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Craft Distillers, I need your help

Craft Distillers, I need your help

I am updating Bourbon Curious. And since that book’s publication, so many new craft distilleries have opened. Many are not on my radar. So, if you’re a craft distiller or know a craft distiller bottling bourbon, please contact me at fred@fredminnick.com. I’d love to consider […]

Dickel distiller speaks her mind on Tabasco finish whiskey

Dickel distiller speaks her mind on Tabasco finish whiskey

When I learned of the George Dickel whiskey finished in Tabasco barrels, I immediately wondered what their new distiller, Nicole Austin, thought. The talented Austin loathes gimmicks, and I imagined her kicking a trash can across the distillery. The can rolls to the sound of […]