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327 – Is Bourbon Broken? Part 4: Consumer Trends based off Bourbon & Banter

It’s the final episode in our 4 part series of “Is Bourbon Broken?” based on the Bourbon and Banter blog series. We’ve looked at the consumer, secondary market, distribution and retail, but this time we are looking back at the consumer from a different angle … Continue reading327 – Is Bourbon Broken? Part 4: Consumer Trends based off Bourbon & Banter

The Macallan Releases Limited Edition Single Malt in Harmony Collection Rich Cacao

The Macallan announced the release of The Macallan Harmony Collection Rich Cacao, the first limited edition whisky in a new series of single malts that marks the brand’s move toward sustainable packaging.  The Macallan Whisky Maker Polly Logan collaborated with world-renowned pastry chef, Jordi Roca, … Continue readingThe Macallan Releases Limited Edition Single Malt in Harmony Collection Rich Cacao

Simulated Sour Mash Product Wins at DISCUS’ First-Ever ‘Innovation Showcase’

Lallemand DistilaBact LP, a dried bacteria product available to the distilling market, was named the grand winner of the Distilled Spirits Council’s first-ever “Innovation Showcase” competition at the 2021 DISCUS Annual Conference in Austin, Texas. The winning product, which was presented during the Shark Tank-style competition … Continue readingSimulated Sour Mash Product Wins at DISCUS’ First-Ever ‘Innovation Showcase’

Saddlestone Distillery Joins Kentucky Distillers Association

The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that Saddlestone Distillery in Woodford County is the newest member of the non-profit trade group that serves Kentucky’s Bourbon and distilled spirits industry. Founded by Cynthia Bohn, Saddlestone Distillery is the latest venture for Equus Run Vineyards which opened … Continue readingSaddlestone Distillery Joins Kentucky Distillers Association

Miss America Nia Imani Franklin | Basil Hayden's 10 Year | What's It Like Being Miss America?

In 2019, Fred met the newly crowned Miss America at a USA banquet. Nia Imani Franklin, who just released an EP Extended, showed a great interest in bourbon and the two have stayed in touch since. Nia is now a rising star in the composer … Continue readingMiss America Nia Imani Franklin | Basil Hayden's 10 Year | What's It Like Being Miss America?