RULE No. 27

No woman ever made history after ordering a Bahama Mama.

I’ve always been a big fan of the Orphan Barrel whiskeys. The beautiful and intricate labels on the bottles practically jump off the shelf at you, begging one to pick up a bottle, pour a dram, and learn more about its story which is masterfully woven within the packaging and intertwined within the libation itself. As such, I was absolutely delighted when a sample bottle of Lost Prophet arrived at my doorstep. For those who are unfamiliar, Orphan Barrel Distilling Co. is a project owned by the good folks at Diageo. They focus on finding long forgotten barrels of rare … Continue reading

Despite how much I love whiskey, I rarely stock it at my house. I like to save it for special occasions— nights out with friends, in birthday sazeracs, for celebratory libations, and of course for the holidays. From a glug of Evan Williams in my gas station eggnog to my immediate family’s bizarre, endearing tradition of lighting candles for our deceased relatives and putting a shot of whiskey by each on the mantle, Christmas certainly gets its fair share of whiskey appreciation. So does New Years, with its flutes of champagne, each topped off with a little bourbon, a drink … Continue reading

 One of the best parts about The Whiskey Women is meeting and connecting with so many incredible, amazing, like-minded woman from across the world. Eimear Kelleher is one of those amazing ladies. A Dublin raised, Brooklyn based lover of whiskey, Eimear holds the coveted role of Brand Ambassador for Tullamore D.E.W. Her passion for her job, her brand, Irish whiskey, whiskey and woman, and curing breast cancer ooze out of her. But don’t take my word for it, read on! Let’s start with the basics, how did you get into drinking whiskey? I’m not going to lie and say I’ve … Continue reading

In celebration of Bourbon Heritage Month, I had the absolute privilege of attending two Bourbon Social’s at St. John’s Meeting Place and Bar. I mean, trying great whiskey AND being able to talk about how great the whiskey is with other like-minded whiskey lovers? Sign me up!  The Meeting Place most certainly did not disappoint their guest, treating us to quite the collection of libations including some rarities from Woodford Reserve and Jim Beam as well as some hard to find (for me) Colorado whiskeys. My tastebuds left happy and my heart warm. Here’s a look at all that was … Continue reading