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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Ohio Division of Liquor Control (OHLQ) Announces WhistlePig Barrel Series #1 of 4 - Available August 30th

The Ohio Division of Liquor Control (OHLQ) has announced the availability of the first of four WhistlePig Single Barrel selections that will be offered. The four releases are titled Spicy Pig, Smooth Pig, Rich Pig, and the Sweet Pig. All releases will be coming from 10-year-old, single barrel selections. The bottles will be available at select stores (see the list below) beginning at 9am on August 30th.

MGP Announces The Rossville Union Barrel Select Program

Lawrenceburg, Indiana based MGP has announced a new program called Rossville Union Barrel Select. The Rossville Union Barrel Select program allows customers to select custom flavor profile and packaging, including individually numbered bottles and personalized labels. Participating 'accounts' then work with MGP to taste, select and order a specialty blend of barrel reserves.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Buffalo Trace Announces Commemorative Bottling of Elmer T. Lee 100 Year Tribute Single Barrel Bourbon

To celebrate what would have been Elmer T. Lee's 100th birthday, Buffalo Trace Distillery has announced the release of a 100 proof commemorative bottling of Elmer T. Lee 100 Year Tribute Single Barrel Bourbon with the proceeds going to Frankfort VFW Post 4075.

Monday, August 19, 2019

A Guide to Getting Hard to Find Bottles in Ohio

One of the top questions I receive at this site is how to locate hard to find bottles in Ohio. I also can't begin to count how many times I've been in a liquor store and have seen someone ask if they have any bottles of Blanton's available (spoiler alert... they don't).

I've written plenty about why I don't believe the state should control liquor distribution in the state and the many disadvantages that it has for consumers. However, one of the main advantages of this system is the state is in full control of where bottles are at any given time because they are the sole distributor.

Friday, August 16, 2019

ColumbusBourbon Reviews - All You Need to Know

Thank you for finding I started this site in the autumn of 2018 with the goal of providing bourbon and whiskey news with how it impacts the great people of Ohio. Additionally, I do reviews on the 1st and the 16th of the month. With this being the 16th, I thought it would be a good opportunity to lift the veil and review the reviews and create an FAQ of sorts.