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

Is The Prohibition Whiskey Found In The New York House Fake?

When I saw the story circulating about the couple finding Prohibition-era whisky in their floorboards and in their walls, I thought it was another cool renovation story. These stories surface from time to time: People get to cracking open their old houses and find whiskey … Continue readingIs The Prohibition Whiskey Found In The New York House Fake?

Federal Guidelines (sort of) on Vintage Whiskey Bottles

Earlier this year, Kentucky passed a vintage spirits bill that will allow individuals to resell spirits to licensed retailers and bars. North Carolina and Washington, D.C., have similar laws. Kentucky’s goes into effect Jan. 1, with the Alcoholic Beverage Control defining vintage as: Distilled spirits in … Continue readingFederal Guidelines (sort of) on Vintage Whiskey Bottles