Pappy is here, and you’ve got a chance to grab some, thanks to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana. The charity will raffle five bottles of Pappy Van Winkle bourbon packaged as a “flight,” with 1,750 tickets to be available at $100 apiece. Tickets can … Continue readingHere’s How You Can Grab a Chance to Win Some Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon – For a Good Cause
Whiskey fans the world over have waited for this – through a pandemic, no less – all year: It’s Fred Minnick’s Best American Whiskey of 2020. All year, as Fred tastes bourbon and whiskey each week, he adds the best of the bunch to his … Continue readingWho Won Best Bourbon, American Whiskey of 2020?
It was a Saturday night showdown as Fred Minnick did a blind tasting to square off a group of hard-to-find bourbons from the Van Winkle line and Michter’s. On the Pappy Van Winkle side, it was Pappy Van Winkle 15 year, Van Winkle Lot B … Continue readingThree Van Winkles vs. A Pair of Hard-to-Find Michter’s – Which Bourbon Wins?
My 2020 American Whiskey of the Year contenders vary from the rare and hard-to-find to the exceptional everyday bourbons. And in the year of great challenges, when their backs were against the wall, craft distillers showed up big time this year. MB Roland, Peerless, Spirits … Continue readingBest Bourbon And American Whiskey of the Year Contenders
It’s a Fred Minnick Show episode with just Fred doing his thing. He talks about buying bourbon gifts for family and friends based on their musical tastes. What musical genres do your loved ones prefer? Fred might just have the perfect pour to pair with … Continue readingWhat Whiskey Should You Pair To Music Genres?
On this episode of The Fred Minnick Show, legendary ESPN sports writer Wright Thompson hangs out with Fred to talk about Thompson’s new book, Pappyland: A Story of Family, Fine Bourbon, and the Things That Last. Suffice to say, if you’re into the Pappy Van … Continue readingESPN’s Wright Thompson Talks Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon Legacy in His New Book, ‘Pappyland’