Momma, I’m coming home!!! August 14 I am bringing people on stage with me to put on blind bolds and to discover blind tasting at the Oklahoma Cox Business Convention Center in Tulsa. Tickets on pre-sale now. Use passcode BLIND to buy before tickets go … Continue readingNew Event: Blind Bourbon
In the first year of the American Spirits Council of Tasters (ASCOTs), we pursued a business model in spirits competitions that’s never been executed before. Nearly half of the entrants did not receive an award, and we put caps on what earned Double Platinum, Platinum … Continue readingFirst Round & Category Winners of the ASCOT Awards
PRESS RELEASE Col. Edmund Haynes Taylor, Jr. left his indelible mark on the bourbon industry as a whole, and nowhere is that more evident than at Buffalo Trace Distillery. In honor of Col. Taylor, Buffalo Trace is releasing a one-time only edition Warehouse C Bourbon in the … Continue readingBuffalo Trace Releases Col. Taylor Warehouse C Bourbon
The Dettling 1867 Alabama bourbon is proof you should never give up on craft distillers. And sometimes you can taste potential in their new make and younger releases. That’s what happened I first reviewed Dettling in Forbes in 2018 and noted its potential, but I … Continue readingThis Alabama Bourbon Is Fantastic
On this episode of The Fred Minnick Show, chef and author Derek Wolf brings the fire – the cooking fire, that is. He and Fred dive into Derek’s new book, “Over the Fire Cooking,” sip bourbon and enjoy some lively conversation. Along the way, they hit on topics like pairing whiskey to grilled meats, being a grilling god, cooking on an open fire and types of woods best for attaining “clean smoke.” Grab some grilled meat and a bourbon and join them.