Jim Beam and Freddie Noe Announce the Inaugural Release of Little Book Whiskey

The Beam family is proud to officially announce the launch of Little Book, the first release from Freddie Noe, eighth generation Beam family member and son of current Beam master distiller, Fred Noe. Named after...
Jefferson’s Twin Oak Custom Barrel

Jefferson’s Bourbon Twin Oak Custom Barrel

Jefferson’s Bourbon has taken maturation technology to the next level with their latest release of Jefferson’s Twin Oak Custom Barrel. The brand’s newest release marks the result of a six-year project with Independent Stave Company The...

Cleanup at Barton 1792 is Underway after Warehouse Collapse

A month after the collapse of Warehouse 30, cleanup at Barton 1792 Distillery is underway in Bardstown, KY. The initial collapse on June 22nd caused 9,000 bourbon barrels to tumble to the ground, with broken...

Is Your Pappy Van Winkle the Real Thing?

On the heels of a heist and a counterfeiting conviction, Buffalo Trace and the Van Winkle family want Bourbon drinkers to know how to make sure they're buying genuine Pappy. Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon is...
Jim Rutledge at Castle & Key Distillery

Jim Rutledge Talks Cream of Kentucky Pre-Sales, Breaking Ground on a Distillery in 2019

Since retirement, Jim Rutledge has shown no signs of slowing down. He’s been contract distilling at Castle & Key while simultaneously launching the J.W. Rutledge Distillery, which includes reviving the heritage brand Cream of...

At East Bernstadt Cooperage, the ‘Bourbon Boom’ is Driving Expansion

Family owned barrel makers seeing patience pay off Story Kirsten Delamarter Photos Kiersten Richardson When East Bernstadt Cooperage in Laurel County began crafting Appalachian white oak barrels a quarter century ago, owner C.B. Robinson lived in a...

America’s Best Bourbon Bars: West Region – 2017

Hard Water, San Francisco, CA: Chef Charles Phan knows his way around Bourbon Country. He’s visited Willet, Heaven Hill and Buffalo Trace Distilleries to select personal-barrels. Phan says, “The hardest part is not to...

America’s Best Bourbon Bars: South Region – 2017

Yardbird Southern Table and Bar, Miami, FL:  If we told you that one of the hottest restaurants in Miami uses Bourbon as a backbone to its menu would you believe us?  Any doubters can...