Started by father and son entrepreneurs Rick and Ricky Johnson, 15 Stars is a tribute to more than 225 years of Kentucky bourbon craftsmanship and pays homage to Kentucky, America’s 15th state. Their first release is a 14-year-old Straight Bourbon whiskey and is only available in Kentucky.
With the popularity of Tennessee whiskey and the growth of the Tennessee Whiskey Trail, Company Distilling, known for their Straight Straight Bourbon Whiskey finished with maple wood., is having a Grand Opening weekend of their first newly-constructed distillery in Townsend, Tennessee in July.
Rabbit Hole Nevallier Bourbon Whiskey is the new Founder’s Collection limited-edition Kentucky Straight Bourbon from the Rabbit Hole Distillery in Louisville, Kentucky. It is aged in new American Oak and then finished in French Oak barrels and finished from Nevers and Allier forests of France.
The 33rd Barnstable Brown Kentucky Derby Eve Gala is coming in Louisville and the celebrities on the red carpet will include Janet Jackson Jason Aldean Sam Hunt Orlando Bloom Justin Hartley Darius Rucker, New Edition’s Bobby Brown, and many more to raise funds for Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center at the University of Kentucky.
Taste of Derby Festival presented by Brown-Forman returns tonight to Louisville, Kentucky on Tuesday, April 26. Food and spirits samples from more than 50 celebrated local restaurants, bourbon distilleries, and beverage companies and have the chance to leave with your favorite spirits from their bourbon and wine pull.
The new Orphan Barrel Whiskey Fable & Folly Bourbon Whiskey release is aged 14 + years and is a blend of previous Kentucky Straight Bourbon releases including Orphan Barrel Barterhouse, Forged Oak, and Rhetoric and was created by Master Blender Andrew Mackay with Diageo.
Flaviar tjas just hired Noah Rothbaum, David Wondrich, and Leah Doyle who previously led Half Full, a creative and consultative studio. With this partnership, Flaviar is bringing together leading experts to offer unique value to liquor companies by providing access to consumers and proprietary data. The consultancy and creative studio will be named The Beverage Bureau.
Buzzard’s Roost has released limited-edition rye that actually was created from four-year-old whiskey and aged in our proprietary American Oak barrels. Prior to aging, our barrels were cold-smoked with aged Kentucky tobacco leaves.
Kentucky Derby 148’s Woodford Reserve Bourbon $1,000 Mint Julep Recipe, featuring ingredients found at France’s Palace of Versailles, with proceeds will benefit Old Friends Farm, where famous thoroughbreds, including past Derby winners, are sent to retire peacefully. Woodford Reserve Bourbon Whiskey Master Distiller Chris Morris tells us about this year’s recipe.
Tom Fischer and Matty Rock welcome Janus Coffee Roasters owners Shad Bates and Shea Bates to the Cigar Saturday Show. Janus Coffee of Wyoming have some other exciting projects to talk with us about and we’ll drink BourbonBlog Coffee and pair them with some cigars!