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The Official Podcast of Bourbon! The best in news, reviews and interviews with people making the bourbon whiskey industry happen. Join hosts Kenny Coleman, Ryan Cecil, and Fred Minnick as they talk with prominent guests and provide insight on American whiskey 3 times a week. Catch all new episodes every Thursday with special Whiskey Quickie reviews on Tuesday and get caught up on bourbon news with This Week in Bourbon on Friday.

The Official Podcast of Bourbon! The best in news, reviews and interviews with people making the bourbon whiskey industry happen. Join hosts Kenny Coleman, Ryan Cecil, and Fred Minnick as they talk with prominent guests and provide insight on American whiskey 3 times a week. Catch all new episodes every Thursday with special Whiskey Quickie reviews on Tuesday and get caught up on bourbon news with This Week in Bourbon on Friday.

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The Official Podcast of Bourbon! The best in news, reviews and interviews with people making the bourbon whiskey industry happen. Join hosts Kenny Coleman, Ryan Cecil, and Fred Minnick as they talk with prominent guests and provide insight on American whiskey 3 times a week. Catch all new episodes every Thursday with special Whiskey Quickie reviews on Tuesday and get caught up on bourbon news with This Week in Bourbon on Friday.

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English


Episodes

Whiskey Quickie: Michter's Toasted Sour Mash Whiskey 2022 Review

11/29/2022
On this Whiskey Quickie by Bourbon Pursuit, we review the Michter's Toasted Sour Mash Whiskey 2022 Release. This non-age stated whiskey is 86 proof and $100 MSRP. Let us know what you think. Cheers!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:00:07:35

TWiB: Pursuit Spirits Raises $8M, Jack Daniel’s vs Dog Toy in the Supreme Court, Old Elk and Greg Metze’s Infinity Blend Series

11/25/2022
It's This Week in Bourbon for November 25th 2022. Pursuit Spirits raises $8M for future whiskey purchases. Jack Daniel’s takes a dog toy manufacturer to the Supreme Court. Old Elk Distillery is proud to announce the second annual release of Master Distiller Greg Metze’s Infinity Blend Series.Show Notes: Pursuit Spirits has financed $8 million in future bourbon and rye whiskey barrel purchases American Rye: A Guide to the Nation’s First Spirit by Clay Risen Jack Daniel’s takes a dog toy...

Duration:00:36:31

385 - Wine's Dirty Little Secret Meets Bourbon with Lee Tatum and Cody Ewers of Innerstave

11/24/2022
Sherry, port, honey, sauternes, french, tokaji, toasted, and so much more. The world of cask finishing has exploded. It's what many consider to be the current wave of innovation for today's bourbon market. I mean, is there a bourbon brand that hasn't done a secondary cask finishing yet? However, this world is still a bit like the wild west. Companies are dumping bourbon into casks, there's stave additions, and there are other oak alternatives. So how do you know if your port finished bourbon...

Duration:00:58:47

Whiskey Quickie: Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2022 Review

11/22/2022
On this Whiskey Quickie by Bourbon Pursuit, we review the 2022 Old Forester Birthday Bourbon. This 11 year old bourbon is 96 proof and $150 MSRP. Let us know what you think. Cheers!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:00:06:53

TWiB: Redemption Loses Lawsuit To Diageo, Sagamore Spirit Releases A 5YR Bottled in Bond, Kentucky Owl and Barrell Release $500 Bottles

11/18/2022
It's This Week in Bourbon for November 18th 2022. Redemption loses its lawsuit with Diageo and must change bottles. Sagamore spirit releases their own 5 year bottled in bond. Kentucky Owl and Barrell Bourbon are both releasing $500 bottles Show Notes: Bardstown Bourbon Co will have a new experience in downtown Louisville Pernod Ricard has invested US$22 million to install its first RTD canning line Redemption has been forced to stop bottles after it failed to get Diageo’s injunction order...

