The series of two blind taste-offs of bourbons priced $26-$40 came down to a taste-off between the two winners, Knob Creek and David Nicholson Reserve. If you watched the first two taste-offs, you know the drill, but here’s a refresher course: I walk into a … Continue readingWhich Bourbon Won the Final $26-$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?
When jumping into the $26 to $40 category, I knew this was gonna be expensive and filled with everyday gems. I walked into the popular liquor store Westport Whiskey & Wine and was blown away what was in this price point. A handful of craft … Continue readingKnob Creek Comes Out on Top in Part 1 of the $26-$40 Bourbon Taste-Off
By Kevin Gibson In the latest episode of The Fred Minnick Show, he brings in Daniel Ledinksy, of the Los Angeles-based band The Neverly Boys, one of Fred’s favorites (particularly the song “Let Love In”). The conversation starts with a shared love of sushi and … Continue readingFred Sips Irish Whiskey, Weller with The Neverly Boys’ Daniel Ledinksy
By Kevin Gibson Fred Minnick knows his bourbon, top to bottom. For his most recent live tasting, he focused on the bottom – financially speaking – as he hit Liquor Barn and picked up 11 bourbons at or below the $15 mark. “We’re all changing … Continue readingSurprise Contender Emerges in $15 Bourbon Blind Live Taste-off Challenge
Fred did a virtual blind tasting with country singer Sykamore, whose latest album California King was released in April. Along the way, she and Fred talk songwriting, Sykamore sings a song and, of course, they sip some bourbon. By the time the tasting session is … Continue readingHuge Bourbon Fan/Rising Country Star Sykamore Tastes A Blind Flight and Picks Her Favorite