The 2017 New Orleans Bourbon Festival…  as seen on Bourbon and Banter Let’s get the obvious reason of why I wanted to go The New Orleans Bourbon Festival, bourbon of course (and lots of it to be exact). 83 different kinds of bourbon were featured at this event from companies like Bulleit, Buffalo Trace, Jim Beam, Makers Mark, Old Forester, Wild Turkey, Heaven Hill, Yellowstone & Woodford Reserve. Being that I have never have been to New Orleans before, I thought it was an opportunity to check it off my bucket list, but going also fits into my motto “you have bourbon & I willRead A Lil' Dab More…

We all pride ourselves on being bourbon connoisseurs. We drink bourbon, read about bourbon, listen to podcasts, even visit the bourbon trail, and if you’ve done all the above, it’s time to step up your game and join your fellow Bourbonites at the many bourbon/whiskey events that will be held throughout 2017. The first bourbon festival to kick off 2017 is in Louisville and one of my favorite events, the Bourbon Classic. If you have not been to the Bourbon Classic before you may think that it was just another “bourbon event” but it’s not. What sets the Bourbon Classic apart from the other bourbon/whiskyRead A Lil' Dab More…

We all feel it; those last few sad moments when you are about to finish that bottle of bourbon or whiskey. It’s always so hard to say goodbye to that delicious water of life! Especially when it could be a bottle that you really enjoy and may not be able to get your hands on for a while. So what do you do with your empty bottles? Do you trash them, recycle them or re-use them? For me, it will depend on the bottle, some of the bottles for me aren’t worth saving, but a few are. I’ve used many of my old bottle asRead A Lil' Dab More…