335 – Introducing The Bardstown Collection with Jim Beam, Heaven Hill, Log Still, Preservation, and Bardstown Bourbon Company



What happens when you bring 5 of the top distilleries together and have them each provide two of their best barrels? You get the Bardstown Collection. Jim Beam, Heaven Hill, Log Still, Preservation, and Bardstown Bourbon Company have come together along with the tourism side of Visit Bardstown to release 5 special edition bottles that will benefit the community of Bardstown. All proceeds will go to the Main Street Association, Hospitality, and First Responders. These exclusive expressions have a unified packaging featuring Bardstown imagery and the only difference is a small label with each brand logo at the bottom of the bottle. In this episode, we’re joined by Freddie Noe, Conor O’Driscoll, Lynne Dant, and Steve Nally to talk about the process of making this collection. These  bottles will be released at each distillery starting on January 13th and the cost will range $159 – $249 per bottle. Get ready to collect the whole set! Visit BardstownCollection.com for more details and specific release times.

Show Partners:

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  • Heaven Hill Distillery has been lifting America’s spirit since 1935. Check out educational resources and sign up for their newsletter at HeavenHillDistillery.com.

Show Notes:

  • This week’s Above the Char with Fred Minnick (@fredminnick) talks about your palate being off.
  • Tell us about your role in this project.
  • What was the process like for choosing the barrels for this project?
  • What does this project mean for Bardstown?
  • Talk about the charity aspect of this project.
  • When are these bottles being released?
  • Why aren’t more distilleries getting together to do these kinds of projects?
  • What does this project mean to you?
  • @jimbeamofficial @heavenhilldistillery @bardstownbourbonco @logstilldistillery @preservationdistillery
  • Support this podcast on Patreon

2 thoughts on “335 – Introducing The Bardstown Collection with Jim Beam, Heaven Hill, Log Still, Preservation, and Bardstown Bourbon Company

  1. 1st week Aug every yr my group does the Bourbon Bash in Bardstown hit the local town square at the Greatest place ever Talbort Inn on Natl Haunted Historical sites Jesse James stayed there bullet in wall where shot at Fab food Fine dining and of course their spirits selection is top line proud to put my name out there Carl BUDDHA Purk 72nd President Ohio Jaycees CYA SOON

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