W.L Weller Bourbon Is Actually Good

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A few weeks ago, I published an article about some awesome and affordable bourbons that you should try. This week, I thought I would take it a step further by finding a dirt cheap, yet sippable bourbon. So, I took $10 to my local bottle shop and picked up a bottle of W.L Well Special Reserve Kentucky Straight […]

Spring Beer Festivals You Can’t Miss


After multiple winter storms, gloomy days, and a lack of outdoor eating, everyone in Atlanta has got the itch to jump head first into Spring. I don’t know about you, but I’ll take my lungs full of pollen any day over the winter blues. Let’s toast to the 2014 Spring season with beer festivals galore. […]

Get Roasted in Milledgeville – Beans, Beer, and Baked Goods

Blackbird Coffee

My first job while in college was as a barista at Blackbird Coffee in Milledgeville, Georgia. Not only was it a coffee shop, but it was also a small batch roaster. Once or twice a week, I’d walk into work to the smell of a freshly roasted batch of beans. The job gave me an […]

5 Sip Worthy Bourbons that Won’t Break the Bank

Affordable Bourbons

When I first started drinking bourbon, I thought that there were two types: crazy cheap and Woodford Reserve. Thankfully, I’ve had bourbon loving friends like Spencer who have joined me on my journey to find well rounded, sip worthy bourbons that are affordable too. Every few months, I like to share my top 5 favorite […]

Winter Storm Preparation


I went grocery shopping yesterday and ended up bringing home Wild Turkey 101 Bourbon whiskey. Ehh… It happens! We hope everyone is staying safe and warm. It’s about 7 degrees Fahrenheit right now, and our little furnace is struggling. Brew some coffee this morning, grab your wool socks, stay inside, and join us for happy […]

Merry Christmas Y’all


Merry Christmas from The Trot Line! We hope you have a fantastic holiday with your loved ones. Consider this a virtual clink of glasses from us to you. Cheers!

Raffling off The Man Basket


Creating the “Man Basket” has become a really fun tradition now. If you didn’t know, I’m a board member for a local not for profit, SIDEWAYS Contemporary Dance Company (my wife is also a dancer). In an effort to raise money (for outreach performances, paying the dancers, etc) I started to put together the “Man Basket” […]

Raleigh Is On the Rise

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Raleigh, North Carolina is on my radar right now in a big way. The region isn’t just attracting tech businesses these days, and I couldn’t be more excited about it. I’ve teased my wife about moving there because of their up and coming start up culture. To be honest though, I’m more excited about the […]

Wild Turkey 101 Kentucky Straight Bourbon

Wild Turkey 101 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

In the hunt for lesser known bourbons, it seems as if I have mistakenly skipped over Wild Turkey*. Spencer, my partner at The Trot Line, has suggested over and over again that I pick up a bottle of Wild Turkey 101 and Rare Breed. At The Trot Line, we like to feature great products at […]