The Bourobon Road

The Bourbon Road is two Veterans sharing pours and good stories with interesting guests. Each week we sip on bourbon while talking with celebrities, musicians, chefs, authors, industry experts and everyone in between. If bourbon makes it better… or even the other way around, then we want to talk about it.

So, kick back with a pour of your favorite bourbon, and join us on our journey down The Bourbon Road.



Jim Shannon

Jim is a Software Developer as well as Founder of a Louisville based biotech company which supplies research chemicals for pharmaceutical drug discovery. He is also a proud US Navy Veteran. He and his wife Melody live on a small horse farm in Simpsonville, not far off the Bourbon Trail. They enjoy the outdoors and spending time with family and friends. Jim is an avid bourbon lover and according to his wife, has “way too many” open bottles.

Connect on Instagram @jshannon63

Mike Hiatt

Mike (Big Chief) is a Retired US Coast Guard Chief and currently works for the US Coast Guard as a search and rescue specialist in Louisville, KY. He, his wife Vivian and their dog Woodrow live on a small farm on the rolling waters of Jeptha Creek in the heart of the Bourbon Trail. He enjoys the outdoors and living life to the fullest. Mike can often be found by a fire with Vivian and Woodrow listening to music and drinking a great beverage.

Connect on Instagram @onebigchief