Month: August 2022

Evan Williams 1783: Review

Pitched of Smoked Cherry Bounce ready to add whiskey. Bottle of Evan Williams 1783 ready to pour.
1783 Ready to be added to our Smoked Cherry Bounce. We used the leftover bourbon for this review.

Note: This review is for Evan Williams 1783 – 86 proof whiskey. At some point in the past year, Evan Williams released a new 1783 Small Batch which is a blend of 300 barrels or less and bottled at 90 proof.… Read the rest “Evan Williams 1783: Review”

Mix It Up Monday: Smoked Cherry Bounce

Smoked Cherry Bounce in a cabinet.
Our batch of Smoked Cherry Bounce. It will be ready to bottle in early December.

In the past few years, we’ve established a new tradition. It involves making a batch of Smoked Cherry Bounce for the holiday season. When we started making Smoked Cherry Bounce, it was for personal enjoyment.… Read the rest “Mix It Up Monday: Smoked Cherry Bounce”

Yellowstone Select Bourbon: Review

Bottle of Yellowstone Select Bourbon sitting on a direction sign near Moran Junction, Wyoming.

Whenever we find ourselves in northern Wyoming, our trip is never complete without a detour into Yellowstone National Park. I’ve had the luxury of visiting several times over the past decade and Yellowstone has emerged as my favorite national park. For our trip this year, we thought it would be appropriate to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Yellowstone National Park with a bottle of Yellowstone Select Bourbon.… Read the rest “Yellowstone Select Bourbon: Review”

Mix It Up Monday: PB and B

The PB and B in a rocks glass sitting in front of a snap dragon flower.

Recently, a friend reminded me that the anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death had passed. I decided to try a cocktail pairing peanut butter whiskey mixed with banana liqueur on the eve of the anniversary, not even realizing the anniversary was around the corner.… Read the rest “Mix It Up Monday: PB and B”

Ezra Brooks 99 Bourbon

Ezra Brooks 99 Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon

Ezra Brooks is a bourbon I’ve picked up several times. It is usually my backup choice when the liquor store is out of my favorite daily drinker. The standard version of Ezra Brooks is 90 proof and I always thought it was missing a bit of flavor.… Read the rest “Ezra Brooks 99 Bourbon”

Mix It Up Monday: Whiskeycello Sour

Whiskeycello Sour in a rocks glass. Garnished with mint.
Whiskeycello Sour ready to drink!

Our cocktail bar kit has expanded quite a bit since we launched our website and Instagram earlier this year. We’ve added numerous bitters, syrups, and a few types of canned and bottled juices to help us create our cocktails.… Read the rest “Mix It Up Monday: Whiskeycello Sour”

Wyoming Whiskey National Parks No. 2: Review

Wyoming Whiskey National Parks No. 2 on the Mount Moran sign in Grand Teton National Park.
Wyoming Whiskey precariously balanced on the Mount Moran sign in Grand Teton National Park.

A few weeks ago, I made a quick trip to the liquor store to pick up a bottle of whiskey. Alie and I had been invited to a gathering at a friend’s house and Alie suggested we bring a bottle of whiskey to celebrate the occasion.… Read the rest “Wyoming Whiskey National Parks No. 2: Review”

Mix it Up Monday: Mango Tajin Dream

Mango Tajin Dream in a rocks glass. Tajin on the rim and mango garnish in the glass.
Mango Tajin Dream.

Whenever we go camping with our friend Erin, she always brings a Tupperware full of freshly cut mango and a container of Tajin. We’ll crack into the mango, sprinkle it with Tajin, and devour it until it’s all gone.… Read the rest “Mix it Up Monday: Mango Tajin Dream”

Canyonlands Confluence Single Malt Whiskey: Review

Canyonlands Confluence Single Malt next to a Pik Nik vintage cooler.
Canyonlands Confluence ready for adventure.

Canyonlands Confluence Single Malt

It’s no secret we like to travel. Our most anticipated day of the week is when we get to hook up our trailer and set out to go camping. Once at our destination, we are on the lookout for trails, flowing water, and of course breweries and distilleries to check out.… Read the rest “Canyonlands Confluence Single Malt Whiskey: Review”

Mix It Up Monday: Rye Tai

Rye Tai in a rocks glass. Garnished with a whiskey infused cherry.
Rye Tai garnished with cherry.

Summer makes me think of tropical drinks and sitting by the beach. Do I ever go to the beach, you ask? Not really. We spend our time mostly in the mountains. However, that doesn’t stop us from craving something tropical when it’s hot during the dog days of summer.… Read the rest “Mix It Up Monday: Rye Tai”

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