If you’re a bourbon lover, you’re most likely always on the lookout for Buffalo Trace products, particularly the coveted Buffalo Trace Antique Collection offerings. But even though they retail for a reasonable $99, finding them at retail is a task. Let’s face it, it’s nearly … Continue readingCan’t Find Buffalo Trace Antique Collection Bourbons? Here Are Five ‘Replacements’
Heaven Hill Distillery opened its doors to the new Heaven Hill Bourbon Experience, the culmination of a $ expansion and renovation that began in 2018. The visitor center alone got a $19 million upgrade to make it an interactive, educational experience with exhibits that are … Continue readingHeaven Hill Opens New Bourbon Experience as Part of $125 million Expansion
List alert! Gear Patrol listed its 19 top available bourbons of 2021 – does the list merit the Fred Minnick seal of approval? Below are some highlights from the list, along with some of Fred’s thoughts. Before we get into the bourbon, however, it should … Continue readingFred Minnick Reacts to Gear Patrol’s Best Available Bourbons of 2021
On this episode of The Fred Minnick Show, chef and author Derek Wolf brings the fire – the cooking fire, that is. He and Fred dive into Derek’s new book, “Over the Fire Cooking,” sip bourbon and enjoy some lively conversation. Along the way, they hit on topics like pairing whiskey to grilled meats, being a grilling god, cooking on an open fire and types of woods best for attaining “clean smoke.” Grab some grilled meat and a bourbon and join them.
For the first quarter of 2021, Bulleit continues its dominance on the online platform Drizly, which connects to 4,000 liquor stores across the country. It was the top seller on the site last year, which sold for $1.1 billion, and owned the top spot on … Continue readingBulleit Bourbon Continues to Dominate Drizly Sales; Top 20 Drizly Bourbons for Q1
My 2020 American Whiskey of the Year contenders vary from the rare and hard-to-find to the exceptional everyday bourbons. And in the year of great challenges, when their backs were against the wall, craft distillers showed up big time this year. MB Roland, Peerless, Spirits … Continue readingBest Bourbon And American Whiskey of the Year Contenders