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RD One Kentucky Straight Bourbon Finished with Brazilian Amburana Wood

A well-integrated, perfectly proofed Amburana finished bourbon.
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Fireside Peated Single Malt Whiskey
A rich, American peated single malt whiskey from a distillery that’s not afraid to try different things and have fun.
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Ben Holladay Soft Red Wheat Bottled in Bond Bourbon
A bold bottled in bond wheated bourbon that may take people for a surprise with a sip that layers in oak, spice, and overall ruggedness.
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Never Say Die Rye
Though calling Never Say Die Rye a Kentucky & English rye is fun to do, the easy-going sip backs up its story with a compelling flavor profile.
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RD One Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Double Finished in Oak and Maple Barrels
A sweet, easy-drinking whiskey with a pleasant maple syrup flavor throughout.
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Hard Truth Farmer’s Reserve Whiskey
Hard Truth Farmer’s Reserve Whiskey shows how creative blending can transform a good product into an even better product.
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15 Stars First West Fine Aged Rye (Batch 2-SSDD)
This blended rye casts a wide net that manages to capture a wealth of rye flavors.
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Dark Arts Whiskey House Amburana Oak Stave Finished, Small Batch Rye (Batch 01)
A solid Amburana finished high rye whiskey that’s more rye than Amburana.
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New Riff 8 Year Kentucky Bourbon
An excellent showcase of how craft bourbon is coming of age and the rewards it offers to bourbon drinkers.
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Filmland Spirits Presents Ryes of the Robots Extended Cut
A barrel proof version of Filmland Spirits’ core straight rye release that adds a welcome layer of richness.
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Augusta Distillery announces the appointment of Alexandra “Alex” Castle as its first Master Distiller and Director of Distillery Operations.

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The charm of bourbon decanters

The bygone era of the bourbon decanter was a period when packaging overshadowed the whiskey itself. Though they were utilized to help sell bourbon which had fallen out of favor, their distinct style and creativity remains charming 50+ years later.
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Spending a Night at Jack Daniel’s

Ever wonder what it would be like to spend a night at a distillery? It should be on every whiskey lover's bucket list.
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Making History At MGP

This past week we had the opportunity to make history. Ross & Squibb Distillery, owned by MGP Ingredients is often shrouded in mystery only in that it isn’t open for public tours or really anyone else for that matter. While there, we got to do something no outside visitor has done in 80+ years.
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Bourbon’s Next Era

Bourbon is beginning to settle into a “been there, done that” period. As bourbon consumers finally come down off this finished whiskey and gimmick “high,” the question arises: What direction will bourbon move to drive consumers to continually stay invested in it?
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What makes dusty bourbon special?

Bourbon lovers may find themselves venturing deeper down the rabbit hole in search of something else other than the latest limited release. That something else is often what the greater whiskey collective calls, “dusties.” What makes dusties different from modern day bourbons? Are they better than the bourbons of today? Just what makes them so alluring?
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What’s Next for Penelope Bourbon?

It’s been almost a year since the bourbon world was thunderstruck by the news of MGP Ingredients’ acquisition of Penelope Bourbon. This begs the question, what’s next?

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