Wild Turkey Announces New Virtual Tasting Experience

Wild Turkey Distillery announced the launch of a new virtual guided tasting experience that is narrated by Master distiller Jimmy Russell, son Eddie, a master distiller of 35 years, and Eddie’s son Bruce, the distillery’s national brand ambassador. Consumers will be led through five Wild Turkey expressions … Continue readingWild Turkey Announces New Virtual Tasting Experience

Highly Underrated Bourbons That You Can Find (With Jason Callori of The Mash & Drum)

On Fred’s latest live stream, he was joined by Jason Callori from the YouTube show The Mash and Drum. Together, they tasted what they believe are – per the title – some highly underrated bourbons that you can actually find. Let’s face it, the whole … Continue readingHighly Underrated Bourbons That You Can Find (With Jason Callori of The Mash & Drum)

Best Bourbon And American Whiskey of the Year Contenders

My 2020 American Whiskey of the Year contenders vary from the rare and hard-to-find to the exceptional everyday bourbons. And in the year of great challenges, when their backs were against the wall, craft distillers showed up big time this year. MB Roland, Peerless, Spirits … Continue readingBest Bourbon And American Whiskey of the Year Contenders

Did Heaven Hill 85th Anniversary 13-Year-Old Hold Off Three Competitors?

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?

It Came Down to Rare Breed vs. Old Forester 1920: Which One Came Out on Top?

The $41-$60 taste-off wrapped up with the winners from both legs staring each other down in a taste-off. It was Rare Breed, the winner from tasting No. 1, versus Old Forester 1920, the victor in tasting No. 2. And it was close. Really, really close. … Continue readingIt Came Down to Rare Breed vs. Old Forester 1920: Which One Came Out on Top?