Orphan Barrel Distilling Co., known for locating forgotten barrels of whiskey, announced its latest release, Copper Tongue. The whiskey is from Cascade Hollow Distillery in Tullahoma, Tenn., and is a cask strength 16-year-old straight bourbon whiskey. The stocks were discovered by distillery general manager and … Continue readingOrphan Barrel Releases 16 Year Bourbon from Cascade Hollow
We’re in weird times. There’s a growing consumer acceptance of sourced whiskey and the Non-Distiller Producers who create them. The class-action lawsuits regarding state-of-distillation and misleading consumers are largely over. (Tito’s recently won its case.) Mike Veach and I have offered historical evidence about the … Continue readingSourced Whiskey: Where are we now?
In 2013, the George Remus whiskey brand hit the shelves around the time mainstream whiskey consumers were growing tired of backstories and sourced whiskey. I was familiar with Remus from my expansive research into Prohibition bootleggers. He was the largest bootlegger in the country and … Continue readingSourced Whiskey Profile: George Remus
Starting a distillery has become the new retirement plan for doctors, lawyers and bankers. To get the ball rolling, they call a distillery or consultant, who typically crush their dreams saying it will take them four to six years to get anything decent on the … Continue readingDistillery Profile: Kentucky Artisan Distillery