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TASTY RECIPES ~ The Southern Sazarac

TASTY RECIPES ~ The Southern Sazarac Branded around the 1850s as the United States' first official cocktail (and currently the state of Louisiana's official state cocktail!), the Sazerac has been said to be the "perfect metaphor for a Southern gentleman". The defining...

On A Shelf Near You!

Are you looking for our award-winning Southern Star Bourbon Whiskeys? Click the map to see if we're on a shelf near you! If not, call your local ABC Store and ask for us by name (and NC ABC Code)! NC ABC Codes are as follows: *Southern Star Double Shot Bourbon Cream...

TASTY RECIPES ~ The Southern Boilermaker

Tomorrow is National Beer Day and we wanted to celebrate by sharing this simple "cocktail" with you. Sometimes, there's such beauty in simplicity! Take the Boilermaker, for instance... it's not sure when this popular concoction came into existence, but many believe...

AMAZING WOMEN ~ Forging Ahead

Since the first mash's distillation, women have always played an ongoing role in the history of whiskey. At the close of Women's History Month, we didn't want to feature just one amazing lady... instead, celebrate all of today's amazing whiskey women! From...

BOURBONISM 101: High Rye versus High Wheat

BOURBONISM 101: High Rye versus High Wheat Whether its sipped neat or on the rocks, with soft or spicy notes of fruit or cereal grains, the majority of bourbon's flavors come from one of two grains: rye or wheat.  As mentioned in a previous blog post, a "mash bill" is...

AMAZING WOMEN ~ Pirate Queen of Ireland

Amazing Woman Grace O'Malley Contrary to popular belief, not all pirates were men. In fact, Grace O'Malley (Gráinne Ní Mháille in Gaelic) was one of the most significant and fascinating women known as the "Queen of the Irish Seas" and the "Pirate Queen" in the 16th...

National Agriculture Week

HAPPY NATIONAL AGRICULTURE WEEK! Yesterday, March 18th, 2018, marked the beginning of National Agriculture Week here in the United States. As one of North Carolina's top industries (bringing in 17% of the state's income ~ more than $84 billion!), agriculture is the...

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