Tag Archives: Bourbon

Bottom Shelf Whiskeys You Need To Try

Two Stars Bourbon

By Richard Thomas Although the world’s whisk(e)y boom has brought more choices than enthusiasts have ever had, the heightened demand has also led some prices to rise. It’s a fundamental market mechanism taught in macroeconomics: when supply and demand are out of balance, prices will change until the balance is restored. Thankfully, plenty of good, affordable whisk(e)ys are still out ...

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Two Stars Kentucky Bourbon Review

Two Stars Bourbon

By Father John Rayls Rating: B Two Stars Kentucky Straight Bourbon seems like an unfortunate name, what with it’s two out of five, mediocre connotation. However, has nothing to do with a star-rating and is instead named after the flag of Louisville, Kentucky. If that doesn’t persuade you, know that it was made at Sazerac’s other Kentucky distillery, Barton 1792. ...

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Scott Southworth Talks Bourbon

Scott Southworth

By Richard Thomas If you find yourself attending one of the growing series of evening entertainment events taking place at Kentucky’s Bourbon distilleries, you might look up at the musicians on stage and wonder if they too are Bourbon drinkers. It’s a fair question, and one I put to Scott Southworth. Hailing from the Pacific Northwest and now based in ...

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Castle Brands Ups Investment in Kentucky Artisan

Castle Brands, owner of Jefferson’s Bourbon and Knappogue Castle Irish Whiskey, announced on Monday that it had purchased an additional 5% of Copperhead Distillery Company, which owns and operates the Kentucky Artisan Distillery. Kentucky Artisan Distillery currently has three warehouses already in use for storing Jefferson’s bourbons, and also provides distilling using special mash-bills made from locally grown grains for ...

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