In this Q&A, we chat with Rivergreen Cocktails owner/founder Danielle Mann. Danielle talks about how Rivergreen Cocktails came about, going with gin-based cocktails, using all-natural ingredients, producing small batches, making everything in Louisville, launching with three cocktails, making them at 12%ABV, where can folks find it and what's next.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In this Q&A, we chat with Rogue Spirits Director of Spirits John Christie as we go Beyond Kentucky. John talks about how Rogue Spirits got its start, how closely tied they are with Rogue Ales, aging whiskey on the Pacific Coast, their whiskies, their other spirits, new canned cocktails and what's next for them.
Our latest Q&A is with Tara Jo and Josh from Thomas Woodworking. They talk about how they create unique jewelry and custom items from bourbon barrels. We also chat about how they got started in woodworking, coming up with their designs, sourcing barrels, what it’s like using barrels, their favorite drinks and more.
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.
In this Q&A, we chat with Tim Luscher, co-owner of Sig Luscher, and Dylan Greenwood, brewmaster at Sig Luscher. They join us to talk about the Kentucky Common, the upcoming Commonfest in Frankfort, their love of historical beers, brewing throwback recipes, what's new at the brewery, sharing stories of Sig and more. https://youtu.be/_IsPnpgfNvc
In this Q&A, we chat with Broken Barrel Whiskey founder Seth Benhaim as we go Beyond Kentucky (sorta). Seth talks about how he got into the alcohol industry, launching Infuse Vodka, getting into whiskey, working with Green River Distilling in Owensboro KY, the broken barrel process, the Oak Bill, their flagship expressions and what's next for them.