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Bourbon Pursuit

Mar 31, 2017

We are going back and revisiting episode #056 about building the barrels at Brown Forman. This is a great to wrap up back to basics month. Michael Nelson, Plant Director at the Brown-Forman Cooperage, gives a step-by-step and inside look to the barrel making process.

  1. Give us your bourbon story.
  2. Before we dive into the...

Mar 24, 2017

Mike Sherman, Owner of Vendome Copper and Brass Works, joins the show to talk about the art and craftsmanship that go into making the stills and how they have established being the best in the business after a century of being in business.

  1. Before we get into talk about what it is that you do here, let’s get your...

Mar 17, 2017

The Bourbon Community Roundtable #7 talks about their beginnings with bourbon. Where did it all start, the intimidating scenarios, tips for beginners, and even tips for veterans.

  1. What was your gateway bourbon? The one that started it all...
  2. Blake you started with a barrel-proof, why is that?
  3. Do you think it’s a smart...

Mar 10, 2017

Bernie Lubbers, Whiskey Ambassador for Heaven Hill and also known as The Whiskey Professor, joins the show to talk about bottled-in-bond and what makes these bourbons “bricks of gold”.


  1. Talk about Bern’s Corner and how you arrange your bottles
  2. What has made you so fascinated with Bottled-in-Bond?
  3. Talk about the...

Mar 3, 2017

Tim Knittel, Bourbon Educator at and a certified Stave & Thief Society Executive Bourbon Steward, kicks off "back to basics" month by giving an in-depth Bourbon 101 and 201 level knowledge bomb. You will learn something new, guarenteed or your money back!

  1. let's start from the top. What is...