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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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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:…
 
Will and Greeze talk about the two episodes of the Netflix Series "Heist" which deal with the infamous Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon heist, now known as Pappygate. Then they talk about the southern road trip that Will and his wife took to eat and drink across the south. Then, after the 15, they try the newest Maker's Mark Wood Finishing Series release F…
 
On this "Craft Distillery Monday", Jim and Mike try the new Russell's Reserve 13 year Bourbon. This bottle has been out a little under 2 months and has grabbed a great deal of fanfare. Some call ti the 2021 Bourbon of the Year. We will hold our judgment till we taste if for ourselves. Find out more about The Bourbon Roadies at: https://www.facebook…
 
Jim, Mike join a couple of Roadies to sip on Eagle Rare and Russell's 10 Year while discussing the recent TV series on Netflix called Heist. In this series (Ep. 5 & 6 Bourbon King) explores the details behind the 2013 theft of Pappy Van Winkle. Listen in to this great conversation. Find out more about The Bourbon Roadies at: https://www.facebook.co…
 
Mike returns from his Oregon fishing trip and wouldn't you know he has a wheated whiskey in hand. So today on Craft Distillery Monday, we review McMenamins Billy Wheated Whiskey. Pay no mind to the goat on the label even though Mike thinks it is funny! Find out more about The Bourbon Roadies at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2612790862081576 Than…
 
Will blinds Greeze with 4 different samples to get him ready for the finals of Matt Madness, so he can bring home the gold. Then, after the 15, they try George Dickel 8 year Bourbon. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thepodcask Store: https://www.thepodcask.com/store Website: https://www.thepodcask.com…
 
Mike travels west and discovers some great single malt American whiskies at Westward Whiskey in Portland Oregon. Be sure to listen in as we take a side road and discover some great whiskies of the American Northwest. Find out more about Westward Whiskey at: https://westwardwhiskey.com/ Thanks to our great sponsor for their support in producing this…
 
We look hard at the new small batch bourbon from Kirkland. Kirkland is Costco's store brand and currently they are filling their bottles with bourbon from the Barton 1792 Distillery. Listen in as we analyze this bourbon and give you the hard facts. Spoiler alert... it's $18 per liter. Find out more about The Bourbon Roadies at: https://www.facebook…
 
Jim and Mike review both Wild Turkey 101 and Weller Special Reserve in this retrospective episode looking back at the last 2-1/2 years of The Bourbon Road Podcast. Listen in as they review these bourbons and talk about lessons learned and goals achieved. Find out more about The Bourbon Roadies at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2612790862081576 Th…
 
Mike brings another "wheater" for a review. David Nicholson 1843 hails from Luxco in Bardstown Kentucky and is a true wheated bourbon with a long history. Actually beginning in 1843 in St. Louis, then being acquired by WL Weller and Pappy Van Winkle then ultimately by Luxco. At $25 you can't beat it. Find out more about David Nicholson at: https://…
 
The week we lay out all the ground rules for this years bourbon blending challenge. Make sure to listen in as we sip on a couple of our own blends while talking about this years challenge. Be sure to listen in and read our July 6th blog to get all the details on how you can enter. Find out more about The Bourbon Roadies at: https://www.facebook.com…
 
Today we review the Old Forester Rye. At 100 proof this rye has earned itself a place in the well at many bars. It's a solid Kentucky Rye with a higher than expected malted barley content. This leads to an interesting flavor profile you won't find in any other rye. At $23 a bottle it is a great bargain! Find out more about Old Forester at: https://…
 
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thepodcask Store: https://www.thepodcask.com/store Website: https://www.thepodcask.com It's been a few weeks but we are back from vacation and ready to party! Join us this week on The PodCask with some fun discussion about the whiskey community, what NOT to order while you are crushing golf balls at Top Golf, and he…
 
Mike enjoys a sit down with Rob Arnold, Master Distiller of TX Bourbon (of Firestone and Robertson Distilling Company) in Fort Worth Texas. It's an episode with many expressions and some great whiskey science! You definitely want to tune in for this one to learn more about how Texas does whiskey, Find out more about TX Bourbon at https://www.frdist…
 
Today the boys review a "green" standard in Kentucky. Voted Top bourbon under $15 by Fred himself. We will pick this one apart and let you know if it deserves a place in your suitcase during your next visit to Kentucky. You can only get it here so listen in and see what it is all about! Find out more about Heaven Hill at: https://heavenhilldistille…
 
Mike enjoys an evening with a couple of Georgia boys who are doing whiskey right!. Legends distillery of Cumming Georgia is taking the world by storm right now with their patented Quantum Purity technology. Their 115 Wheated Bourbon was a big hit on our CDM episode. They have over 27 awards for their whiskies! Find out more about Legends at https:/…
 
