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Have You Tried the Best Bourbon in the World Yet?

We're not talking about our favorite bourbon — the World Whiskies Awards just crowned a new winner of this prestigious title.
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6 Best Bourbons for Making Mint Juleps

Not all whiskies are created equal, and the mint julep calls for a whiskey of the highest caliber.
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Get Folk-ed Up On Bob Dylan’s New Whiskey Line: Heaven’s Door Spirits

Don’t think twice — just accept that Bob freakin’ Dylan is now in the whiskey business.
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The Best Bottles of Whiskey You Can Buy For $20 or Less

We've listed good, cheap options for bourbon, Scotch, rye, and Canadian whiskies. You're welcome.

Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Old Forester, Louisville, and Kentucky Derby Episode

Grab a mint julep and drink to this week's episode of The Manual podcast as celebrate all things Kentucky.
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A Brief History of the Mint Julep (with Recipe)

We break down the history of the classic Kentucky Derby drink, the mint julep.
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Horse Soldier Bourbon’s New Bottle is Made from World Trade Center Steel

The creators of the whiskey are a group of special operations officers who answered the call to defend the country after September 11, 2001.
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Woodford Reserve Uncorks Special Edition Bourbon Bottle for 2018 Kentucky Derby

Are you a Derby fan? Saddle up and pick up this new collector's edition of Woodford Reserve.
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Choosing the Best Whiskey for a Whiskey Sour

An expensive and complex whiskey can get lost behind the sugar and lemon juice. Choose the right whiskey, and the cocktail is a minimalist’s dream.
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These Cannabis-Infused Cocktail Recipes Are Worth a High Five

Never infused liquor with marijuana before? Don’t worry. We’ve got all of the steps for that right here, courtesy of Stillhouse Spirits.
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Matthew McConaughey and Wild Turkey Launch New Whiskey Called Longbranch

Longbranch highlights the actor's Kentucky and Texas roots.
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Kentucky Green Lights Direct-to-Consumer Bourbon Shipping

You may not have to travel to Kentucky to snag your favorite bottle of bourbon.
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How to Drink Whiskey: A Beginner’s Guide

Whiskey might just be the greatest beverage on the planet. Here's how to enjoy it.
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Contemporary and Classic Came Together at Our Four Roses Bourbon Pairing Event

In an effort to better ourselves as gentleman, we worked with Four Roses to explore how to pair bourbon with food.
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Do-Gooder Booze: Save the World by Drinking these 11 Liquor Brands

Learn more about the distillers that live and breath making the world a better place, one bottle at a time.
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Giveaway: One Bottle of Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 23 Year Old

We finally got our hands on a bottle of Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 23 Year Old. Since we are fine, upstanding gentlemen, we decided to share it with you.
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W.L. Weller CYPB: Bourbon by the People, for the People

Ever thought about being a distiller? W.L. Weller CYPB proves you're not alone.
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5 Whiskey Glasses to Elevate Your Drinking Experience

These chalices are dapper and scientifically engineered to bring out the best of the spirit.

The Manual Awards 2018: Louisville, Kentucky

With the Kentucky Derby holding court yearly at Louisville’s Churchill Downs in May and beloved bourbon available, well, all year round, there are no more excuses for ignoring this mid-sized Southern city.
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Whiskey and Wine Come Together with FEW Italia Bourbon

FEW Spirits likes to do things differently. Italia Bourbon is the distillery's new take on a wine cask-finished whiskey.
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Should You Pick Up the New Cask Strength Bourbon from Angel’s Envy?

The newest release from Angel’s Envy distillery is a cask strength bourbon — but is it worth hunting down?
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You’ll Want to Put This Bourbon Brown Butter Coleslaw on Everything

Chef Matt Bolus from Gertie's at The 404 Kitchen in Nashville serves up the best coleslaw. Ever. And we got his recipe.
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The Manual’s 2017 Holiday Whisk(e)y Guide

The single best whisk(e)y gift guide on the planet. No matter what the man in your life likes about the brown stuff, we've got something for him.