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The Bourbon Road is two Veterans sharing pours and good stories with interesting guests. Each week we sip on bourbon while talking with celebrities, musicians, chefs, authors, industry experts and everyone in between. If bourbon makes it better... or even the other way around, then we want to talk about it.
 
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Today Jim and Mike sit down with Chris Morris, Master Distiller at Woodford Reserve. On this show we work through four expressions of Woodford while chatting with Chris about both the history and future of Woodford Reserve. https://www.woodfordreserve.com/ Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbon Roadies" for a great group of b…
 
Today Jim and Mike review Treaty Oak's "The Day Drinker Texas Bourbon". Meant to be an easy sipper at 80 proof that is gentle on the palate. Lisen in as we give our review and recommendations. https://www.treatyoakdistilling.com/whiskey#dd-header Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbon Roadies" for a great group of bourbon lov…
 
Today Jim and Mike review the new Basil Hayden Subtle Smoke Bourbon. Priced at around $50 this new expression will get your attention. Listen in to get the entire review. https://www.basilhaydenbourbon.com/subtle-smoke Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbon Roadies" for a great group of bourbon loving people. You will be welc…
 
Today Jim and Mike sit down with two great ladies from the Kentucky Distillers Association and The Kentucky Bourbon Trail to talk about the great advances in spirits legislation here in Kentucky and how that effects visitors to the Bourbon Trail. https://kybourbon.com/ https://kybourbontrail.com/ Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "Th…
 
Jim and Mike review Larceny Barrel Proof A112 from Heaven Hill. It's always nice when you can get your hands on a bottle of this high octane whiskey. Listen in as we give you our thoughts on this release. https://larcenybourbon.com/barrel-proof Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbon Roadies" for a great group of bourbon lovin…
 
This week, Mike sits down with Rob Rubens, Founder and Head Distiller of R6 Distillery out of El Segundo, California. Rob tells a great startup story while the two sip on their bourbon and rye. https://r6distillery.com/ Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbon Roadies" for a great group of bourbon loving people. You will be wel…
 
Today Jim and Mike review Jim Beam's Pre-Probibition Style Rye Whiskey. At $22 this one is strongly in the value category. Listen in as we sip on it ang give you our opinion. https://www.jimbeam.com/en/bourbons/jim-beam-rye/ Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbon Roadies" for a great group of bourbon loving people. You will b…
 
Jim sits down with David Coors of the Coors Whiskey Company to taste their Five Trail Blended American Whiskey. Listen in as Jim and David explore this interesting new whiskey that just earned a double gold at San Fransisco. https://www.fivetrail.com/ Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbon Roadies" for a great group of bourbo…
 
Today Jim and Mike review a rye whiskey from Brown County Indiana called Hard Truth. This is a fine sxample of an Indiana Straight Rye that you may want to give s shot. Maybe travel to Nashville Indiana and check it out. https://hardtruthdistilling.com/ Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbon Roadies" for a great group of bour…
 
Jim and Mike visit te home of Stephen Fante, Brand Ambassador for Limestone Branch Distillery and the Yellowstone Bourbon and Minor Case Rye brands. Listen in as we taste through their lineup. Check out the great give-a-way! https://limestonebranch.com/ Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbon Roadies" for a great group of bour…
 
Today Jim and Mike review a single malt whiskey from R6 Distillery out of El Segundo California. We are quite suprised by this whiskey and can't wait to tell you all about the interesting flavor profile. https://r6distillery.com/single-malt/ Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbon Roadies" for a great group of bourbon loving p…
 
Jim and Mike pay a visit to Castle and Key Distillery in Millville, Kentucky. Site of the Old Taylor Distillery and home to the one of the most highly anticipated bourbon releases of the year. Listen in as we give you the details while tasting some of Kentuckys finest spirits. https://castleandkey.com/ Be sure to check out our private Facebook grou…
 
Today Jim and Mike review a whiskey from Franklin, Kentucky near the Tennessee border. A small distillery called Dueling Grounds is producing a wheated bourbon that has our attention. Listen in as we give you the low-down on this cask strength single barrel. https://www.duelinggroundsdistillery.com/ Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, …
 
Jim and Mike dive deep into their bar this week and grab two bottles that haven't been visited in a while. We encourage you to do the same. Listen in close becasue there is a huge giv-a-way in this episode! https://thebourbonroad.com Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbon Roadies" for a great group of bourbon loving people. Y…
 
It is the day after release of the long awaited Castle & Key Bourbon. Now it is here and we have a bottle to taste and review. Listen in as the guys give you the scoop on this highly anticipated spirit. https://castleandkey.com/pages/small-batch-bourbon-whiskey Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbon Roadies" for a great group…
 
The Bourbon Road is on the road. Today Jim and Mike visit Michter's Distillery in Louisville to explore their fine offerings and talk with Andrea Wilson and Dan McKee about all things Michter's. This is an episode you do not want to miss. https://michters.com/ Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbon Roadies" for a great group …
 
