Mint Julep Slush

Definitive proof that bourbon and ice belong together


Smoke and Whiskey

A second-generation Tennessee bartender takes a mixology lesson from dad—and devises the perfect Father’s Day cocktail


Hit the Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Six reasons (beyond the obvious: tastings!) to plan a high-spirited trip through the Bluegrass State

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G&G Party Pics

A Bourbon Supper in Chicago

A night celebrating Lexington, Kentucky

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G&G Party Pics

Bourbon House Parties

Blade and Bow and Garden & Gun host four bourbon tastings across the country


A Spring Bourbon Tonic

Shake up your cocktail routine with a Queen Bee from Atlanta’s One Eared Stag


Frozen Bourbon Milk Punch

A velveteen sipper from New Orleans

The High & the Low

Make Mine a Scotch

In defense of drinking something other than bourbon


Breakfast at George’s

Morning, meet happy hour


American Orange Punch

Party like it’s 1829


A Bourbon Sour with a Twist

A very Southern cocktail

My Town

Julian Van Winkle’s Louisville, Kentucky

In honor of national bourbon month, we asked Van Winkle to take us on a tour of his whiskey-soaked hometown

Food & Drink

Bourbon Brown Butter Peach Ice Cream

Chef Joe Trull’s take on the perfect summer treat

Food & Drink

Spirit of the Season

Three bourbons to give for the holidays


Bourbon “Tea”

Toast the Breeders’ Cup Classic with a fall-inspired drink from the Apiary in Lexington, Kentucky


Sweet Texas Tea

Bartenders are giving the South’s favorite nonalcoholic beverage a boozy spin


The Great Bourbon Taste Test

What happens when a dozen-odd whiskey aficionados, led by one maniacally obsessed Southern chef and the reigning bourbon king, gather to test twenty-four years’ worth of a legendary brand? Among other things, a hell of a good time


10 Essential Bottles of Bourbon

Rare and delicious bourbons you should try

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Inside the Great Bourbon Taste Test

Chef Sean Brock, Julian Van Winkle III, and others gather in Nashville to sample some of the South’s finest bourbon

Food & Drink

Six of The Best Bourbon Bars

Honor America’s native spirit at one of these six standouts