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Bourbon Pursuit

Nov 24, 2016

Eddie Russell, Master Distiller at Wild Turkey, joins the show to discuss growing up around the distillery, apprenticeship, and what tradition has taught him about the business.

  1. Talk about your childhood. What was your upbringing like?
  2. What sports did you play?
  3. You were also going to play college ball at one point
  4. How...


Nov 18, 2016

Jim Kokoris, author of The Big Man of Jim Beam: Booker Noe And the Number-One Bourbon In the World, joins the show to talk about the life of Booker Noe and the impact he made on the industry.

  1. How did you get into writing about bourbon?
  2. What kind of man was Booker Noe?
  3. What was Booker doing as a Master Distiller before...


Nov 11, 2016

Jay Erisman, Vice President, & Hannah Loween, General Manager, from New Riff Distilling talk about the unique bourbon they are making while being in an urban setting.

  1. Jay Erisman, Vice President - Distiller - Strategic Development
  2. Hannah Loween, General Manager
  3. Tell us how you got started with brown spirits?
  4. Talk a bit...


Nov 4, 2016

Chris Trevino, the YouTube sensation known as Liquor Hound, talks about the intricacies of reviewing whiskey ranging from the type of glass to even the water used to dilute it.

  1. How did you get started with whiskey
  2. Talk about what you do.
  3. How many videos do you have and how many whiskies have you reviewed?
  4. Lets talk...