Michael Veach was inducted into the Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame in 2006.  He’s written and contributed to five books and is the foremost authority on bourbon history.  In addition to this he is the former Filson Historical Society Bourbon Historian.  Michael has provided bourbon history education in many different forms over the years. He owns his own bourbon consulting company, Bourbon Veach LLC.


Maggie Kimberl is the Content Editor of American Whiskey Magazine as well as the President of the Bourbon Women Association. an internationally published writer focusing on whiskey and cigars. Her work has been seen in Cigar Aficionado, Whisky Magazine, The Whiskey Wash, Alcohol Professor, and more. Maggie and Michael study bourbon and cigar pairing theory together.

Maggie Kimberl

Matthew Kohorst is a whiskey aficionado and co-host of the web series “Mike and Matt Taste Whiskey”. Thanks to Michael Veach, over the course of just a couple of years Matthew has gone from novice whiskey fan to serious taster and student, developing a refined palette and expanding his knowledge of all things whiskey.

Rosemary Miller is the staff photographer for BourbonVeach.com.

Photos Courtesy of Maggie Kimberl, Rosemary Miller, and Matt Kohorst