On this episode of The Fred Minnick Show, Fred welcomes famed rapper Ludacris. Ludacris broke into the national spotlight in 2000 with his album Back for the First Time, featuring the singles “Southern Hospitality” and “What’s Your Fantasy,” and has since released seven more albums. … Continue readingLudacris Drinks $15,000 Michter’s Straight From Bottle And Talks About His Career
Fred Minnick took to the blind taste-offs again on Nov. 18, with the soon-to-be-released Heaven Hill 85th Anniversary 13-year-old squaring off against Wild Turkey Rare Breed, Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond 16-year-old and William Heavenhill Bottled in Bond 13-year-old. Fred also talked up Evan Williams … Continue readingDid Heaven Hill 85th Anniversary 13-Year-Old Hold Off Three Competitors?
On this episode, I pitted three Buffalo Antique Collection rye whiskeys against a field of three other contenders — Rabbit Hole, 1776 and Rare Breed — in a blind taste-off. BTAC whiskeys and bourbons are always great, but the goal this time was to see … Continue readingBuffalo Trace Antique Collection Ryes Fare Well in Blind Taste-Off, But Who’s the Winner?
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?
Famed sports commentator Mike Golic and his son Mike Golic Jr. joined Fred Minnick on this episode to sip five different bourbons, talk sports and, of course, talk whiskey. Golic Sr. is a veteran of ESPN, and was one half of the long-running Mike and … Continue readingMike Golic and Mike Golic Jr. Explore Bourbon, Talk ESPN, Fatherhood and More
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?