The Grand Podcast

Hello, Crusaders! We had ourselves one helluva time this past week on the Rogue Buss and at the Bourbon Classic in Louisville, KY. We had the opportunity to record a cast with some of our favorite people, and we’re happy to share it with you! In it, we talk about some of our experiences during…

The Science of Hangover Cures

DISCLAIMER: THIS IS NOT MEDICAL ADVICE. What is a hangover? The truth is we don’t really know. We all know the symptoms: headache, lack of appetite, fatigue, nausea, jitters, just feeling like crap, etc.. Some estimates put the cost in terms of poor work performance in the billions of dollars range. Yet, despite years of…

Interview with author Albert W. A. Schmid!

Fellow Bourbon Crusaders, we were lucky enough to get to sit down and talk with Albert Schmid, author of The Old Fashioned: An Essential Guide to the Original Whiskey Cocktail and the Gourmand Award winning The Kentucky Bourbon Cookbook. We first met Albert at a book signing in Lexington, KY about two years ago, and we…

Around the Barrel #3: The Bourbon Classic

Fellow Bourbon Crusaders, you’ve been hearing about it for months, and now we finally get to tell you about it: The Bourbon Classic! It was a whirlwind of a week, but we couldn’t imagine having much more fun. In this ATB, we talk about the highlights of our experience at a slew of distilleries as…

First Stop, Barton 1792 Distillery

Our first stop on the Bourbon Classic Media Camp tour was the Barton 1792 Distillery. It, like many present day distilleries, has an interesting history complete with several ownership changes, expansions, and setbacks. Nestled in the heart of Bourbon Country, Bardstown, KY, they currently produce several brands of bourbon including Very Old Barton and Kentucky…

Around the Barrel #1

Hello, fellow Bourbon Evangelists! We’re back with a little something new for you. Sort of like our version of the Fireside Chat, we bring you the first Around the Barrel cast! In an effort to record more often and get information to you in a more timely manner, we’ve decided to start doing some casts in-between…

Bottom of the Barrel Podcast #3!

Bottom of the Barrel Podcast #3! Hurray, it’s podcast number 3: What about the Beams? Wherein we discuss the Beam family in distilling, non-traditional bourbon cocktails, our experiences at the Bourbon Classic and Bacon and Bourbon South Carolina as well as a tasting of some widely available bourbons. Enjoy, and as always, cheers! Links of…

Podcast #2!

Podcast #2! With 100% more He-man, here is our next edition of the podcast. We tried something a little different and did away with some edits, as well as went a little more free form. Recipes as promised in the cast to follow in the next post. Cheers!