Today, uncountable thousands of people will take fine, aged Bourbon and mix it with sugar water, ice, and mint. This, put crudely, is what a Mint Julep is. We here love our Juleps, but we think a quick historical fact
It began on January 17, 2010, and concluded on May 29, 2010—102 days, or just a couple days shy of three and one-half months. We have been keeping a diary about the development of the whiskey, and now we are
We have written many happy things about the whiskeys of Tuthilltown Spirits—see here, and here and here. Nobody denies that these folks make fine products. Here, though, there is a rudimentary question: why make corn whiskey? Is it as a
We have crowed before over this fun product—the Wasmund’s Age-It-Yourself Whiskey kit. Now, we’re giving it a whirl. We’ll update this little diary as the whiskey ages. Speaking of which… January 17, 2011 First, we filled the cask with water.