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The Official Podcast of Bourbon! Featuring news, reviews, and interviews with people making the bourbon whiskey industry happen. Listen to the stories behind your favorite brands from industry insiders, master distillers, authors, pundits, bloggers, and more. A new podcast and whiskey review every week focused on America’s native spirit, bourbon.

The Official Podcast of Bourbon! Featuring news, reviews, and interviews with people making the bourbon whiskey industry happen. Listen to the stories behind your favorite brands from industry insiders, master distillers, authors, pundits, bloggers, and more. A new podcast and whiskey review every week focused on America’s native spirit, bourbon.

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The Official Podcast of Bourbon! Featuring news, reviews, and interviews with people making the bourbon whiskey industry happen. Listen to the stories behind your favorite brands from industry insiders, master distillers, authors, pundits, bloggers, and more. A new podcast and whiskey review every week focused on America’s native spirit, bourbon.

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English


Episodes

301 - The World's Most Remarkable Whiskeys from The Last Drop Distillers with Rebecca Jago

4/15/2021
The Last Drop Distillers is known for acquiring extremely old and rare spirits from across the world. We chat with Rebecca Jago, Managing Director of The Last Drop Distillers, to hear their story. It's an interesting history of generational knowledge and their release of the 1980 Buffalo Trace is what caught our attention. We even got a chance to try it on a past Whiskey Quickie and it blew us away. Listen to hear about their partnership with Sazerac and how they plan to sustain their...

Duration:00:55:05

Whiskey Quickie: Rod & Hammer's Straight Bourbon Whiskey

4/13/2021
On this Whiskey Quickie by Bourbon Pursuit, we review Rod & Hammer's Straight Bourbon Whiskey. This 2 year old bourbon is 90 proof and $42 MSRP. Let us know what you think. Cheers! Whiskey Quickie is brought to you by Barrell Bourbon. Learn more at BarrellBourbon.com. DISCLAIMER: The whiskey in this review was provided to us at no cost courtesy of the spirit producer. We were not compensated by the spirit producer for this review. This is our honest opinion based on what we tasted. Please...

Duration:00:02:56

300 - Does the Age of Your Whiskey Matter?

4/8/2021
On today's episode, the team sits down to discuss young whiskey. Is it a good thing or a bad thing? There are all sorts of angles because in this ever-changing landscape of losing age statements, craft distillers putting out amazing products at young ages, and bourbon drinkers continually looking for something new, we have to ask ourselves... is the age of the whiskey less important? Show...

Duration:00:51:51

Whiskey Quickie: Single Cask Nation 1994 Kentucky Bourbon

4/6/2021
On this Whiskey Quickie by Bourbon Pursuit, we review Single Cask Nation 1994 Kentucky Bourbon. This 24 year old bourbon is 94.8 proof and $295 MSRP. Let us know what you think. Cheers! Whiskey Quickie is brought to you by Barrell Bourbon. Learn more at BarrellBourbon.com. DISCLAIMER: This whiskey in this review was purchased by Bourbon Pursuit for reviewing. We were not compensated by the spirit producer for this review. This is our honest opinion based on what we tasted. Please drink...

Duration:00:04:17

299 - Who owns J.W. Dant?, Bypassing Distributors, and Stimulus Spending on Bourbon Community Roundtable #55

4/1/2021
The roundtable is back with another discussion about bourbon news and our take on it. We discuss Heaven Hill vs Log Still Distilling over the use of the Dant name and trademark, what does direct to consumer shipping in Kentucky mean now that distilleries can cut out the wholesalers, and if you were to spend your $1,400 stimulus check on bourbon, what would get? Show...

Duration:00:53:53

Whiskey Quickie: Old Wm. Tarr Manchester Reserve

3/30/2021
On this Whiskey Quickie by Bourbon Pursuit, we review Old Wm. Tarr Manchester Reserve. This 7 year old whiskey is 114 proof and $80 MSRP. Let us know what you think. Cheers! Whiskey Quickie is brought to you by Barrell Bourbon. Learn more at BarrellBourbon.com. DISCLAIMER: The whiskey in this review was provided to us at no cost courtesy of the spirit producer. We were not compensated by the spirit producer for this review. This is our honest opinion based on what we tasted. Please drink...

