Wild Turkey Master Distiller Eddie Russell joins the show. He shares stories of growing up in and around the bourbon industry, his early days at the distillery, working for and along side his father, bourbon ledgend Jimmy Russell, future releases and more.
Steve, Seth and Evan try samples of bourbon from Silverback Distillery's barrel number one. This bourbon can't be released soon enough!
Nashville jazz recording artist Stephanie Adlington joins the show and debuts her latest single, "I'll Take Bourbon Over You."
Chet Zoeller: bourbon author, historian, collector of pre-prohibition bourbon and father of Jefferson's Bourbon founder Trey Zoller, joins the show. He discusses his life in around Louisville during bourbon's original boom, his passion for pre-prohibition bourbon, his books and helping Trey start Jefferson's. Seth reviews Garrison Brothers Straight Texas Bourbon.
Friends of the show Jess Rubin and Jeff Black join the show for Bourbon Trivia battle 5. Will three-time champ Evan Haskill finally lose the title?
Steve, Seth and Evan dicuss what it takes and what it means to be a Kentucky Colonel. Or in Evan's case, a Kernel.
Bourbon Hall of Famer Chuck Cowdery sits down with Steve, Seth and Evan at the New Orleans Bourbon Festival. He shares personal stories of some of the most famous and revered men in the bourbon industry.
Recording from above the first annual New Orleans Bourbon Festival grand tasting, Steve, Seth and Evan meet up with Cynthia Channell, A Lil Dab Of Bourbon, Bourbon Public and New Orleans Bourbon Festival's very own Barbara Hirsch Napolitano.
Corey Chandler and super fan Sarah K. join the show for Bourbon Trivia battle number 4. Can Evan "The Champ" Haskill be knocked off?
Justin Stiefel of Heritage Distilling in Gig Harbor, WA joings the show. He discusses distilling at the early age of 7, his time in Washington, D.C. and returning home to start a distillery. Justin also talks about the products he now offers at Hertage Distilling, including BSB 103 which the boys are enjoying. Seth reviews Evan Williams Bottled in Bond.
Steve, Seth & Evan are joined by Alicia White to discuss Buffalo Trace distillery and their product line.
Sam Mead of Wyoming Whiskey in Kirby, Wyoming joins the show. He discusses the family's history, how they got into whiskey and what the future holds for the distillery and their products. Seth reviews KBD's Pure Kentucky.
Christine Riggleman of Silverback Distillery and Alicia White join the show to help determine the greatest Master Distiller of all-time. Each person names 3 distillers whom they think should be included. Then the names are drawn from a hat to determine a bracket. The group then votes on the winner of each match-up until a champion is crowned.
Steve, Seth and Evan are joined by Alicia. The group was challenged to take a Pickleback shot and make good on their agreement.
Doug Keeney, founder of Old Limestone Mixing Water joins the show. He discusses how the company was formed, the benefits of using real limestone water in bourbon as well as he and co-founder Barry Gluck's philanthropic passions. Seth reviews Wild Turkey Rare Breed. The boys all sip on various cask strength bourbons to dimonstrate the effect Old Limestone Mixing Water can have on a whiskey.
The gang celebrates Steve's birthday by picking their favorite living legends of the bourbon industry. Alicia White joins the boys for the birthday fun.
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.