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A Spontaneous Libation for your Consideration

From the Knowledge Vault

Mashbills, Geeky Information and Resources

This is the last installment in a series on Bourbon by Zach Pearson. Read them all: Bourbon, Bourbon After the Act, Bourbon: What it is ... and isn't, Making Bourbon, Who Makes My Bourbon, Producer Capsules., Finding the Good Stuff, Tasting the Good Stuff, Neat, Mashbills, Geeky Information and Resources.

As a note, I can’t claim credit for any of this. This section is the work of a couple of users on the StraightBourbon.com website, mainly Josh, Oscar and a guy named Taanstafl2 – and see the note just below. But it’s too important to leave out even if it’s a bit more advanced.

For mashbills, I referred to The Book of Bourbon and Other Fine American Whiskeys by Regan & Regan, 2009, unless otherwise noted. Barton, WT, and Dickel are noted as approximate.

I use the format: Distillery Brand Name (%corn/%rye or wheat/%malted barley). This is a breakdown of "macro" distillers. Wondering what the different char levels look like? This is a good illustration.

Recent Additions

  • CliveAmarg — Mezcal, Triple sec, Ancho Reyes chile liqueur, Lime cordial, Egg white, Olive juice
  • Applejack Sour — Apple brandy, Bitters, Lemon juice, Orange juice, Maple syrup, Nutmeg
  • SWOboy Blues — Gin, Blue Curaçao, Maraschino Liqueur, Herbal liqueur, Absinthe, Egg white, Olive juice, Sugar
  • Thin Mint Stinger — Cognac, Virgin Islands Rum, Branca Menta, White Crème de Menthe, Crème de Cacao
  • Clive and the 4 P's — Pisco, Pavan, Pomegranate Liqueur, Herbal liqueur, Egg white

Recent Discussion

  • Re Nolita, 19 hours 38 minutes ago quintonchandler commented:

    Definitely going to try this!

  • Re Nolita, 19 hours 39 minutes ago quintonchandler commented:

    What a funky drink! I made one the other day and found it to be very good! I messed around with it a bit and I definitely will be making it for people soon!

  • Re Morning Addition, 1 day 5 hours ago joegatorsr commented:

    Nice, easy sipping iced coffee. Didnt like the bitters on top - preferred stirred

  • Re Tahitian Equinox, 1 day 22 hours ago joegatorsr commented:

    used candied ginger and added a 1/4 oz of wray and nephews overproof - very nice

  • Re A Scotsman In Paradise, 1 week ago happyrobot commented:

    Depending on the scotch I might tweak the coconut. I think the current amount in general could bumped up a tiny bit to lend more texture and weight.

    But, as others have said, pineapple + coconut cream + scotch = what’s not to love?