Sugarfield Spirits is a truly great start up distillery and non-distiller producer about which I have written a good bit. The Soltau brothers are great guys, who are dedicated to delivering great spirits. I was really excited that Andrew emailed me about their new special release bourbon, marked as batch SR-1. I immediately made arrangements … Continue reading Sugarfield Spirit’s Bourbon Special Release #1; the Soltau Brothers Up Their Bourbon Game
Yesterday, on a friend of mine’s Facebook page, was some dialogue about the gross idea of a beef broth fizz recipe from the 1950’s was, but I replied, you haven’t tried a Bullshot. So, I got inspired to experiment with savory cocktails this afternoon, including the Bullshot. In the 1950’s, a Mad Men style advertising … Continue reading Three Course Savory Cocktails: The Bullshot, Steak in a Glass, and the Louisiana Dude With Sugarfield Spirits
Last February, I had the pleasure of visiting Sugarfield Spirits craft distillery in Gonzales, Louisiana, and I purchased bottles of Batch 1 and 2 of their bourbon, which were awfully good. Well, they have sold out of those bottles which were each from single barrels, but they have bottled their next three barrels as a … Continue reading Sugarfield Spirits Straight Bourbon Whiskey – Batch 3 is here, and it is excellent!
Louisiana. Next to Kentucky, Louisiana is the best place to drink bourbon. Bourbon’s popularity started in Louisiana, as a very thirsty market down river from Kentucky. While many bourbon historians claim the moniker Bourbon originated from a county or region in Kentucky, Michael Veach claims the timelines don’t add up, and that the whiskey whose … Continue reading “Louisiana” Bourbon, and finally a good one: Sugarfield Straight Bourbon Whiskey
This past weekend, my Mardi Gras Krewe had its annual dinner in New Orleans, which is always fun. My daughter Caroline is at Tulane so we got to spend some time with her and her boyfriend Cam. And, we took the opportunity to visit distilleries. Yes, there are distilleries in and around New Orleans. Our … Continue reading Brad & Cat’s Weekend Distillery Crawl