Rum Finished Whiskeys You Need To Chase Down

Rum Finished Whiskeys You Need To Chase Down

Finishing whisk(e)y in a second barrel is a great way for a distiller or blender to put a unique stamp on their juice. It’s a move that’s becoming more and more prevalent too, with sherry, port, beer, rum, and even coffee casks/ barrels all getting play. Each of these...
This Distillery Brought Bourbon Back to Bourbon County

This Distillery Brought Bourbon Back to Bourbon County

A century since Prohibition, Hartfield & Co. remains the first and only distillery operating in bourbon’s namesake county Andrew Buchanan keeps a special bottle of whiskey in the tasting room at Hartfield & Co., the craft distillery he founded in downtown...
You’re Paying Too Much For Quality Bourbon

You’re Paying Too Much For Quality Bourbon

Whisky Magazine reported a couple of years ago that Kentucky’s bourbon production had skyrocketed 250 percent since 1999. With that kind of popularity comes a certain amount of opportunism, and there’s a chance you’ve been gouged for a shot of...
Blanton’s Won the Whiskey Wars

Blanton’s Won the Whiskey Wars

Scotch might be getting the high prices, but one Blanton’s is making people pony up real money. If it’s dreams you want, look to Scotch, but if you’re looking for something to spend your money on, it’s Bourbon every time – and one Bourbon in...
Woodford Reserve Releases Chocolate Malted Rye Bourbon

Woodford Reserve Releases Chocolate Malted Rye Bourbon

LOUISVILLE, Ky.– Woodford Reserve Master Distiller Chris Morris, always seeking to innovate with new flavor ideas for whiskey, discovered a unique flavor technique: toast rye grain long enough and it begins to taste like chocolate. Thus was born his newest whiskey...
Exceptional Bourbon Values You Have Never Heard Of

Exceptional Bourbon Values You Have Never Heard Of

It’s estimated that there are over 3,500 historic brands of bourbon in the United States. Roughly 1,000 are currently active. That includes retailer specific brands. Notwithstanding the number of bourbon brands, however, and the veritable explosion in craft producers,...