Part II of the $26-$40 bourbon blind taste-off is in the books, and the winner is pretty darn tasty. Here’s a refresher of the exercise: I walk into a liquor store, with the goal to buy all bourbons in a particular price point, fill the … Continue readingWhat Won Round 2 of $26-$40 Bourbon Taste-Off?
If you’re in an industry that’s growing leaps and bounds and you have a popular product that’s selling for $12 and critics say it’s every bit as good as your $40 competitor, what do you do? A) Keep it inexpensive and be the People’s Champion. … Continue readingWelcome to the Business of Bourbon: Heaven Hill Bottled-in-Bond
Brown-Forman announced a limited-edition Early Times Bottled In Bond Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky today. The company said it’s a tribute to the 75th anniversary of the original Early Times bonded bourbon recipe, a product that helped shape the industry after Prohibition. And by the way, … Continue readingLimited Edition Early Times Release, $22.99
Kings County Distillery announced the national release of its first Bottled-in-Bond bourbon. Starting March 3, the 120th anniversary of the Bottled-in-Bond Act passing, allocations are set for New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Washington DC, Oregon, Kentucky and Tennessee. The New York distillery’s mashbill was 80% … Continue readingDid you say New York Bottled-in-Bond Bourbon?
Brown-Forman announced its release of a Old Forester 1897 Bottled in Bond, the second extension of the Old Forester Whiskey Row Series introduced last fall. The release honors the U.S. Bottled-in-Bond Act of 1897, the company said. Bottled in Bond whiskey must have been the product of one … Continue readingOld Forester Releases 1897 Bottled In Bond
Louisville added a new distillery to its growing list, and this one is planning bottled-in-bond bourbons and ryes. The Kentucky Peerless Distilling Company enjoyed its grand opening June 3 with friends, family and media in attendance. Family owned by descendants of 1800s-era distiller Henry Kraver, … Continue readingBottled-in-Bond Dreams at Peerless Distillery