Entries by Orion Brader

The Difference Between Whiskey and Bourbon

Everybody knows Whiskey. Everybody knows Bourbon. However, only a small percentage know the difference between Whiskey and Bourbon. The difference is actually much simpler than you might think. However, it makes a huge difference in the finished product. To be called “Bourbon” it has to meet a few criteria: Bourbon is to be made with […]

Whiskey Myths and Urban Legends

With anything that’s been around for a few centuries and spans the globe with its story like whiskey, there’s bound to be a few myths and urban legends. Some propagate the community down to even the most devout members. Others are some superficial hearsays that have popped up in the past few years and have […]

Local Love in Liquor Stores

I’ve noticed a trend in some local liquor stores we’ve popped into during our travels across the U.S. and I absolutely love it. The highlighting of locally made whiskies and bourbons. As someone who relishes in the hunt for something unique that I can’t purchase where I live, these sections are often right where I […]

Screw Top or Cork Top

So a weird debate we had on the road this last trip was which bottle top is better, screw top or cork top? Pointless, right? We thought so too…initially. Then we kept deliberating for a while and actually brought up some valid points and criticisms for both methods of preventing that glorious juice from spilling […]

How Much Should You Spend on Whiskey?

Here at Whiskey Culture, we get asked quite the plethora of questions about whiskey. However, by far the most common of them is to do with prices and how much money should you spend on whiskey. So, how much money should you spend on the amber spirit? The answer isn’t black and white or really […]

Belle Meade Sherry Cask Review

Belle Meade Sherry Cask Quick Stats: Spirit: Belle Meade Sherry Cask Distiller: Belle Meade Aged: 9 years Price: $69.99 Proof: 90.4 Belle Meade Website About The Distillery: Belle Meade Bourbon was one of about 30 different labels that Charles Nelson produced in the late 1800’s. It differed from most of his other products in that […]

What Is A Single Barrel?

The term “single barrel” has been thrown around quite frequently in modern whiskey times. It became a huge craze over the past decade and shows no signs of declining in popularity. You may know it by its other monikers such as, “store pick” or “private barrel”. But what does it mean for a whiskey to […]

Rabbit Hole Cavehill Review

Rabbit Hole Cavehill Quick Stats: Spirit: Rabbit Hole Cavehill Distiller: Rabbit Hole Aged: Over 3 years Price: $59.99 Proof: 95 Rabbit Hole Distillery Website About The Distillery: In this digital world of virtual friends, bots, and blogs, the one true thing is love. It allows us to let go of our avatar masks and reveal […]