Bourbon Whiskey

Bardstown Bourbon Company Goes Operational

By Richard Thomas “The Bourbon Capital of the World” has a new whiskey-maker, as Bardstown Bourbon Company went operational this week. Bardstown Bourbon Company broke ground on their $25 million distillery in October 2014, and moved forward to operational status at breakneck speed. Their 50-foot Vendome-made stainless steel column still was installed this past April, and at that time the ...

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High West Up For Sale

By Richard Thomas Utah’s High West Distillery, the micro-distillery and independent bottler that has become such a fan favorite among American whiskey diehards for its early adoption of a relatively transparent stance regarding its whiskeys sources, is now up for sale according to a report by Bloomberg. High West was one of the earlier entrants into America’s craft whiskey scene, ...

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The Four Grain Bourbons

Ear of Rye Grain

Is Four Grain Bourbon Finally Poised To Deliver On Its Promise? By Richard Thomas When the micro-distilling movement first began to take off six or seven years ago, it just happened to happily coincide with the great rye whiskey shortage. That shortage was an opening for many new distillers, allowing them to gain a market foothold by making small barrel ...

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Four Roses Small Batch 2016 Around The Corner

In mid-September, just a week or two away, Four Roses will distribute 9,258 hand-numbered bottles of its 2016 Limited Edition Small Batch Bourbon. Master Distiller Brent Elliott selected a 12-year-old Bourbon from Four Roses’ OESO recipe, a 12-year-old OBSV and a 16-year-old OESK, for this year’s batch. It is the first time in more than seven years that the OESO recipe ...

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