Taste Test: Dragon’s Milk Origin Small Batch Bourbon from New Holland Spirits. This new year-round offering brings a 5-year age statement and 95 proof. It’s a solid offering from the folks that bring you Dragon’s Milk Barrel Aged beer.
Luxco introduces Alias Straight Rye Whiskey which pays tribute to country’s early female distilling pioneers plus Lone River Beverage Co. launches new margarita style beverage Ranch Rita and Spiceology, Maker’s Mark 46 reimagine family recipes with four new spice blends.
In this Q&A, we chat with Castle & Key Distillery’s Head Blender Brett Connors. Brett talks about how his role has evolved at Castle & Key, what a head blender does, how his art history degree came into play at the distillery, the long and amazing history of the site, their Restoration Rye, their first bourbon releases, what’s next and more.
Taste Test: Shipwreck Wreckers Vanilla Creamsicle. This ready-to-drink rum cocktail says it’s a blast from the past with an adult twist. If you enjoyed that popsicle back in the day, this might be what you’re looking for.
Country artist Jon Wolfe joins us to talk about his tequila Juan Lobo Tequila, getting involved in the tequila industry, his many hobbies beyond music, going from a finance degree to the oil fields to the stage, his latest album Dos Corazones, what he loves about touring and more. Plus, Kevin Patterson joins us for Tasting Notes to talk about craft beer and the perfect pairings for grilling season.
Taste Test: CoCo Vodka Original. This ready-to-drink cocktail is pretty straightforward with vodka and coconut water. The coconut really stands out and, if you’re not a coconut fan, this might not be for you.
Happy Place Golden Lager from Platform Beer is on tap for Kings Island’s 50th Anniversary celebration while Freddie Noe was announced as 8th Generation Master Distiller at James B. Beam Distilling and Post Meridiem is adding two new cocktails to its lineup.
In this Q&A, we chat with Danielle Rowell, owner/founder of Inebriated Baker and Inebriated Chef. She joins us to talk about how she started the Inebriated Baker, who Cletus is (the logo), the difficulty of baking with booze, how her boozy cupcakes differ from others, the many boozy options she has now, the perks of a storefront and more.
Taste Test: Broken Barrel Whiskey Small Batch. This bourbon is finished in oak staves (40% French Oak Staves, 40% Ex-Bourbon Cask Staves, and 20% Sherry Cask Staves). I love what Broken Barrel is doing, but this one wasn’t my favorite. I enjoyed the California Oak more.
Country artist Dane Louis joins us to talk about growing up in Iowa, moving to Nashville, his dog Otis, the OnlyFans Fan Club, a crazy photoshoot, his latest single Whiskey Wears Off, how he finds inspiration for writing and more. Plus, 911Bourbon joins us for Tasting Notes to talk about how to spot a bourbon scam.