Budget Bourbon Battle Giveaway on Discord

Starting Monday July 27th at 10PM ET I will be kicking off a weekly video series aimed at finding the ultimate budget bourbon. 16 bottles all under $20 will square off in a march madness style tournament until only one is left standing. To…

What does the sale to Sazerac mean for the Early Times Brand?

Early Times is a brand that can be dated all the way back to 1860. Just stop and think about that. In 1860 Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, and South Carolina seceded from the union and formed the Confederate States of America. So…

The Real Reason Distilleries Don’t Fight the Secondary Market

If you have been around bourbon very long you understand how big the secondary market for bourbon is. Large groups are continually shut down and spring back up as many smaller groups with different names. Frustration over this topic frequently brings up the same…

Most Anticipated Bourbon Releases of 2020

2019 is in the books and the bourbon boom is showing no signs of stopping. Some of the most surprising releases last year were George Dickel BIB and Old Forester Rye. Not only were these great bourbons, but they were released at very affordable…

2019 Whiskey Awards

2019 is nearly gone and that can mean only one thing. It is time to crown the 2019 Bourbon and Rye of the year. Bourbon of the Year – George Dickel Bottled in Bond Yes George Dickel is a Tennessee whiskey, but it does…

Best Bourbons for Thanksgiving

Need some bottle advice for Thanksgiving? Whether you are trying to figure out what bourbon you will share with your closest friends and family or which bourbon will best help drown them out we have your covered. For each category I will give you…

Why Leaving the Bourbon Secondary Market Increased my Bourbon Satisfaction

If you have the money to spend, the bourbon secondary market can be a fantastic and magical place. All the bottles you have been unsuccessfully searching for are now at your fingertips. After first joining the market I was having a blast grabbing bottles…