Listen in as Jim and Mike review a a fan favorite for this show. Clocking in a t a minimum of 10 years aged, the Russell's Reserve 10 Year Small Batch Bourbon get's the full attention of the boys today. https://www.russellsreserve.com/ Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbon Roadies" for a great group of bourbon loving people.…
 
The final stop on Big Chief's Texas Distillery Tour is at Treaty Oak Distilling in Dripping Springs Texas. Listen in as Mike walks us through their expressions while chatting with Daphne Cottrell, Distiller and Princess of Bourbon. https://www.treatyoakdistilling.com/ Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbon Roadies" for a grea…
 
A big give-a-way on today's show. Be sure not to miss this great episode as we review some delicious rye whiskey from Blackland Distillery in Fort Worth Texas. https://blacklandfw.com/ Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbon Roadies" for a great group of bourbon loving people. You will be welcomed with open arms!…
 
Mike drops into Still Austin Whiskey Co. during his Texas road trip. Y'all have been waiting for this one and now it is here. Listen in as Mike goes through the lineup and tells you what he thinks about this awesome Texas whiskey company. Check out https://stillaustin.com/ Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbon Roadies" for a…
 
Listen in as Jim and Mike review a wonderful rye whiskey that was distilled and bottled in Melbourne Australia and available in 27 states here in the US. Our listeners down under recommended this one for an episode. https://usa.thegospelwhiskey.com/ Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbon Roadies" for a great group of bourbon …
 
Listen in as Mike makes another stop in Texas at Milam and Greene in Blanco. It's more rye and bourbon with the ladies of Milam & Greene, Marlene Holmes along with Blair from Whiskey Women. You do not want to miss this episode! Check out https://milamandgreenewhiskey.com/ Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbon Roadies" for a …
 
Today Jim and Mike check out a Florida bourbon from Sanford. This one is a short drive from Orlando and worth the jaunt. Listen in for our give-a-way on this episode. Check out https://loggerheaddistillery.com/ Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbon Roadies" for a great group of bourbon loving people. You will be welcomed wit…
 
Another stop on Mike's Texas Road Trip brings him to Garrison Brothers Distillery in Hye Texas. Listen in as Mike sits down with their Master Distiller and tastes his way through several expressions. They even enjoy some little Salt Lick Barbeque with a cocktail. Check out https://www.garrisonbros.com/ and https://saltlickbbq.com/ Be sure to check …
 
Today Jim and Mike check out the 114 proof rye whiskey from Old Overholt. If you haven't tried this one before you definitetly want to listen in to this episode. This higher proof rye whiskey from Beam might suprise you. https://thebourbonroad.com Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbon Roadies" for a great group of bourbon lo…
 
The first stop on Mike's 2022 Texas Tour is a great one. He sits down with Markus Kypreos of BlackLands Distillery and Derrick Walker of Smoke-A-Holics BBQ. A great day of amazing whiskey and barbeque on this episode! Don't miss it. https://blacklandfw.com/ https://www.smoke-a-holicsbbq.com/ Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bou…
 
With St. Patricks Day just around the corner, Jim and Mike check out an Irish Whiskey with an American story. Listen in as they taste the Fighting 69th Irish Whiskey and discuss the amazing history behind the famous Irish Regiment. Check out https://fighting69thwhiskey.com/ Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbon Roadies" for …
 
Jim and Mike travel to Owensboro Kentucky for the long awaited launch of the Green River Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Listen in as we sit down with Jacob Call, Master Distiller and discuss the history of Green River while sipping on their newly released flagship product. Check out https://www.greenriverdistilling.com/ Be sure to check out our private …
 
Mike sits down with Mike from 911 Bourbon to discuss "bourbon scammers" and how to avoid them. Definitely want to check this episode out and be sure to listen in to the end for our give-a-way of some specil swag. Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbon Roadies" for a great group of bourbon loving people. You will be welcomed w…
 
Listen in as Jim and Mike review the Rebel Cask Strength Single Barrel Bourbon from Lux Row. THis high strength wheated bourbon is definitely one you want to keep an eye on. Listen in as we taste and review this Kentucky product. Check out Lux Row Distillers at https://luxrowdistillers.com/ Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bour…
 
Listen in as Jim and Mike taste through the mashbills of Buffalo Trace Distillery. You might be suprised to learn some of the closely held secrets. Stay till the end for a great give-away. Check out https://www.buffalotracedistillery.com/ Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbon Roadies" for a great group of bourbon loving peop…
 
Listen in as Jim and Mike review Wheel Horse Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Clocking in at #19 on Whiskey Advocate's Top 20 Whiskies of 2021, this bottle was long overdue for a Bourbon Road review. Listen in as we walk you though this great Kentucky Bourbon. Check out Wheel Horse at https://wheelhorsewhiskey.com/ Be sure to check out our private Faceboo…
 
Jim and Mike explore the ASW distillery in Atlanta Georia and discover true craft in whiskey making in the south. Be sure to listen in as we taste bourbons and ryes from this emeriging producer of the south. Check out https://www.aswdistillery.com/ Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbon Roadies" for a great group of bourbon l…
 
