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.
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New Peerless Single Barrel Rye and Bourbon Whiskeys are now available at the Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co. distillery in Louisville, Kentucky. Here is what they are releasing this week.
Town Branch’s new Double Oaked Bourbon whiskey from Lexington, Kentucky After aging for 5 years in the first barrel, this unique expression of Town Branch has was re-casked into a second round of new charred white oak barrels for 9 months. The second barreling imparted deep oak sweetness ad color on the whiskey with hints of brown sugar and cherry.
Town Branch Single Malt 11-Year-Old Cask Strength Whiskey is finished in ex-Oloroso sherry casks that aged had most recently aged red wine in Kentucky. This is Town Branch Distillery of Lexington, Kentucky’s oldest single malt whiskey limited edition at barrel proof 110.3 proof
Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey releases Mountain Angel 10-Year-Old – the brand’s oldest, rarest release to date. Only 500 bottles are hitting the market of this rare American Single Malt Whiskey from Denver, Colorado.
King of Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey returns for 2020 for its third edition and we’ve reviewed it. This year, Brown-Forman releases its limited-edition, cask strength single barrel at 14-year old. With only 2,200 bottles being released for 2020, the suggested price is $249.99. Watch for it on shelves month in September 2020.
Old Dominick Distillery of Memphis, Tennessee has introduced new whiskeys including a Straight Bourbon Whiskey, a Straight Wheat Whiskey, and a Blend of Straight Whiskeys to their Huling Station lineup. We talk with Master Distiller Alex Castle.
Blanton’s Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey “Straight From The Barrel” expression will now available in the United States this fall in limited quantities. Previously only available in overseas markets, Blanton’s Straight From The Barrel is an uncut, unfiltered bourbon. The recipe is the same as Blanton’s Original and Blanton’s Gold, but the proof will vary from barrel to barrel. Here is everything you need to know about it.
Bardstown Bourbon Company and Copper & Kings Destillaré Orange Curaçao Bourbon whiskey is a partnership with Louisville, Kentucky distillery Copper & Kings American Brandy Company featuring a 9 -year-old Tennessee bourbon finished for 18 months in Destillaré Orange Curaçao barrels. It is part of distillery’s Collaborative Series, a line of imaginative bourbons that have been finished in an array of wine, beer and spirits barrels.
There will be no fans at Kentucky Derby this year for 2020 amid COVID-19 concerns The decision to run without fans includes Kentucky Oaks on Friday, September 4, and all live racing at Churchill Downs Racetrack in Louisville for Derby week (September 1-5). Only essential personnel and participants will be permitted on the property. Ticket holders for all Derby week race dates and related programming, including Dawn at the Downs, will be automatically issued a refund.