You asked and now we answer. Listeners of the show asked questions on social media and the gang takes some time to answer them all. Alicia "The Bourbon Sipper" White joins the boys for this special episode.
Julian Van Winkle III, grandson of bourbon legend Julian (Pappy) Van Winkle joins the show. He chats about the family's long and storied history in the bourbon industry, the highly acclaimed and highly sought-after Van Winkle products and what the future holds for Old Rip Van Winkle. The boys all sip on various Van Winkle bourbons including Pappy Van Winkle 20 year, Old Rip Van Winkle 10 year and Van Winkle Special Reserve Lot B while sharing thoughts on the passing of bourbon great, Parker Beam. Seth reviews Elijah Craig 18 year.
Fashion blogger Renee Howe and Director of Spirit Research and Innovation at ISC, Andrew Wiehebrink join the show in an effort to become the bourbon trivia champion. Can Evan hold onto the crown or can Seth or one of the guests steal it away?
Corey Chandler joins the show along with show super fan Sarah K to share some tips on finding and obtaining those hard to find bottles (unicorns). Corey also shares a really sweet sample of Old Weller Original with everyone.
Marianne Barnes of Castle & Key joins the show and discusses her time at Brown Forman, making the leap to join the Castle & Key team as Master Distiller as well as what she has been creating at The Castle. Seth reviews Yellowstone 2016 Limited Edition. Steve and Seth sip on Old Grand-Dad 114 while Evan prentends its a Pint Size edition and drinks Van Winkle Family Reserve Lot B.
The third and final day of Samples Week features Heritage Distilling's BSB 103 - High Altitude Brown Sugar Bourbon. Steve, Seth and Evan crack open their bottles and dive nose-first into this flavored whiskey.
Day 2 of Samples Week features the full Four Roses traditional bourbon lineup of Yellow Label, Small Batch and Single Barrel. Steve, Seth and Evan crack open their samples and review each of the whiskies.
It's samples week on The Bourbon Show. In this first of three episodes Steve, Seth and Evan sip and review Wyoming Wiskey Small Batch Bourbon.
Josh Quinn of Boone County Distilling joins the show. He shares insight on starting the distillery, their partnership with Larry Ebersold, their current and upcoming products including their own bourbon as well as what the bourbon selection process is like with MGP. Seth reviews Lazy Guy Distilling's 5th Article 1887 Rye whiskey. The boys also sip on Jefferson's Chef's Collaboration bourbon while sharing their personal favorite celebrity chefs.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It's a special Thanksgiving episode! Steve, Seth and Evan share what they're thankful for while sipping on Wild Turkey and Michter's.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The boys celebrate Seth's 40th birthday by sharing their list of 40 bourbons everyone should have in their cabinet.
Colin Campbell, founder of Cadee Distillery (cadeedistillery.com) 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.
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.