Plans Announced for New Distillery in Clermont, Ky.

A Kentucky developer plans to build a new distillery at the I-65 Clermont/Bardstown exit. A timeline hasn’t been announced, but further announcements regarding Clermont Distilling Co. are forthcoming, according to a news release. Developer Lee Wilburn plans to build the distillery on 55 acres of … Continue readingPlans Announced for New Distillery in Clermont, Ky.

New Jersey’s Two Largest Spirits Wholesalers and 20 Retailers to Pay Total of $10.3 Million over Discriminatory Trade Practices

New Jersey’s two largest wine and spirits wholesalers both have been hit with $4 million penalties after being found to have engaged in discriminatory trade practices that unfairly favored their largest retail customers, according to an announcement by Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the … Continue readingNew Jersey’s Two Largest Spirits Wholesalers and 20 Retailers to Pay Total of $10.3 Million over Discriminatory Trade Practices

Mike Golic and Mike Golic Jr. Explore Bourbon, Talk ESPN, Fatherhood and More

Famed sports commentator Mike Golic and his son Mike Golic Jr. joined Fred Minnick on this episode to sip five different bourbons, talk sports and, of course, talk whiskey. Golic Sr. is a veteran of ESPN, and was one half of the long-running Mike and … Continue readingMike Golic and Mike Golic Jr. Explore Bourbon, Talk ESPN, Fatherhood and More

It Came Down to Rare Breed vs. Old Forester 1920: Which One Came Out on Top?

The $41-$60 taste-off wrapped up with the winners from both legs staring each other down in a taste-off. It was Rare Breed, the winner from tasting No. 1, versus Old Forester 1920, the victor in tasting No. 2. And it was close. Really, really close. … Continue readingIt Came Down to Rare Breed vs. Old Forester 1920: Which One Came Out on Top?

What Bourbon Emerged Victorious in the Final $41-$60 Blind Taste-Off?

This was the final in the blind taste-off of available bourbons — in other words, bourbons you can typically find on the shelf at a decent-sized liquor store. You know the drill: I walked into a liquor store, this time being Party Center in Prospect, … Continue readingWhat Bourbon Emerged Victorious in the Final $41-$60 Blind Taste-Off?

Blanton’s Straight From the Barrel to be Released in United States This Fall

Buffalo Trace Distillery released an announcement that will make Blanton’s fans happy: Blanton’s Straight From the Barrel, previously only available in international markets, will be available in the U.S. this fall. This comes after an announcement earlier in the year that Blanton’s Gold Edition will … Continue readingBlanton’s Straight From the Barrel to be Released in United States This Fall