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Bourbon Pursuit: The Official Podcast of Bourbon | Weekly Releases with Insiders, Pundits, and Master Distillers of the Industry

The official podcast of bourbon! Featuring interviews with people making the bourbon industry happen. Bourbon Pursuit interviews icons in the bourbon industry who share their story and give a behind the scenes look at the people that make whiskey so enjoyable.
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Now displaying: March, 2015
Mar 25, 2015

- What was your first bourbon memory?

- How do you perceive Master Distillers spending their time in liquor stores?

- Talk about your job for writing about bourbon industry news and culture for Louisville.com

- Has your following grown over the past year?

- Favorite barrel proof bourbons & Bottled in Bond

- Talk about Bottled-in-bond

- Uncle Jemima’s Pure Mash Liquor - http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/video/uncle-jemimas-pure-mash-liquor/n11301

- Talk about your articles

- What are your tips for traveling to bourbon country?

- Any bourbon bars you can suggest?

- Talk about being a woman in the whiskey world

Mar 18, 2015
What was life like growing up around bourbon with your father's reputation?
 
Talk about the origins of the brand and the design
 
Where did the idea for port barrel finishes stem from?
 
Talk about the cask strength
 
More stores are starting to offer 'blended' picks
 
What's going on with the new distillery?
Mar 9, 2015

 

Blake Riber, author of bourbonr.com, talks about the popularity of his blog, his ideas and the release of a brand new app! 

 

 

  1. How did you get into bourbon and how did it lead to the blog?
  2. You have almost two websites. The Blog and My Whiskey Cabinet.
  3. Where does inspiration for content come from?
  4. What are the most popular articles?
  5. Where did poor man's pappy spawn from?
  6. What does your current collection look like?
  7. There is a brand new bourbonr.com app coming to the market
Mar 9, 2015

Two part podcast. First part discussion about Heaven Hill growth and demand. In the second part, Ryan joins Mike Sonne, "Chief" Bourbon Quality Control Taster at Heaven Hill, to talk about his job working with Parker Beam and Denny Potter.

 

  1. We're out hunting for Elijah Craig Barrel Proof
  2. Does bourbon need to stay closer to KY?
  3. Heaven Hill fills their 7th million barrel
  4. The bottling facility is something impressive
  5. What's a typical day for tasting bourbon?
  6. How did Larceny come about?
  7. Vodka vs Bourbon in age preference
  8. How is Parker's Heritage decided every year?
Mar 9, 2015

 

Al Young, Brand Ambassador of Four Roses, talks about the rich history of the brand and his story.

 

  1. What's your story of how you got into the bourbon industry?
  2. What are some of your daily or weekly duties as a "Brand Ambassador"?
  3. Tell everyone about Four Roses: The Return of a Whiskey Legend
  4. What was the book writing process like? How long?
  5. Who was Paul Jones Jr and how did the name "Four Roses" come about?
  6. Where was Four Roses during prohibition?
  7. What role did Seagram's play in Four Roses?
  8. What are your favorite vintage advertising pieces?
Mar 9, 2015

 

Harlen Wheatley, Master Distiller at Buffalo Trace, joins us we discuss multiple facets of his history and life at the famed Buffalo Trace Distillary.

 

  1. Do you remember life before bourbon? What led you here?
  2. Wheatley Vodka, the spirit named after Harlen.
  3. Sampling, tasting, and characteristics of the brands
  4. Don't you get tired of tasting bourbon all day?
  5. History and future of the Single Oak Project
  6. Warehouse X... what's the big deal?
  7. What's more important? The mash bill or the aging process
  8. Forecasting demand for Pappy and other BT products
  9. What's the best part about your job?
Mar 9, 2015

Meet Ryan and Kenny. Your hosts on this journey.  They discuss everything about the show and more.  

1. Welcome to the podcast! 

2. Who are some of the guest in the queue for upcoming shows. 

3. How each of them got into bourbon, the history, and culture

4. How to form a facebook hunting posse which has worked well for us 

5. Lastly, how do you throw a wrench into a bourbon tasting? 

 

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