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Bourbon Pursuit

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: April, 2015
Apr 30, 2015
- What experiences stand out from your travels?
- Talk about your super premium releases such as the Single Barrel and Small Batch Limited Editions
- What goes into the process of selecting the premium limited edition barrels over regular bottling barrels?
- Do you look at limited editions as a form of experimentation?
- Talk a bit about the single barrel bottle labels providing the consumer information for warehouse locations and recipe used
- Have you selected the barrels for 2015 limited edition releases?
- Four Roses has one floor warehouses, is that done to minimize variables of temperature fluctuations?
- Why wouldn’t you create 10 different brands from 10 different recipes?
Apr 23, 2015
- What was your first experience with bourbon?
- What was your journey from different roles with Seagrams and your path into Four Roses?
- Who gave you the opportunity to get back into distillery operations?
- Blended Whiskey by Seagrams were top shelf at one time
- What impact did Kirin have on Four Roses since it was primarily an export only?
- How has the Four Roses brand grown since it’s been back in the US?
- What are you most excited for with the future of Four Roses?
- How are you planning for Four Roses future?

 

Apr 15, 2015
- Pappy Spring Release
- Bourbon auction: A gaggle of Stagg on thebourbonbabe.com
- What’s the auction currently priced at?
- Did you grow up around bourbon or did you just recently discover it all?
- Sour Mash smells like home
- Do you still have any family in the bourbon industry?
- Did you or your mom collect all of this research of family history?
- What happened to all the money?
- Any memories of George T. Stagg from your mother?
- Paul Sawyier was supported by Frank Stagg
- Lots of pictures in the show notes of the website
- Can you talk about the picture with the lock of hair in the folded envelope? 
- What was George T. Stagg doing in Baltimore when he died? And how?
- Is it getting harder to find George T. Stagg bottles in Denver?
- Ryan is going to take Martha out to dinner if she gets him her extra bottle of 2013!

 

Apr 9, 2015
Tell us a bit about your lineage and the dirty rundown of the Taylor's
Where did the EH Taylor packaging and logo come from?
What led you to Buffalo Trace?
Talk about your role as a Barrel Program Manager
How many barrels are available for the program?
How do you choose who gets to pick a barrel?
What's the process of going through the barrel selection?
What brands can you choose and the history of the barrel program?
Why does the barrel program exist? Why mess with the "chef's recipe"?
Talk about "Honor Tradition, Embrace Change" with Single Barrel Select app to follow the barrel selection process online.
What your thought's on the Old Taylor brand getting a re-birth?
If you have a Tornado you are willing to part with, Beau is in search of it!
What's the best part about the job?
Apr 1, 2015
Can you remember your first drink?
Live, Eat, Drink, and Sleep Bourbon
What's your elevator pitch for the Kentucky Bourbon Trail?
What increase are you seeing in visitor attendance?
There are quite a few on the trail. Is there a best way to plan this all out?
What's the difference between the Bourbon Trail & The Craft Tour?
Is there a better time of the year to visit?
Talk about the Passport Program and free t-shirts
Talk about biking (bicycle or motorcycle) the bourbon trail
Are there plans for a bullet train between destinations?
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