The Back Stories Behind Picking Private Barrels (Episode 780: August 11, 2019)20190811202820

The Back Stories Behind Picking Private Barrels (Episode 780: August 11, 2019)

Mark GillespieAugust 11, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
“Private Selection” bottlings are the rage today, and it almost seems like an arms race as bars and retailers try to outdo each other with...
Maker’s Mark: Bucking Trends for 60 Years (Episode 776: July 14, 2019)20190715015549

Maker’s Mark: Bucking Trends for 60 Years (Episode 776: July 14, 2019)

Mark GillespieJuly 15, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
60 years ago, Bill and Marge Samuels dipped the first bottles of Maker’s Mark Bourbon in Loretto, Kentucky. They left the “e” out of...
I Spy a Bourbon (Episode 650: July 16, 2017)20170716173250

I Spy a Bourbon (Episode 650: July 16, 2017)

Mark GillespieJuly 16, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
We’ve seen whisky and movie tie-ins before, but Old Forester’s new Statesman Bourbon is a bit different. It’s featured in the upcomi...
A Tale of Texas Whiskey at Balcones (Episode 646: June 18, 2017)20170618153921

A Tale of Texas Whiskey at Balcones (Episode 646: June 18, 2017)

Mark GillespieJune 18, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Last year, Balcones Distilling left behind its original distillery – hand-built in an old welding shop underneath the 17th Street bridge in Waco...