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Tasting Notes: Whiskey Row Bourbon 2019 Release

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass The Whiskey Row label was created by Steve Thompson, the founder of Kentucky Artisan Distillery (KAD).  The label is still owned by Thompson, but the distillery is now employee-owned. He created the... Continue Reading →

Bill And Mike’s Excellent Adventure: Part 3

In December 2017 Bill Thomas and I started a Bourbon Distilling project at Kentucky Artisan Distillery. The barrels were filled on January 4th of 2018. Steve Thompson, the owner, and Jade Peterson, the Distiller, have been wonderful to work with... 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 →

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 →

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