Prohibition Part 1 Podcast!


Hello fellow Bourbon Evangelists! We’re back, finally, and hopefully better than ever! In this cast we take on the first part of Prohibition from Post-Revolutionary America to the ratification of the 18th Amendment. Darren will talk about all his excellent information from the Great American Whiskey Fair in Columbia, SC. Then we also have a tasting to compare some of the recent label changes from Buffalo Trace, as well as our usual news, Cocktail of the Day, Bottom Shelf Bourbon of the Day, 2/2 MDs agree and general ridiculousness. It went a little longer than usual, but we hope you enjoy it! As always, let us know what you think!

Listen here: Prohibition Part 1 Podcast

Cocktail of the Day Recipe: The Whiskey Sour

whiskey sour

2oz Bourbon – I used charter 101, high proof is good

½ lemon, juiced

2 tsps sugar (if you have super fine, use less, I dont, so there) or 1/2 oz simple syrup

½ egg white

splash water (because sugar doesn’t dissolve easily into ETOH)

Shake for 20 seconds

Garnish with lemon twist, maraschino cherry and few splashes orange bitters on the froth. You can serve on ice as I prefer, or in a chilled glass to be more traditional.

Today’s Tasting:

Old Charter Number 8:

      Darren: 1 Barrel   Chris: 1.5 Barrels

      Rarity: Albino Squirrel

Old Charter 8 Year Old:

      Darren: 1.5 Barrels (nearly 2)  Chris: 3 Barrels

      Rarity: Albino Bear (though increasingly harder to find hiding on the bottom shelf)

Eagle Rare 10 Year Old Small Batch

      Darren: 2.5 Barrels   Chris: 2.5 Barrels

      Rarity: Albino Squirrel

Eagle Rare 10 Year Old Single Barrel

      Darren: 3 Barrels  Chris: 3.5 Barrels

      Rarity: Giraffe

Bottom Shelf Bourbon of the Day

Ancient Age 90 Proof

      BOTB Rating: 2 Barrels

      Rarity: Squirrel 

Intro and Outro Music: The Constitution by Schoolhouse Rock


3 Comments Add yours

  1. Joe ferrara says:

    It was raining so filled my flask with Elijah Craig 12. Grabbed my UMBERSHOOT and went for a walk.

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