Month: April 2022

Rittenhouse Rye: Review

Rittenhouse Bottled-in-Bond Straight Rye Whisky

Rittenhouse Rye is a whiskey I had seen popping up on my social media feed. Much like Blue Note infiltrated my feed earlier this year, Rittenhouse Rye has been the whiskey of the moment in the virtual space.… Read the rest “Rittenhouse Rye: Review”

Rebel 100 Whiskey: Review

Rebel 100 Kentucky Straight Bourbon

A few years ago, I went on a budget bourbon kick. I sought to find a bottom-shelf whiskey that was good enough to drink straight up. A lot of budget whiskeys are OK mixed in cola, but on their own, they miss the mark.… Read the rest “Rebel 100 Whiskey: Review”

Mix it Up Monday: Brown Sugar Manhattan

Brown Sugar Manhattan

Brown Sugar Manhattan

On the weekends, if we aren’t out camping in the wilderness, we experiment with cocktail recipes. We consider what we have, what the weather is like, and what we’re in the mood for. I mix the drinks; Alie samples while she makes dinner.… Read the rest “Mix it Up Monday: Brown Sugar Manhattan”

Blue Note Juke Joint Whiskey: Review

Blue Note Juke Joint Whiskey. Wilderness Whiskey Women

Blue Note Juke Joint Whiskey

Blue Note Juke Joint Whiskey caught my attention recently, but not in a liquor store. Blue Note has instead been popping up on our Instagram feed. In the past few weeks, I’ve seen several pictures and posts praising this whiskey.… Read the rest “Blue Note Juke Joint Whiskey: Review”

Giant Texas Bourbon Whiskey: Review

Giant Texas Bourbon Whiskey
Giant Texas Bourbon Whiskey ready for action.

Giant Texas Bourbon

You’ve heard the adage before: “Everything’s bigger in Texas.” Following the state’s claim to fame, Giant Texas Bourbon Whiskey also brings size directly into the name, which should make it easy to remember (and giggle at, a little).… Read the rest “Giant Texas Bourbon Whiskey: Review”

Mix it Up Monday: Blood Orange Crush

Blood Orange Crush. Wilderness Whiskey Women.
Blood Orange Crush.

Blood Orange Crush

Last week, Alie talked me into leading a whiskey tasting for a few of our friends. Her idea was to introduce our friends to a few new pours and craft a custom cocktail to enjoy with each person’s whiskey of choice.… Read the rest “Mix it Up Monday: Blood Orange Crush”

Wolf Moon Bourbon: Review

Wolf Moon Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Every time I pop into the liquor store, I am on the lookout for good deals. Through my exploring, I’ve found that those budget bottles of whiskey are often better than their price point indicates; they’re just not subjected to the hype of the higher-priced brands.… Read the rest “Wolf Moon Bourbon: Review”

Mix it Up Monday: Whiskey Mint Lemonade

Whiskey Mint Lemonade made with Rebel 100.

Whiskey Mint Lemonade

There are some combinations you just can’t beat. Peanut butter and jelly. Pizza and beer. Jordan and Pippen. We believe mint and whiskey should join the ranks as an indelible dynamic duo.… Read the rest “Mix it Up Monday: Whiskey Mint Lemonade”

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