Episode 18 – Out On The Range With Bird Dog Whiskey

We are taking in another week, another whiskey with some Bird Dog Whiskey in the realm of Whiskey On The Rails.   It was odd, while out on a hunting trip for whiskey, we ran across this bottle at a local liquor store in the great state of Wisconsin.   If you are out on the range and looking for something to celebrate that great day of hunting, this might be the whiskey for you.    Well sit back and enjoy this podcast while we throw back some Bird Dog Whiskey.   Train..  Train..

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Out On The Range With Bird Dog Whiskey

We are taking in another week, another whiskey with some Bird Dog Whiskey in the realm of Whiskey On The Rails.   It was odd, while out on a hunting trip for whiskey, we ran across this bottle at a local liquor store in the great state of Wisconsin.   If you are out on the range and looking for something to celebrate that great day of hunting, this might be the whiskey for you.    Well sit back and enjoy this blog while we throw back some Bird Dog Whiskey.   Train..  Train..

To be consistent with our prior blogs, we are going to give a lot more information about the whiskey during our podcast.   How we tried it, how we enjoyed it and more importantly suggestions on how you can make the perfect drink.    In this quick blog, we are going to talk about one quick item..  Promotion of Bird Dog Whiskey.

As I said in the introduction, we were out hunting for whiskey in the great state of Wisconsin.    We were originally looking for some smaller bottles for a fun game between friends (find out more about that during the podcast) but thanks to the wonder of technology (errrrrr facebook) we saw a sponsored video about this whiskey.   So right there, they got a point in our book because it was fresh in our mind.   However the story continues there because we still had to check out with this whiskey.

The display of this whiskey made you feel like you were going to be out hunting or fishing and toasting this whiskey after a long day outside.    Well we were in Wisconsin and a good portion of the community does in fact like to hunt and fish during the entire year.    So whether you were talking about your day chasing ducks or out on the ice fishing, this whiskey is what you would want to either keep you warm during the day or sitting around the fire late in the evening.

If you want to have flavored versions of this whiskey, we do talk about it during the podcast and you can hear about the variety of tastes they provide.   However if you want to get that warmth after being outside on the range all day, this is certainly going to be something to warm you up.   Again, we talk in good detail about the whiskey during our podcast and we do encourage you to check out our podcast.

At the end of the day, we put another whiskey on the shelves and had another great day of recording among friends.  We did enjoy having a lot of viewers on our periscope line (sponsored by Hotel Tango).   We do love our sponsors and want you to learn more about them..   If you want to learn more about them, please click on the individual links below or feel free to click on the sponsor’s link at the top right corner of our webpage.  You can find each of their website, facebook and twitter links.

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Hotel Tango – http://hoteltangowhiskey.com/

Glencairn Whisky Glass – http://www.glencairnwhiskyglass.com/

Whiskey Stones –  http://whiskystones.com/

Episode 17 – Chasing The Black Label With Johnnie Walker

We have been sticking pretty tight with our whiskeys and bourbons during the first sixteen podcasts and review of beverages.    We have kept those spirits within North America but we realize there is a lot of great selections on both sides of the ponds..  Well this review takes us over to Scotland for our first review of scotch whisky with Johnnie Walker Black.    As we take a review of this scotch, we learn that one of the hosts has never been a fan of scotch, one was a drinker in his younger age and both have the same appreciation of quotes from the movie Swingers with scotch..   Enjoy another great podcast.. Train…  Train….

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Chasing The Black Label With Johnnie Walker

We have been sticking pretty tight with our whiskeys and bourbons during the first sixteen podcasts and review of beverages.    We have kept those spirits within North America but we realize there is a lot of great selections on both sides of the ponds..  Well this review takes us over to Scotland for our first review of scotch whisky with Johnnie Walker Black.    As we take a review of this scotch, we learn that one of the hosts has never been a fan of scotch, one was a drinker in his younger age and both have the same appreciation of quotes from the movie Swingers with scotch..

