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Tasting Notes: Carl T. Indiana Straight Bourbon

Join us June 6 for the Bourbon Salon at Oxmoor Farm or tonight at The Silver Dollar for Historic Flights! Ted Huber is a man of vision. He saw the Bourbon industry growing and expanded his farm’s Huber’s Starlight Distillery,... Continue Reading →

Summer Reading List 2018

Summer is upon us and you may want a good book to take with you on vacation to read on the flight or when you get to the beach or mountain getaway. I have several good suggestions for you. Of... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Wild Turkey Rye

Wild Turkey has been making a rye whiskey for decades – since 1954 according to the bottle label. It was never a huge percentage of their business, but it has always had a loyal following. It is a very good... Continue Reading →

Rye Whiskey Styles

I was looking at a document from the first decade of the 20th century the other day that was a study of barrel aging and saw the reference to “Bourbon Style Corn Whiskey”. I thought to myself that Bourbon really... Continue Reading →

Summer Bourbon Cocktails

Did we even have a spring this year? It seems like it went straight from snow to 95 degrees, but that's Kentucky for you. I've rounded up some of the most refreshing summer cocktails I could find to help you... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Wilderness Trail Bottled-in-Bond Bourbon

Wilderness Trail Distillery is the distillery that grew out of the Ferm-Solutions company in Danville, Kentucky. Ferm-Solutions is a biotech company that grows yeast strains for distilleries, wineries and breweries as well as helps them when they have problems with... Continue Reading →

Rabbit Hole Distillery: Louisville’s Newest Distillery

Rabbit Hole Distillery is Louisville’s newest distillery. The ribbon cutting ceremony on the first day of May, Derby Week for us Louisvillians, seems very appropriate. It is the time of the year when people take pleasure in Bourbon, horses and... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Booker’s Kathleen’s Batch

Jim Beam started to honor individuals by naming batches of Booker’s for particular people. These people get to help pick the flavor profile for “their batch” and it can be quite different from the normal flavor profile of Booker’s, making... Continue Reading →

Pairing Bourbon With Cheese

My blog from 2016, Pairing Bourbon with Food, is one of my most popular blogs. It gets quite a few views every day. This tells me I need to do more on the subject of bourbon and food. With that... Continue Reading →

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