News & Features

What’s Pouring: Woodford Reserve announces new master distiller plus news from Uncle Nearest and Switchback Brewing

Woodford Reserve recently named Elizabeth McCall as Master Distiller, the third in the bourbon brand’s 26-year history, succeeding Chris Morris, who will assume the role of Master Distiller Emeritus. Plus Uncle Nearest launches HBCU initiative and Wai-iti Cat Joins Switchback’s DIPA Lineup.

News & Features

Happy Hour with Well Told & Neil Angis

This week’s spotlight is Neil Angis, the co-founder, marketing and design of Well Told. Originally sold under Uncommon Green, a passion project by Brian turned into a fledgling business when he brought on friends Dave, Neil and Colin. In the fall of 2012, they created Maps Barware—classic glassware and bar accessories decorated with detailed wraparound city maps—and the rest is history. The company changed its name to Well Told in 2019.

Hops & Spirits Kentucky

Blue Run Spirits | Georgetown, KY

We welcome in Shaylyn Gammon, Blue Run Spirits Whiskey Director, for our Q&A. She talks how she got into the whiskey industry, having a degree in food science, working with a variety of industry legends, what led to her moving from Campari to Blue Run Spirits, what a whiskey director does, what folks can expect from Blue Run, upcoming releases, their new distillery and more.

Neat & Mixed Reviews

Woodinville Moscatel Finished Bourbon Review

The Woodinville Moscatel Finished Straight Bourbon special limited release features Woodinville's Flagship Straight Bourbon Whiskey transferred into 10-year-old, 200-gallon Moscatel de Setúbal barrels for "finishing". Moscatel de Setúbal is a rare, fortified wine produced on the Setúbal Peninsula of Portugal, a region known for its ideal climate for producing these wines.