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Kentucky Derby Museum Releases Limited Woodford Twin Spires Bottle

The Kentucky Derby Museum is offering specially-commissioned bottles of Woodford Reserve that commemorates the 125th anniversary of Churchill Downs’ legendary Twin Spires. The bottle is etched on one side with an image of the Spires, the standard Woodford log on the other, and special labeling … Continue readingKentucky Derby Museum Releases Limited Woodford Twin Spires Bottle

Distillery 291 Moving to New Location, Expanding Distillery Operations

Distillery 291 is moving its operations to a new location in Colorado Springs. The Colorado distillery, which opened in the Colorado Springs suburb Ivywild six years ago, plans to complete the move in February. The move will expand the distillery’s facility from 7,500 square feet … Continue readingDistillery 291 Moving to New Location, Expanding Distillery Operations

Pig On Pig (Crime?): McRib Meets WhistlePig Boss Hog Whiskey

Fred pulled on a McBib this week to revisit an old friend: The ubiquitous McRib sandwich from McDonald’s, a reoccurring “treat” for many Americans, including Mr. Minnick. Fred, being one who is fascinated with whiskey and food pairings in general, decided to pair his sandwich … Continue readingPig On Pig (Crime?): McRib Meets WhistlePig Boss Hog Whiskey

Jack Daniel to Auction Barrel Tree-toppers for Operation Ride Home Military Charity

The Jack Daniel Distillery is building Christmas trees made from emptied whiskey barrels to help junior-enlisted service members and families get home for the holidays. The top barrel from each tree built – nine in all – will be auctioned off, with the proceeds going … Continue readingJack Daniel to Auction Barrel Tree-toppers for Operation Ride Home Military Charity

Widow Jane Releases The Vaults 2020; Quantities Limited

Widow Jane Distillery announced the release of The Vaults 2020, the follow up to the distillery’s 2019 debut expression. This year’s edition is a blend of 15- to 17-year Tennessee and Indiana bourbons from hand-picked barrels. After blending by Widow Jane president, distiller and blender … Continue readingWidow Jane Releases The Vaults 2020; Quantities Limited

Ludacris Drinks $15,000 Michter’s Straight From Bottle And Talks About His Career

On this episode of The Fred Minnick Show, Fred welcomes famed rapper Ludacris. Ludacris broke into the national spotlight in 2000 with his album Back for the First Time, featuring the singles “Southern Hospitality” and “What’s Your Fantasy,” and has since released seven more albums. … Continue readingLudacris Drinks $15,000 Michter’s Straight From Bottle And Talks About His Career