We welcome in Toa Green, owner of Crank & Boom and BoBi Cones, for our Q&A. She talks about why she got into the restaurant industry, starting Thai Orchid Cafe with her husband, buying a $60 ice cream maker for desserts, when Crank & Boom took off, finding their original location in the Distillery District, having a boozy option, sourcing ingredients, launching the soft serve BoBi Cones, starting a podcast and more!
The Latest from Hops & Spirits
Jeptha Creed Red, White & Blue Bourbon Review
Jeptha Creed Red, White & Blue Kentucky Straight Bourbon is a 4-year-old bourbon made up of 25% Bloody Butcher Corn, 25% Heirloom White Corn, 25% Bruce’s Blue Corn, 20% Malted Rye and 5% Malted Barley. It comes in at 100 proof and has an MSRP of $75.
What’s Pouring: Bourbon with Heart’s latest exhibit on display plus Yellowstone Bourbon, Buffalo Trace and Crown Royal
Bourbon with Heart’s latest exhibit on display through March 30 in Louisville at the Frazier History Museum. Plus, Yellowstone Bourbon renews partnership with National Parks Conservation Association, Buffalo Trace announces expanded tours and Crown Royal celebrates the rodeo community.
Happy Hour Q&A with Stowloch Whiskey’s Mark Sutherland
This week’s spotlight is on Stowloch Whiskey from Stone Ledge Spirits. We talk with CEO Mark Sutherland about their first aged whiskey, the company and more. Stone Ledge Spirits Company is headquartered in Missouri. Its production facility is in the Ozark Highlands, allowing the company to utilize the naturally filtered water due to the limestone foundation of the region, along with high-quality Missouri barrels, and a 200-year legacy of Ozark Highlands distilling.
Reid Haughton on his viral video, finding his sound and remembering his first gig
Country singer/songwriter Reid Haughton joins us to talk about his viral video, wanting to play guitar, getting into singing, how he landed his first gig in Auburn, growing up in a small town, being on tour now, his latest singles Day You Don't & She Is, finding his sound, what's next and more.
Old Louisville Whiskey | Louisville
We welcome in Amine Karaoud, co-founder of Old Louisville Whiskey Co, for our Q&A. He talks about why he and his wife launched Old Louisville Whiskey, what led them to owning Red Castle Liquors previously, selling off investments to launch the whiskey brand, being patient as they bought barrels, their bottle and label, their release strategy, opening a tasting room and more.
Buzzard’s Roost Rye Toasted Barrel Review
Buzzard's Roost Straight Rye Whiskey Toasted Barrel is a blended three-year-old rye that’s finished in one-of-a-kind toasted barrels. It comes in at 105 proof and has an MSRP of $77.
What’s Pouring: Yellowstone launches Single Malt Whiskey plus Sagamore Spirit, Bluegrass Distillers and The Quiet Man Irish Whiskey
Yellowstone American Single Malt Whiskey set to launch this spring as new full-time offering from Limestone Branch Distillery plus Sagamore 8-Year Rye to hit the shelves, Bluegrass Distillers breaks ground on new Kentucky home, and The Quiet Man Irish Whiskey helps consumers get home safely this St. Patrick’s Day.
Happy Hour Q&A with Cycling Frog THC Seltzers
This week’s spotlight is on Cycling Frog as we talk with Head of Brand Jason Peterson and VP of Business Development Art Massolo. Cycling Frog focuses on creating THC & CBD products, such as its unique THC seltzers and THC and CBD gummies, softgels and mints. Using domestically sourced hemp from non-GMO farms, they make their THC & CBD extracts in-house. All their products are third-party tested to ensure the quality is consistent, and free of heavy metals and pesticides.
Illiterate Light on their new album, social media fun and being a duo
The band Illiterate Light, Jeff Gorman & Jake Cochran, joins us to talk about their new album Sunburned, being a duo, how they got into music, working on the farm in college, having fun on social media, their writing process, going on tour and more.