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Sipp’n Corn Photo Journal: T.W. Samuels Distillery

There’s something about Deatsville.  Some of my favorite Heaven Hill single barrels have matured in Deatsville; it’s home of the historic, long-ago-shuttered T.W. Samuels Distillery; it has great bourbon lawsuit stories like the battle between Samuels and the railroad (check it out here: Bourbon…

Sipp’n Corn Book Review – The American Whiskey Tasting Notebook by Susan Reigler and Mike Veach.

I previously reviewed The Bourbon Tasting Notebook by Susan Reigler and Mike Veach, which gave us honest reviews of nearly 350 bourbons.  Now, following on the success of those tasting notes, Reigler and Veach have joined forces again for The American Whiskey Tasting Notebook,…

2019 BRIAN’S BOOK AND A BOTTLE ™

With the holidays upon us, avoid the awkwardness of lame host gifts and never knowing what to get for bosses, co-workers, and other hard-to-shop-for friends and family.  Brian’s Book and a Bottle™ has the right suggestion for everyone on your list: For your business…

Bourbon Justice Turns One at the Kentucky Book Fair (and my sincere thanks).

I celebrated the one-year anniversary of Bourbon Justice this weekend as an author invited to the Kentucky Book Fair—everything in that statement is still a little surreal. On the drive home from Lexington, my mind meandered through the past year since Bourbon Justice was…

The Bourbon Crusaders and Four Roses Barrel Through Hunger.

A year after the resounding success of #Willett2BCured—a charity event sponsored by The Bourbon Crusaders and Willett Distillery—The Bourbon Crusaders crushed it again.  For the fourth year of their annual event, The Bourbon Crusaders partnered with Four Roses to benefit two Kentucky food banks,…