Whiskey: Woodford Reserve 1838 Sweet Mash Master’s Collection (2008 Release) Distillery: Woodford Reserve Distillery, Versailles, Kentucky Age: no age statement, unknown Proof: 43.2% ALC/VOL (86.4 PROOF) Bottle: Sample sent from the distillery Notes:The recipe for this Sweet Mash is revival of a historic technique whereby entirely fresh ingredients are used – grains, yeast and water… Read more »
Rebecca Ruth Candy and Tours in Frankfort, Kentucky is the birthplace of the Bourbon Ball. No we can’t give you the recipe, but we are taking you there in this episode below. ×
Our friend Andy moves in to his new place and he is greeted with a box of Bourbon Cookies. Watch the video below and then follow the recipe below it. × Mary’s Bourbon Currant Cookies 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 1 cup sugar 2 large eggs 3 cups sifted all-purpose flour, plus more for work… Read more »
Our video previewing the 1999 Vintage of Evan Williams Single Barrel during the unveiling party at the Louisville Palace. We join Heaven Hill Distilleries and the Bardstown Bourbon Society to taste it straight from the first barrel of the vintage in the episode below. Also see photo gallery below that. × To view the complete photo gallery… Read more »
Woodford Reserve is reviving a long-abandoned bourbon production practice with the release of the third whiskey in its award-winning Master’s Collection series, 1838 Sweet Mash. Kentucky’s signature industry is famous for its sour mash whiskies, and the Woodford Reserve 1838 Sweet Mash is an exception with this revival of a historic technique. “Though no one… Read more »
× Used Bourbon barrels finish years of aging a bourbon and go on to another life: Aging the Bluegrass Brewing Company Bourbon Barrel Stout. Watch above as BourbonBlog.com visits BBC in Louisville to pay our respects to a respectable flavor in the episode below. This is the afterlife of a bourbon barrel…
Bill Samuels Jr., President of Maker’s Mark, shares the story of Maker’s Mark and its heritage in this two part episode. We recorded this as we toured his office at the Maker’s Mark Distillery in Loretto, KY × × Filmed during Kentucky Bourbon Festival 2008.
The Bourbon Review loves covering bourbon stories as much as we do. We are so impressed with this new magazine. Watch our interview below with Brad Kerrick and Seth Thompson, Publishers of The Bourbon Review. Like Bourbon this Much? – Watch more free videos
The 24th Annual Bourbon Ball is in the Louisville Underground presented The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft and The Louisville Film Arts Institute. Next year’s Louisville’s International Festival of Film is unveiled, actor Lee Majors receives a Lifetime Achievement Award, and bourbon distillers partner with Urban Bourbon Trail restaurants for the event. Watch this episode… Read more »
BourbonBlog.com interviews Tom Flocco as he is inducted into the Bourbon Hall of Fame 2008 during the Kentucky Bourbon Festival. Every year, each distillery plus the Kentucky Bourbon Festival submit candidates to the Kentucky Distillers Association for selection. Watch our interview with Tom Flocco below and read more about this year’s inductees.