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With all the new and old whiskey drinkers trying to get the same bottles, there are many expressions that are hard to find. This episode goes through a list of quality shelf available rye whiskey products that are sure to please any whiskey lover. I provide a quick rye review along with a little backstory to help you feel more connected to the bran…
 
Snake River Farms is the United States' largest producer of Wagyu beef. They also produce prime grade steaks through Double R Ranch. While both brands supply many of the top restaurants in the country they had a local customer that was able to help me tackle this topic. Local Yocal is a well respected restaurant located in McKinney TX. What is uniq…
 
Covid has affected us all. Lack of social interaction has created a mental health crisis. Whiskey related gatherings were a natural deterrent to this separation. This is why I interviewed Jamie and Jake. Jamie Biel is the Director of Science and Sustainability for Treaty Oak Distillery. Jake Clements is the founder of the Texas Whiskey Festival. Th…
 
There are two main still types used for commercial whiskey production in the US. In this episode we talk with Phillip Dormont who is the Director of Product Development for Treaty Oak Distilling. He runs both their column still and their pot still. He explains the difference and we taste white dog from both side by side. Enjoy! Please Subscribe, Re…
 
Every bourbon enthusiast I know goes down the bourbon rabbit hole researching the history of the spirit, its makers, its brands, etc. This video is mean to be a jumpstart for those truly interested in the United States' native spirit. We discuss the historical events that influenced the ups and downs of bourbon's history, where bourbon got its name…
 
If you have gone shopping for bourbon lately you have no doubt noticed that many bourbons that used to be available on the shelf are missing. There are a large number of new bourbon enthusiasts entering the market. I asked my whiskey club (Someone Say Whiskey) why they thought bourbon is so popular. Here are the top 9 crowdsourced reasons. Cheers! …
 
The whiskey world is filled with "experts" who want to tell you what you should and should not like. This episode explores seven of the whiskeys whose names are most often brought up when a flavor debate starts. Before you judge please know this episode is meant to create unity. Watch and enjoy. Please Subscribe, Review, Like, and Comment!…
 
With so many great bottles of bourbon disappearing off of shelves single barrel selections have become the big get for whiskey enthusiasts everywhere. Despite their popularity many of the barrel pick hunters have no idea how they get picked. I thought it would be fun to show what happened at 2 real barrel picks. There is the group instruction, the …
 
Bourbon and Scotch are very different. In this episode we discuss the differences and my dirty scotch loving friend Cullen Lemley tries to convert me to the dark side of Scotch. Watch to see how he does! 0:00 Intro 0:45 Scotch Taste Like Treason 4:03 Differences in how They're Made 22:40 Still Austin Bourbon 23:35 Old Rip VanWinkle 25:30 Elijah Cra…
 
Bourbon Real Talk host Randall Sullivan reviews The Prideful Goat Batch 1. Randall, along with friend Kristopher Hart (host of Whiskey Neat), were given creative control by Gulf Coast Distillers to create a new label for this release of 15 year Kentucky Straight Bourbon. Not only did Randall get to help create the label (Hart did all the creative w…
 
Bernie Lubbers is a titan in the whiskey industry. He has spent his career spreading the good word about the Bottled In Bond Act. We sit down with the man himself and learn about the Bottled in Bond Act and hear about the amazing career Bernie has made over 15 years as a global brand ambassador. Please Subscribe, Review, Like, and Comment!…
 
Bernie Lubbers is a titan in the whiskey industry. He has spend his career spreading the good word about the Bottled In Bond Act. We sit down with the man himself and learn about the Bottled in Bond Act and hear about the amazing career Bernie has made over 15 years as a global brand ambassador. Please Subscribe, Review, Like, and Comment!…
 
With so many brands touting some new production method that makes the whiskey taste old or better how do consumers know what to believe? Nick Scarff is a bioengineer with Next Century Spirits. In this episode, we discuss techniques that show promise and discuss some parameters for consumers to be able to evaluate on their own what is true innovatio…
 
What do a luxury watch store and whiskey have in common? More than you would think. Dan Broadfoot, owner of TLW, has come up with a novel way to combine his passion for a fine timepiece and a fine dram...and there might even be a substantial discount on a luxury watch in the deal. Please Subscribe, Review, Like, and Comment!…
 
