Speed Art Museum’s Annual Bourbon Auction, Sept. 23, Features Vintage Pappy, Birthday Bourbon, More

The Speed Art Museum’s annual bourbon auction will auction off some of the world’s most hard-to-find whiskeys, among them a rare, numbered, $12,500 Van Winkle Family Reserve 15-year from the 1990s. The online auction takes place 7pm-8:45pm EST, Sept 23. This year’s “Art of Bourbon” … Continue readingSpeed Art Museum’s Annual Bourbon Auction, Sept. 23, Features Vintage Pappy, Birthday Bourbon, More

Rabbit Hole Distillery Announces Raceking Double Chocolate Malt Bourbon

Rabbit Hole Distillery has released the Raceking Founder’s Collection, a five-grain, double-chocolate malt bourbon, as part of its Rabbit Hole Founder’s Collection series. The whiskey was named for Kentucky’s horse-racing tradition – the so-called Sport of Kings. Raceking explores organic malting and how it enhances … Continue readingRabbit Hole Distillery Announces Raceking Double Chocolate Malt Bourbon

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