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June 2020

Ironroot Republic Distilling


What is it about a name that tells a story? With Ironroot Republic Distillery it tells three stories in all. A legendary man that all but saved

Ironroot Republic Distilling2020-06-30T22:21:40-04:00

Balcones Distilling – Texas Whisky


Waco has always been a special place to me. When I was growing up I lived a short Texas 90 miles from there in the small

Balcones Distilling – Texas Whisky2020-06-24T00:01:42-04:00

Bulleit Blenders Select with The Bourbon House UK


This week we had a chance to sit down with the Instagram sensation, The Bourbon House (Sam) from the United Kingdom. You can always find Sam

Bulleit Blenders Select with The Bourbon House UK2020-06-16T23:02:40-04:00

Bourbon Road Sample Night with Randy Minnick


It’s always nice to catch up and drink bourbon with friends you haven’t seen in a while and our listeners had been asking about Randy (one of

Bourbon Road Sample Night with Randy Minnick2020-06-10T08:24:57-04:00

Heaven Hill Bottled In Bond Showdown


One of the most appealing and exciting things about the bourbon culture is the sharing. The generosity from the bourbon curious to the bourbon experts is

Heaven Hill Bottled In Bond Showdown2020-06-02T22:47:14-04:00

May 2020

Big Chief Hits the Road – Old 55 Distillery


With Restrictions on travel from COVID 19 being lifted the Wife and I needed a break from the prison that our house had become. We decided

Big Chief Hits the Road – Old 55 Distillery2020-05-26T21:30:55-04:00

Garrison Brothers – A Bold Texas Bourbon Whiskey


Texas Whiskey is young, bold and just getting started. The first distillery in Texas wasn’t founded until 2006 and the first whiskey to come out of

Garrison Brothers – A Bold Texas Bourbon Whiskey2020-05-19T22:04:36-04:00

East Meets West – Bourbon Road Whiskey Shootout


For our first pour I thought I would challenge Jim to a blind pour. Challenging Jim is a giant task and while he will always state he

East Meets West – Bourbon Road Whiskey Shootout2020-05-13T14:05:21-04:00

Wilderness Trail Distillery – Haley Perros


Now to say we are big fans of Wilderness Trail Distillery in Danville Kentucky is an understatement. We had recorded two episodes out at the distillery

Wilderness Trail Distillery – Haley Perros2020-05-05T22:00:16-04:00

April 2020

Happy Birthday Bourbon Road


Wow, what a year it has been for The Bourbon Road. I remember meeting Jim inside The Barrel Room in downtown Shelbyville, Kentucky. Yes you have heard

Happy Birthday Bourbon Road2020-04-28T23:05:03-04:00