George Motz Talks Bourbon

By Richard Thomas When I first saw George Motz appearing in one of his hamburger-loving documentaries, I thought to myself “that looks like a fellow who likes a belt of bourbon.” As it turns out, I guessed absolutely right! Motz not only likes a good bourbon or rye, but is even in the midst of making a film about moonshine ...

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Q&A With Ron Williams, Harlem Whiskey Festival

Harlem Whisky Festival

By Kurt Maitland After the fireworks of the 4th of July have faded this year, there will be something new to celebrate in New York, the first ever Harlem Whiskey Festival will taking place on the 7th and 8th of July. This event will feature many of the brands we’ve come to know and love such as The Balvenie, Four ...

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Q&A With Ryan Burchett of MS River

Ryan Burchett

Talking With Mississippi River Distilling’s Co-Owner and -Distiller By Richard Thomas Iowa’s Mississippi River Distilling isn’t found near a media-friendly major city, such as New York or Chicago, but they have nonetheless risen to become one of the “Four Kings” of American craft whiskey. Started in 2010 by the Burchett brothers, both of whom jumped from white collar office jobs ...

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