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Back in 2016, a small group of Bourbon & Banter members met in St. Louis to attend Whiskey In the Winter. Following a wonderful evening gathered around Pops' dining room table sipping pre-prohibition whiskey and other mid-century dusties, the actual show itself was largely forgettable - save for one large exception. In Seminar Room C, Luke Castle and I were blown away by the magnetism,...
If there is one thing about bourbon I haven't gotten bored with over the years, it's selecting a private barrel. Every so often, a truly special one stands out from the others. Such was the case when, earlier this year, we got this incredible short barrel OESF for Mike Bridges at Jack's in Fremont, Nebraska. It's the "Bitch Wolf Barrel" we named after Ruthie from the show 'Ozark.' Bottle from...
Ari Tempkin and Jeremy Mandel were kind enough to invite me on their Steak, Bourbon & Sports podcast last night. Really enjoyed discussing private barrel picks with them. Check it out!
The words ‘Distilled In Indiana’ on a whiskey label used to automatically mean one thing: This whiskey was sourced by Midwest Grain Products (MGP). Well, not anymore. THE HISTORY OF STARLIGHT DISTILLERY The Starlight Distillery Rickhouse Starlight Distillery may seem to have burst onto the scene like another hot craft whiskey start-up, but it is actually part of a now...