Bourbon Whiskey

Close-Up on Buffalo Trace, Part I

New copper on the Buffalo Trace still

Part 1 of an Interview with Buffalo Trace’s Chris Fletcher, Lead Chemist, and Amy Preske, Public Relations Manager By Richard Thomas During a recent visit to the Buffalo Trace distillery in Frankfort, Kentucky, I had the opportunity to have lunch with the distillery’s Lead Chemist, Chris Fletcher, and their Public Relations Manager, Amy Preske, during which I interviewed them at ...

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Rock Hill Farms Single Barrel Bourbon Review

Rock Hill Farms Bourbon

By Kurt Maitland Rating: B+ Rock Hill Farms Single Barrel is another of Buffalo Trace’s distinctive offerings and joins Blanton’s, Eagle Rare, and my beloved Pappy Van Winkle as yet another of that distillery’s varied releases to seek out at your local whiskey bar or liquor store. The Bourbon Rock Hill Farms Single Barrel comes in a bottle that looks ...

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The James E. Pepper Distillery and Lexington’s Lost Bourbon Industry

Old Pepper Distillery in Lexington, KY

An Abandoned Distillery Points to Lexington, Kentucky’s Bourbon Heritage By Richard Thomas While growing up in Lexington, I never had even the slightest notion that my hometown had once been a major center of Kentucky’s bourbon industry. In my young mind, Lexington was the center of our family business, the horse business, with bourbon being something they did out in ...

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