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  • BOTM 8/18: Bulleit Bourbon July 31, 2018
    Yeah, I'm early for a change. Every once in a while.......   I couldn't believe it's been over 10 years since this was the BOTM. So....... here we go.    Much has changed with Bulleit in the last couple of years or so.  Four Roses is no longer in the picture, and speculation has it that BF and/or […]

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  • Whiskeydaddlers April 20, 2018
    http://whiskeydaddle.com/thenovel/   Doing some research into the Peoria area distillery history and ran into this.  Apologize if this is already out there, but I did not see anything when I searched. New piece of Distillery History for me.  Hope you feel the same. 
  • Old Crow Distillery April 10, 2018
    Vosgar, Gavin0791 and I went on a three day, whirlwind trip to the motherland. This was to participate in a barrel pick at BT, along with giving my nephew Mike, aka Galvin0791 an introduction to the bourbon world. We had a great time. Along with seeing the "new" at BT, we got to experience some of the […]

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  • This might be bourbon's jumping the shark moment...... November 16, 2018
    Stoli's new plans for a $150 million bourbon theme park and distillery for Kentucky Owl.   https://www.kentucky.com/news/business/bourbon-industry/article221639740.html   From the article: " According to Stoli, the design for the new Kentucky Owl Park “will be a collection of one-of-a-kind buildings that are rooted in industrial vernacular design, each of which will be carefully sited within […]
  • PVW Fever is Renewed Once Again November 15, 2018
    Even Lew Bryson still has to wait in line like the rest of us.   https://www.thedailybeast.com/has-pappy-van-winkle-fever-broken?ref=scroll
  • Basement Storage November 15, 2018
    Moved into a new place and we are going to need a dehumidifier running in the basement 24/7. Is there a concern with the dehumidifier drying out the corks of unopened bottles that are stored down there for long periods of time? Anyone have any experience with this?
  • Bourbon arrives on Amazon Prime November 13, 2018
    Fred Minnick will hosting a show about bourbon, including many personalities in the bourbon business, for Amazon Prime.  The first episode features Fred Noe and Jeff Arnett.   https://www.amazon.com/Bourbon-Up-Fred-Minnick-Teaser/dp/B07K7YG9ZP/ref=sr_1_1?s=instant-video&ie=UTF8&qid=1541781433&sr=1-1&keywords=bourbon

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  • TN sourced Smooth Ambler Old Scout Bourbon November 1, 2018
    Posted this in the TTB thread but just wondering if anyone is particularly excited for the prospects of TN sourced Smooth Ambler Old Scout   https://www.ttbonline.gov/colasonline/viewColaDetails.do?action=publicFormDisplay&ttbid=18283001000061
  • Info on Cock of the Walk 15yr? October 29, 2018
    I'm trying to hunt down some history on the old "Cock of the Walk" 15yr japan export bourbon (red wax top) like when/where was it sourced, bottled, etc. I originally heard it was connected with HH but they said it wasn't theirs so my hunt continues. Any history on this older brand or bottle would be greatly appreciated. 
  • Another Basil Hayden Line extension... 10 year October 10, 2018
    Well still 80 proof but looks like the next BH is a 10 year bourbon https://www.ttbonline.gov/colasonline/viewColaDetails.do?action=publicFormDisplay&ttbid=18234001000093
  • Kentucky Owl Bourbon Batch 8 October 4, 2018
    Anyone tried this yet?  What are your thoughts on the taste, nose, and finish?
  • An fun afternoon of cask analysis..... September 8, 2018
    Hey Fellas,    I sure hope this doesn't come off as shameless self-promotion, or shameless promotion for a few of the brands I blend for, but at any rate, I'm just wrapping up a very fun afternoon of doing some finishing cask analysis for what will become batches #10, 11, 12, 13, and 14 of Jos. Magnus Cigar […]

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