Posts by Christopher Newgent

March 15, 2018 |

No-Bull Bourbon: Knob Creek

Christopher Newgent

I lost track of Ben while I was married. Seven years. I hadn’t seen Ben in 7 years. Ben refers to those years as my domesticated years. I lost track of a lot of things that were important to me

March 15, 2013 |

No Bull Bourbon Reviews: Blanton's

Christopher Newgent

The clinical term for what happened was a myocardial rupture, which basically means her heart exploded under the stress of her living. I got the call while I was taking a Latin quiz, and I'll

February 8, 2013 |

Elijah Craig 18, and How Things Can Change

Christopher Newgent

Five years ago I took some pills hoping to lose the perpetual 10-15 pounds that I would always like to lose. Today I’m in Denver because those pills turned out to be sugar pills, and the FDA had a

December 14, 2012 |

No Bull Bourbon: Evan Williams Egg Nog

Christopher Newgent

This Evan Williams Eggnog has all of what you’d expect in a nog. That strong taste of Christmas, of vanilla and cream and cinnamon and nutmeg.

November 9, 2012 |

No-Bull Bourbon Reviews: Dickel No. 12 Goes to Church

Christopher Newgent

This month’s column was going to be about quitting my last job, but what’s the point. It was mostly uninteresting anyway. Everyone was happy for me and I put in my final two weeks without mess or

October 19, 2012 |

No Bull Bourbon: Jim Beam

Christopher Newgent

I still remember how he'd pour, like a ritual, like he still does to this day when he mixes himself a Beam & Pepsi at the end of the day.

September 14, 2012 |

No-Bull Bourbon Reviews: A Primer

Christopher Newgent

A true bourbon is a bourbon with a story worth remembering. It doesn’t have to be a good bourbon, but then a true story doesn’t have to be a good story.