Jay Allen on finding his sound, his mother’s Alzheimer’s battle and being on The Voice
Country artist Jay Allen joins us to talk about finding his sound, his mother’s battle with Alzheimer’s, sharing that story, getting to Nashville, being on The Voice, marrying Kylie Morgan, and more.
Chattanooga Whiskey | Chattanooga, Tenn.
We welcome in Tim Piersant, co-founder/CEO of Chattanooga Whiskey, for the latest stop on our Road Trip Series. He talks about how he got into whiskey, why Chattanooga, working to get Tennessee distilling laws changed, creating their recipe, adding new products to their line-up, their distilling crew, places to visit in Chattanooga and more.
Shortie Review: Puncher’s Chance Left Cross
Aged for 14 years in wood rickhouses, Puncher’s Chance Left Cross was then finished in freshly dumped 12-year-old Jamaican rum casks for two to six months. It comes in at 96 Proof and has an MSRP of $150.
Happy Hour Q&A with Dry Land Distillers and Nels Wroe
This week’s spotlight is on Nels Wroe, co-founder of Dry Land Distillers in Colorado. Dry Land Distillers is a small-batch craft distillery in the heart of downtown Longmont that produces unique spirits influenced and inspired by Colorado’s landscapes.
Madeline Edwards on Crashlanded, good tequila and always wanting to be in music
Country artist/songwriter Madeline Edwards joins us to talk about good tequila, her album Crashlanded, nearly using a different artist than Dolly in her hit “Mama, Dolly, Jesus,” finding her sound, her biggest musical influences, growing up in California and Texas, a few special performances and more.
Kyros Brewing | Louisville
We welcome in Taylor Diaz and Nooch Saeedi, of Kyros Brewing in Louisville, for our Q&A. They talk about how Kyros Brewing came to be, working together as friends/couples, the name Kyros, their location, leaning into a family-friendly vibe, what’s next and more.
Happy Hour Q&A with Archetype Distillery and Michael Chapyak
This week’s spotlight is on Archetype Distillery’s Michael Chapyak. Archetype Distillery was born from a passion for crafting one-of-a-kind, quality spirits. While bartending in New York and working in the healthcare industry, Michael decided he wanted a life change and moved to Colorado to begin his quest of owning and operating a bespoke distillery and…
Shortie Review: Samuel Maverick Private Reserve
Samuel Maverick Private Reserve Straight Bourbon Whiskey is a grain-to-glass whiskey produced completely in-house using select Texas-grown corn, rye, and barley and aged on-site. Just seven barrels of the four-year-old reserve bourbon were bottled for this small-batch limited release. It comes in at 90 proof with an MSRP of $75.
Rodney Rice on bourbon, getting into music and his new album
Country artist/songwriter Rodney Rice joins us to talk about his bourbon collection, favorite pours, how he got into music, growing up in West Virginia, ending up in Colorado, cutting his first albums, sharing his experiences through songs, his latest album Rodney Rice, heading on tour and more.
Eridanus Brewing | Russell
We welcome in Kristen and Justin Matthews, co-owners of Eridanus Brewing in Russell, Ky., for our Q&A. They talk about how Eridanus Brewing came to be, home brewing beer and tea, creating a tea and beer taproom, finding their location in Russell, renovating a historic train depot, the meaning behind their name, what folks can…
What’s Pouring: Outsiders Spirits from Eric Church unveils first whiskey plus El Mayor and Blue Note
Outsiders Spirits from Eric Church unveils new whiskey, first release plus El Mayor Tequila celebrates 25 years with special release and BR Distilling opens Memphis tasting room.
Shortie Review: 15 STARS Triple Cask
The 15 STARS Triple Cask release is a blend of two Kentucky straight bourbon whiskeys bottled at 105 proof and finished in cognac, port, and rum casks, with one whiskey aged 16 years and the other 8 years old. The Triple Cask has an MSRP of $179.
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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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