Bourbon Whiskey

Six Laws That Made American Whiskey

Prohibition barrels

By Richard Thomas Whiskey is a quintessentially American drink, a connection that becomes clear when one sees how interwoven it is with American history. The story of American Whiskey is the journey of a rough, unaged distilled spirit made by farmers because it was cheaper to move than grain or flour growing and maturing into today’s modern, multi-billion dollar industry ...

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New Wintertime Whiskeys To Look For

Jim Beam Distiller's Cut

By Richard Thomas Winter is usually a fairly sleepy time for new whisk(e)y releases. After all, it’s the autumn that is the time of year bursting at the seams with hot ticket items. Once Christmas rolls around, things quiet down. That may seem a bit counter-intuitive though, since winter weather is pretty much synonymous with winter-warmer, whiskey-drinking weather. Thankfully, “fairly ...

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Northern Kentucky Organizes A “B-Line” For Bourbon Tourism

Bourbon tourism has come to Northern Kentucky with the launch of The B-Line, an inviting collection of craft distilleries, bars and restaurants that promise visitors their own unique bourbon experience. The B-Line complements Northern Kentucky’s recent designation as an Official Gateway to the popular and world famous Kentucky Bourbon Trail while providing a boost to the region’s booming tourism industry. ...

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Evan Williams Experiences Filled Its 1,000th Barrel

The Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, the first “tourist distillery” to open as part of Whiskey Row’s renaissance in downtown Louisville, filled its 1,000th barrel on February 1, 2018. The distillery reached this milestone after producing one barrel per day since production began in September 2013, a small output compared to the 1,300 barrels produced per day at Heaven Hill Distillery’s ...

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