Discover the Perfect Bourbon: Monthly Picks from PourMore's Experts

Unveiling This Month's Bourbon Royalty

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The Crown Jewel of Kentucky

This month, the spotlight shines on a bourbon that's as regal as it gets. Hailing from the heart of bourbon country, this Kentucky gem is nothing short of majestic. With a rich amber hue and a taste that whispers of oak and vanilla, it's no wonder it's crowned the best of the month.

Aged to Perfection: What Makes it Special?

Age does matter when it comes to bourbon. This month's selection has spent more years in the barrel than some connoisseurs have spent on Earth. The result? A complex flavor profile that dances on the palate, offering a symphony of caramel, spice, and everything nice.

From Barrel to Bottle: The Journey

The journey from barrel to bottle is a tale of patience and craftsmanship. Each drop of this bourbon has been carefully nurtured, ensuring that every sip offers a glimpse into the soul of its makers. It's a labor of love that turns ordinary evenings into memorable experiences. Explore bourbon flavors, join Bourbon Club for curated selections. Subscription renews by default. Shipping restrictions apply. PourMore is not a retailer.

Bourbon and Bites: Perfect Pairings

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Cheese and Bourbon: A Love Story

Who knew that cheese and bourbon could tango so well? It turns out, the rich, creamy textures of cheese are the perfect match for the robust flavors of bourbon. Explore a variety of cheeses from sharp cheddar to gouda and discover how each one brings out a unique aspect of your favorite bourbon.

The Ultimate Bourbon BBQ Guide

Grilling season is never complete without a splash of bourbon in your marinade or sauce. Whether it's ribs, brisket, or pulled pork, adding a touch of bourbon can transform your BBQ into a flavorful feast. Remember, the key is to let the bourbon simmer with the sauce to enhance the flavors.

Sweet Treats to Complement Your Sip

After a hearty meal, nothing pairs better with bourbon than a sweet dessert. From bourbon-infused chocolates to pecan pies, the options are endless. Make sure to try a bourbon ball or two, they're not just delicious, they're an experience!

Mix It Up: Bourbon Cocktails You Must Try

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The Classic Old Fashioned: A Twist on Tradition

The Old Fashioned is not just a cocktail; it's a rite of passage for any bourbon enthusiast. Start with a sugar cube soaked in bitters, add a splash of water, and then introduce the star of the show: bourbon. Stir gently, garnish with an orange peel, and voilà, tradition meets taste in a glass!

Bourbon Sour: Pucker Up!

Who knew that bourbon could play so well with the sharp tang of lemon? For a perfect Bourbon Sour, mix bourbon, lemon juice, a touch of sugar, and an egg white for that silky finish. Shake it up and serve with a cherry on top. It’s not just a drink; it’s a pucker-up parade in a glass!

Highball Hilarity: Keep 'Em Rolling

Highballs are the life of the party, and when bourbon is involved, the party just gets better. Fill a tall glass with ice, pour in the bourbon, top it off with ginger ale, and stir. Simple, refreshing, and endlessly customizable—just like the best parties.

Holiday Cheers: Festive Bourbon Selections

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Spooky Spirits: Halloween Bourbon Bash

October brings more than just pumpkin spice; it's the season for a Halloween Bourbon Bash. Imagine sipping on a 'Ghostly Old Fashioned' or a 'Pumpkin Patch Whiskey Sour'. These themed cocktails not only taste great but also add an element of fun to any Halloween party.

Thanksgiving Toasts: Bourbon Edition

Thanksgiving is the perfect time to give thanks, and what better way to do it than with a glass of bourbon? This November, raise a glass filled with a rich, amber-colored bourbon that complements the hearty flavors of a Thanksgiving feast. Bold flavors for a bold celebration!

Merry Mashups: Christmas and Bourbon

December calls for festive cheer and what could be merrier than bourbon-infused holiday treats? From bourbon-spiked eggnog to a warm bourbon apple cider, these merry mashups are sure to keep spirits high and the cold at bay. Gather around the fireplace and enjoy the holiday season with a bourbon in hand.

Behind the Barrel: Meet the Makers

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Master Distillers Tell All

Ever wondered who the brilliant minds behind your favorite bourbon are? Well, it's time to meet the masters of the mash! These distillers have stories that could fill barrels, sharing their secrets and the meticulous craft that goes into every drop. Their passion for bourbon is as deep as the char on a cask.

Crafting the Cask: Art or Science?

Is it an art? Is it a science? It's both! Crafting the perfect cask is a delicate balance between tradition and technology. The wood selection, charring level, and aging process all play crucial roles in flavor development. This meticulous process ensures that each sip is a testament to the distiller's skill and creativity.

The Family Behind Your Favorite Bourbon

Bourbon making is often a family affair, with secrets and techniques passed down through generations. These families aren't just producing bourbon; they're crafting legacies. Dive into the stories of these dynasties and discover how deep-rooted traditions and modern innovations blend to create the bourbons we cherish today.

Bourbon Through the Ages: A Historical Sip

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Prohibition and Potent Potables

During the dark days of Prohibition, bourbon went underground, quite literally. Secret distilleries and speakeasies kept the spirit alive, often with a wink and a nudge from the local authorities. It's said that the thrill of the forbidden sip made each taste all the more sweet.

The Bourbon Boom: A Timeline

The post-war era marked a significant boom for bourbon. As soldiers returned home, the demand for this all-American drink surged. Distilleries that had survived the dry spell expanded rapidly, and bourbon became a symbol of celebration and relief.

Reviving Old Brands: A Modern Take

In recent years, there's been a trend towards reviving old bourbon brands, bringing a taste of history back to the modern palate. These resurrected labels often blend traditional methods with contemporary twists, creating a bridge between past and present that enthusiasts can't get enough of.

Gifts for the Bourbon Buff

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Top Bourbon Gifts for Every Occasion

Finding the perfect gift for a bourbon enthusiast can be as complex as the spirit itself. From vintage bottles to artisanal accessories, there's something to make every bourbon lover's heart skip a beat. The key is to match the gift with the recipient's personal taste. Whether it's a rare find for the collector or a stylish decanter for the aesthete, the options are as varied as bourbon's rich flavors.

Personalized Barware: Cheers to You!

Nothing says 'I appreciate you' quite like personalized barware. Engraved glasses, custom coasters, and bespoke decanters turn an ordinary drinking experience into a memorable one. It's the perfect way to elevate their home bar and, by extension, their bourbon sipping sessions. Personalization adds that special touch that says you went the extra mile.

Subscription Surprises: PourMore's Monthly Picks

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