Old Forester

Old Forester’s “Slow-Jito”

May 1, 2021 – While Old Forester’s second annual “Kentucky Turtle Derby” has tongue firmly in cheek, this Bourbon-based variation...

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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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A Sustainable Future for Whisky Distilling (Episode 865: April 5, 2021)

Distillers are always looking to the future. After all, many are laying down casks of whisky for future generations to...

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Asia’s Whisky Capital (Episode 856: January 31, 2021)

Hong Kong has become a key center for the world’s whisky makers, and we had more evidence of that this...

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Old Forester Bourbon Celebrates 150 Years (Episode 842: October 25, 2020)

Very few Bourbon brands can claim much of a pre-Prohibition heritage, but Brown-Forman’s Old Forester can. George Garvin Brown created...

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Uncovering Whisky’s Past with the “Bourbon Archaeologist” (Episode 838: September 27, 2020)

There are literally hundreds of old distillery sites around the eastern half of the United States dating back to the...

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Ireland’s Slane Distillery Coming of Age (Episode 833: August 23, 2020)

It’s been almost three years since Brown-Forman and the Conyngham family fired up the stills at Slane Distillery on the...

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Jim Beam’s Fred Noe: Stuck at Home and Planning a Farewell Tour (Episode 825: June 28, 2020)

Fred Noe became Jim Beam’s seventh master distiller in 2007 when his father, the legendary Booker Noe, retired. 13 years...

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Coronavirus Has Whisky Lovers Facing Bans on Distillery Tours & Festivals

By Mark Gillespie Updated March 15, 2020  – As the impact of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus pandemic spreads, more whisky events...

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On the Road at the 2020 Victoria Whisky Festival (Episode 802: January 19, 2020)

This week, we’re in Victoria, British Columbia for one of the world’s best whisky festivals, the 15th annual Victoria Whisky...

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