Breckenridge Distillery’s Liquid Chef Billie Keithley wins Whisky Magazine’s Icons of Whisky for Bar Manager of the Year

Breckenridge Distillery’s Liquid Chef Billie Keithley wins Whisky Magazine’s Icons of Whisky for Bar Manager of the Year. The Barrel-Smoked Strawberry Horchata and the Goblet of Fire, which has an applewood-smoked bubble on top, are just a couple of her game-changing cocktails.

 
Woodford Reserve Double Double Oaked Bourbon Whiskey: 2021 Release

Woodford Reserve’s rare Double Double Oaked Bourbon Whiskey, part of an annual series that celebrates Master Distiller Chris Morris’ commitment to innovation, is now available at Woodford Reserve Distillery in Versailles, Kentucky.

 
20-year-old Double Eagle Very Rare Bourbon

Buffalo Trace Distillery releases a 20-year-old Double Eagle Very Rare Bourbon. This Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey is the third release in the series, which was introduced in 2019 and has a pricetag of $2,000.

 
Jefferson’s Reserve Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey at 100 Proof

The new Jefferson’s Reserve Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey at 100 Proof will soon be available in limited quantities across the country. The first time you can buy a bottle starts today at Kentucky Artisan Distillery in Crestwood, Kentucky.

 
Toasted Versus Charred? Buzzard’s Roost Newest Whiskey Release

From wood type to char level, the barrel has always played an important role in a whiskey’s flavor. Lately, there’s been a rise of brands using toasted barrels to finish their whiskeys. One of the latest being Buzzard’s Roost Toasted Rye blended by Louisville’s Jason Brauner.

 
American Light Whiskey with New Basin Distilling

American Light Whiskey is a category that has been said to have “saved bourbon”. This obscure classification was created in response to the trends and palate preferences of the 1970s when lighter spirits like gin and vodka proved popular. Enter New Basin Distilling, and their 13-year-old Single Barrel American Light from Madgras, Oregon.

 
Hard Truth Double Oaked Bourbon Whiskey in a Smoked Barrel

Hard Truth Distilling Co. of Nashville, Indiana tells BourbonBlog.com they have released a new addition to their America’s Original Barrel Smoked Whiskey line: Sipes’ Barrel Smoked Straight Bourbon Whiskey.

 
Dawn Wells Dies of COVID-19, She helped to Inspire the Creation of Bourbonblog

Actress Dawn Wells dies of COVID-19-related illness. BourbonBlog founder Tom Fischer helped Dawn Wells with her Idaho Film and Television Institute and creating the SpudFest Family Film and Music Festival in Driggs, Idaho. She was a friend and wanted to share more about the life of Dawn Wells and what she meant to us.

 
Michter’s Master Distiller Emeritus Willie Pratt Passes: Remembering “Dr. No”

Master Distiller Emeritus Willie Pratt passed yesterday on December 27, 2020. He was a friend to both the Bourbon whiskey community and also to the spirits industry. Responsible for the Michter’s US 1 series of Bourbon, Rye, American, and Sour Mash Whiskey, he was also good-naturedly referred to as “Dr. No.” Here is why…