Great, Another Flavored Whiskey That Targets ‘female consumers’

When you press bourbon distillers about flavored whiskey, those who make it all say the same thing: It’s a great introductory line for new consumers, and flavored whiskey won’t become flavored vodka with a wide-assortment of flavors. One of the greatest proponents of this argument has been Heaven … Continue readingGreat, Another Flavored Whiskey That Targets ‘female consumers’

One Proud Author: Maker’s Mark’s First Lady Enters the Bourbon Hall of Fame

When the Kentucky Distillers Association announced its only 2014 member of the Bourbon Hall-of-Fame, I received several texts, emails and phone calls congratulating me. No, I wasn’t inducted into the HOF. The lone inductee this year is Marjorie Mattingly Samuels, the woman behind the naming … Continue readingOne Proud Author: Maker’s Mark’s First Lady Enters the Bourbon Hall of Fame