I am so excited about the return of Bourbon & Beyond. Below is the full press release and you can find my bourbon workshops here, including a panel on Slavery in American Whiskey and Bourbon Storytime with Bill Samuels Jr., Jimmy Russell and Mike Sherman … Continue readingBourbon & Beyond is Back! Foo Fighters, Robert Plant, Zac Brown Brand and More
The recent social media rumors about Booker’s increasing MSRP are true. An official Jim Beam spokesperson confirmed today that Beam Suntory is increasing Booker’s from its national MSRP of $59.99 (sells in Ky. in mid $40 range) to $99.99 and will reduce in batch releases … Continue readingBeam Suntory Increases Booker’s SRP to $99.99
Michter’s announced its Celebration Sour Mash today. The price tag is around $5,000, according to a press release. Only 258 bottles available, it’s the first Celebration release in three years and hits stores in December. Blended by Willie Pratt before his retirement as Michter’s Master … Continue readingMichter’s Announces $5,000 Whiskey
In my new book, Bourbon: The Rise, Fall & Rebirth of An American Whiskey, I pay tribute to the men and women who built bourbon and brought it back from near extinction. These are the most important groups for bourbon’s rebirth. Next week, I detail the … Continue readingWho Brought Bourbon Back?
Michter’s announced it will not release its annual limited edition Michter’s US 1 Toasted Barrel Bourbon. The company cited a lack of stocks to meet the limited edition’s demand, while also maintaining its mainstay U.S. 1 bourbon line. Said Michter’s Distillery President Joseph J. Magliocco in a … Continue readingMichter’s Cancels ’16 Toasted Bourbon Release
Bourbon distillers are about to go into shutdown mode. At least once a year, distilleries shut down for anywhere from two weeks to a month to make scheduled repairs. Just as your mechanic replaces certain car parts based on mileage, distillery maintenance crews and vendors repair … Continue readingBourbon Distillers Prepare to Shut Down