Best Bourbons to go with Slick Woody's Cornhole Boards

Posted by Ryan Beltz on

Who doesn’t like a good bourbon? Here at Slick Woody’s, we are like everyone else who enjoys the distinctly American corn-based whiskey on occasion. But you know what goes great with a perfect bourbon? A game of cornhole with a Slick Woody’s cornhole set!

It’s been interesting to see the parallels between the increased popularity of bourbon and the game of cornhole. It’s estimated that the Bourbon industry generates $9 billion in revenue, and there are more than 2,200 distilleries in the United States due to the booming Bourbon movement.

This parallels the rise in cornhole in the last five years as TV deals, sales, and a push to make it an Olympic sport has transformed the backyard game into something bigger than anyone imagined.

We’ve seen recommendations on the best wines to go with certain dinners and the best beers to tailgate. But we want to take it in a different direction and recommend some of our favorite bourbons to go along with our Slick Woody’s cornhole boards. 

Always remember to drink responsibly while playing. Let’s get to the list.

Wild Turkey 101 with our Treated Oak Cornhole Set

Bottle of Wild Turkey 101 next to the Treated Oak Cornhole Set

What better to go with our #1 seller, the treated oak cornhole set, than one of the most popular brands of bourbon? The Wild Turkey 101 is aged in heavily charred oak barrels and has a very rich taste and smell. It’s one of the most purchased brands of bourbon on the market.

The Slick Woody’s treated oak cornhole set design showcases the warm tones of oak wood grain, and the smooth look compliments the smooth finish of Wild Turkey 101. The natural rustic look of the treated oak set goes well with a glass of Wild Turkey while you are tossing bags around. 

Eagle Rare with Full-Color Rustic Wood American Flag Cornhole Set

Bottle of Eagle Rare Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey next to the Rustic Wood American Flag Cornhole Set

Our most popular patriotic themed cornhole board is the only choice to go with the Eagle Rare Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey. The rareness of this great bourbon is apparent once you take a sip, and it compliments the patriotic spirit of the greatest country in the world.

Many bourbon aficionados insist that this is one brand of bourbon you want displayed in your collection. The pride one feels when sipping Eagle Rare is the same pride Americans take in their country. This combo is great to celebrate the spirit of Americana on the 4th of July.

This brand of bourbon can be difficult to find, so if you are able to secure one at the right price it’s definitely worth adding to your collection. The full-color rustic wood American flag cornhole set is one of our more popular sets and is always in the top 10 cornhole board sets sold each year.

There is something about the rustic design of the American flag that customers love, and it’s one that is proudly displayed in the summertime during backyard BBQs and other such events.

The perfect patriotic bourbon to go with the best patriotic cornhole board on the market. 

Woodford Reserve with Burnt Wood Cornhole Set

Bottle of Woodford Reserve with Burnt Wood Cornhole Set

The brittle, charred and dried wood taste of Woodford Reserve bourbon can be divisive amongst bourbon aficionados. Some love the flavor, while others think it takes away and overshadows the honey and vanilla flavors.

The rich caramel color of Woodford Reserve and warmth of the flavor is the only choice to go with our Burnt Wood Cornhole Set, which is always on the list of our popular sellers.  

What cornhole players appreciate most about the burnt wood cornhole set is the distinctive look that really pops when you bring out a set to play in your backyard or at a family get together.

If you have one of these sets, chances are you’ve been complimented on the look by friends and family. A perfect setting for these cornhole boards is out in the woods somewhere where you can get a true feel for the distinct and natural look of the Burnt Wood Cornhole set. 

Pair this cornhole set with the natural look and tase of Woodford Reserve bourbon the next time you are tossing bags around.

Bulleit Bourbon with Patriotic Bullet American Flag Cornhole Set

Bottle of Bulleit Bourbon next to the Patriotic Bullet American Flag Cornhole Set

As popular as our Patriotic Cornhole Board collection is, there is something unique about the Patriotic Bullet American Flag cornhole set. What makes it different? The American flag design is there, of course, but with a twist-the bullet casting replacing the stars and stripes.

It’s a popular design that is sure to stand out when playing cornhole with friends and family. But why does Bulleit Bourbon go best with this cornhole set? It’s more than just the similar names.

Bulleit Bourbon is very popular in the bourbon industry because of its cost and flavor. One of the things that sets this bourbon apart from others is the spicy kick it has. It has that same rye content but with a twist that helps to balance it from the sweet vanilla wood flavors.

Both the cornhole design and bourbon bring you something familiar and distinct but with a twist which makes this combo the perfect fit for both bourbon aficionados and cornhole enthusiasts.

If you are looking to pull the trigger on your next cornhole set and want to match it with some Bulleit Bourbon, go with the Patriotic Bullet American Flag cornhole set.

Maker’s Mark with Slick Woody’s Signature Cornhole Board Set

Bottle of Maker’s Mark Whisky next to the Slick Woody’s Signature Cornhole Board Set

It can be said that only one bourbon on this list is instantly recognizable when you see it. That iconic red wax seal of Maker’s Mark Bourbon stands out from all the rest! What better to pair it with than the cornhole brand that stands head and shoulders above the competition: Slick Woody’s!

Along with the signature look, Maker’s Mark has a sweeter flavor with the vanilla and caramel flavors really standing out. Maker’s is also different in that it is made using wheat instead of rye as its main secondary grain.

The spice is the first thing you notice when taking a sip. Combined with the waves of caramel, vanilla, and cinnamon, it creates a satisfying taste. Maker’s is widely regarded for its balance of taste and the fact that it's enjoyable both neat or on the rocks.

The Slick Woody’s Signature Cornhole board is one of our best sellers and showcases the original Slick Woody’s logo with the retro woody station wagon, invoking memories of heading to the beach with your cornhole boards.

The retro look along with the Slick Woody’s name showcases why there has been no better place to get your cornhole boards since 2009! Have fun pairing the signature taste and style of Maker’s Mark with the best cornhole boards in the world the next time you are playing the bags game!

Are you ready to grab your bourbon and boards? 

The next time you are having a party with family and friends, make sure to bring out the Slick Woody's cornhole boards. And, now you can pair those boards with your favorite bourbon! 

Want to discover even more cornhole board designs? View our entire Cornhole Boards Collection.