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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.
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- 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/
073 – Jim Kokoris, author of The Big Man of Jim Beam: Booker Noe And the Number-One Bourbon In the World
Jim Kokoris, author of The Big Man of Jim Beam: Booker Noe And the Number-One Bourbon In the World, joins the show to talk about the life of Booker Noe and the impact he made on the industry.
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
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.