Rabbit Hole, Wilderness Trail, Willett Advance to ‘Heritage’ KDA Membership

The Kentucky Distillers’ Association announced that Rabbit Hole Distillery, Wilderness Trail Distillery and Willett Distillery are now “Heritage” members, the highest level in the non-profit group that leads the state’s bourbon and spirits industry. Distilleries must have at least 25,000 barrels of distilled spirits aging … Continue readingRabbit Hole, Wilderness Trail, Willett Advance to ‘Heritage’ KDA Membership

Uncle Kracker Talks Rap, Candy Bars, Whiskey, Falls in Love With Resilient Bourbon

On this week’s episode of The Fred Minnick Show, Matthew Shafer – better known as Uncle Kracker – chimes in to chat with Fred over a whiskey flight. As Uncle Kracker, Shafer was rocker/rapper Kid Rock’s turntablist as part of the backing band Twisted Brown … Continue readingUncle Kracker Talks Rap, Candy Bars, Whiskey, Falls in Love With Resilient Bourbon

A Comprehensive Look at the Best Whiskeys From Q3 to Join Best American Whiskey 2020 Race

Fred took to YouTube on Wednesday night to recap the best whiskeys he tasted in Q3 of 2020, a year that most would agree could use all the good whiskey it can get. Here’s a rundown by category of what he especially liked, and bear … Continue readingA Comprehensive Look at the Best Whiskeys From Q3 to Join Best American Whiskey 2020 Race

Buffalo Trace Antique Collection Ryes Fare Well in Blind Taste-Off, But Who’s the Winner?

On this episode, I pitted three Buffalo Antique Collection rye whiskeys against a field of three other contenders — Rabbit Hole, 1776 and Rare Breed — in a blind taste-off. BTAC whiskeys and bourbons are always great, but the goal this time was to see … Continue readingBuffalo Trace Antique Collection Ryes Fare Well in Blind Taste-Off, But Who’s the Winner?

Rabbit Hole Releases Its Oldest Whiskey Yet… 6 Years

Rabbit Hole’s launching a new series called the Rabbit Hole Founder’s Collection, in which founder Kaveh Zamanian develops “special” bottlings, according to a press release. The first is Boxergrail Founder’s Collection Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey, a limited edition, cask-strength expression made from the first batches of rye … Continue readingRabbit Hole Releases Its Oldest Whiskey Yet… 6 Years