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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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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…
 
Will and Greeze went back to the live event where it all started: Whiskey Warmer in Westhaven. Back in 2017, Whiskey Warmer was the first live podcast event that we were a feature of. This year, we went back and had some fun drinking whiskey, schmoozing, and generally distracting folks from a Tennessee football game on the tv behind us. Patreon: ht…
 
On this episode Jim and Mike review batch 16 of Buffalo Trace's Stagg Jr. A high proof and powerful representation of their rye mash bill #1. Stagg Jr has a reputation for getting a bourbon drinker's attention. Listen in as we explore this whiskey and give you our honest opinion. https://www.buffalotracedistillery.com/our-brands/stagg/stagg-jr.html…
 
Mike travels to Pittsburgh to discover the craft of Wigle Whiskey. As always, The Bourbon Road leads us to great craft distilleries doing great work here in the USA. Listen in as we sample and review the work of another pioneer in craft whiskey making. Check out the bourbon Roadies private Facebook group. Make sure you check out The Bourbon Road at…
 
Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! Will tells Greeze a story about a liquor store in Eastaboga, AL. Then Greeze talks about hanging out with their friends Leon & Tricia. After the pleasantries are out of the way, they each give 3 whiskeys they are thankful for this year. Then, after the 15, they give a Buy, Bar, Pass rating for 1792 Bottled In Bond Store…
 
The PodCask is back with another Buy Bar Pass review. This time we try Kentucky Owl The Wiseman Bourbon. This new release is 90.8 proof and will cost you in the $50-60 price range. It is a blend of wheated and high rye mashbills, and contains 4 year, 5.5 year, and 8.5 year old whiskey. Subscribe to our channel for more bourbon reviews and updates. …
 
On this episode Jim and Mike review the new Jeptha Creed Bottled in Bond Rye Bourbon from Shelby County Kentucky. We've been waiting awhile for this one (four years to be exact), and it has finally arrived. Listen in as we give a full review of this 100 proof bonded rye bourbon. https://jepthacreed.com/jeptha-creed-bottled-in-bond-rye-bourbon/ Be s…
 
Jim and Mike host a couple of Roadies to talk about this years bourbon hunting season. We sip on way too many allocated bourbons while discussing the struggles of finding that elusive bottle. Listen in as we talk about what is important when looking for the right bottle. Learn from our mistakes. You don't want to miss it! Check out the bourbon Road…
 
Check out this week's sponsor MANSCAPED at manscaped.com and use offer code: PODCASK to get 20% off your order and free worldwide shipping! On this episode of the PodCask, Greeze got to pick the topic. A few weeks back on social media, Greeze claimed a "divisional shift" was coming to whiskey. Will tries to coax out of him what he means by that, an…
 
On this episode Jim and Mike review a bourbon whiskey from Burnt Church Distillery in Bluffton, South Carolina. The whiskey is called Johnny Fever and is a four grain bourbon contract distilled in Kentucky. We review this bourbon and give you our opinion. This is one to listen in on for sure! Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bo…
 
Benchmark Bourbon has been an 80 proof shelf dweller for a long time. Recently, the kind folks at Buffalo Trace expanded the lineup with 5 more offerings of varying proofs and expressions: Top Floor, Small Batch, Bonded, Full Proof, and Single Barrel. Will was in Kentucky recently to pick up the full line up for us to try on the show and give our c…
 
Jim and Mike make preparations for Thanksgiving by discussing their favorite recipes, bourbons and past times for the big day. Two different Wild Turkey expressions are on the menu along with a 1977 dusty bottle of .... just listen in to find out! Check out the bourbon Roadies private Facebook group. Make sure you check out The Bourbon Road at http…
 
On this episode Jim and Mike review a new whiskey from a really exciting distillery called Luca Mariano. After meeting their crew at a couple of whiskey festivals we had to get a bottle of this single barrel for a review. We are very pleased at the contents of the 103 proof single barrel they gave us! Be sure to check out our private Facebook group…
 
