Tag: Maker’s Mark

Why Woodford Reserve Just Won Kentucky

Why Woodford Reserve Just Won Kentucky

For years, I’ve unofficially tracked bourbon sales in Kentucky liquor stores. Anecdotally, store managers and owners have told me their top three volume brands were Woodford Reserve, Maker’s Mark and Buffalo Trace. Jim Beam, Evan Williams, Henry McKenna, Four Roses, Bulleit and few others have […]

Meet the new inductees of the Bourbon Hall of Fame

Meet the new inductees of the Bourbon Hall of Fame

This year’s Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame inductees are three individuals who should have earned the honor years ago. The theme amongst them is they were all extremely active in tourism, which has become the industry’s greatest political ally. Dry counties see the revenue taxes […]