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thepodcask Store: https://www.thepodcask.com/store Website: https://www.thepodcask.com Whiskey hunting has completely changed over the past few years with the increase in popularity of whiskey with select bourbons and ryes. Control states have gotten a bad rap as far as how they operate for their spirit allocations.…
 
It's a real treat to sit down with this special whiskey today. Three Chord always hits it out of the park, and this time we expect no less. Today we review the Strange Collaboration bourbon finished in Pinot Noir barrels from Strange Family Vineyard. Get ready for some exceptional tasting notes! Find out more about Three Chord at: https://threechor…
 
The best bourbon festivals of 2021. Yes, that is right, and there are a lot of them! After being cooped up for a year are you ready to spread your wings and drink a little bourbon... I know we are! Listen in as we drink a couple of 15 year bourbons and talk about it. Check out our private Facebook group The Bourbon Roadies at https://www.facebook.c…
 
Today we focus on a finished Kentucky straight bourbon with a mash bill of 75% corn, 21% rye and 4% malted barley. The three year bourbon is finished in a Navigator Cabernet Sauvignon wine barrels from Precision Wine Co. This is one of the better finished bourbons in this age range we have had a chance to try. Find out more about Navigator at: http…
 
Buy our merch: Podcask.com/store Support the show: patreon.com/thepodcask Watch us on YouTube: youtube.com/thepodcask A few weeks back, Will and Greeze got to spend some time with Freddie Johnson over on their YouTube series "Drinkin' With." Freddie Johnson is a third generation employee at Buffalo Trace Distillery and serves as its Distillery VIP …
 
We go over a lot of new bourbons that are hitting the shelves this season. We also talk about the best summer sippers. All this while tasting and reviewing two new releases: Blood Oath Pact 7 and Larceny Barrel Proof. Listen in while we walk though the seasons best. Check out our private Facebook group The Bourbon Roadies at https://www.facebook.co…
 
Mike brings back a bottle from his eastern road trip. A small Virginia distillery doing everything right. Using Virginia grains and working their own malting floor. This wheated bourbon recipe features a peach smoked barley that offers some very unique tasting notes. Make sure you check this one out! Find out more about Copper Fox at: https://www.c…
 
Buy our merch: Podcask.com/store Support the show: patreon.com/thepodcask Watch us on YouTube: youtube.com/thepodcask Support Our Friends: thebluecollarbourbon.com/ Support our Friends at the Blue Collar Bourbon Show: JP, JD, and D-Rock from the Blue Collar Bourbon Show had us over to their studio to do some fun collaborative episodes. We will be o…
 
Mike loves hitting the road. This time he travels east and visits Iron Clad Distillery in Virginia. Did you know that Virginia has over 75 distilleries? Definitely check out this episode as Mike tastes through their entire lineup including their new Bottled in Bond and their Coffee Barrel Finished Bourbon. Find out more about Iron Clad at: https://…
 
Mike gets really excited every time we have a wheated bourbon on for review. This time is no exception as we take a look at the Legend Barrel Proof Wheated Bourbon (115 proof) from Legends Distillery/Spirits USA. You are not going to believe how good this bourbon is. Listen in for all the details! Find out more about Legends at: https://www.spirits…
 
Will and Greeze do a showdown between Evan Williams 1783 from the 90s, the 86 proof on the shelves, and the new 90 proof version. Our results may surprise you. Then, after the 15, we try Obtanium Light Whiskey from Cat's Eye Distillery. Buy our merch: Podcask.com/store Support the show: patreon.com/thepodcask Watch us on YouTube: youtube.com/thepod…
 
What a better way to spend your day than in a mountain cabin with Tim Smith from Discovery Channel's Moonshiners series. Not to mention he is bringing all the good stuff to taste and talk about. You definitely want to hear this one as Mike walks through the full line of products. Check out Tim Smith Spirits at: https://www.timsmithspirits.com/ Than…
 
We love getting an early look at new releases. This week we take an advanced look at the new American Straight Bourbon from Country Smooth. We have always been impressed with the work being done by Founder and CEO Lori Carcich. Lori is the first female Founder/CEO of an American whiskey company. Find out more about Country Smooth at: http://country…
 
First, we are joined by our buddy Casey to pick a barrel of Staves + Grain Straight Rye which will be available for our Patreon members to purchase soon! If you're not a member, it'd be a great time to join... this is a heck of a barrel of cask strength MGP rye. Then, after the 15, we try Three Chord Strange Collaboration Pinot Noir Finished Bourbo…
 
On site... first hand.... Jim and Mike view the new Log Still Distillery the day before opening and taste their whiskies. On hand for the interview is Lynn Dant, a descendant of Joseph Washington Dant and head of distilling operations at the distillery. We taste their Monk's Road 5th District Series of products. Check out Log Still at: https://www.…
 
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