The Podcask is back with another Buy Bar Pass review of Remus Special Reserve V as the latest offering from MGP. This 100 proof minimum age 13 year old whiskey is making an impression on whiskeytube. We had to try it and see what the fuss is about! You might be surprised of the outcome! Subscribe to our channel for more bourbon reviews and updates.…
 
Greeze went on a get away with his wife to San Antonio, and was given a very specific rule going forward about live streaming. Then after the 15, Will and the Greeze review a barrel pick of Hillrock Estate Solera Aged Cask Strength Bourbon picked by our friends at Red Dog Wine and Spirits in Franklin, TN. Support: patreon.com/thepodcask YouTube: yo…
 
Jim and Mike jam with rising country artist Taylor Austin Dye as she belts out a few of her acoustic singles including, "Water Me Down" which soared on the ITunes Country Chart after release. Listen in as she has a few pours with the boys while playing. Check out Taylor at: https://www.tayloraustindye.com/ Check out the bourbon Roadies private Face…
 
On this episode Jim and Mike review Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey. The boys sip on a little of the Old Number 7 Brand while discussing history and the definition of Tennessee Whiskey and the Lincoln County Process. Be sure to listen in and be sure to grab that bottle of Jack off the shelf and join us. Be sure to check out our private Facebook grou…
 
Jim and Mike break out a bottle of the 2021 Old Forester Birthday Bourbon and celebrate with Chris Thomas of Made South. Also on the menu is Woodford's Chocolate Whisper and a 1977 Wild Turkey 101. Listen in as podcast veteran Chris Thomas shares his love of the south. Check out Made South at: https://madesouth.com/ Check out the bourbon Roadies pr…
 
On this episode Jim and Mike review Eli Mason Old Fashioned Cocktails Mixer from Nashville, Tennessee. Our good friend Chris Thomas from Made South introduced us to Eli Mason. Check out this episode to find out what we think about this easy cocktail solution from https://elimason.com/. Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbon R…
 
Jim and Mike kick back in the still house at Leiper's Fork and host a jam session with rising country artist Josiah Siska. Great bourbon, awesome music and an amazing environment lead to the perfect "Still House Session" with our newest friend Josiah Siska. Don't miss this! Check out Josiah at: https://josiahsiska.com/ Check out the bourbon Roadies…
 
On this episode Jim and Mike review Leiper's Fork Straight Rye Whiskey. The first episode in the five episode series called "Stillhouse Sessions". Be sure to catch all five episodes in this series recorded in the Stillhouse at Leiper's Fork Distillery in Tennessee. You will not want to miss these. Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "T…
 
Mike spends the day in Loretto Kentucky at Maker's Mark. He sits down in the Samuels house with Rob Samuels and gets a real history lesson as they sip on two of Makers Mark's Finest expressions. You definitely want to check this one out! More on Maker's Mark at https://www.makersmark.com/ Check out the bourbon Roadies private Facebook group. Make s…
 
"Best Lists" are a popular thing in the whiskey world. We love to hate them. Many times they seem like they just threw top big named brands on a list to get clicks. Will found one from Vinepair touting "the 11 Best Single-Barrel Bourbons (2021), and he thought he would get Greeze's thoughts on it. Then, after the 15, they try a product that made th…
 
On this episode Jim and Mike review Wheat Penny 1958 Bourbon from the Cleveland Whiskey Company in Cleveland Ohio. With a Mash Bill of 51% Corn, 45% Wheat and 4% Malt, this may be the one of the highest wheat contents in a bourbon we have every seen. It's is finished with toasted oak and black cherry. Be sure to check out our private Facebook group…
 
Jim, Mike and Ashley Barnes of The Spirits Group judge the Roadies 2021 Blending Challenge and announce the winners. Ten entries get to compete in the finals and prizes are awarded to the "Best Blend" and the "Best Name" for a blend. This is an annual event so if you missed this one, be sure to get ready for next year! Check out the bourbon Roadies…
 
