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
This year’s annual Keeneland commemorative Maker’s Mark release will honor jockey Isaac Burns Murphy with a first-ever triple-bottle collection. Three different artists — Sandra Oppegard, Andre Pater and Tyler Robertson – have designed labels in honor of the Hall of Fame jockey, who won the … Continue readingMaker’s Mark Release to Honor Hall of Fame Jockey
Maker’s Mark announced it will release the third in its limited Wood Finishing Series on March 1. Called FAE-01, the whiskey is named after the wood stave that helps create its unique flavor profile. In aging the whiskey, the American oak staves are cooked on … Continue readingMaker’s Mark to Release Third Wood Finishing Series Whiskey March 1
Fred Minnick crunched the numbers and found some things that might be surprising to many bourbon fans out there. He summed it up in his latest video chat, “Bestselling Bourbons of 2020, According to Drizly.” He presents the Top 10 sellers of the 2020 based … Continue readingDrizly’s Best Selling Bourbons of 2020