Honestly, there are stories I get sick of talking about. One of them is the fact that the Kentucky Bourbon Trail isn’t just some magical trail that you go on and bourbon angels come from above and pour Pappy down your throat while giving you … Continue readingStop Ripping Off The Kentucky Bourbon Trail Trademark
Father’s Day is one of the holidays that irks me when it comes to gift buying. What happens is you have people searching for Blanton’s, Weller, Four Roses Limited Edition Small Batch, King of Kentucky, etc., and they settle for everyday bourbons. I usually tell … Continue readingFather’s Day Pick: BBC Discovery Series Batch 2
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
A few weeks ago, on a whim, I got in the mood to look at people’s home bars. So, I put a call out on Instagram for people to tag me in a post with their home bars. I figured it would be pretty easy. … Continue readingMy Home Bar Finalists
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
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