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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Angel's Envy Announces Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Finished in Japanese Mizunara Oak Casks

Angel's Envy has announced the upcoming release of a Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Finished in Japanese Mizunara Oak Casks coming on September 1st. 

Monday, August 3, 2020

OHLQ Weller 12-Year Lottery is Live - Enter Here

The Ohio Department of Liquor (OHLQ) lottery for Weller 12-Year is live. 

You can enter at this site starting today (August 3) and ending at 11:59 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14. In order to enter, you'll need to provide the following:
  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Street Address
  • Date of Birth
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number
  • Ohio Driver’s License Number or Ohio Identification Card Number
If you didn't see the link above (not sure why it isn't showing up clearly), CLICK HERE to enter.

Good luck everyone!


Saturday, August 1, 2020

Ohio Division of Liquor Control (OHLQ) Announces Boone County Cask Strength Wheated Bourbon - Available Week of August 2

The Ohio Division of Liquor Control (OHLQ) has announced the availability of ten (10) barrels worth of Boone County Cask Strength Wheated Bourbon bottles exclusive to Ohio beginning the week of August 2nd. 

Friday, July 31, 2020

July 2020 in Review

Welcome to the July 2020 recap. If you are looking for more ways to interact and share your love of bourbon, please tell everyone you know about the site.

Also, be sure to sign up for emails on the front page. You'll get an email the day after anything is posted with the full article. No spam and the email address is not passed on to me in any way.

This month I posted X unique articles and the site saw close to 15,300+views... up from 15,234 last month and up over 600% from the 2450 views in July of 2019.

Thank you to everyone for your continued support. Please stay safe and protect Ohio... wear a mask! Don't be that person!


Saturday, July 25, 2020

Ohio Department of Liquor (OHLQ) Announces Second Weller Lottery (Weller 12 Year) Starting August 3rd

The Ohio Department of Liquor (OHLQ) has announced their second Weller lottery this year... this time for Weller 12 Year. As you may remember, a certain amount of Weller 12 Year was available to winners of the last auction that ended June 12th

Friday, July 24, 2020

Ohio Division of Liquor Control (OHLQ) Announces Woodford Bottles - Available Week of July 27

The Ohio Division of Liquor Control (OHLQ) has announced the availability of selected bottles of Woodford Reserve and Woodford Double Oaked exclusive to Ohio beginning the week of July 27th. 

Sunday, July 19, 2020

Limestone Branch Distillery Announces 2020 Edition of Yellowstone Limited Edition Bourbon

Limestone Branch has announced their 2020 edition of Yellowstone Bourbon coming to shelves in September. This year's edition is a 7 year straight bourbon finished in French Armagnac barrels. 

Monday, July 13, 2020

Pappy Van Winkle & More Bourbon Raffle for Charity Benefiting The First Tee of Miami Valley - Drawing September 1st

As you may know from following this site, I try to highlight any and all bourbon news with a focus on how it impacts us in Ohio. With that said, I want to highlight a charity raffle being put on by The First Tee of Greater Miami Valley for some top notch bourbon... including a 15 year Pappy Van Winkle, George T Stagg, and many more!

Friday, July 10, 2020

Ohio Division of Liquor Control (OHLQ) Announces Old Forester Single Barrel - Available Week of July 13th

The Ohio Division of Liquor Control (OHLQ) has announced the availability of nine barrels worth of Old Forester Single Barrel beginning the week of July 13th. 


Thursday, July 9, 2020

Michter's Announces 2020 Edition of 10-Year Single Barrel Rye

Michter's has announced the 2020 release of their 10 Year Single Barrel Rye. Like last year, not much information was provided other than it has an MSRP of $160 for a 750ml bottle, which is up $30 from last years edition. 

Sunday, July 5, 2020

James B. Beam Distilling Co. Relaunches Old Tub Brand

James B. Beam Distilling Co. has announced the return of Old Tub. This new brand will feature an unfiltered, 100-proof bonded bourbon (50% alcohol) that will be available immediately. 


Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Ohio Department of Liquor (OHLQ) Announces Weller Lottery Winners (updated)

The Ohio Department of Liquor (OHLQ) has announced the winners of the Weller lottery. As a bonus for the winners, they can select from four Weller products for their winning bottle. The four selections are:
  1. OHLQ Single Barrel Selection of Weller Full Proof
  2. Weller Full Proof (Supplier Allocation)
  3. Weller CYPB
  4. Weller 12 (which will appear in a future lottery)
Winners rank their preference and the available bottle will be communicated at a later time. I've reached out to OHLQ to find out the number of entries and the number of bottles of each that are available. I'll update this post if I hear back. 


You can view the list of winners here.

Congrats to everyone who won! 

Update 7/25/20: I contacted the OHLQ and found out they had 36,940 entries and 2001 winners for an overall chance of 5.4% odds... easily the highest of any auction so far. 

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

June 2020 in Review

Welcome to the June 2020 recap. If you are looking for more ways to interact and share your love of bourbon, please tell everyone you know about the site.

Also, be sure to sign up for emails on the front page. You'll get an email the day after anything is posted with the full article. No spam and the email address is not passed on to me in any way.

This month I posted 5 unique articles and the site saw close to 15,000 views... down from 15487 last month and up over 450% from the 3250 views in June of 2019.

Thank you to everyone for your continued support.

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Baby Leo staying ever vigilant

Monday, June 29, 2020

Old Forester Announces 2020 Edition Birthday Bourbon - Coming September 2

Brown-Forman owned Old Forester has announced their 20th edition of their Birthday Bourbon arriving in stores (most likely not Ohio) on September 2nd.

Saturday, June 20, 2020

MGP announces Remus Repeal Reserve Series IV coming in September

MGP has announced the release of their 4th edition of Remus Repeal Reserve hitting shelves in September of this year to coincide with National Bourbon Month. Remus Repeal Reserve is MGP's spirit to commemorate Prohibition Repeal Day that occurs on December 5th... at which point, it will reach full distribution.

Friday, June 12, 2020

Last Day to Enter Ohio Department of Liquor Weller Lottery

As a friendly reminder, today is the last day to enter the Ohio Department of Liquor (OHLQ) lottery for Weller Full Proof. You can enter at the OHLQ lottery website until 11:59 p.m. tonight (June 12th). Good luck everyone!!!


Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Tips to Store Your Bourbon Collection

Heaven Hill posted a great article on how to store and care for your whiskey and bourbon collection including many tips and techniques by industry experts to maximize freshness because no one wants liquor that has skunked. 

Monday, June 1, 2020

Weller Full Proof Lottery is Live - Enter Here

The Ohio Department of Liquor (OHLQ) lottery for Weller Full Proof is live. You can enter at the OHLQ lottery website any time between now and 11:59 p.m. on June 12th. Good luck everyone!!!


Sunday, May 31, 2020

May 2020 in Review

Welcome to the May 2020 recap. If you are looking for more ways to interact and share your love of bourbon, please tell everyone you know about the site.

Also, be sure to sign up for emails on the front page. You'll get an email the day after anything is posted with the full article. No spam and the email address is not passed on to me in any way.

This month I posted 7 unique articles and the site saw a record 14900+ views... up from 7239 last month and up nearly 800% from the 1915 views in May of 2019.

Thank you to everyone for your continued support and stay safe.


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