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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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Kentucky Bourbon Distillers Set New Records in 2019

By Mark Gillespie October 31, 2020 – Imagine having to count nearly ten million barrels of whiskey and other spirits...

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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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$1 Million Donation to Build Whiskey “Dormitory” at University of Kentucky

February 29, 2020 – The University of Kentucky’s main campus in Lexington will be getting a new 600-bed “dormitory,” of...

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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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Maker’s Mark: Bucking Trends for 60 Years (Episode 776: July 14, 2019)

60 years ago, Bill and Marge Samuels dipped the first bottles of Maker’s Mark Bourbon in Loretto, Kentucky. They left...

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Jim Beam Warehouse Fire Leaves Behind Environmental Impact

July 8, 2019 – Investigators are now looking through the rubble of a rickhouse at Beam Suntory’s Old Crow warehousing...

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Whiskey’s High Wire Act (Episode 775: July 7, 2019)

The husband and wife team of Scott Blackwell and Ann Marshall opened High Wire Distilling six years ago in Charleston,...

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Jim Beam Bourbon Warehouse Still Burning in Kentucky

July 5, 2019 – The fire that destroyed a Jim Beam Bourbon maturation warehouse is still burning, nearly three days...

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New Distillery, Familiar Faces (Episode 733: June 23, 2019)

If you’re starting a new distillery from scratch, it helps to find some veteran whisky makers to join you on...

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