Bourbon 101

Everything you need to know on getting schooled on bourbon!

095 – Beth Burrows, Ambassador for Beam Suntory, Jim Beam History and Expressions


Beth Burrows, Kentucky Bourbon Ambassador for Beam Suntory, gives us all the history behind Jim Beam and the different expressions. We even get the chance to learn how Baker’s Bourbon got its name.
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089 – Bernie Lubbers, Whiskey Ambassador for Heaven Hill, dives deep into Bottled in Bond


Bernie Lubbers, Whiskey Ambassador for Heaven Hill and also known as The Whiskey Professor, joins the show to talk about bottled-in-bond and what makes these bourbons “bricks of gold”.
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088 – Tim Knittel, Bourbon Educator at Distilled-Living.com talks Bourbon 101/201


Tim Knittel, Bourbon Educator at Distilled-Living.com and a certified Stave & Thief Society Executive Bourbon Steward, kicks off “back to basics” month by giving an in-depth Bourbon 101 and 201 level knowledge bomb. You will learn something new, guaranteed or your money back!
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076 – Kevin Didio, Manager of Kentucky Visitor Experience at the Bulleit Frontier Experience


Kevin Didio, Manager of Kentucky Visitor Experience at Bulleit Frontier Experience, talks about his career in bourbon with multiple distilleries, dives into the history of Stitzel-Weller and IW Harper, and talks about the visitor attractions you can see at the reinstated Stitzel-Weller Distillery.
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058 – Tim Judge, Global Ambassador for Bulleit Bourbon


Tim Judge, Global Ambassador for Bulleit Bourbon, dives into the Bulleit Bourbon origination and all the new expansion taking place.
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055 – Josh Hollifield, Visitor Center Manager for Barton 1792

Josh Hollifield, Visitor Center Manager for Barton 1792, gives a history of the grounds and an insider look to the resurgence of the 1792 brand.
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042 – Matt Gandolfo, Brand Ambassador for Wild Turkey


Matt Gandolfo, Brand Ambassador for Wild Turkey, talks history of the brand, non-GMO grains, each of the expressions and the new “Decades” release set for May 2016.
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040 – Jackie Zykan, Master Bourbon Specialist for Old Forester


Jackie Zykan, Master Bourbon Specialist for Old Forester, talks about each of the individual expressions and the history behind this Louisville based brand. (more…)

037 – Bernie Lubbers, Brand Ambassador for Heaven Hill – Part 2

(Part 2) Bernie Lubbers (@BernieLubbers), The Whiskey Professor and Brand Ambassador for Heaven Hill, continues in Part 2 talking about Heaven Hill bourbon brands, the removal of the 12 year Elijah Craig age statement and breaks out the guitar for a Bourbon Pursuit first. (more…)

036 – Bernie Lubbers, Brand Ambassador for Heaven Hill – Part 1

(Part 1) Bernie Lubbers (@BernieLubbers), The Whiskey Professor and Brand Ambassador for Heaven Hill, talks about his past, catchphrase, and overview of bourbon badges in Part 1.
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032 – Erik of @BourbonSeason, Bottle Chase and Secondary Markets


Erik of @BourbonSeason joins the show to talk about the infamous bottle chase and the growing secondary market. (more…)

001 – The Duo and Hunting Parties

Meet Ryan and Kenny. Your hosts on this journey. They discuss everything about the show and more
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