Bourbon Blogger and Author Podcasts

All our podcasts featuring bourbon Bloggers and published Authors

113 – Rum Pursuit with Fred Minnick




Fred Minnick, multi-appearance guest on the show and author of the new book Rum Curious, educates us bourbon drinkers on why rum isn’t so bad and how the rum industry needs the passion of the bourbon community.

It’s time to be your own boss! Learn more about franchising The UPS Store at http://theupsstorefranchising.com/bourbon

  • Back in February you had a article named “For Rum’s Sake”, an open letter to bourbon drinkers. Was it a plea?
  • Why rum? There’s lots of other spirits
  • Name a few brands that are accessible in parts of the US that are trustworthy.
  • So what’s wrong with Captain Morgan and those typical ones we all think of?
  • We know bourbon has 3 main ingredients, but what are some of the main ones going into rum?
  • We also have corn whiskey, rye whiskey, etc, any variants?
  • So people want to learn more about rum, besides your book, where are the rum fanatics?
  • Talk about the laws and labels for rum producers
  • What do you think about those companies that say they can create an aged rum in less than 7 days using technology?
  • Thanks to Emmet Klocker that sent us some samples from Lemon Hart, Havana Club, and 1931/
099 – Fred Minnick, Bourbon Author, Pundit and Expert



Download

Fred Minnick, Bourbon Author, Pundit, and Expert, joins us to discuss the San Francisco Spirits Competition, asking if bourbon is just a gimmick when it comes to experimentation, how the new vintage spirits law will effect Louisville, and if pricing has gone out of whack!
(more…)

094 – Bourbon Truth, the infamous blogger and twitter persona who tells it like it is


Bourbon Truth, the infamous blogger and twitter persona known as Lloyd Christmas, gives a Bourbon Pursuit exclusive where no one is safe. He tells it like it is and let’s you know not everything smells like roses.
(more…)

085 – James Markert, author of The Angel’s Share


James Markert, author of The Angel’s Share, joins the show to share information about the first fictional novel based on bourbon that takes place in Twisted Tree, Kentucky on an old family distillery that was abandoned after prohibition.
(more…)

080 – Chuck Cowdery, Bourbon Author and Pundit, talks Beam Backpedaling and Sazerac Money


Chuck Cowdery, Bourbon Author and media pundit, joins to talk about Jim Beam backpedaling it’s way out of Booker’s price increase and the unique purchases Sazerac is making to expand their footprint.
(more…)

071 – Chris Trevino, Liquor Hound


Chris Trevino, the YouTube sensation known as Liquor Hound, talks about the intricacies of reviewing whiskey ranging from the type of glass to even the water used to dilute it.
(more…)

069 – Fred Minnick, author of Bourbon: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of an American Whiskey

Fred Minnick, acclaimed bourbon author who also happens to have the Amazon #1 Best Selling book in the Whiskey Category Bourbon: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of an American Whiskey, shares his history before bourbon, dive into chapters of bourbon history, and get his opinion on barrel finishes if it’s still a bourbon and age statement removals
(more…)

054 – Susan Reigler, Bourbon Authority – Pairing Food and Bourbon Cocktails

Susan Reigler, Executive Bourbon Steward and author of multiple bourbon books, talks about her past as a food critic and shares how to pair food with bourbon and explains what it means to be an Executive Bourbon Steward.
(more…)

053 – Chef Edward Lee, Cooking with Bourbon


Chef Edward Lee, 4-time James Beard nominee, TV Show host, owner of 610 Magnolia and Milkwood, dives into culinary arts and cooking with bourbon while sharing his philosophy on bourbon with dinner that led to the creation of Jefferson’s Chef Collaboration.
(more…)

052 – Kerry Bossak, Subourbia.com – Annoying Trends in Bourbon


Kerry Bossak (@bourbon_gamer), author of Subourbia.com, talks about how bourbon helps him lose weight and goes over his top 10 list of the most annoying trends in the bourbon world.
(more…)

051 – Whiskey Wash Roundtable with Maggie Kimberl, Nino Marchetti, and Michael Veach


A Whiskey Wash Roundtable. Maggie Kimberl, Nino Marchetti, and Michael Veach join as we discuss Maker’s 46, Pappy & Co Cigars, history of Buffalo Trace, Castle & Key, and the failed crowd funding campaign by Jim Rutledge.
(more…)

049 – Jordan, Eric and Nick, authors of BreakingBourbon.com

Jordan, Eric and Nick, authors behind BreakingBourbon.com, talk about how bourbon fill levels change flavor profiles and we look at the new releases to come in 2016.
(more…)

031 – Reid Mitenbuler, author of Bourbon Empire

Reid Mitenbuler (@ReidMitenbuler), author of Bourbon Empire, joins Ryan and Kenny to talk about the history and psyche of bourbon, “a distinctive product of the United States”. (more…)

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…)

025 – Nino Marchetti, Founder of TheWhiskeyWash.com


Nino Marchetti (@WhiskeyWash), Founder at TheWhiskeyWash.com, joins us today to announce a new partnership between us. We talk about his news outlet, the authors, products, and most importantly, his bunker! (more…)

020 – Brian Haara, Author of Sipp’n Corn blog


Brian Haara (@SippnCorn), Attorney and blogger at Sipp’n Corn, joins the podcast to talk about the history of the bourbon industry through the lens of lawsuits. Listen to find out how Colonel Taylor loved getting himself into trouble as well as the real story behind Ezra Brooks. (more…)

007 – Maggie Kimberl, Louisville.com

Maggie Kimberl (@LouGirl502), author of everything bourbon for Louisville.com, joins the duo to talk about bourbon in the news and media.
(more…)

005 – Blake Riber, author of bourbonr.com blog

Blake Riber, author of bourbonr.com, talks about the popularity of his blog, his ideas and the release of a brand new app!
(more…)

003 – Al Young, Brand Ambassador of Four Roses

Al Young, Brand Ambassador of Four Roses, talks about the rich history of the brand and his story
(more…)