Bourbon History



Log Still Distillery

Log Still Distillery hosted the Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony this year. It was held in their event venue they have named “The Legacy”. It is an excellent venue with a large auditorium with a stage, catering kitchen,... Continue Reading →

Southern Distilling Company

I was recently in Charlotte, North Carolina to do an event that benefitted the American Heart Association. I was hosted by the Southern Distilling Company of Statesville, North Carolina. I have been to the distillery before, in 2019, but they... Continue Reading →

Brough Brothers Distillery 

The Brough Bothers Distillery is an African-American owned Distillery founded by the brothers, Christian, Victor, and Bryson Yarbrough. In fact, it is the first distillery to be founded and operated by an African-American family. I recently visited there with Rosemary... Continue Reading →

Green River Distillery

The Green River Distillery considers itself the “Western Gateway to Bourbon Country”. They have some legitimate reasons for saying this: They are the first large distillery to visit when traveling from the west by car and with air travel being... Continue Reading →

Rabbit Hole Distillery

Rabbit Hole Distillery was founded by Kaveh Zamanian and it opened in May 2018. The distillery was built with Bourbon tourism in mind. It has a very tourist friendly layout in its design. The distillery is located in the “NULU”... Continue Reading →

Peerless Distillery

One of my favorite distillery tours is at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co. at 120 N. 10th Street, in Louisville. Peerless has a rich heritage in the distilling business that was lost for almost a century. Peerless Distillery was originally in... Continue Reading →

Limestone Branch Distillery

Steve and Paul Beam decided to get into the distilling business in 2010. They have a family heritage from not only the Beam side of the family, but also the Dants. They are descended from the Minor Case Beam branch... Continue Reading →

The New Kentucky Bourbon Trail Passport

I have said for some time now, the biggest threat to the Kentucky distilling industry is complacency. There are many distilleries in other states making good whiskey. Some states, like Indiana, Tennessee and Pennsylvania are working to grow their whiskey... Continue Reading →

Northern Row Brewery And Distillery

Rosemary and I made a trip to Cincinnati with our friends, John and Carlene, this past week so Rosemary and Carlene could visit the Rookwood Pottery in the historic Over the Rhine neighborhood. Next to Rookwood is the Northern Row... Continue Reading →

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