What is Red Eye Whiskey?

Boot Hill Distillery’s Red Eye Whiskey is a beautiful hand-crafted trail-aged, frontier-style Kansas whiskey. The end result is a Frontier-style Kansas whiskey with massive amounts of character. It’s so good, we were named the Best Whiskey in Kansas at the 2017 Heartland Spirits Fest in Chicago.

What does Red Bush whiskey taste like?

Apples, pears, honey, spice, vanilla, toffee, dried apricot and a bit of oak. Apples, cocoa, honey, dried apricot, spice, toffee and a bit of citrus.

How do you drink Redbreast whiskey?

How You Should Drink Redbreast Irish Whiskey

  1. Neat.
  2. On the rocks.
  3. With a bit of water.

Why is it called Red Eye Whiskey?

Frontiersmen in the 1800s didn’t have access to aged whiskies. They stimulated aging using smaller barrels, calling the expedited spirits ‘Red Eye’ whiskies.

Why do they call a shot of whiskey a shot?

Google defines “shot” in reference to alcohol as, “a small drink, especially of distilled liquor” with Germanic roots. “If a cowhand was low on cash he would often give the bartender a cartridge in exchange for a drink. This became known as a ‘shot’ of whiskey.”

Why is a fifth of whiskey called a fifth?

People started saying a fifth of liquor because that was the standard bottle size. Liquor was measured in gallons, and one-fifth of a gallon simply became a fifth. In the late 19th century, some stores in the US sold bottles that were called quarts but actually contained less than that.

What’s the difference between Bushmills and Red Bush?

Bushmills Original (aka Original Bush) is aged in a combination of bourbon and sherry casks. If you’re familiar with Black Bush and are curious what the difference is, that whiskey is aged exclusively in sherry barrels. Red Bush is a blend of single malt whiskey and grain whiskey, all of which is triple distilled.

Is Redbreast a blended whiskey?

Ireland’s standard for single pot still whiskey. Redbreast 12 Year Irish Whiskey is a blend of malted and unmalted barley.

How did they keep beer cold in the Old West?

Some parts of the West had cold beer. Ice plants began cropping up in Western towns as early as the 1870s. Before then, brewers cut ice from frozen rivers in the winter and stored it underground during the summer to keep the brew cool.

What kind of whiskey did they drink in Deadwood?

When there’s a close-up on a whiskey bottle in Deadwood, it’s usually Basil Hayden or Bulleit bourbon. Unfortunately, Basil Hayden arrived on the scene in 1991, and Bulleit was created in 1999.