Listen in as Jim and Mike Review the Double Barrel Rye from Duke Spirits. This full bodied 95/5 rye will get your attention. Whille Mike and I were sipping on it we felt like Rooster Cogburn himself was sitting right nex to us. Check out Duke Spirits at https://www.dukespirits.com/ Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbon Roadi…
 
Jim and Mike explore the top four affordable rye whiskeys today. Listen in as the break them down one-by-one and tell you which ones you should have on your bar. Guess what? All four whiskeys can be added to your bar for under $100. Check out https://thebourbonroad.com/ Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbon Roadies" for a gr…
 
Jim and Mike take the time to review another bourbon from B.R. Distilling in Memphis Tennessee. This time it is their Crossroads expression. Listen in as we chat about the Crossroads movie while sipping on this exceptional pour. You don't want to miss this episode! Check out Blue Note Crossroads at https://www.bluenotebourbon.com/crossroads Be sure…
 
Mike sits down with Terry Nichols of Dry Fly Distilling from Spokane Washington. Terry brings four of their many offerings to taste on the show. Listen in as Mike gets the best of west coast wheat from a distillery that has been cranking out the distillate since 2007. Check out https://dryflydistilling.com/ Be sure to check out our private Facebook…
 
Jim and Mike sit down with a new bourbon from local basketball legend Russ Smith. Mr. and Mrs. Kentucky Straight Bourbon is a three year bourbon with a bit of a spicy attitude. We tried the green label Legends bottle at 110 proof. They also have a 90 proof and a 12 year on the shelves. Listen in to find out our thoughts. Be sure to check out our pr…
 
Jim and Mike invite their wives to participate in the 2022 Bourbon and biscuits Challenge. Today we pair bourbon and rye cocktails with country ham and biscuits. This is our annual pursuit to find the most worthy biscuit for the bourbon aficionado. Listen in as we find the best biscuit in the land. Check out https://thebourbonroad.com/ Be sure to c…
 
Jim and Mike enjoy another Craft Distillery Monday episode by reviewing Smoke Wagon's Small Batch Bourbon. Listen in as we walk you through our tasting notes on this surprisingly good whiskey. You won't want to miss this episode. Check out https://www.nevadadistilling.com/ Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbon Roadies" for a…
 
Jim and Mike have deliberated and made a decision. Today we announce our 2021 Bourbon of the Year. We also name our 2021 Craft Distillery of the Year. After almost 300 bottle reviewed during the year, it all comes down to today's show. Be sure to listen in to find out who get our vote this year. Hint: it is very available and reasonably priced! Che…
 
Jim and Mike step outside the box a bit and review an American Single Malt Whiskey from Westward. If you haven't been sampling some of the great American single malts, then we suggest you give them a try. It's nice to have an occasional diversion. Listen in as we tell you what we think about this one! Check out https://westwardwhiskey.com/ Be sure …
 
Mike interviews Paul Hletko of Few Spirits about their line of Illinois made "grain-to-glass" whiskies. In particular, they taste and talk about the new Bottled in Bond Bourbon that just released this year. Listen in as we learn all about Few and what they have going on. More about Few at https://www.fewspirits.com/ Check out our website https://th…
 
Jim and his son Chris travel to Key West Florida for a little salt water fly fishing. During their trip, the review a local bottle of bourbon from Key West Trading called Smuggler's Choice. Maybe on your next trip to the Keys, you may want to give this on a try. Listen in to find out their thoughts on this local find. Be sure to check out our priva…
 
Jim and Mike discuss special releases from the distilleries. What to look for and what is coming soon. They also review a couple of recent special releases during the show. Listen in as they deep dive this subject. Check out our website https://thebourbonroad.com and also our private Facebook group, The Bourbon Roadies at https://www.facebook.com/g…
 
Another Craft Distillery Monday... another great bourbon! Listen in a Jim and Mike review the new Double Oak Bourbon from Peerless Distillery in Louisville, Kentucky. We get pretty exited when we here double-oaked and we have great expectations for this bottle. Listen in! https://kentuckypeerless.com/whiskey/kentucky-peerless-double-oak-bourbon/ Be…
 
Today Jim and Mike talk about the new restaurant at James B Beam called The Kitchen Table. This newly created restaurant gives people one more reason to stop in Clermont Kentucky to visit the distillery. Be sure to listen in as we review the menu including cocktails. Check out The Kitchen Table at https://www.visitthekitchentable.com/ Make sure you…
 
Today Jim and Mike review the fall release C921 of Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Bourbon. This is always a crown pleaser and many of us watch the shelves for the next release. You need to get them while they are hot, and at $65 a bottle for a 12 year bourbon... you can't beat it. https://elijahcraig.com/barrel-proof Be sure to check out our private Fac…
 
On this episode, Mike travels to Memphis Tennessee to sit down with Master Distiller Alex Castle at Old Dominick Distillery. Listen in as we explore this great distillery and sample some of their finest whiskies. Check out Old Dominick at: https://olddominick.com/ Check out the bourbon Roadies private Facebook group. Make sure you check out The Bou…
 
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