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Jeptha Creed’s Ultimate Tasting Experience

The Jeptha Creed Distillery and Mint Julep Tours have partnered together to create a new Bourbon tasting experience. This experience is only available through Mint Julep Tours in Louisville. Contact Mint Julep Tours to book this experience. Rosemary and I... Continue Reading →

Images Of The Past: Steamboats And Bourbon

In the 1820s, steamboats revolutionized travel in America. They reduced the travel time from Kentucky to New Orleans drastically. A trip with goods to the New Orleans market in a flatboat would take from nine months to a year for... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Evan Williams Black Label

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass Join Us TONIGHT for Sip n Smoke at Oxmoor Farm! Evan Williams Black label is one of the best selling Bourbons in the world. It is Heaven Hill’s flagship brand and for... Continue Reading →

Overproduction Issues In Whiskey

Join Us May 15 for Sip n Smoke at Oxmoor Farm! I am always being asked if there is really a Bourbon shortage, and if so then why don’t they make more? There is a short answer and there is... Continue Reading →

Bourbon Whiskey, Our Native Spirit

Join Us May 15 for Sip n Smoke at Oxmoor Farm! If you have not met Bernie Lubbers, then you have not been to very many whiskey events in the last decade. Bernie is sent to all of the major... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Deerhammer Straight Bourbon

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass Join Us May 15 for Sip n Smoke at Oxmoor Farm! The Deerhammer Distillery is located in Buena Vista, Colorado. Recently they sent me some samples of their Bourbon to taste. I... Continue Reading →

The Legend Of Stitzel-Weller Distillery

Join Us May 15 for Sip n Smoke at Oxmoor Farm! It seems that hardly a week goes by without someone asking me about the Stitzel-Weller Distillery under the Van Winkles and why the whiskey was so good. First of... Continue Reading →

Images From The Past: Crystal Springs Distillery Employees

The Crystal Springs Distillery was located in Louisville, Ky. at the corner of First Street and Ormsby Avenue. It was a whiskey and brandy distillery. It was owned by T.H. Sherley, a former officer in the Union Army and a... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Jeptha Creed Four Grain Bourbon

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass Join Us May 15 for Sip n Smoke at Oxmoor Farm! The Jeptha Creed Distillery has been distilling for over two years now. This will be their first release of a straight... Continue Reading →

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