of caramel, spice, oak, and just the right amount of sweetness. It’s moved from its first charred oak barrel to a second after four years, resulting in an eminently drinkable whiskey.

Deal: Old Fashioned Cocktail Kit

Deal: Old Fashioned Cocktail Kit
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The Gentleman and Scholar old fashioned cocktail kit is the perfect gift for whiskey or brandy lover in your life. Includes two double old fashioned glassses, two bitters, a stainless steel muddler, an ice sphere mold, and a cocktail garnishing tool.

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Ceramic Whiskey Tumblers

Ceramic Whiskey Tumblers
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This duo of vitrified stoneware tumblers are perfect for sipping bourbon, scotch, or other spirits, and look great doing it. Each one is hand-thrown by Mazama’s Portland clay studio, and is food, microwave, and dishwasher safe.

How Bourbon Barrels are Made

How Bourbon Barrels are Made

A look behind the scenes at Louisville, Kentucky’s Kelvin Cooperage. The family-owned plant handmakes new oak barrels for aging bourbon and wines. The barrels may only be used once for bourbons, but will live on for many years providing a home for other spirits.

Pappy & Company Maple Syrup

Pappy & Company Maple Syrup
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A very special syrup, made with the help of a very special whiskey. Pappy & Company’s 100% pure maple syrup is tapped at Bissell Maple Farm in Ohio, then aged for 6 months in Pappy Van Winkle 15-year oak bourbon barrels. Yum.

How Tennessee Whisky Is Made

How Tennessee Whisky Is Made

We recently had the privilege of visiting George Dickel Tennessee Whisky’s famous Cascade Hollow Distillery, and went behind the scenes to see how grains, water, and yeast are transformed into wonderful whiskies for us to enjoy. Here, we share our tour in photos.

George Dickel 17-Year Whisky

George Dickel 17-Year Whisky

While searching at Dickel’s Tennessee distillery for barrels of 9-year-old whisky, distiller Allisa Henley stumbled across a cache of barrels filled with this nectar of the gods. It’s rich, sweet, with tons of vanilla and oak. For now, you’ll need to visit Cascade Hollow if you want one.

Jack Daniels Maple Bourbon Candle

Jack Daniels Maple Bourbon Candle
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While you could spill some whiskey on your floor if you like the way it smells, a much better and less sticky solution would be to go for this recycled glass candle that’s scented like whiskey with a touch of maple. Burns for appx. 70 hours. Save 10% in The Awesomer Shop.

Bulleit 10-Year Bourbon

Bulleit 10-Year Bourbon

Bulleit’s limited release whiskey offers a wonderful depth of character while remaining buttery smooth and impeccably drinkable. Layers of fruit, vanilla, and just a hint of smoke on the finish make this one a staple in The Awesomer liquor cabinet.

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Blue Label Lunar New Year

Blue Label Lunar New Year
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Johnnie Walker celebrates the Year of the Monkey with a very special limited-edition of its premium Blue Label scotch whisky packaged in an artful blue and gold bottle, symbolic of the Chinese Zodiac.

Elmer T. Lee Whiskey

Elmer T. Lee Whiskey

Another brilliant single barrel Kentucky whiskey from the Buffalo Trace Distillery. Elmer T. Lee is smooth and fragrant, with notes of spiced vanilla, and a lightly honeyed note throughout. At 90 proof, it’s eminently drinkable, and you should always keep a bottle in your cabinet.

George T. Stagg Whiskey

George T. Stagg Whiskey

It may be difficult to find, but this uncut, unfiltered Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey is worth the effort. At 138 proof, it’s not for whiskey wussies, but the payoff is a spectacularly warm and chewy mouthfeel, with bold notes of chocolate, coffee and berries.

Scratch and Sniff Whiskey Guide

Scratch and Sniff Whiskey Guide
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Become a whisky connoisseur fast with The Essential Scratch and Sniff Guide to Becoming a Whisky Know-it-All, a 24-page guide by master sommelier Richard Betts. The book includes a flavor profile chart and scratch-and-sniff scents to help identify flavor elements.

Deal: The Original Whiskey Ball (2pk.)

Deal: The Original Whiskey Ball (2pk.)

Step up your whiskey game with some spherical ice cubes. These silicon rubber ice molds create a 2.5″ ice ball that will help keep your drink chilled for a long time, and looks cool doing it. The set makes two ice spheres in about 4 hours.

The Macallan Rare Cask

The Macallan Rare Cask

A very special single malt scotch whisky, The Macallan Rare Cask is a drinkable essay in complexity. We love the wonderfully sweet and spicy balance of flavors like chocolate, cinnamon, and vanilla, held together with a bold, yet incredibly smooth body of dried fruits.

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