Bourbon Whiskey

On The Road At Kentucky Bourbon Marketplace

Kentucky Bourbon Marketplace tasting room

By Randall H. Borkus Not long ago I was traveling through the heart of Bourbon Country in Bardstown on another business planning trip, whereupon I found a little bourbon joint called the Kentucky Bourbon Marketplace (KBM). KBM prides itself as celebrating “All Things Bourbon,” and sports a gift shop; boutique liquor store; a small, but serious, bourbon tasting bar; and a ...

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Beam Slides Booker’s Price Hike Downward

By Richard Thomas Beam Suntory’s December 9th announcement that it’s popular Booker’s line of cask strength, approximately six year old bourbon would see a price hike of 66%, from $59.99 to $99.99, was met with widespread derision in the enthusiast community. With price hikes, scarcity of certain brands, and the elimination of age statements becoming almost regular features of the ...

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Widow Jane 10 Year Old Single Barrel Bourbon Review

Widow Jane 10 Year Old Single Barrel Bourbon

By Randall Borkus Rating: B+ Widow Jane Distillery is a distiller and bottler out of Red Hook, Brooklyn, and owned by Cacao Prieto, the maker of “beans-to-bar” fresh chocolates. In turn, Cacao Prieto was founded by Daniel Prieto Preston, an inventor and aerospace engineer whose family heritage goes back 100 years of farming organic cacao in the Dominican Republic.  Their  expressions ...

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