Morris: Woodford Reserve ‘home of innovative whiskeys’

Morris: Woodford Reserve ‘home of innovative whiskeys’

For Chris Morris, Woodford Reserve’s master distiller, doing things differently is essential. As the American whiskey boom continues, he’s keen to show just how experimental and diverse the category can be. When Chris Morris joined Brown-Forman 42 years ago, the US...
Best Tasting Whiskey According To The Masses

Best Tasting Whiskey According To The Masses

Whiskey is everywhere right now. Bourbons, Scotch, ryes, Canadian ryes, Tennessee whiskey, Colorado whiskey, Irish Whiskey, small batch, single malt, single still … the list goes on. There’s been a boom so big that whiskey has come to dominate the drinks world. And,...
Basil Haydens Bourbon 10 Years Review

Basil Haydens Bourbon 10 Years Review

Basil Hayden’s is Old Grand-Dad in a fancier bottle. It’s the same whiskey from the same distillery (Jim Beam), but with the fancy label and a reduced proof; typically you’re getting less whiskey for more money. Though in this case, you’re getting something unique,...
12 Distillery-Exclusive Spirits Worth Traveling For

12 Distillery-Exclusive Spirits Worth Traveling For

Here are some distillery-exclusive spirits that are worth traveling for. Note – in some states like Kentucky, law dictates that every release must be sold at a few select retailers as well. But to get your hands on these bottles, your best bet is still to visit the...
Muddy Creek Bourbon from Pine Bluffs Distilling

Muddy Creek Bourbon from Pine Bluffs Distilling

Muddy Creek Bourbon is a bourbon with 23% Rye, which gives the resulting “Ryed bourbon” a balance of spice and sweetness. “Any spirit with Rye, you think it is gong to be super spicy,” said Chad Brown, who owns the distillery with his aunt Kathy Brown and Gene Purdy....