In recent episodes of The Fred Minnick Show, Fred sipped wine with Harry Shearer and bourbon with Mick Fleetwood, and the conversations briefly turned to the cultural significance of restaurants and clubs.
Country music star Meghan Patrick was the latest guest on The Fred Minnick Show, and a lot of her fans may not know she’s an avid hunter. The Canadian performer, who’s recent album Wild as Me came out last year and was Juno Canadian Country … Continue readingCountry star Meghan Patrick responds to Internet backlash on hunting by ‘educating’ critics
This article originally appeared in Whisky Magazine in 2016. It takes a lot to run a bourbon distillery. You must acquire corn, rye or wheat, and barley, mill the grains, store them, then cook and ferment to create the rudimentary beer that is distilled and … Continue readingDistillery Heroes: They Fix Stills And Stuff
A few weeks ago, on a whim, I got in the mood to look at people’s home bars. So, I put a call out on Instagram for people to tag me in a post with their home bars. I figured it would be pretty easy. … Continue readingMy Home Bar Finalists
The Distilled Spirits Council released its annual economic briefing today and one thing is clear: Bourbon’s still kicking ass and taking names. The report noted American whiskey volume was up 6.4% to 23.2M cases (+1.4M cases) and revenues up 8.1% to $3.4B (+$252M). Total spirits … Continue readingBourbon Continues to Own the World
The Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame finally has a logo. The new members will be inducted September 16. Still no word on who they are, but I’ve been told there are five inductees, two of whom are women. The Kentucky Distillers’ Association and the Kentucky … Continue readingKentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame Creates Logo