Posts tagged "bourbon"

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 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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All bourbons are whiskey, not all whiskey is bourbon

I am so excited to announce that we will be exploring bourbon next month at our event.  Most bourbon is made right here in the Midwest about five hours away in Kentucky.  It was bourbon that sparked my love of whiskey.  I had the good fortune of visiting a distillery with my brother on my... Read more »

Bourbon Women visit Chicago!

Fall is in the air and it’s perfect time for drinking whiskey and especially bourbon!  I apologize for the hiatus but I tend to switch to tequila and rum during the warmer months of the year, good thing I live here in the Midwest so I have a good 6 months of whiskey drinking! On... Read more »

Weekend Tastings...

On Friday afternoon I had the good fortune of having some free time for lunch and a little research. I finally got to stop by Twisted Spoke and check out their much talked about whiskey selection.  The list was impressive.  I was lucky enough to get a taste of some Van Winkles which I have... Read more »
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Why Women of Whiskey Chicago?

Welcome! I am Hillary, the head whiskey babe of the Chicago chapter of Women of Whiskey(WOW).  I am so excited to have this opportunity to share my knowledge and whiskey adventures with all of you.  I am especially excited to turn on even more women to the wonderful world of whiskey! A couple of years... Read more »