Duration:00:53:36

384 - Is American Single Malt Trending? Has Sourcing Been Embraced? Thanksgiving That Isn't Wild Turkey on Bourbon Community Roundtable #74

11/17/2022
It's Bourbon Community Roundtable #74 and here are the topics we chose for today's show. American Single Malts. The media is a buzz talking about them and traditional heritage distilleries are starting to release some in small numbers. Is this a trend that we need to pay attention to? It's safe to say that over half the bottles on the shelf are sourced product. Has sourcing been embraced finally? Or do people not care and don't know? Every year we will see Wild Turkey pictures flood social...

Duration:00:57:57

Whiskey Quickie: Knob Creek 18 Year Bourbon Review

11/15/2022
On this Whiskey Quickie by Bourbon Pursuit, we review Knob Creek 18 Year. This 18 year old bourbon is 100 proof and $170 MSRP. Let us know what you think. Cheers!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:00:05:59

TWiB: Western KY Distilling Announces $30M Distillery, Kroger’s Ultimate Bourbon Auction to End Hunger, Heaven Hill Announces Old Fitzgerald 19 Year

11/11/2022
It's This Week in Bourbon for November 11th 2022. Western Kentucky Distilling Co. announced a $30 million Distillery in Beaver Dam, Kentucky. Kroger’s third annual Ultimate Bourbon Auction to End Hunger has started. Heaven Hill Distillery announced the Fall 2022 edition of Old Fitzgerald 19 YR.Show Notes: Wilderness Trail update from Shane Baker Diageo announced it has acquired Balcones Distilling Western Kentucky Distilling Co. announced a $30 million Distillery in Beaver Dam, Kentucky...

Duration:00:50:06

383 - Penny & Sparrow Pick a Barrel

11/10/2022
Our typical guests range from Master Distillers to other industry experts and pundits, but on the rare occasion I find a guest that breaks our norm and gives another view into the world of bourbon. Andy Baxter and Kyle Jahnke make up the folk music duo Penny & Sparrow. Their original appearance on the show was on Episode 228 where we got to know the guys and their love of bourbon. This time I caught them on their post-pandemic tour through Louisville and had them do their first ever Pursuit...

Duration:01:15:01

Whiskey Quickie: 2022 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection (BTAC) Review

11/8/2022
On this special edition of Whiskey Quickie by Bourbon Pursuit, we review the 2022 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection. The collection includes: Sazerac Rye 18 Year, Eagle Rare 17 Year, Thomas H. Handy, William Larue Weller, and George T. Stagg. Each bottle has a suggested retail price of $99. What's our favorite this year? Watch to find out. Cheers!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...

Duration:00:20:12

TWiB: Campari Acquires Wilderness Trail for $420M, Limited-edition Old Forester King Ranch Edition, Lux Row Debuts Old Ezra 7-Year Rye Whiskey

11/4/2022
It's This Week in Bourbon for November 4th 2022. Campari Group has agreed to acquire a 70% stake in Kentucky-based Wilderness Trail Distillery for $420 million. Old Forester and King Ranch are releasing a limited-edition whisky called Old Forester King Ranch Edition. Lux Row Distillers announced the newest variant in the Ezra Brooks brand family: Old Ezra 7-Year Straight Rye Whiskey.Show Notes: Campari Group has agreed to acquire a 70% stake in Kentucky-based Wilderness Trail Distillery for...

Duration:00:41:42

382 - Building A Brand With No Distillery with Michael Paladini and Danny Polise of Penelope Bourbon

11/3/2022
Starting a brand is no easy task. There will be a lot of fails before you ever see your first success and there's a lot to the industry that have to be taken into account from a regulatory aspect, supply chain, sales, and distribution. Mike Paladini and Danny Polise from Penelope Bourbon join the show to talk about how a wild idea to start a whiskey company grew into one of the hottest new brands on the market. They traveled to MGP after reading an article about how that craft whiskey you...