Alex Baptista has a whiskey collection somewhere between 500 and 600 bottles that are worth over $200,000. In this episode Alex tours us through his collection, shares stories about some of his most valuable bottles, and explains how he became so involved in the hobby of collecting whiskey. Please Subscribe, Review, Like, and Comment!…
 
In this crazy day of Covid, almost every whiskey expo or festival has been cancelled. Fred Minnick, who would normally be involved with all of the largest whiskey related in person events, has been virtually shut down by social distancing. Fred has come up with an amazing technological solution to this problem, and in this podcast we get to know a …
 
In the age of Covid we have to find ways to stay connected. The Facebook whiskey group Someone Say Whiskey (Randall Sullivan host of BRT helps Admin) has been trying to keep its community connected and informed by bringing on brand ambassadors from iconic distilleries around the world to educate while we drink their amazing whiskey (and in this cas…
 
If you have ever had the opportunity to try a whiskey from the 60s, 70s, 80s, or 90s you have been blessed with a taste of history. You would have no doubt noticed that the whiskey tastes very different from the same producer's modern releases. This episode attempts to shed some light on why. This is not an exhaustive list, but we discuss 19 differ…
 
The boom in American whiskey caused an explosion of growth in the form of new whiskey producers and new brands by old producers. Many of these brands have unknown origins despite their prices being extraordinarily high.This piece is an attempt at making sense of the new brands market for consumers who have not done enough research to know the true …
 
The end of every year is filled with drops of the rarest American whiskey. All the Van Winkle line, Buffalo Trace Antique Collection, and many other rare whiskeys are about to come out. How do you find a retailer that will sell them to you at a reasonable price. This episode will share some of the whiskey hunting secrets I have collected over the y…
 
With allocated bottles so hard to find many whiskey lovers have turned to purchasing Barrel Picks AKA Single Barrel Selections. This is a peak behind the scenes of how they happen. If you want to learn how to get a barrel pick or just to get an idea of what had to happen to get the unique bottle into your hand this is for you. Please Subscribe, Rev…
 
With so many people becoming interested in bourbon, one of the most popular subjects in bourbon forums is what whiskey should the new drinker buy first. In this episode we talked about the major Kentucky distillers and their readily available low priced bourbons. Please Subscribe, Review, Like, and Comment!…
 
Five Points Distilling makes the amazing Lone Elm Whiskey. In this episode we talk with Bill Wofford, one of the founders and the mastermind behind their one of a kind whiskey . He gives us a little insight into why their product is so unique, and announces some very exciting projects never revealed to the public before. Please Subscribe, Review, L…
 
Across the country retail stores are marking up allocated bourbon many times the manufacturer's suggested retail price. In some cases they are going far beyond the black market/secondary market price. We discuss possible reasons for this happening and we attempt to answer the question... Is this just capitalism or greed? Please Subscribe, Review, L…
 
@BourbonBlind is one of my favorite YouTube channels for whiskey. They taste whiskey blind and say what they are willing to pay based on taste. In this crossover episode we sent each other blind sample packs, made our guesses, made fools of ourselves, and had a lot of fun in the process. We drank Elijah Craig 18, Elijah Craig SmB, Pappy VanWinkle 2…
 
Sarahbeth Yeli Marshall is a belly dancer, food scientist, and a chocolatier. In this episode she educates us about pairing "real" chocolate with whiskey and introduces us to her whiskey and chocolate pairing products that she produces in her business Yelibelly.com. Please Subscribe, Review, Like, and Comment!…
 
Dewayne Poor has one of the largest whisk(e)y collections in the US with 6,500 bottles. In this episode Dewayne tours us around his fire and tornado proof bunker, shares stories about some of his most valuable bottles, and explains how he came to possess such an amazing collection. Please Subscribe, Review, Like, and Comment!…
 
Balvenie is one of the most respected scotch brands worldwide. In the age of Covid Someone Say Whiskey (a facebook based whiskey club) was looking for a unique way to connect with its members, so we set up this online tasting. In it the amazing story of Balvenie is told. Please Subscribe, Review, Like, and Comment!…
 
Nico Martini is a best selling author, the co-founder of Bar Draught, mobile draught cocktail solutions, is the founder of Hypeworthy, a digital marketing and branding agency, and is a former lecturer at the University of Texas at Dallas. He has taught for the USBG, Bar Institute NYC, Bar Institute Portland, and has a TED talk. He wrote the book Te…
 
