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Heaven Hill Announces this year’s Parker’s Heritage

  Heaven Hill Distillery Announces Release of 2017 Parker’s Heritage Collection Limited Edition Bottling Eleventh Edition of annual ultra-premium release will honor late Heaven Hill Distillery Master Distiller Emeritus Parker Beam and continue support of ALS research and patient care   BARDSTOWN, KY— Heaven Hill Distillery announced today the 2017…

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Buffalo Trace announces new Experimental Collection made from 6 grains.

This one actually sounds really intriguing and I hope to get a sample to try.  Stay tuned!     BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY RELEASES ORGANIC 6 GRAIN WHISKEY EXPERIMENT FRANKFORT, Franklin County, Ky (May 9, 2017) Buffalo Trace Distillery has experimented with a variety of grains in their latest Experimental Collection…

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From the Smooth Ambler Spirits page on FB today (https://www.facebook.com/SmoothAmbler/posts/10155031989726495): An update on Wheated Bourbon and Custom Barrels: Smooth Ambler Wheated Bourbon At long last a bit of our homemade wheated bourbon is finally ready. Andrew has chosen the best of our mature (5-6 YO) barrels and mingled them together…

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A tribute to my late friend Adam.

Today, I watched as a friend of mine was lowered into the ground.  As I stood in the direct light of the sun, in a full suit, I felt the countless beads of sweat falling down my back as I stared at a plain wooden casket descending.   I just couldn’t believe…

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Buffalo Trace announces a new rare bottle lineup we had never heard about.

Sounds like we really don’t need to worry about hunting for this one until the Spring of 2017.  Thank goodness, I’m already broke and it’s not even October! BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY INTRODUCES O.F.C. RANGE OF VERY RARE AND COLLECTABLE VINTAGE-DATED BOURBONS   First Offering Only Available to Non Profits for…

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Buffalo Trace announces 2016 Antique Collection

The annual Buffalo Trace Antique Collection press release came out today.  Some interesting notes: Stagg is 144.1 proof this year, that’s crazy high!  As usual, there wasn’t much, so it’s going to be hard as heck to find again. Sazerac 18 is now current product instead of the tanked product…

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Beam blew it with the Knob Creek 2001 release.

I don’t know if Beam Suntory handles the marketing for Knob Creek, or if an outside company does, but someone really blew it with this release.  Beam Suntory, who also distills and produces Booker’s, came out with 2 big releases this summer.  One was Booker’s Rye, a 6-8k bottle, one…

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Top 10 dumb things overheard in the bourbon world.

1)  Keep hunting ya’ll, it’s still out there [posts picture of some nice score at a store].  No it isn’t.  You got lucky as hell and just need proper wording to show off your scores.  Just say “check out what I found today!”.  Everyone gets lucky at some point.  People…

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