Twisted Whiskey Sister TV

So my twisted whiskey sister, Kerrie Blazek of Whiskey and Whimsy and I have decided to travel down another road…ahhh the way of the whiskey…we bring to you episode 1 of twisted whiskey tv! We have started our tv show with a review of our Chicagoland distillers, Koval and FEW. Coming to you from the... Read more »

Whiskey and Whimsy!

Greetings sweet readers and lovers of whiskey! I have been on quite an adventure of making dreams come true! In November, I helped open a neighborhood bar, in Old Town.  We finally have our footing and are able to catch our breath. I am now in the process of growing our whiskey collection, collaborating on developing... Read more »

New Whiskey Bar in Old Town

Hello Friends and Whiskey Enthusiasts! I am happy to announce that I have been working on a project that involves more whiskey tastings and education for you. I am happy to announce I have been working on getting the most perfect venue for all of our events.  I am happy to announce I am a... Read more »
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Whiskey Week in Chicago

This week is Whiskey week in Chicago! I am so excited!!  It is time for the annual Whisky Fest, an event where you can attend educational seminars with Master distillers and experts and sample over 300 whiskies from all over the world.  This event typically sells out and if you weren’t lucky enough to get... Read more »

Whiskey Cocktails with Chicago's Jo Snow Syrups

Last week we finally had our whiskey mixology event that was postponed due to a Chicago Spring snow storm.  It was well worth the wait!  Whiskey Sister teamed up with the lovely and talented Melissa Yen, creator of Jo Snow Syrups and our generous and knowledgeable whiskey ambassador, Armando Zapata for a fun and informative... Read more »

Chicago loves St Patty's and Jameson Irish Whiskey

It’s that time of year again when Chicago dyes the river green and we all become Irish or Chi-rish…well a lot of us dress in green, drink nasty green beer and do shots of Jameson.  As you may know by now, I am mostly a bourbon babe, but honestly I have a curiosity about all... Read more »
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Whiskey Mixology

In recent years there has been a resurgence of the cocktail.  The bartender has been elevated to a mixologist. And fresh ingredients and old recipes have made a comeback.  I like it.  I have done some of my own research on Prohibition era cocktails.  How about a little Absinthe with your whiskey? I do love... Read more »

Whiskey Sister Reunion with Pappy Van Winkle

A few weekends ago, I finally got together with my best friend from high school, my maid of honor at my shotgun wedding.  I have not seen this woman in close to twenty years and we have not skipped a beat.  Back in the day we were good for cheap drinks and lots of shenanigans.... Read more »

Bourbon Babes Woodford Reserve Tasting

The ladies of WOW Chicago kicked off the holiday season right on December 4th with a bourbon tasting at English Bar and Restaurant.  We were introduced to the Woodford Reserve profile by our knowledgeable and gracious sponsor, Armando Zapata. We started our tasting with an opening cocktail and history lesson.  Our delicious cocktail, The Black... Read more »
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Whiskey Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to all the Women of Whiskey and their families!  If your a bourbon babe then you probably love this holiday. There are so many possibilities to add some bourbon into your thanksgiving feast!  I love thanksgiving and I love cooking for family and friends.  I will definitely be adding some bourbon to our... Read more »