Duration:00:03:33

298 - The Bardstown Bourbon Company Experience with Dan Callaway and Nick Smith

3/25/2021
On today's show, we get to feature two great people at Bardstown Bourbon Company, Dan Callaway and Nick Smith. Bardstown Bourbon Company exploded on the scene as a destination hot spot for anyone visiting the trail and Dan was instrumental to the early success of creating a red carpet environment for anyone who visited. As whiskey production ramped up, Nick Smith brought his knowledge from working at Jim Beam to help customers create custom mash bills and guide them in the right direction to...

Duration:01:05:53

Whiskey Quickie: Buzzard's Roost Toasted Barrel Rye

3/23/2021
On this Whiskey Quickie by Bourbon Pursuit, we review Buzzard's Roost Toasted Barrel Rye. This 3 year old rye is 105 proof and $80 MSRP. Let us know what you think. Cheers! Whiskey Quickie is brought to you by Barrell Bourbon. Learn more at BarrellBourbon.com. DISCLAIMER: The whiskey in this review was provided to us at no cost courtesy of the spirit producer. We were not compensated by the spirit producer for this review. This is our honest opinion based on what we tasted. Please drink...

Duration:00:03:50

297 - Scotch for the Bourbon Drinker with Single Malt Savvy

3/18/2021
There's a lot of whiskey out there and sometimes we get caught up in our bubble of bourbon. On this episode, I'm joined by Chris Perugini who does private tastings and boasts a lot of worldly whiskies on his instagram account @SingleMaltSavvy. He sent me a few blind samples and we discuss them to see what resonates with me as a bourbon drinker. Show...

Duration:01:05:02

Whiskey Quickie: Still Austin The Musician

3/16/2021
On this Whiskey Quickie by Bourbon Pursuit, we review Still Austin The Musician. This 2 year old bourbon is 98.4 proof and $45 MSRP. Let us know what you think. Cheers! Whiskey Quickie is brought to you by Barrell Bourbon. Learn more at BarrellBourbon.com. DISCLAIMER: The whiskey in this review was provided to us at no cost courtesy of the spirit producer. We were not compensated by the spirit producer for this review. This is our honest opinion based on what we tasted. Please drink...

Duration:00:03:13

296 - The Origin of Belle Meade and Nelson's Green Brier with Charlie Nelson

3/11/2021
Belle Meade is a very recognizable brand to bourbon enthusiasts. But how did that brand get revived and what's the story behind Nelson's Green Brier? We're joined by Charlie Nelson, Co-Founder of Nelson's Green Brier, who shares his story of stumbling into the bourbon business when his dad purchased a quarter of a cow. Show Partners: uofl.me/bourbonpursuitMeltdownIce.comBearMattress.com/bourbonBarrellBourbon.comSpiritsofFrenchLick.comFirebeeHoney.com/BourbonPursuit Show Notes: Fred Minnick

Duration:01:03:35

Whiskey Quickie: Saint Cloud 7 Year Single Barrel

3/9/2021
On this Whiskey Quickie by Bourbon Pursuit, we review Saint Cloud 7 Year Single Barrel. This 7 year old bourbon is 122.4 proof and $150 MSRP. Let us know what you think. Cheers! Whiskey Quickie is brought to you by Barrell Bourbon. Learn more at BarrellBourbon.com. DISCLAIMER: The whiskey in this review was provided to us at no cost courtesy of the spirit producer. We were not compensated by the spirit producer for this review. This is our honest opinion based on what we tasted. Please...