Texas spirits producers are courageous pioneers reviving an industry that had been dead in the state since prohibition. The industry is young but has grown exponentially. When Covid-19 hit their state they sprung into action and voluntarily shut down spirits production to make had sanitizer for Texans. Unfortunately social distancing orders are kil…
 
Woodinville Whiskey Co was co-founded by Brett Carlile and Orlin Sorensen in Washington state. From the beginning they decided they wanted to be authentic so they decided not to sell a product until the whiskey they personally made was ready. They ensured these whiskey stocks for the future were going to be good by hiring the world renowned consult…
 
Have you ever fantasized about selling everything you own and traveling the world to learn their local beverage culture! My guest Jeff Bradford did just that! He is basically the Anthony Bourdain of alcohol and his story is amazing. He has over 52,000 subscribers and literally millions of views. In this short candid interview he gives the scoop on …
 
The goal of BRT is to bring people together around bourbon so we can grow to understand and have empathy for one another. Philip is my best friend and work out partner. My conversations with him trying to seek to understand the BLM movement was a big motivating factor in me starting my podcast. In this episode we have an honest conversation with ea…
 
Ed Belfour is a hockey legend. He has also started a spirits company with his son Dayn, and his daughter Reaghan. During covid we did a zoom meeting with Ed and Dayn. In it we discuss Ed's early life, many moments of his hockey career, his days as a drag racer, his passion for collecting mopar cars, how the stanley cup got dented at a Pantera party…
 
Random Ward is a brand rep for Woodford. We did a zoom tasting during lockdown. In it we discuss Woodford's history, how owning their own cooperage affects their whiskey, pot still vs column still, and much more. You won't want to miss this one. Please Subscribe, Review, Like, and Comment!By Randall Sullivan
 
Kristopher Hart is the host of the ESPN radio program/podcast Whiskey Neat and an admin of the largest regional whiskey club in north America (Houston Bourbon Society). In this episode we discuss the immense benefits of getting involved in a social media based whiskey club, but there is a dark side of these communities. Kristopher shares his though…
 
Joe Micallef is a historian, documentarian, wine/spirits judge, wine producer, and many other things too numerous to name here. In this episode we get a behind the scenes look at judging spirits competitions. We discuss how altitude, light, weather, and environment affects your palate. We talk about the impact of aging whiskey in a hot climate, sol…
 
Joe Micallef is a historian, documentarian, wine/spirits judge, wine producer, and many other things too numerous to name here. In this episode we discuss alcohol's effect on the development of society, how the Russian navy was financed with alcohol profits, why KY and TN are the hub of US whiskey production, how rum helped the US declare independe…
 
Neat, chilled, diluted, over ice, on stones, mixed...what is the "right" way to drink your whiskey? In this short episode we discuss the various ways to drink your whiskey, their impact on the whiskey, and discuss some general reasoning behind the controversy around this topic. I promise there was no Pappy 23 harmed in the making of this video. Ple…
 
In this week's episode of Bourbon Real Talk I bring in a whiskey novice to try Old Rip VanWinkle, George T Stagg, Thomas H Handy, Ironroot Harbinger, Charbay R5, and Lagavulin 16. His reaction was hilarious and his order of preference will shock you! Please Subscribe, Review, Like, and Comment!By Randall Sullivan
 
Stephen Howard owns Howard and Sons Ice Co which produces flawless large format crystal clear cubes and spheres of ice to high end bars and restaurants. We review Stagg Jr Batch 12 side by side neat and on a rock and discuss how to make clear ice. We also discuss the history of ice its impact on cocktail culture. You won't want to miss this one! Pl…
 
Carlos De Aldecoa has been referred to as the scion of a wealthy international coffee family. The coffee companies Carlos’s family own touch roughly 30-40% of the coffee in the United States. He also has started the largest distillery west of the Mississippi with a capacity of roughly 7,000 53 gallon barrels per month. He isn’t just about business.…
 
Carlos De Aldecoa has been referred to as the scion of a wealthy international coffee family. The coffee companies Carlos's family own touch roughly 30-40% of the coffee in the United States. He also has started the largest distillery west of the Mississippi with a capacity of roughly 7,000 53 gallon barrels per month. He isn't just about business.…
 
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