Duration:01:09:21

Whiskey Quickie: Elijah Craig Barrel Proof C922 Review

11/1/2022
On this Whiskey Quickie by Bourbon Pursuit, we review Elijah Craig Barrel Proof C922. This 12 year old bourbon is 124.8 proof and $70 MSRP. Let us know what you think. Cheers!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:00:05:34

TWiB: Master Distiller Lisa Wicker Leaves Widow Jane, Another DTC Shipping Case Heads to Supreme Court, 2022 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection Details

10/28/2022
It's This Week in Bourbon for October 28th 2022. Master Distiller Lisa Wicker is leaving Widow Jane. The National Association of Wine Retailers is taking another shipping case to the Supreme Court. The details have finally been released for this year's Buffalo Trace Antique CollectionShow Notes: Whiskey Thief Distilling Co joins The Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour B. H. James Distillers announces the opening date in Adairville, Kentucky The FTC has ordered Drizly to destroy unnecessary...

Duration:01:12:52

381 - The Rights and Wrongs of Barrel Finished Bourbons

10/27/2022
It's quite apparent that cask finished bourbons are continuing to push the envelope. Every company and producer is utilizing different barrels to create new flavors and new SKUs. We sit down to analyze secondary cask finished bourbons from a legal and producer perspective. Why isn't there legal wording for recharging barrels? What are the various wine types that create better taste profiles? Is finishing a whiskey an excuse for covering up bad barrels? Can brands hide behind a whiskey...

Duration:01:10:00

Whiskey Quickie: Russell’s Reserve Single Rickhouse Review

10/25/2022
On this Whiskey Quickie by Bourbon Pursuit, we review Russell’s Reserve Single Rickhouse. This 10 year old bourbon is 112.4 proof and $250 MSRP. Let us know what you think. Cheers!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:00:06:51

TWiB: Old Forester Names New Master Taster, New Riff Debuts Two New Malted Whiskeys, Blue Run Releases “Micro Batch” Flight Series

10/21/2022
It's This Week in Bourbon for October 21st 2022. Old Forester announced that Melissa Rift has been named Master Taster. New Riff debuts two new malted whiskeys. Blue Run announces a biannual series of “micro batch” whiskeys.Show Notes: Fred Minnick To Host Blind Bourbon Live In Washington D.C. For The Uso On November 10 Wolverine and Old Rip Van Winkle Distillery unveils the Wolverine 1000 Mile x Old Rip Van Winkle Cap-Toe Batch III boot Old Forester announces Melissa Rift has been named...

Duration:00:59:23

380 - Have Stickers Gone Too Far and What Makes A Good Acquisition Target? on Bourbon Community Roundtable #73

10/20/2022
It's another month and another Bourbon Community Roundtable and we've got a great list of topics in #73. The first is stickers. I know, it seems like we talk about them all the time but now it's gotten serious. A Louisville bourbon club and liquor store chain was sued by Bob Baffert for almost $70k over a sticker, and yes, they paid up. So now, have we gone too far with stickers? Every year it seems like there are a few acquisitions that happen. Recently, we've seen Heaven Hill acquire...

Duration:01:07:51

Whiskey Quickie: Old Fitzgerald Bottled-in-Bond 17 Year (Spring 2022) Review

10/18/2022
On this Whiskey Quickie by Bourbon Pursuit, we review Old Fitzgerald Bottled-in-Bond Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. This 17 year old bourbon is 100 proof and $185 MSRP. Let us know what you think. Cheers! 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:00:05:29

TWiB: Liquor Store Sued $50k Over Bob Baffert Sticker, The Only Bourbon Boat Tour Is Expanding, Britain’s First Bourbon Called Never Say Die

10/14/2022
It's This Week in Bourbon for October 14th 2022. Evergreen Liquors gets sued $50k over a Bob Baffert sticker. The nation's only bourbon boat tour is expanding. Britain’s first bourbon caller Never Say Die makes its debut.Show Notes: Liquor Store Gets Sued $50k Over Bob Baffert Sticker Brown Forman purchases the Diplomático Rum brand The nations only bourbon boat tour is expanding Black Button Distilling has broken ground on a new US$5 million distillery Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Bourbon...

Duration:00:43:25