Southerland on how they became a duo, new music and good whiskey

Country duo Southerland joins us as we wrap up Whiskey Weeks 2022 with a few good pours. Chris Rogers and Matt Chase talk about how they became a duo, trying to come up with a name (Palmetto Peaches anyone??), how they come up with songs, writing a song about their significant others, their latest singles, coming together as a duo, their favorite bourbons & craft beers, what’s next and more.

Q&A with Silverbelly Whiskey

In this Q&A, we chat with Alan Jackson’s Silverbelly Whiskey. Mattie Jackson Selecman, author/sommelier and Jackson’s daughter, and Robbie Goldsmith, CEO of Silverbelly, join us to talk about how Alan Jackson got into the whiskey business, the name behind the brand, working with Green River Distillery in Kentucky on the whiskey, crafting a different batch with Alan’s songs, how Mattie became an author and sommelier, how Robbie got involved with Silverbelly, potential future releases and more.

Ian Munsick on importance of family, making new music and crazy fans

Country artist Ian Munsick joins for week two of Whiskey Weeks 2022. He talks about being a dad, having his wife as his manager, the role she played in his duet with Cody Johnson (Long Live Cowgirls), growing up in a musical family, giving back to Montana following the floods, his latest single More Than Me, being out on tour, his love of snack foods, what’s next for him and more.

Q&A with The Stave Restaurant and Bourbon Bar

In this Q&A, we chat with Rebecca Burnworth, owner of The Stave Restaurant and Bourbon Bar in Millville, Kentucky. She talks about launching the Stave Restaurant, working as an architect/interior designer, designing other restaurants in central Kentucky, the location of The Stave, creating the outside spot The Treehouse, the name, what folks can expect when they visit, a potential new restaurant in Lexington and more.

Siponey Royale

Siponey Royale is a whiskey ready-to-drink cocktail. This is a nice mix of flavors and comes in at 7.25% ABV. Give it a try.

Smith & Wesley on playing together as brothers, sharing stories & giving back

Country duo Smith & Wesley, brothers Todd and Scott Smith, joins us to kick off Whiskey Weeks 2022 and they take over hosting duties as we experienced some technical difficulties midway through. They also talk about how they came to play together professionally, how they came up with their name, the impact their parents had on them, how they write a song and pick songs for an album, why they had other writers on their latest album, giving back, what’s next and they share some stories with us.

Q&A with The Bard Distillery

In this Q&A, we chat with Kim and Tom Bard, co-founders, of The Bard Distillery in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. They talk about Tom’s heritage with Bardstown, how they ended up in Muhlenberg, the distillery’s site and its history, their former careers, launching The Bard, their products, what’s next and more!



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It’s a different type of Q&A as we ask the questions and our guests talk about the alcohol. From drinks and food to art and fun, listen to the stories of some of your favorite brewers, distillers, chefs, artists, authors, brands and more in Kentucky (and surrounding areas). A new podcast is released every week.


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