Manhattan: Classic Cocktails with a Southern Twist

Bourbon or rye? Mike Raymond of Houston’s Cottonmouth Club and Reserve 101 suggests you split the difference with Wild Turkey 101. Here’s why


The Five Glasses Every Southerner Should Own

These versatile vessels can be used in traditional or unexpected ways


The Best Bourbon I’ve Ever Tasted

Four bourbon aficionados weigh in on their benchmark bottles, and similar tastes to try


A Late Summer Bourbon Cocktail

Grapefruit, Campari, and bourbon come together in the Third Man cocktail

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Boozy Frozen Drinks to Beat the Heat

Keep cool with our favorite slushy cocktail recipes


Bourbon Myths Debunked

Historian Michael Veach clarifies several persistent stories about the South’s favorite spirit

The Whole Hog Podcast

Following the Smell of Bourbon

Season 3, Episode 5: Louisville chef Edward Lee remembers Anthony Bourdain and discusses his new book and his love of the South (especially its whiskey)


Build a Bourbon Vocabulary

Know your “single barrel” from your “small batch,” your “age statement” from your “angel’s share”


An Atlanta Whiskey Upstart

Meet Justin Manglitz, the man who’s helping put ASW Distillery on the national map

Ask G&G

To Pour, or Not to Pour (the Good Stuff)

Sharing spirits, dodging beards, and outsmarting snakes


A Rare Bourbon Auction in Oxford

When Mississippi chef John Currence calls in favors from some of the South’s top collectors, you’re going to want to be there


A Study in Pink

Strawberries, raspberries, and a little extra mint brighten up this summertime sipper


Sallie Gardner

A bold cross between a traditional mint julep and a Black Manhattan


Nature’s Sweet Restorer

The classic julep gets an herbal citrus twist


The Fourth Turn

This light bubbly take on the julep is the perfect Derby weekend closer


Meet the Woman Behind Woodford Reserve

Assistant master distiller Elizabeth McCall expounds on barrel-finished bourbon, the makings of a great mint julep, and why cola is okay as a mixer


Two Drinks Coming

Homemade SoCo and lime cordial elevate a cherished Southern libation


Stone Fence Sour

An updated take on the drink that quenched colonial America

Food & Drink

Cheerwine Bourbon Glazed Ham

North Carolina’s favorite family-owned soft drink kicks off its second century with a sweet and savory treat


An Angel’s Share in Kentucky

On the menu at chef Sara Bradley’s Paducah restaurant: hundreds of bourbons from her private stash