This article originally appeared in Whisky Magazine in 2016. It takes a lot to run a bourbon distillery. You must acquire corn, rye or wheat, and barley, mill the grains, store them, then cook and ferment to create the rudimentary beer that is distilled and … Continue readingDistillery Heroes: They Fix Stills And Stuff
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Every time I am asked to talk about Pappy, I do my best to cherish the man who meant so much to the distilling industry. The Pappy Van Winkle revolutionized bourbon marketing and did things that were cutting edge for the time, such as championing … Continue readingPappy Van Winkle Was a Genius: How To Buy 1936 Stitzel-Weller Bonded Warehouse Receipts
As recently noted, I am starting a magazine called Bourbon+. If you haven’t already, please subscribe. While these new ventures in events, podcasting and magazines are my cornerstone, I have one more cool thing I’m up to. More on that soon. In the meantime, I’ll put … Continue readingBourbon Review: Heaven Hill 27-year-old, Old Fitzgerald BIB 9 year and Parker’s Heritage 2018
Heaven Hill Distillery announced today the release of a limited-edition series of Old Fitzgerald Bottled-in-Bond Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, which hit stores each spring and fall, per a press release. The beautiful decanter represents Old Fitzgerald’s lineage and the bottled-in-bond designation, the company said. The … Continue readingHeaven Hill delivers what we all want: 11-year-old Bottled-in-Bond