It’s the Only Way to Fly

This one is a bit obscure, but I found an unusual marketing practice buried in a business article about Southwest Airlines. Long known for its quirky marketing and “fun” image, the airline once put on a promotion that this website could get behind: they offered a free fifth of Wild Turkey bourbon to every passenger … Continued

Wild Turkey For The Great Gatsby

Here’s something I wasn’t aware of: F. Scott Fitzgerald is buried in Rockville Maryland. This fact came to my attention when trolling about the internets, as I am wont to do. The Rockville Patch has a nice piece on the burial site, along with a great photo of the writer’s tombstone, complete with two small … Continued

The Rooster

Glam.com has posted a recipe in honor of the iconic character Rooster Cogburn, made famous by John Wayne in the 1969 classic western True Grit, a film recently remade by the Coen brothers and starring Jeff Bridges in the role of Rooster. We saw the new version a couple of days ago and were impressed … Continued

A Bourbonhours Christmas

Santa Claus is drunk Tom Waits Ho ho ho. It’s Christmas. Bloody hell. It has a way of sneaking up doesn’t it? One day your laying in the hammock, fanning yourself absent mindedly, doing your best to keep the mid-summer heat at bay while listening to Bob Marley sing Three Birds and sipping from a … Continued

Wild Turkey Spotting

The Vancouver Sun has a piece on “winter drink” which advocates for strong, whiskey flavored cocktails to keep the season at bay. They feature the New Oxford in the story, a downtown Vancouver “public house” that’s looks like a great place to get lost in for a few hours…. Also highlighted is Wild Turkey, which … Continued

Bring Me Some Figgy Pudding, With Bourbon!

Well, if you’re desperate for something called “figgy pudding” and you’re a bourbon fan as well, you can scratch both itches in one go by ordering the Gourmet Deluxe Pecan Puddding from figgypudding.com. The pudding is sprayed with a mixture of Praline Liquer and Wild Turkey 101 while it is still warm and then it … Continued

Flaming B-52

I am not one for sweet shooters generally, but the mention of Wild Turkey 101 made me take a look at the Fashionably Bombed site and posting for a “Flaming B-52“. The recipe calls for Kahlua, Schnapps, Baileys, and the topper: Wild Turkey 101. I spent a somewhat regrettable few minutes viewing the video posted … Continued

Wild Turkey Manhattan

Just saw a blog post touting the Wild Turkey recipe for the Manhattan. This looks so good… 1.75 ounce Wild Turkey Bourbon 1/3 ounce dry Vermouth 1/3 ounce sweet Vermouth 1 thin slice fresh Ginger 3 Mint leaves 1/2 teaspoon powdered sugar dash aromatic bitters Muddle ginger, mint, powdered sugar and bitters in a cocktail … Continued

Wild Turkey Looking for more Gobble Gobble in BC?

The Urban Diner is reporting that Wild Turkey is looking to increase its presence in the BC liquor market. The Wild Turkey brand is owned currently by Gruppo Campari, a fact which will please buffalogal, who does like to mix the occasional Negroni. Currently Wild Turkey offerings on sale in BC are the flagship 80 … Continued