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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: September, 2016
Sep 30, 2016

Bill Thomas (@MashBill_Thomas), Owner of Jack Rose (@JackRoseinDC), tells his history of turning a passion for whiskey and 20 years of dusty hunting into the single largest collection of epic bourbon that is available for sale at Jack Rose Dining Saloon in Washington D.C.

  1. Talk about your history and your love affair with bourbon?
  2. Explain to the listeners, what is Jack Rose?
  3. How many bottles do you have in inventory?
  4. Is it safe to assume that every bourbon bar in the nation aspires to be Jack Rose?
  5. How do you source all of your older vintage whiskey?
  6. Do you think most of your patrons prefer older or newer stuff?
  7. How do you keep your personal vs business bunker separate?
  8. If you were to share a drink with one person, past or present or fiction, who would it be?
  9. What's the best find you've ever had?
  10. Talk about choosing barrels that have leaks
  11. You have a crazy amount of Willetts. So talk about how you got connected with Drew
  12. You can see the passion is there for you. Do you ever get burnt out always having to chase?
Sep 23, 2016

Tim Hagan and Ethan Pardieu, Kentucky Bourbon Boys Distillery Tours, give insights into their customized tours and how they learned about bourbon themselves.

  1. Tell us about yourselves and how you got into bourbon?
  2. How did this idea come about?
  3. How much of you had to study or learn to be able to give a tour?
  4. Talk about your tours for a little bit and what you offer?
  5. How customizable are the tours?
  6. Are the tour is open for individuals are just parties of six or more?
  7. Is it for people only staying in the Louisville area?
  8. What are the most popular request of distilleries to visit?
  9. How many people are on a tour on average?
  10. What's the cost per person on average?
  11. How many tours are you doing on average?
  12. If people want to know more about your tours and what you offer and how to book where would they do it?
Sep 16, 2016

Bourbon Community Roundtable #1: Our guests include Blake from Bourbonr.com, Nick from BreakingBourbon.com and Kerry from Subourbia.com.

  1. Recorded on YouTube LIVE! We will pose questions to the audience to see what YOU think. If you have questions, ask them on the right hand side and we will tackle as many as we can. Ask anything you want!
  2. Social Media and Bourbon. How to target the right consumer.
  3. The most random trades of all time. Who would have thought we would see people trade bourbon for Pokemon cards
  4. BTAC. Because why not?
  5. A bit of talk about the new Parkers
  6. Best 2016 release so far?
  7. The origins of bourbonr.com and not being “Bour-boner”
Sep 9, 2016

Chad Butters, Co-Founder and CEO of Eight Oaks Craft Distillery, and Vince Roth, Managing Partner of Final Furlong Racing Stables, talks about a new partnership to invest in a horse and get bottles of bourbon in return

  1. Tell us a little about yourselves
  2. Talk about the offering to invest in a horse and get bourbon in exchange
  3. Talk about the horses
  4. Talk about the distillery and what makes it unique
  5. How much longer until the bourbon will be ready?
  6. Follow @GoFinalFurlong and @eightoaksdist on twitter
Sep 2, 2016

Trey Zoeller, Founder and Master Blender of Jefferson’s Bourbon, shares his story with some new information about a new Presidential special release.

  1. Your family history is going to play a large part in this, talk about how you got into bourbon.
  2. Quickly talk about your dad for a bit
  3. How did you start the Jefferson’s Brand
  4. For our listeners out there just now getting into bourbon, give us your pitch of Jeffersons.
  5. Give some history on why it’s called Jefferson’s Bourbon and not Zoeller’s reserve
  6. You’ve been a non-distilling producer since 1997 up until last year. Talk about the current operations
  7. The Jefferson’s Presidential line hasn’t been seen on the shelves around the country in a few years. Any chance of those higher aged bourbons making a return?
  8. We also haven’t seen any of the Jefferson’s Rye
  9. You’ve been doing quite a bit of experimenting lately. The Jefferson’s Wood Experiment, Chef Collaboration, the Groth Cask finish, the Oceans. are there any other’s I’m missing? Anything on the horizon?
  10. There is actually a pretty great story behind the Oceans and I think the listeners would get a kick out of it. So talk about that
  11. Ocean’s Cask strength is making its way out there. We’ve seen many start going that route and offering barrel strength expressions
  12. Follow along with Jefferson’s Journey
  13. What’s the life of Trey like outside of bourbon?
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