We do talk more about this scotch during the podcast, give our bad Scottish accents (and when we say we, we mean Rob) and give our movie references of great scotch moments.   What we briefly cover can easily be heard during the podcast but this blog is going to be giving some love to an earlier time in my life when I enjoyed scotch and used this phrase quite often when I did..  “I’ll have a scotch on the rocks, please. Any scotch will do, as long as it’s not a blend, of course. Single malt, Glen Livet, Glen Galley, perhaps, any Glen”, if you had ever watched the movie swingers you would know that Mike (played by Jon Favreau) used that line to attempt to be suave when he was drinking.    While Johnnie Walker Black wasn’t included in that reference line, it was one again introduced but not appreciated at a young age.   I thought everything revolved around a Glen and that was my main course of action.   But then again lets face it, I was still in college and broke so really those Glen’s could been the Keystone Light in comparison to a Johnnie Walker line of scotch (when it came to cost for a younger age bottle).

At the end of the day with this recording, Eric was introduced to a scotch that he really enjoyed and one that we have had again since the recording.  Now only if we can get that blue bottle into the recording stables, then we will be living the high life.    We did enjoy having a lot of viewers on our periscope line (sponsored by Hotel Tango).   We do love our sponsors and want you to learn more about them..   If you want to learn more about them, please click on the individual links below or feel free to click on the sponsor’s link at the top right corner of our webpage.  You can find each of their website, facebook and twitter links.

Sponsors Information:

Hotel Tango – http://hoteltangowhiskey.com/

Glencairn Whisky Glass – http://www.glencairnwhiskyglass.com/

Whiskey Stones –  http://whiskystones.com/

Episode 16 – Great Whiskey Of Kinnickinnic In Milwaukee

There is always those times when you run into something good and you don’t realized how good it was until it is gone and you aren’t able to snag a bottle.   Well this whiskey from Great Lakes Distillery was one that I had on vacation in Wisconsin and I could never find a bottle of it before I left the state.   Well thanks to friends who live in Chicago and were venturing up to Wisconsin (thank you Mark K), I was able to get a bottle snagged and thanks to a co-worker who had training in Chicago (thank you Eric), I was able to secure a bottle for our Whiskey On The Rails podcast (and blog) for this week.    I guess the moral of the story, be appreciative that both Cubs fans and Cardinals fans can come together for great spirits..    Train…  Train….

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Great Whiskey Of Kinnickinnic In Milwaukee

There is always those times when you run into something good and you don’t realized how good it was until it is gone and you aren’t able to snag a bottle.   Well this whiskey from Great Lakes Distillery was one that I had on vacation in Wisconsin and I could never find a bottle of it before I left the state.   Well thanks to friends who live in Chicago and were venturing up to Wisconsin (thank you Mark K), I was able to get a bottle snagged and thanks to a co-worker who had training in Chicago (thank you Eric), I was able to secure a bottle for our Whiskey On The Rails podcast (and blog) for this week.    I guess the moral of the story, be appreciative that both Cubs fans and Cardinals fans can come together for great spirits.

So during the podcast, we do talk in great detail about this whiskey from enjoying it neat, on the rocks and of course with our awesome whisky stones.   What we are going to talk about in this blog is how it was enjoyed while on vacation.     If you haven’t had an opportunity to check out Kinnickinnic whiskey out of Great Lakes Distillery in Milwaukee, WI, let me tell you the perfect time to do it.    It would be in late July during the EAA Airshow which happens near Oshkosh, WI.     More specifically, the Friday before the huge airshow would conclude might be the perfect time to enjoy the spirits in this distillery.

While we were in Milwaukee, we stopped in to have a few rounds of spirits on that glorious Friday afternoon and figured nothing about the F-16’s and F-18’s flying up and down Lake Michigan, out from the city.   They were practicing their moves for the next day where they were the highlight of the airshow…  You wouldn’t think that the airplanes would buzz the city or go super-sonic through some tight corners and make you jump out of your chair..     You wouldn’t think that sitting outside the vibrations from them going over would handle the shaking of your drink so it was mixed perfectly..   You wouldn’t think that Maverick is going to buzz the tower either in the city..   Well all of those items happened and what was pretty cool, nobody really batted an eye to it.

