Posts tagged "women and whiskey"

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 »

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 »

Jack Daniels, Bad Ass Whiskey- Bad Ass Women

This week was our Women of Whiskey Wednesday tasting of American Whiskey, with an e.  I have to admit when Armando our sponsor suggested the Jack Daniel family of whiskies I was a little taken aback.  I had drank plenty of Jack in my day, I want new stuff.  However, Armando from Brown-Forman was more... Read more »

Lady Gregory's #1

I am titling this post with a #1 because I am sure to return to Lady Gregory’s for more whiskey tastings throughout my tenure as the head whiskey babe here in Chicago.  They don’t just give you the whiskey bible when you are seated, so be sure to ask for it. The bible has hundreds... Read more »
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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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