Bourbon Whiskey

Bardstown Bourbon Company Gaining Steam

Bardstown Bourbon Company

By Richard Thomas The last couple of weeks saw some buzz around MGP, the Indiana distillery that produces most of the stock whiskey bought and traded among distilleries and bottlers today. Or, at least, it produced a buzz among that part of the spirits media that pays attention to the real business of making and selling whiskey. This began with ...

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Book Review: The Big Man Of Jim Beam

By Richard Thomas Some controversy was recently focused on a price hike for a cask strength Bourbon that bears the name of one of the industry’s modern legends: Booker Noe. As it so happened, I was reading a new biography of Booker Noe at the time, The Big Man Of Jim Beam by Jim Kokoris. Flipping through the pages, I ...

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Wyoming Whiskey Releases A Sherry-Cask Finish

Wyoming Whiskey is releasing a limited edition, sherry-finished bourbon this month. Wyoming Whiskey Double Cask is the first barrel-finished product from the Wyoming-based distiller. Pedro Ximenez barrels were chosen to compliment the flavor profile of specifically chosen barrels of five-year-old Wyoming Whiskey bourbon. Wyoming Whiskey Head Distiller, Sam Mead, developed the creation with the tasting input of industry specialist and ...

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O.Z. Tyler Shipping Bourbon The Old Fashioned Way, Down The Mississippi

By Richard Thomas The very name “Bourbon Whiskey” has its origin in the trade between the farmer-distillers of the frontier Bourbon County, Virginia (later Kentucky) and the merchants and drinkers of New Orleans, and this trade flowed down the Ohio River, into the Mississippi and then to that famous French port city just off the Gulf of Mexico. O.Z. Tyler, ...

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