On this episode of The Fred Minnick Show, Whitechapel bass player Gabe Crisp joins the show. Named for the Whitechapel district of London, where Jack the Ripper famously went on his killing spree, the Knoxville, Tennessee, metal band has released seven studio albums to much … Continue readingWhitechapel Bass Player Confesses Bourbon Love
Whiskey fans the world over have waited for this – through a pandemic, no less – all year: It’s Fred Minnick’s Best American Whiskey of 2020. All year, as Fred tastes bourbon and whiskey each week, he adds the best of the bunch to his … Continue readingWho Won Best Bourbon, American Whiskey of 2020?
On this episode of The Fred Minnick Show, Fred welcomes famed rapper Ludacris. Ludacris broke into the national spotlight in 2000 with his album Back for the First Time, featuring the singles “Southern Hospitality” and “What’s Your Fantasy,” and has since released seven more albums. … Continue readingLudacris Drinks $15,000 Michter’s Straight From Bottle And Talks About His Career
Fred Minnick took to the blind taste-offs again on Nov. 18, with the soon-to-be-released Heaven Hill 85th Anniversary 13-year-old squaring off against Wild Turkey Rare Breed, Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond 16-year-old and William Heavenhill Bottled in Bond 13-year-old. Fred also talked up Evan Williams … Continue readingDid Heaven Hill 85th Anniversary 13-Year-Old Hold Off Three Competitors?
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
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?