In my first episode of The Curation Desk, I taste Old Forester Rye. Read the full review at Forbes. Subscribe to the series, so you see the videos as they’re uploaded.
When Goodwood told people they had acquired infamous collapsed Warehouse 30 barrels from Barton, I immediately looked into it, wondering why Sazerac would put these barrels on the open market before launching their own Warehouse 30 product. This is the same company that released the … Continue readingNo, Goodwood Brewing Did Not Acquire Collapsed Barton Barrels
Want to sell the vintage whiskey collection you inherited? Thanks to a 2017 Kentucky law, the Vintage Spirits Act, you can, but new regulatory mandates restrict how many you can sell in a year and how the transaction takes place. According to the new regulations … Continue readingChanges to Kentucky’s Vintage Spirits Law
Diageo today announced its intention to build a new distilled spirits manufacturing facility in Kentucky, per a press release. The company said this project will inject $130 million over three years. The proposed facility will consist of a distillery, dry house, and warehousing in Marion … Continue readingDiageo Announces New $130 Million Kentucky Distillery
I am so excited Bravo TV asked me to appear on this season of Top Chef. Tune in Thursday, 8:30 p.m., or join me at Couvillian for a watch party my friends are throwing for me. It was filmed at Maker’s Mark, and I had … Continue readingSee me on Top Chef Thursday
Longtime master distiller Dave Pickerell died yesterday in San Francisco. I recently spent time with longtime master distiller Dave Pickerell at a Metallica concert covering his new whiskey with the band. He is the subject of a lengthy Bourbon+ feature hitting newsstands in December. I … Continue readingRest in Peace, Dave Pickerell