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Bourbon Barons: Julian P. Van Winkle

Join us August 6 for the Bourbon Salon at Oxmoor Farm Julian P. Van Winkle was a Bourbon Baron that bridged the periods from pre-Prohibition to post-Prohibition. Julian Van Winkle was born in Danville, Ky. in the year 1874, into a... Continue Reading →

Book Review – The Kentucky Bourbon Cocktail Book

Join us August 6 for the Bourbon Salon at Oxmoor Farm This is a collaboration of two of Louisville’s most talented women in the liquor industry. The late Joy Perrine had one of the best palates I have ever seen. She... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Kentucky Owl Confiscated Bourbon

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass Join us Tonight for Sip & Smoke at Oxmoor Farm This is the latest offering from Kentucky Owl. It is a Bourbon with no age statement and priced as a premium whiskey... Continue Reading →

Bourbon Barons

Join us Wednesday for Sip & Smoke at Oxmoor Farm In the 19th century, Scotland had a fairly large number of whiskey men who created brands and made fortunes. They were not nobility for the most part, but they soon... Continue Reading →

Images Of The Past – K. Taylor Distillery Postcard

Join us August 6 for the Bourbon Salon at Oxmoor Farm The K. Taylor Distillery was a short-lived company founded at the end of Prohibition. When Prohibition ended, Kenner Taylor, the son of Edmund Haynes Taylor, Jr., became involved with some... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Maker’s Mark Traveler’s Exclusive

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass Join us August 6 for the Bourbon Salon at Oxmoor Farm Maker’s Mark made a gold wax, 101 proof version of the brand back in the 1970s. They later discontinued the brand in... Continue Reading →

Distillery Fires

Join us August 6 for the Bourbon Salon at Oxmoor Farm Recently a fire at the Jim Beam warehouse facility at the Old Crow Distillery destroyed 45,000 barrels of aging Bourbon. This has generated a lot of talk about such fires.... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Louisville Encyclopedia

Back in the early 1990s The University Press of Kentucky assembled a team to write an encyclopedia about the city of Louisville. They hired freelance writers, graduate students and experts in particular subjects to write the articles. I was asked... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Old Ezra 101

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass When I worked at United Distillers, one of my favorite products in the Glenmore portfolio was the Ezra Brooks 101. Glenmore had acquired the Medley Distillery and the brand just a few... Continue Reading →

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