If Fred Minnick had any more balls in the air right now, the circus would be calling him with a job offer as a juggler. He’s launching the new Bourbon+ Magazine as its founding editor-in-chief, curating the Bourbon events for next month’s Bourbon and Beyond Festival in Louisville, and his book publisher has just commissioned a second edition of his award-winning book “Bourbon Curious.” If that’s not enough, he and his wife Jaclyn are a few weeks away from having their second child. We got Fred to relax for a few minutes on this week’s WhiskyCast In-Depth. In the news, Heaven Hill has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against Bob Dylan’s new Heaven’s Door whiskies. Scottish officials are taking the next step in reviving distilling at the historic Dallas Dhu Distillery in Speyside while keeping it open as a museum, and the hot summer could mean tighter supplies of barley for distillers.


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