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Farm to Bottle At Jeptha Creed Distillery

Jeptha Creed Distillery is located in Shelby County, Kentucky within sight of the I-64 expressway. It was created on the 64 acre family farm where they grow their own corn for their whiskeys. It is the brainchild of Joyce and... Continue Reading →

Bill And Mike’s Excellent Adventure, Part Two: Distillation

Kentucky Artisan Distillery started to make the Bourbon Bill and I want to bottle for Jack Rose in DC. Rosemary and I met Maggie out at the distillery on December 27th. Unfortunately Bill is not in town for this part... Continue Reading →

Bill And Mike’s Excellent Adventure

For those who know me, you have heard me discuss that my grandfather made moonshine in Barren County during the depression to make ends meet. At his funeral in the 70s I heard many people say that he made the... Continue Reading →

The History Of Filtration Of Bourbon

Modern Bourbons are filtered to remove unwanted vegetable oils and other particles that can cause “flocking” in cold weather or when the Bourbon is poured over ice. Flocking is simply the condensation of these oils that will give the whiskey... Continue Reading →

Flavor Drift

I was discussing with a friend of mine the other day the fact that a brand is now making their own whiskey and I stated that we will now see how good that distiller really is at making whiskey. It... Continue Reading →

Highspire Rye Whiskey

Highspire Rye Whiskey is the brainchild of Austin Hope of Kindred Distilled Spirits. He owns a winery in California and wanted to make a whiskey that would appeal to wine drinkers. He wanted a spirit that showcased the grain flavors... Continue Reading →

Starlight Distillery in Hoosier Occupied Northern Kentucky

My mother was born in Scottsburg, Indiana and my Grandfather always said Indiana did not really start until you got north of Seymore. Indiana because the politicians in Indianapolis could care less about the people living along the Ohio River.... Continue Reading →

A SHOT of Kentucky Bourbon, Whiskey and Brandy Distilling Heritage

  A SHOT of Kentucky Bourbon, Whiskey, and Brandy Distilling Heritage Kentucky distilling heritage starts with both whiskey and brandy distillation. When the earliest settlers came to Kentucky in the 1700’s, their stills were an important part of the journey’s... Continue Reading →

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