We do talk more about this story and a few others during our podcast.   However the feature in this podcast would be the whiskey.   While we do apologize upfront for our attempt at pronouncing it correctly (and ultimately used the local term as KK) our opinions were spot on for the taste, color and overall feel of this whiskey.   While both hosts disagreed on a few topics, we have added this Distillery to our November / December whiskey roadshow in the Great Lakes region of the United States.

At the end of the day, we got another great bourbon on the shelves and another great recording.    We did enjoy having a lot of viewers on our periscope line (sponsored by Hotel Tango).   We do love our sponsors and want you to learn more about them..   If you want to learn more about them, please click on the individual links below or feel free to click on the sponsor’s link at the top right corner of our webpage.  You can find each of their website, facebook and twitter links.

Sponsors Information:

Hotel Tango – http://hoteltangowhiskey.com/

Glencairn Whisky Glass – http://www.glencairnwhiskyglass.com/

Whiskey Stones –  http://whiskystones.com/

Episode 15 – Gateway To The Rocky Mountains With TINCUP

We have been drinking quite a bit of whiskey when it comes to our podcast.    We have stayed in the Midwest for the bulk of our whiskeys but received a recommendation from the gallery..  “Go west young men for some outstanding whiskey from Colorado”, said Patrick Blair, a past two-time guest of the show.   “You need to try some TINCUP Whiskey from Colorado because that is some great whiskey.”   We couldn’t pass up an opportunity to not only take a suggestion from a follower, guest and listener but drink some of this great whiskey.    Train…  Train….

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Gateway To The Rocky Mountains With TINCUP Whiskey

We have been drinking quite a bit of whiskey when it comes to our podcast.    We have stayed in the Midwest for the bulk of our whiskeys but received a recommendation from the gallery..  “Go west young men for some outstanding whiskey from Colorado”, said Patrick Blair, a past two-time guest of the show.   “You need to try some TINCUP Whiskey from Colorado because that is some great whiskey.”   We couldn’t pass up an opportunity to not only take a suggestion from a follower, guest and listener but drink some of this great whiskey.

We want to save a lot of the whiskey conversation for the podcast but we wanted again to talk something specific about this whiskey during the blog for a teaser and it is all about…   The Water…   We had to cross over the Mississippi River so we could march under the gateway to the west to enjoy this whiskey.  Nestled in the Rocky Mountains, you are going to find some awesome whiskey fueled by some wicked good rocky mountain water.   We have found that in the past, some really great beverages comes out of Colorado, the high altitude and crisp clean water has been fueling some great beers for many years and now helps cut this whiskey with its unique flavor and taste.    Which again, we talk quite about this during our podcast and more specifically during our tasting three ways of the whiskey.

One of the best items for this whiskey is the marketing of the bottle.  Yes, one would think a member of this podcast does marketing in real life and can appreciate an eye catching feature.    The bottle itself screams its name from every single angle.   Which is awesome because you want to know what you are drinking so you can share it with your friend.   However let’s say that said friend didn’t bring a cup to the party??  Well fear not drinkers, with every single bottle you get your own tin cup tasting cup which is on top of the bottle.    We did test it out and oddly enough it works..   Okay, well yeah it would work but it gives you that perfect shot to keep on going in the mountains.    East Bound, West Bound, it doesn’t matter..  Check out the podcast and hear how we enjoyed this whiskey the best.

At the end of the day, we got another great bourbon on the shelves and another great recording.    We did enjoy having a lot of viewers on our periscope line (sponsored by Hotel Tango) and if you joined us on the line, thank you for the great toast suggestions while we were recording..    We do love our sponsors and want you to learn more about them..   If you want to learn more about them, please click on the individual links below or feel free to click on the sponsor’s link at the top right corner of our webpage.  You can find each of their website, facebook and twitter links.

Sponsors Information:

Hotel Tango – http://hoteltangowhiskey.com/

Glencairn Whisky Glass – http://www.glencairnwhiskyglass.com/

Whiskey Stones –  http://whiskystones.com/