About Jim Shannon

Jim is the Founder and Lead Host of The Bourbon Road Podcast. He spends most of his working time as a Software Developer for a leading Tech Consulting company. He is the 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 Kentucky, 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.

November 2022

Introducing Our New Co-Host


It has been a busy couple of weeks, but we are happy to be introducing our new Co-Host of The Bourbon Road Podcast, Brian Hyatt. Our

Introducing Our New Co-Host2022-11-21T10:12:06-05:00

September 2022

July 2022

June 2022

All Things Wild Turkey with Bruce Russell


This week, Bruce Russel from https://www.wildturkeybourbon.com/ visited us at Jeptha Bend Farm. As Jim and I chatted with him, I wondered if he felt the pressure

All Things Wild Turkey with Bruce Russell2022-06-15T14:02:52-04:00

Epic Bourbons and Listener Questions Episode


On this week’s podcast episode Jim and I answered several questions on our Epic Bourbons and Listener Questions Episode. One question centered around distillery expansion and

Epic Bourbons and Listener Questions Episode2022-06-10T15:31:32-04:00

April 2022

Castle & Key Distillery


For the past couple of weeks our attention has been focused in and around Castle & Key Distillery. It’s understandable with the release of their batch

Castle & Key Distillery2022-04-06T17:10:15-04:00

March 2022

February 2022

January 2022

Top Affordable Rye Whiskeys


Have you thought about your top affordable rye whiskeys? This week Jim and I give you our top four  affordable rye whiskies. But before I get

Top Affordable Rye Whiskeys2022-01-19T16:48:47-05:00
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