We find out what everyone in 1796 America was talking about as we taste the brilliantly named Basil Hayden's Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.
Hancock’s is a single barrel bourbon made by Buffalo Trace from the same family as Blanton’s and the legendary Pappy Van Winkle.
The sun is shining, the tube is already getting unbearable, is summer finally here?! To get you in the mood this week's London food news features healthy lunch, the world's biggest Negroni bar, a Star Wars supper club, drinking whiskey beneath cherry blossoms and 50% off breakfast, twice.
From north of the border, up old Canada way, comes a rye whiskey of soul enriching complexity and taste. Meet the Whistlepig, eh.
Bourbon is not exactly a 'leave on show' drink. You wouldn't put a bottle of JD on your bookshelf with the hope of impressing a house guest. Blanton’s Gold edition, however, is all about the class.
Old Scout's Straight Rye Whiskey, aged for seven years, is about the best American whiskey I have ever tasted. It's made in very small batches, has a 95% rye, 5% malt mash bill, and frankly a bargain retailing at around £49.