Bulleit Bourbon Continues to Dominate Drizly Sales; Top 20 Drizly Bourbons for Q1

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

Beam Announces Upgraded Visitor Experience at Clermont Distillery

The Jim Beam distillery in Clermont, Ky., is about to get a new look. James B. Beam Distilling Co. announced it plans to unveil an “elevated consumer experience” in summer 2021, including a new retail and visitor center, dining experience, tour experiences and a small … Continue readingBeam Announces Upgraded Visitor Experience at Clermont Distillery

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

Jim Beam Creates $250 Global Travel Release, ‘Lineage’

Jim Beam announced a collaboration between the father-and-son duo of Fred Noe, father, and Freddie Noe, the 7th and 8th generation family distillers respectifully. The 15 year old bourbon named “Lineage” hits global travel retail early 2021 for $250 (USD). Barrels were aged in Warehouse K since … Continue readingJim Beam Creates $250 Global Travel Release, ‘Lineage’

Worst Whiskeys of the Past Decade: Fred Minnick and Lew Bryson Discuss

On Friday’s episode, Fred Minnick virtually hung out with a good friend and his former editor: Author Lew Bryson, who wrote books like Tasting Whiskey and Whiskey Master Class. But instead of sipping good bourbon together, they actually sat down and discussed bad bourbon, as … Continue readingWorst Whiskeys of the Past Decade: Fred Minnick and Lew Bryson Discuss