Back when we first started the show in 2016, we did a review of some glassware. We thought it would be a good time to update our review and expand that glassware list, as we have used a lot of different glasses over the years. We use the Norlan, Kenzie, Glencairn, SPIEGELAU Premium Whiskey Snifter, Terrane Franklin Glass, to see how they change the…
 
On this episode Jim and Mike review Walker’s Cay Straight Bourbon Finished with Sherry Cask Staves. This whiskey is from King Spirits but distilled at Green River Distillery in Owensboro Kentucky. Listen in as we review this 90 proof rye bourbon whiskey that might just get your attention. Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbo…
 
Jim and Mike spend a little time savoring Colorado whiskies with Mel Maddox from Old Elk. We taste through 4 expressions of their finest and get the whole story of Old Elk's beginnings. You are going to want to listen in as we taste some of the finest whiskey made outside of Kentucky!!! Check out Old Elk at https://www.oldelk.com/ Make sure you che…
 
Will and Greeze were joined by Jack Daniel’s Master Distiller Chris Fletcher for this latest edition of “Drinkin’ With…” Chris was named Master Distiller of the Jack Daniel’s Distillery in Lynchburg, TN in October of 2020. Will and Greeze get to know him a little, what this last year has been like for him, and asked what’s to come at the distillery…
 
On this episode Jim and Mike get to taste and review the new limited edition Maker's Marks Wood Finishing Series FAE-02. There may actually be fairies in this bottle! Listen in to get the real story of this new expression. Check out https://www.makersmark.com/wood-finishing-series-2021-release-fae-02 Be sure to check out our private Facebook group,…
 
Mike makes his way through the 2021 Bourbon Festival in Bardstown Kentucky. As a panelist and bourbon celebrity, Mike gets the full treatment as Roadies, attendees and bourbon royalty shout out high praises and raise the accomplishments of The Bourbon Road in this 200th episode. Thank you to all who enjoy what we do! Check out The Bourbon Road at h…
 
On this episode Jim and Mike cross the Mississippi to taste a single barrel wheated bourbon from the hometown of Buffalo Bill Cody. The distillery is Mississippi River Distilling and the bourbon is Cody Road Single Barrel Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Listen in!!! Check out https://www.mrdistilling.com/ Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, …
 
Patreon: pateron.com/thepodcask Store: thepodcask.com/store YouTube: youtube.com/thepodcask Will talks about getting IV therapy in Texas after birthday party indulgences. Greeze borrowed some whiskey from friends so we try that in the body of the show. Then, after the 15, we try 2021 Old Forester Birthday Bourbon and give it the buy, bar, pass trea…
 
On this episode Jim and Mike drink each of the six Benchmark expressions of the new Buffalo Trace Bourbon Collection. They give a full review of what they like and what they do not in this very new offering from Buffalo Trace. Definitely listen in to this episode to find out which one is the sleeper! Check out https://www.buffalotracedistillery.com…
 
On this episode, we finally sit down with our hometown bourbon "Bulleit". We dive into the standard 90 proof bourbon and give it a fair and honest review. Make sure to listen in to this episode as we pull no punches with the local favorite! Check out https://www.bulleit.com/ Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbon Roadies" for…
 
Patreon: patreon.com/thepodcask Store: thepodcask.com/store Dixon Dedman (Previously of Kentucky Owl) is joining Will and Greeze of the PodCask for an exclusive interview and much anticipated update. Sparked by Dixon’s recent “fireside chat” on Instagram, Will and Greeze wanted to sit down with their friend Dixon to find out what he is working on, …
 
On this episode Mike hangs out at Four Roses with Master Distiller Brent Elliott. They work their way through the expressions of of Four Roses Bourbon including the 2021 Four Roses Small Batch LE Bourbon. A lot of great Four Roses info is dropped in this session. Check it out! Find out more about Four Roses at: https://fourrosesbourbon.com/ Make su…
 
