‘s Tom Fischer interviews author Hans Offringa as he released his new book Bourbon and Blues, at the Kentucky Bourbon Festival 2011. Four Roses Master Distiller Jim Rutledge contributed as both an editor and also provided the foreword for the book. Hans is from the Netherlands and his wife Becky is from South Carolina. They… Read more »

Four Roses Small Batch 2011 Limited Edition Review

The Four Roses Small Batch Limited Edition Small Batch 2011 Bourbon review. It has been been released and brings you our tasting notes and review below. During Kentucky Bourbon Festival 2011 week, attended a special tasting with Four Roses Mellow Moments Club members at the distillery in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky. Members of the Four… Read more »

The Great Kentucky Bourbon Tasting and Gala 2011

We’re all dressed up with someplace to go and to drink Bourbon during Kentucky Bourbon Festival 2011 in Bardstown Kentucky. joins our friends from Barton 1792 Distillery, Blanton’s, Buffalo Trace, Bulleit, Four Roses, Heaven Hill Distilleries, Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark, Michter’s American Whiskey, Wild Turkey and Woodford Reserve. They’re all sharing their finest Bourbons… Read more »

Poker Face with Bourbon, Robert Williamson III and Bernie Lubbers

× How good is YOUR poker face? Professional poker player Robert Williamson III and Jim Beam Whiskey Professor Bernie Lubbers join‘s Tom Fischer during Kentucky Bourbon Festival 2011. Bernie tests Robert’s lie detecting skills as Robert gives us suggestions on how to lie better. One bet worth making with no gambles is drinking some… Read more »

Devil’s Cut Bourbon Tasting in Fred Noe’s Smokehouse

× Was it the Devil who went down to Kentucky or could it be in the smokehouse? We join Jim Beam’s 7th generation distiller Fred Noe for a tasting of Devil’s cut and Knob Creek Single Barrel Reserve. Fred invites us to the historic family home on “Distillers Row” in Bardstown. Fred tells stories… Read more »

The Great Kentucky Bourbon Tasting and Gala

A gala and Bourbon tasting like none other as Kentucky Bourbon Festival guests meet the Master Distillers and at dine The Great Kentucky Bourbon Tasting & Gala at Kentucky Bourbon Festival 2010 in Bardstown, Kentucky. Watch this video. We sip some Blanton’s Bourbon with John Shutt and enjoy the Gala and a special ceremony… Read more »

How to Tap a Keg of Bourbon

× Large keg of Four Roses Bourbon is ready to be tapped. Watch how we tap this keg of Bourbon on Much better than tapping a keg of beer.

Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame 2010

Don’t you wish YOU were in this Hall of Fame?  One of the highlights during the Kentucky Bourbon Festival week is the annual inductions into the Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame – the highest honor within the Bourbon industry a person or organization may receive. In conjunction with the Kentucky Distillers’ Association, the Kentucky Bourbon… Read more »

New Maker’s Mark Bourbon Master Distiller Greg Davis

Greg Davis, the youngest Master Distiller ever in the Bourbon industry, becomes the new Maker’s Mark Bourbon Master Distiller. interviews Greg during a Maker’s Mark Ambassador reception at Kentucky Bourbon Fest 2010. ×

Kevin Smith Passes the Maker’s Mark Torch

Maker’s Mark Bourbon’s Kevin Smith passes the Bourbon Torch to the new Maker’s Mark Master Distiller Greg Davis. We interview Kevin during an Maker’s Mark Ambassador reception at  Kentucky Bourbon Fest 2010. Kevin tells that he will become the Beam Global Spirits and Wine Director of Bourbon and Distillery Operations. ×