☞ Bourbon Security: making theft more difficult // whiskyadvocate
Sometimes whiskey still in the barrel is stolen, but there has never been anything like the recently exposed ring that stole barrels and finished goods worth more than $100,000 from two distilleries over a period of several years.
☞ New Financial Instrument for Booming Bourbon Market // businesswire
The main appeal of such a market is that consumers can pay less for bourbon futures now than for a finished spirit later,” Federowicz said. “All the bourbon community needs now is a stable, online marketplace.
☞ Does Whiskey Need an Age Stamp to be Good? // eater
“To my taste, when it gets to about 14 years old, the wood is just about taking over,” he says. “Once you get past that age, it gets so damn woody.” – Fred Noe
☞ Recipe: Bourbon Ball Milkshake from Sidebar // courier-journal
The Bourbon Ball Milkshake is a decadent dessert made with vanilla ice cream, fudge and 30-proof Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream (or your choice of bourbon and an Irish cream). It’s blended and topped with whipped cream, chocolate drizzle and candied pecans.
…Eagle Rare is assigned to Rye Mash Bourbon #1 but given the relative similarity of the two recipes we sometimes come across barrels made using Rye Mash Bourbon #2…
☞ Wild Turkey Summer Releases // gobourbon
…fans of its whiskey should be very surprised to learn two new limited Bourbons and a new Rye will be available for them to imbibe with.
NPR had noted the troubling possibility that despite recovering some of the hooch intact, law enforcement may be required to destroy the stolen goods.
Using a flavor wheel or a whiskey tasting journal will help you expand your bourbon tasting vocabulary.
☞ World Whisky Day on May 16, 2015 // bourbonblog
Even superstar, and Haig Club ambassador, David Beckham got in on the act appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live! in celebration of World Whisky Day and taking an ‘ugly selfie’ which went viral.
Do your own tasting. But while shopping for bottles, Reid Mitenbuler advises watching out for these marketing claims.
…it’s the mouthfeel of this bourbon that’s special, all encompassing, surrounding the palate from top to bottom with a mouthcoating dripping presence.
☞ Our Friends at the Bourbon Pursuit Podcast Released Episode 14 // bourbonpursuit
Adam Johnson, Director of the KY Bourbon Trail & Bourbon Affair, discussing the Kentucky Bourbon Affair – June 3rd-7th 2015.