In a recent live stream, Fred Minnick shared with whiskey newcomers how they can start their collection with 10 recommended bottles. “You need to have a lot of everyday bourbons and just a touch of limited editions,” Fred tells viewers – and that doesn’t mean … Continue readingWhiskey Newcomers: 10 Bourbons to Start Your Collection
I tasted plenty of bourbons in varying price ranges recently, and on Wednesday night, it was time to give the rye whiskeys their due. I approached the ryes the same way I did the bourbons: I walked into a liquor store with the goal of … Continue readingWhich Whiskey Won the Best Rye Under $40 Taste-Off?
Part II of the $26-$40 bourbon blind taste-off is in the books, and the winner is pretty darn tasty. Here’s a refresher of the exercise: I walk into a liquor store, with the goal to buy all bourbons in a particular price point, fill the … Continue readingWhat Won Round 2 of $26-$40 Bourbon Taste-Off?
This week, I’m doing Live Streams every day at 1 p.m. EST and whiskey taste offs at 9 p.m. Next week, I throw into celebrity interviews into the mix. I’ve got content coming out of my ears. Subscribe, so you’re alerted if, in case, I … Continue readingYouTube: So Much Content Coming, Including Whiskey Face Offs: Maker’s Cask Strength vs. Weller Full Proof and More…
A few months ago, I was told Wild Turkey would be releasing a Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel Bourbon. On Thursday, Chuck Cowdery reported the bottles should hit stores soon. He’s right. I found a bottle in Louisville. Interestingly, the bottle is labeled Small Batch Single … Continue readingNew Bourbon: Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel