Month: March 2022

Elijah Craig Small Batch: Review

Elijah Craig Whiskey

Spring hath sprung and camp season is upon us. There are few better ways to celebrate the changing of the seasons than sitting by a campfire and enjoying a glass of whiskey. For our inaugural camp trip for 2022, we snagged a bottle of Elijah Craig Small Batch to enjoy on our expedition.… Read the rest “Elijah Craig Small Batch: Review”

Mix it Up Monday: Bourbon Peared Cooler

Bourbon [Pear]ed Cooler ready for sipping.

The Bourbon Peared Cooler came to life after a harrowing realization: I was acquiring a few too many new bottles of whiskey. While this reality comes with the territory, my growing collection resulted in a small problem… I ran out of space on my bar.… Read the rest “Mix it Up Monday: Bourbon Peared Cooler”

High West Double Rye: Review

High West Double Rye

Our first experience with High West Distillery was in 2019 when Alie and I traveled to Park City, Utah for Spring Break. The goal of our trip was to connect with friends and ride the slopes, but we found an extra treat along the way.… Read the rest “High West Double Rye: Review”

Fighting 69th Irish Whiskey: Review

Fighting 69th honors those who have defended our nation since the Civil War.

We here at Wilderness Whiskey Women believe that sharing stories is best when accompanied by a glass of whiskey. I often find myself researching how a certain whiskey came to be, who was involved in that process, and why particular stories stand the test of time.… Read the rest “Fighting 69th Irish Whiskey: Review”

Axe and the Oak Colorado Mountain Bourbon Whiskey: Review

Axe and the Oak

Axe and the Oak is a small distillery making waves in Colorado Springs, CO. Conveniently located in our backyard, A&O was established in 2013, shortly after Alie and I met. Making their home in the basement of an Elementary school-turned brewery, A&O provided new options for the non-beer drinkers at Ivywild.… Read the rest “Axe and the Oak Colorado Mountain Bourbon Whiskey: Review”

Mix it up Monday: Citrus Sage Julep

Sage bitters add complexity to the simple julep.

The calendar says it is still winter, but we have had a series of warm days in Colorado. The warmer temperatures have us looking forward to spring nights sitting by the campfire. Or at least sitting on our deck and enjoying a refreshing cocktail.… Read the rest “Mix it up Monday: Citrus Sage Julep”

Mix it up Monday: Lemon Whiskey Mojito

A simple Lemon Mojito.

A mojito is a Cuban cocktail traditionally made from rum, sugar, mint, lime, and soda water. It is one of my favorite cocktails, so it was only a matter of time before we started experimenting with whiskey instead of rum as the base spirit.… Read the rest “Mix it up Monday: Lemon Whiskey Mojito”

Mix it up Monday: Cherry Whiskey Bomb

A cocktail that packs a sweet punch.

This sweet craft cocktail packs a punch by bringing together multiple spirits and a boozy garnish. For this recipe, we used whiskey-infused cherries, BSB Brown Sugar Bourbon, and a bonded high rye bourbon from Old Grand-Dad.… Read the rest “Mix it up Monday: Cherry Whiskey Bomb”

Mix It Up Monday: Honey Maple Old Fashioned

Honey Maple Old Fashioned ready for sipping.

The old-fashioned is a classic whiskey cocktail served in most places you can get a cocktail. The resurgent popularity of whiskey over the past decade has inspired bartenders and mixologists to experiment with ways to spice up this simple cocktail.… Read the rest “Mix It Up Monday: Honey Maple Old Fashioned”

Bottled-in-Bond on natural ice in Colorado. Who needs rocks when you have snow?

Evan Williams Bottled-in-Bond

Evan Williams Bottled-in-Bond has been my go-to daily drinker for the better part of the past two years. This 100 proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon is widely available in many liquor stores, so you don’t have to go treasure hunting to get your hands on a bottle.… Read the rest “Evan Williams Bottled-in-Bond: Review”

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