Crown Royal, NFL Team Up for Charity Program to Benefit Service Industry Workers, Others

Crown Royal, the first-ever whisky sponsor of the National Football League, will turn game days in 2021 into a giving day through its Kick Off with Crown Royal program. This past June, Crown Royal parent company Diageo announced it was entering into a multiyear sponsorship … Continue readingCrown Royal, NFL Team Up for Charity Program to Benefit Service Industry Workers, Others

Uncle Kracker Talks Rap, Candy Bars, Whiskey, Falls in Love With Resilient Bourbon

On this week’s episode of The Fred Minnick Show, Matthew Shafer – better known as Uncle Kracker – chimes in to chat with Fred over a whiskey flight. As Uncle Kracker, Shafer was rocker/rapper Kid Rock’s turntablist as part of the backing band Twisted Brown … Continue readingUncle Kracker Talks Rap, Candy Bars, Whiskey, Falls in Love With Resilient Bourbon

Best Bourbon? Or Bourbon Pride? The story of ’18 San Fran Spirits Comp

Coming into the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, my mind raced with many wonderful personal and professional things. Jaclyn is pregnant, and the Bourbon & Beyond announcement neared. In constant excitement about our upcoming baby boy and the eagerness to see bourbon on stage with … Continue readingBest Bourbon? Or Bourbon Pride? The story of ’18 San Fran Spirits Comp