The Bourbon Show

The Bourbon Show discusses the latest in bourbon news, up-coming and recent releases, in-show bourbon reviews, upcoming events and interviews with people from around the bourbon and whiskey industry.
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The Bourbon Show discusses the latest in bourbon news, up-coming and recent releases, in-show bourbon reviews, upcoming events and interviews with people from around the bourbon and whiskey industry. Hosted by Steve Akley, Kaitlyn White and Jeremy Schell.

Dec 31, 2016

Happy New Year from The Bourbon Show! Steve, Seth and Evan submit their entries for the best release of 2016. Based on a listener poll, a winner is chosen.

Dec 25, 2016

Merry Christmas from The Bourbon Show!  The boys select their favorite Christmas movies.  The movies are bracketed and chosen to determine the greatest Christmas movie of all-time.  Period.  Steve sips High West's A Midwinter Night's Dram, Evan drinks a Death By Coconut while Seth mixes up a little Evan Williams Egg Nog.  Happy Holidays!

Dec 21, 2016

Author Jenna Brownson joins the show along with defending bourbon trivia champ, Alica White.  Evan and Seth try to take the crown while Steve moderates the madness.  It's a close game but there is a new champ in town.

Dec 15, 2016

Pat Heist of Wilderness Trail Distillery in Danville, Ky joins the show.  He discusses their recent expansion, the products they're producing and aging as well as how Wilderness Trail got its start. Pat also schools the guys on the science behind Ferm Solutions, a leading research, product development, engineering and technical service provider to the distilled spirits industry that he helped start.  The boys drink Old Grand Dad Bottled in Bond and Seth reviews Heritage Distilling Brown Sugar Bourbon.

Dec 8, 2016

It's a bourbon bucketlist episode!  Steve, Seth and Evan are joined by guest Heather Bean of Syntax Spirits.  Each share their bourbon-specific bucket lists items.

Dec 1, 2016

President of Independent Stave Company and Fourth-generation cooper Brad Boswell joins the show to discuss the company's history, their stave and cooperage processes, the company's global presence and the effects that barrels impart on the spirts that are stored in them.  The boys enjoy Jefferenson's Reserve and Seth reviews Boone County Distilling's Eighteen 33 bourbon.

Nov 28, 2016

Have a bourbon fan on your list this holiday season? Are you a bourbon fan looking for great gift ideas for others to get you? Never fear, The Bourbon Show is here! Steve, Seth and Evan are joined by Alicia (BourbonSipper) and share their 12 ideal bourbon gift ideas.

Nov 24, 2016

It's a special Thanksgiving episode!  Steve, Seth and Evan share what they're thankful for while sipping on Wild Turkey and Michter's.

Nov 17, 2016

Heather Bean, founder of Syntax Spirits in Greeley, Colorado joins the show and discusses everything from starting the distillery to kayak polo.  The guys drink Buffalo Trace and Seth reviews Heritage Distilling's Elk Rider Rye.

Nov 10, 2016

Special guests Christine Riggleman of Silverback Distillery (episode 1) and the Bourbonsipper (Alicia) join Steve, Seth and Evan for a fun game of bourbon trivia.

Nov 1, 2016

Trey Zoeller, founder of Jefferson's Bourbon joins the guys to discuss the past, present and future of Jefferson's. Steve, Seth and Evan sip on Jack Daniel's.

Oct 31, 2016

It's a lighthearted episode for a dark and scary day. Evan makes "bourbon" while everyone shares their favorite scary movies and some of their biggest fears. The Bourbon Show Shot is created.

Oct 22, 2016

The boys celebrate Seth's 40th birthday by sharing their list of 40 bourbons everyone should have in their cabinet.

Oct 17, 2016

Colin Campbell, founder of Cadee Distillery ( in Clinton, WA joins the show and discusses his current and future offerings as well as starting the distillery on what he calls The Isle of Whidbey.

Oct 12, 2016

Steve, Seth and Evan discuss steaks and the long and storied history of Wild Turkey.  Steve "enjoys" some Wild Turkey American Honey while Seth has a pour of an Eagle Rare store pick and Evan sips some Four Rose Small Batch.

Oct 5, 2016

Steve, Seth and Evan review samples of Whoop & Holler, the 28 year old American Whiskey joining the Orphan Barrel lineup this Fall.

Oct 1, 2016

Brandon Voorhees of Gray Skies Distillery ( in Grand Rapids, Michigan shares his story of starting the distillery and discusses their current and future offerings. Evan is on-site at Gray Skies and tries their aging bourbon.  Steve and Seth enjoy Evan Williams Single Barrel.

Sep 28, 2016

Steve, Seth and Evan talk about shirt mullets while enjoying E.H. Taylor Seasoned Wood, 1992 Old Charter 7 year and Jefferson's Chef's Collaboration.  They also discuss Ulyses S. Grant, Chris Penn, Keith Richards, Hunter S. Thompson, Johnny Depp and Harry S. Truman and the bourbon they enjoy(ed).

Sep 22, 2016

Steve, Seth and Evan discuss Greedo from Star Wars and the life and times of Elmer T. Lee.  Seth and Steve enjoy a glass of ETL as well as a sample of 1992 Elmer T. Lee while Evan drinks a Perrin Lil' Griz.

Sep 17, 2016

Joe and Lauren Luby, founders of Las Vegas-based Two Bitch Spirits ( join Steve, Seth and Evan to discuss their pursuit of starting the distillery, what sparked their desire to start the business, crowd-funding and their partnership with George Racz of Las Vegas Distillery.

Aug 28, 2016

Christine Riggleman, founder and CEO of Silverback Distillery ( in Afton, Virginia joins Steve, Seth and Evan to discuss her experiences in starting the distillery, their future releases including a straight bourbon whiskey and her newly released Blackback Rye whiskey, which the guys try on the show.