Duration:00:03:19

295 - Death of Facebook Groups, Will You Buy Sourced Bourbon, & When Does Craft Stop Being Craft on Bourbon Community Roundtable #54

3/4/2021
We're back with another BCR and this time we have 3 topics to discuss. The rise and fall of facebook groups since it seems like no group is safe now. Does knowing the source of a bourbon impact your willingness to buy or not buy? At what point does craft bourbon stop being craft? Show Partners: uofl.me/bourbonpursuitMeltdownIce.comBearMattress.com/bourbonBarrellBourbon.comSpiritsofFrenchLick.comFirebeeHoney.com/BourbonPursuit Show Notes: Fred Minnick

Duration:00:58:58

Whiskey Quickie: The Prideful Goat

3/2/2021
On this Whiskey Quickie by Bourbon Pursuit, we review The Prideful Goat. This 15 year old bourbon is 115 proof and $100 MSRP. Let us know what you think. Cheers! Whiskey Quickie is brought to you by Barrell Bourbon. Learn more at BarrellBourbon.com. DISCLAIMER: The whiskey in this review was provided to us at no cost courtesy of the spirit producer. We were not compensated by the spirit producer for this review. This is our honest opinion based on what we tasted. Please drink responsibly.

Duration:00:02:35

294 - The Early Days of Barrel Selections with Ryan Maloney of Julio's Liquors

2/25/2021
There's a few OGs in the world of whiskey, and one of the most notable names is Ryan Maloney. You may not know that name, but you've likely heard of his store in Massachusetts called Julio's Liquors and the famous picks done by the Loch & Key Society. Ryan takes us on a trip down memory lane when private barrel selections were abundant and limited releases weren't so limited. Show...

Duration:00:59:08

Whiskey Quickie: Alberta Premium Cask Strength Rye

2/23/2021
On this Whiskey Quickie by Bourbon Pursuit, we review Alberta Premium Cask Strength Rye. This non-age stated whiskey is 132 proof and $70 MSRP. Let us know what you think. Cheers! Whiskey Quickie is brought to you by Barrell Bourbon. Learn more at BarrellBourbon.com. DISCLAIMER: The whiskey in this review was provided to us at no cost courtesy of the spirit producer. We were not compensated by the spirit producer for this review. This is our honest opinion based on what we tasted. Please...

Duration:00:02:54

293 - It's Not All Contract Distillation at MGP with Andy Mansinne

2/18/2021
MGP has been in the news recently with their acquisition of Luxco and on the last roundtable we discussed how this will enable MGP's brands such as Remus to gain a nationwide presence with a bigger salesforce. We're joined by Andy Mansinne, Vice President of Brands for MGP, to learn more about their brands and the impact of other brands winning awards based on product sourced from them. We also ask about acquiring brands and their thoughts on the current contract distillation...

Duration:01:01:57

Whiskey Quickie: Widow Jane The Vaults 2020

2/16/2021
On this Whiskey Quickie by Bourbon Pursuit, we review Widow Jane The Vaults 2020. This 15 year old bourbon is 99 proof and $200 MSRP. Let us know what you think. Cheers! Whiskey Quickie is brought to you by Barrell Bourbon. Learn more at BarrellBourbon.com. DISCLAIMER: The whiskey in this review was provided to us at no cost courtesy of the spirit producer. We were not compensated by the spirit producer for this review. This is our honest opinion based on what we tasted. Please drink...

Duration:00:03:03

292- New Riff Barrel Pick Bracket Challenge

2/11/2021
Single barrel picks are the new unicorns. And if you add a fancy sticker, after market wax or some glitter, bourbon nerds can't control themselves. For this podcast, the team thought it would be a fun idea if our audience sent us samples from their New Riff barrel selections and we put them in a bracket challenge. We decide who selected the best barrel and gets Bourbon Pursuit bragging rights. Show...

Duration:00:56:35

Whiskey Quickie: Thomas S. Moore Port Cask Finish

2/9/2021
On this Whiskey Quickie by Bourbon Pursuit, we review Thomas S. Moore Port Cask Finish. This non-age stated bourbon is 98.9 proof and $70 MSRP. Let us know what you think. Cheers! Whiskey Quickie is brought to you by Barrell Bourbon. Learn more at BarrellBourbon.com. DISCLAIMER: The whiskey in this review was provided to us at no cost courtesy of the spirit producer. We were not compensated by the spirit producer for this review. This is our honest opinion based on what we tasted. Please...

Duration:00:04:19