Month: November 2022

Kentucky Tavern Bourbon: Review

Ahh, Kentucky Tavern, the taste of college.

From time to time, I just need a really inexpensive bourbon for mixing. Whether we need it for basic cocktails or to make a larger pitcher cocktail, it is useful to have a basic bourbon on hand.… Read the rest “Kentucky Tavern Bourbon: Review”

Mix It Up Monday: The Boulevardier

The Boulevardier cocktail near a pumpkin.
The Boulevardier ready to drink.

Thanksgiving has come and gone, but the holiday season is still in full swing. With a slew of events on our calendar over the next few weeks, we are always on the lookout for quick and classy cocktails to enjoy.… Read the rest “Mix It Up Monday: The Boulevardier”

Maker’s Mark Wood Finishing Series: Review

Maker's Mark Wood Finishing Series 2021 FAE-1.

My journey with Maker’s Mark began a long time ago. For the most part, I enjoyed Jack Daniels, usually mixed with coke and sometimes in the form of a shot. Back in the early aughts, I started to opt for Maker’s Mark from time to time.… Read the rest “Maker’s Mark Wood Finishing Series: Review”

Mix It Up Monday: Cran-Apple Mule

The holiday season is officially here. Thanksgiving is this Thursday. That means it is time to focus on holiday cocktail recipes to get you through the winter season. This week, we crafted a Cran-Apple Mule, which is perfect for the Turkey Day Holiday.… Read the rest “Mix It Up Monday: Cran-Apple Mule”

Mix it Up Monday: Not Your Grandma’s Maraschino

Not Your Grandma’s Maraschino cocktail near our fall decor.

Recently, Alie and I took our last camping trip of the season. While we were out, we visited one of our favorite local distilleries in the area we were staying. The distillery had a number of exciting cocktails on its menu.… Read the rest “Mix it Up Monday: Not Your Grandma’s Maraschino”

Old Forester Signature 100: Review

Old Forester Signature 100 near the Arkansas River somewhere in Colorado.

During my past few runs to the liquor store, I’ve found myself mixing up my selection. The norm is for me to run in and grab our normal daily drinker and browse through the available stock to see what else catches my eye.… Read the rest “Old Forester Signature 100: Review”

Mix It Up Monday: Pluot Old Fashioned

Pluot Old Fashioned compliments our fall decor.

Here at Wilderness Whiskey Women, we love a good Old Fashioned cocktail. I often opt for an Old Fashioned wherever I see it on a cocktail menu. One of our favorite activities is experimenting with different sweeteners and bitters to create a new Old Fashioned experience.… Read the rest “Mix It Up Monday: Pluot Old Fashioned”

Laws San Luis Valley Rye: Review

Laws San Luis Valley Rye with Mt. Princeton in the background.

One of the most exciting parts of the craft whiskey boom is that a number of great distilleries have opened in Colorado over the past several years. One such distillery is Laws Whiskey House, based in Denver, Colorado.… Read the rest “Laws San Luis Valley Rye: Review”

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