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Woodford Reserve’s Woodford Spire

May 1, 2021 – While the Mint Julep is most often associated with the Kentucky Derby, Woodford Reserve has offered...

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Woodford Reserve’s Cherries & Cream Mint Julep

April 15, 2021 – Mint Juleps have been around for a long time, and this Derby Day recipe from Woodford...

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An Anniversary Celebration…One Year Late (Episode 866: April 12, 2021)

Bourbons Bistro had everything ready to go for its 15th anniversary dinner in April…of 2020. Of course, the Covid-19 pandemic...

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Book Review: Wright Thompson’s “Pappyland”

By Mark Gillespie October 13, 2020 – Let’s face it…mention Pappy Van Winkle to a whiskey lover and you’ll probably...

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Pandemic Leaves Whisky Festivals in Critical Condition (Episode 831: August 9, 2020)

This week saw upcoming whisky events in the U.S., England, Ireland, Canada, and Australia either postponed or cancelled outright as...

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Bourbon Festival Board Meets As Covid-19 Event Cancellations Reach Kentucky

Updated April 28, 2020 – Kentucky Bourbon Festival board members met Monday via Zoom videoconference, part of the ongoing need...

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Ice(land) and Whisky Go Together: Episode 808: March 1, 2020

If you just needed a whisky-related reason to visit Iceland, we have one for you on this week’s episode. Eimverk...

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Poking the Bourbon Bear (Episode 766: May 5, 2019)

Let’s face it. When you think of American Whiskey, Bourbon is probably top of mind. After all, Congress declared it...

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Good Friends and a Dram of Whisky (Episode 763: April 14, 2019)

Lew Bryson and Martin Duffy take their whisky seriously…but not much else! When they joined us at the recent American...

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Doubling Distilleries on the Isle of Arran (Episode 720: August 19, 2018)

It’s been a hot, dry summer in Scotland, and Euan Mitchell isn’t complaining a bit. The managing director of Isle...

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