Hops & Spirits Kentucky

Q&A with Heather Wibbels (Cocktail Contessa)

In this Q&A, we chat with author and mixologist Heather Wibbels. Heather talks about how she became Cocktail Contessa, her journey into cocktails, how Bourbon Women played a role in her life/career, what it was like to write "Bourbon is My Comfort Food", how the book differed from her work in magazines, her next projects and more.

Hops & Spirits Kentucky

Q&A with Scout & Scholar

Our latest Q&A is with Scout & Scholar Brewing in Bardstown, Kentucky. We're joined by Lee Northcutt, Head Brewer, and Matthew Cammack, Brewer, as they talk about how Scout & Scholar got its name, how the name lends itself to the beer, having a full kitchen on site, working with local distilleries on projects, collaborating with other breweries across the state and more.

Hops & Spirits Kentucky

Q&A with 15 Stars Bourbon

In this Q&A, we chat with 15 Stars Bourbon co-founders Rick and Ricky Johnson. They talk about how it is working together as father and son, how their other family business played a role in this venture, where the name 15 Stars comes from, their first two initial offerings, how they will tap into those heirloom corns in the future, where 15 Stars is currently available and more.

Hops & Spirits Kentucky

Q&A with Barn8 at Hermitage Farm

In this Q&A, we chat with Alison Settle, executive chef, and Randi Densford, beverage director, of Barn8 at Hermitage Farm. They join us to talk about their roles at the restaurant/farm, how they got into their careers, earning some impressive honors, their food, their drinks, how they incorporate the farm into their programs, what they have in story for the summer and more.

Hops & Spirits Kentucky

Q&A with MadTree Brewing

Our latest Q&A is with MadTree Brewing in Cincinnati as we go slightly Beyond Kentucky. We're joined by MadTree's Rhiannon Hoeweler and Trevor Self for an Earth Day special. They talk about how MadTree gives back to the community, their commitment to deliver $5 million of impact, their sustainability efforts, their new Alcove location, Sway by MadTree canned cocktails and more.