Bourbon Whiskey

Deceptive Whiskey Lawsuits Run Off The Rails

Anti-Deceptive Whiskey Crusade Takes Wrong Turn In Maker’s Mark Lawsuit. Or Did It? By Richard Thomas Many in American whiskey circles felt they had scored a major victory earlier this year when Templeton Rye, long considered the top offender among those bloggers and enthusiasts concerned with deceptive practices in the whiskey industry, first came clean and pledged to change their ...

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Buffalo Trace Releases Last Experimental Batch of 2014

Earlier this year, Buffalo Trace Distillery released an experiment consisting of barrels aged for the same length of time on different floors in the same warehouse.  The experiment was met with great interest, as many bourbon connoisseurs are thirsty for knowledge about how atmosphere affects the taste of their favorite spirit. Buffalo Trace continues that experiment, this time using wheated ...

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Beam-Suntory Joins Crowd Of Downtown Lousiville Tourist Attractions

Beam Suntory, the world’s leading Bourbon maker, today announced plans to open a unique new visitors experience in the heart of Louisville’s 4th Street entertainment district in 2015. The Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse will establish a highly visible presence for the world leader in bourbon in the most vibrant tourist destination in Louisville.  The Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse will include ...

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Heaven Hill Appoints Denny Potter As Co-Master Distiller

Heaven Hill Distilleries, Inc., the largest family owned and operated distilled spirits company in the country, has announced the appointment of 17-year industry veteran Denny Potter as co-Master Distiller.  Potter currently serves as Distillery Plant Manager at Heaven Hill’s historic Bernheim facility, overseeing production of the world’s second largest inventory of aging Bourbon. He will continue to work with Master ...

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Wild Turkey Forgiven Whiskey Review

Wild Turkey Forgiven

By S.D. Peters Rating: B This bourbon/rye hybrid from Jimmy and Eddie Russell first appeared in 2013. It’s success then ensured it’s comeback in October 2014. Originally the result of a “happy accident” in which a small batch bourbon found its way into a batch of high-proof rye, Forgiven appears to have lived-up to its name. The Whiskey Forgiven comes ...

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