On this episode, we get a first look (and taste) of the new 2021 LE release from Four Roses Small Batch. We give all the details on how you can get your hands on this amazing bourbon. Listen in for details on how to get one! https://fourrosesbourbon.com/bourbon/limited-edition/2021-le-small-batch/ Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "T…
 
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thepodcask Store: https://www.thepodcask.com/store Website: https://www.thepodcask.com With the announcement that Molson Coors is getting in the whiskey game with a premium blended American whiskey named 5 Trails Whiskey, Will and the Greeze decided to cut them off at the pass by making their own blend. Using only t…
 
On this episode we sit down with Scott Neil, a retired Special Forces Veteran and founder/COO of Horse Soldier Bourbon. Listen in to his first hand account of Green Beret operations in Afghanistan following the attack of 9/11. Also hear the story of Horse Soldier Bourbon as we taste two expressions. Find out more about Horse Soldier at: https://hor…
 
On this "Craft Distillery Monday" episode, we review a a new expression from our fiends and Beam. Basil Hayden Toast is a new addition to the Basil Hayden line. An expression representing an reimagined line. Don't miss out on this episode. Check out https://www.basilhaydenbourbon.com/toast Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourb…
 
This is a little bit of a different episode. We did a give away for "stock the bar" give away over on our YouTube channel. We thought we would release this audio, which was less focused, but still a lot of fun. If you're not subscribed on our YouTube channel, check it out so you never miss another give away. http://youtube.com/thepodcask…
 
On this episode we sit down with two bottles of Little Book from James B Beam Distilling Company. We taste Chapter 1 and Chapter 5 while discussing the new premium membership subscription called Barreled and Boxed. It will be limited to 500 members so waste no time! Find out more about Barreled and Boxed at: https://www.beamdistilling.com/barreled-…
 
On this "Craft Distillery Monday" episode, we review a bottle sent to us by one of our listeners and friend of the show, James Drier. We haven't had an El Paso whiskey yet and are dying to crack the seal on this bottle. Remember, we want to know about your home town whiskeys. Let is know! Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbo…
 
On this episode we sit down with Seth Benhaim, Chief Barrel Breaker at Broken Barrel Whiskey Company. Seth arrives in Shelby County Kentucky with a trunk full of excellent whiskies and we get down to business. You do not want to muss this! Find out more about Broken Barrel at: https://www.brokenbarrelwhiskey.com/ Make sure you check out The Bourbon…
 
On this "Craft Distillery Monday" episode, we review a new bottle of Off Hours Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Surprised by the simplicity of the label and the companies message, Jim and Mike dive into this new expression with an open mind and a ready palate. Don't miss this review! Be sure to check out our private Facebook group, "The Bourbon Roadies" f…
 
This week the boys get the lay of the land in Frankfort Kentucky for this fall's "Bourbon On The Banks" event. You do not want to miss out on the all out fun weekend happening October 22nd and 23rd in Frankfort. We will be there as well! Find out more about Bourbon On The Banks at: https://bourbononthebanks.org/ Make sure you check out The Bourbon …
 
On this "Craft Distillery Monday" episode, we try a single barrel expression of rye from Union Horse Distilling out of Kansas. At 126+ proof, this bottle took both us both by surprise. Definitely a bold and layered 5 year old rye in this bottle. Find out more about Union Horse at: https://www.unionhorse.com/ Thanks to our great sponsor for their su…
 
Our good buddy Troy, AKA the Teeze, was in town for a little vacation, so we brought him in for some drinking. We open up two bottles of Ohio Bourbon from Watershed Distillery in Columbus, Ohio and give it the "buy, bar, pass" treatment. Then, when Teeze is sassy enough, we let him spin the Wheel of Irresponsibility from Whiskey Weekend. He's good …
 
This week we welcome on Susan and Traci from Barrel Proof Bourbon Barrel Bark. They take a little time out of their busy schedules to show Mike and I how to Smoke Your Bourbon. We love our bourbon and also our smokers, so this was a match made in heaven. We also introduce the girls toa couple of bourbons. Find out more about Barrel Proof at: https:…
 
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