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Bourbon News & Notes: Woodford Reserve Winter 2020 Master’s Collection (Very Fine Rare Bourbon)

BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – for 4 December 2020, by Susan Reigler Woodford Reserve Winter 2020 Master’s Collection: Very Fine Rare Bourbon I have a fond memory of the very first Woodford Reserve Master’s Collection...

Bourbon News & Notes: Kentucky Peerless single barrel releases, and Buffalo Trace’s festive light...

BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – for 27 November 2020, by Susan Reigler Kentucky Peerless’s Latest Single Barrel Releases Kentucky Peerless in Louisville is notable both for producing sweet mash bourbons and ryes and for a continuing...

Bourbon News & Notes: Maker’s Mark and The LEE Initiative craft CommUNITY Batch bourbon...

BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – for 20 November 2020, by Susan Reigler Maker’s Mark and Lee Initiative Launch Bourbon for Restaurant Relief The LEE Initiative (Let’s Empower Employment) has joined Maker’s Mark Bourbon to release a...

Bourbon News & Notes: Holiday bottles for bourbon lovers, and new Freddie’s sodas from...

BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – 13 November, 2020, by Susan Reigler Holiday Bottles for Bourbon Lovers If you happen to be one of those organized gift givers who has already made your list of present recipients...

Bourbon News & Notes: Jim Beam Lineage, Last Drop Distillers and new Glencairn whiskey...

BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – 6 November, 2020, by Susan Reigler An International Travel Release from Jim Beam Many whiskey enthusiasts know that distilleries, both in the U.S. and other countries including Scotland and Japan, produce...

Bourbon News & Notes: The Cocktail Contessa’s Boulevardier, and a special Maker’s Mark for...

BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – 30 October, 2020, by Susan Reigler Breeders’ Cup Commemorative Bottle from Maker’s Mark The Breeders’ Cup is returning to Kentucky next week (November 6 and 7) and once again Maker’s Mark...

Bourbon News & Notes: Insuring the future of the white oak, and two tastings...

BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – 23 October, 2020, by Susan Reigler No Oak Trees, No Bourbon As every bourbon aficionado knows, in order to become bourbon, new-make whiskey must be aged in new, charred white oak...

“Kosher whiskey & the Jewish history of distilling,” an online event (Sat., Oct. 24)

Saturday's online event is called "Beyond Bernheim: Kosher whiskey and the Jewish history of distilling," which for those only casually interested in whiskey but favoring outdoor recreation might reasonably prompt a question: What does...

Bourbon News & Notes: The Diversity Edition, with Bulleit, KDA, U of L and...

BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – 16 October, 2020, by Susan Reigler Diageo Launches Craftswomen Program International spirits giant Diageo, which owns the Bulleit bourbon and rye whiskeys and operates a distillery in Shelby County, has introduced...

Bourbon News & Notes: Grab your coat and get your hat, Pappy season is...

BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – 9 October, 2020, by Susan Reigler The Pappy Game is Afoot Buffalo Trace Distillery announced this week that the yearly distribution of highly allocated Pappy Van Winkle whiskeys is pending. Here...