Bourbon Whiskey

Old Blowhard 26 Year Old Bourbon Review

Old Blowhard Bourbon

By Kurt Maitland Rating: A As we’ve mentioned before, Diageo started their Orphan Barrel series this past February with two aged bourbons: the Barterhouse 20 Year Old and the Old Blowhard 26 Year Old. Diageo plans to build on these two selections from Lousiville’s old Stitzel-Weller facility to make several limited releases a year of rare, aged whiskeys drawn from ...

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Frat Boys Destroy Georgetown College Building In Search Of Whiskey

Giddings Hall demolished

By Richard Thomas A fraternity prank turned tragic early this morning when members of Georgetown College’s Kappa Alpha organization inadvertently demolished the front of the college’s historic Giddings Hall while in pursuit of aged bourbon whiskey. Scott County, Kentucky is home to not just Georgetown College, a Baptist liberal arts school, but is also the legendary birthplace of bourbon whiskey, ...

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Q&A With Louisville’s Haymarket Whiskey Bar

Haymarket Bar

Interview with Matt Landan of Haymarket Whiskey Bar in Louisville, Kentucky By Kurt Maitland Louisville Urban Bourbon Trail has plenty of fine watering holes for the discriminating bourbon drinker, but some stand out even in that grouping. This is what was said about the Haymarket Whiskey Bar when Thrillist voted it one of the America’s 22 Best Whiskey Bars: “The ...

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Barterhouse 20 Year Old Bourbon Review

Barterhouse bourbon

Updated July 7, 2017 By Kurt Maitland Average Rating: A- It’s no secret that Diageo has started what they call, their “Orphan Barrel” project. Essentially, Diageo will be making several limited releases of rare, aged whiskeys they have, drawn from the many distilleries under their roof. In some respects, this project is the child of the old United Distillers’ Rare ...

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