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.

October 2021

2021 Bourbon Blending Challenge


So we finally tackled the Bourbon Blending Challenge 2021 episode and wow was it ever fun. There were 10 different entries to sample through and boy

2021 Bourbon Blending Challenge2021-10-06T13:23:11-04:00

September 2021

August 2021

A Salute to Horse Soldier Bourbon


This week Jim and I had the amazing opportunity to sit down with the founder and COO of Horse Solider Bourbon, retired Army Master Sergeant and Green

A Salute to Horse Soldier Bourbon2021-08-31T21:47:56-04:00

Broken Barrel Whiskey Company


Over the past two weeks of the podcast we have had guest that are reusing bourbon barrels.  https://smokeyourbourbon.com/ using the barrels for smoking chips and our new

Broken Barrel Whiskey Company2021-08-17T22:33:24-04:00

Bourbon On The Banks 2021


Bourbon Festivals have started and they are great, but with the heat and humidity in Kentucky this time of year are its almost unbearable to attend an

Bourbon On The Banks 20212021-08-11T08:15:50-04:00

Smoke Your Bourbon


Over the past two years we have had some great guest on the podcast with all kinds of bourbon related products. Some utilize bourbon barrels for

Smoke Your Bourbon2021-08-03T22:18:31-04:00
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