Nino Marchetti, Founder at TheWhiskeyWash.com (@WhiskeyWash), joins us today to announce a new partnership between us. We talk about his news outlet, the authors, products, and most importantly, his bunker!
- Starting the show off by drinking Kentucky Owl Batch #2. Add it to the collection if you have the money to spare
- Talk to us about the TheWhiskeyWash.com
- We’re proud to announce a partnership between our two brands
- Nino has an offsite, undisclosed location, for his bunker
- Talk about the authors on the site
- Talk about some of the most popular articles
- One of the most popular articles is about the $75,000 Whiskey
- In regards to reviewers, what walks of life do they come from so we trust them?
- There are lots of reviews on food pairings
- Your apartment is on fire, what’s the one bottle you grab?
Krim Comstock, the Bourbon Marketing Director at Buffalo Trace, talks about how he made his way to Kentucky and gives us insight into the brands and even the new 2015 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection (sorry about the horrible audio on this one).
- Tell us your bourbon story
- What led you to Buffalo Trace?
- What do you do in your current role?
- Give everyone a bit of insight on how you do forecasting for production?
- Since you are in charge of packaging lets talk a bit about some of the labels we see today.
Can you talk a bit about some of them and perhaps some backstory. Maybe even give the listeners an understanding why Buffalo Trace is even called Buffalo Trace?
- Now i know Blantons has the collector series of caps. Am I right?
- You’ve also had a hand in developing some of the other brands like EH Taylor, Experimental, Stagg Jr and Single Oak. talk about each one of those a little bit and the roles you played<
- The Antique collection was just announced. Talk to us about it a bit
- Follow Kris on twitter at @BUFFALOCOMSTOCK
Carol Perry, or just Perry, is a legend in his own right. Perry has worked at the Stitzel-Weller distillery in Shively for 45 years. He has held about every job you could possibly have and is currently working security and head greeter for the Bulleit Frontier Experience.
- Give us an idea of what you have been doing here for the past 45 years
- Talk about what life is like working at the warehouse
- Why did they have windows open only during the day?
- What other kinds of experiences did you gather from working at warehouse?
- Drinking your own product on the job probably wasn’t uncommon back then
- How automated were the processes back then?
- What do you mean by dumping the glass?
- Did you ever have any interactions with the Van Winkle family?
- Wasn’t there a break room incident with Julian?
- What were you doing when the distillery closed its doors?
- Any security incidents in your time?
- You’ve seen the ups and downs, is this the craziest time you’ve ever seen?
- Is there a best memory that sticks out for you during this time?
Your hosts, Kenny and Ryan, take a look back on the past 21 episodes. We talk about the guests and what is still to come with the remaining part of the year.
- Have we had some guests that have stood out more than others?
- Great history lesson with Brian Harra of Sipp'n Corn
- Learned a great deal about pot still vs column still with Brent Goodin of Boundary Oak
- Have you had any favorite bourbon releases this year?
- Lots of distilleries are having unique and rare releases for big money
- If you think you are going to visit Louisville for bourbon hunting, you've come to the wrong place
- Did you ever open your EH Taylor Cured Oak?
- Are people looking to get price for proof now?
- Take a look back on the Ophan Barrel releases with Ewan Morgan
- What other guests did you find interesting?
- We also get to visit some interesting places such as mansions to record our podcasts
- Jim Rutledge's retirement made us thankful he recorded a show
- An Easter Egg... you have to listen to find out!!