172 – BULLITT COUNTY, Lottery Dreams, and Buy/Sell/Trade of Brands on Bourbon Community Roundtable #25

I guess this is our silver anniversary! We are joined by Josh Reidford who is the producer for the new AMC movie, BULLITT COUNTY, that opens in theaters this Friday the 26th. We discuss the fears of what would happen if a bourbon enthusiast won the 1.6 Billion Mega Millions lottery then wrap up the show talking if we would ever see a buyout of another large brand.

Show Notes:

  • Pursuit Series launch by Pursuit Spirits
  • This week’s Above the Char with Fred Minnick examines the “dad tax” and encouraging more bourbon and food pairing to raise the bar
  • Did anyone else realize is Sober October or Mocktober or whatever
  • Bullitt County Producer Josh Riedford joins as a special guest
  • BULLITT COUNTY tells the story of four friends who reunite for a bachelor party in the Fall of 1977 to hunt for buried Prohibition money on the Bluegrass Bourbon Trail only to become ripped apart by greed, corruption, and murder. Winner of SIX BEST PICTURE AWARDS from film festivals nationwide
  • Do you see more bourbon coming into your world of movie production.
  • Lottery at 1.6 billion. If you had enough money for bourbon, what would you do?
  • What distillery has the most American whiskey interest?
  • Fred gave his lowest score of all time in Forbes

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