Episode 44: Launching a brand with Kentucky Senator Bourbon’s Damon Thayer

Damon Thayer, co-founder of Kentucky Senator Bourbon, joins us to talk about launching a bourbon, the history of the name, being a NDP producer, trying to source bourbon and what’s next. Plus, we get the scoop on their next release plans!

SHOW NOTES

Damon Thayer, co-founder of Kentucky Senator Bourbon, joins us at the 1-minute mark.

  • ONE TOUGH QUESTION: What’s your favorite flavor of ice cream
  • How did you all start a bourbon company?
  • Hard to launch?
  • How did you all come up with the name?
  • Why go the small batch route?
  • Why be a NDP and not start up a distillery?
  • First release, name and what’s in the bottler
  • How has it been sourcing bourbon for releases?
  • Batch releases? 
  • What was your bourbon journey like?
  • Being an entrepreneur and any other projects?  
  • What’s next for you all?

Published by Jonathan Greene

Jonathan Greene is the host of the Hops & Spirits Podcast. Jonathan loves craft beer, whiskey and telling great stories.

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