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Thursday, August 26, 2021

Old Forester Announces 2021 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. The annual release is always released on the 2nd of September commemorate the birthday of Old Forester's founder George Garvin Brown. 

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Michter's Announces 2021 Release of US*1 Toasted Barrel Finish Bourbon

Michter's has announced the September release of their 2021 Toasted Barrel Finish Bourbon. This is the first release of US*1 Toasted Barrel Finish Bourbon in three years. 

Friday, August 20, 2021

Beam Suntory Releases Fifth Chapter Of Little Book Whiskey Series Titled "The Invitation"

 Beam Suntory Inc. has announced the release of the 4th chapter of the Little Book whiskey series titled "The Invitation." The Little Book series is created by eighth generation Beam distiller Freddie Noe and is an annual, limited-release. 

Monday, August 16, 2021

Reminder - Second Annual "Big Night of Bourbon" - August 28th

A friendly reminder that the Second Annual "Big Night of Bourbon" benefiting Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Delaware County is happening on August 28th. This years event features Old Forester Bourbons (Old Forester Signature 100 Proof, 1870 and 1910) and will include a keynote tasting from Brown-Forman Brand Ambassador, Pete "Whiskey Pete" Wagner. The event will be hosted by NBC4's Matt Herchik.

Tickets are on sale now starting at $85 for one person, $160 for two people, $375 for five, and $700 for ten. 

What: Big Night of Bourbon benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware County

When: Saturday, August 28th from 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Monday, August 9, 2021

OHLQ Announces Weller 12 Lottery Winners

The Ohio Department of Liquor has posted the results of the 2021 Weller 12 lottery. Once again, there was no Mark R. on the winners list continuing my streak of never winning.

Friday, August 6, 2021

Beam Suntory Introduces Basil Hayden Toast

Beam Suntory brand Basil Hayden's has announced the launch of Basil Hayden Toast. This new spirit includes a new mash bill that includes brown rice instead of the traditional rye grain and is made with toasted barrels. 

For those new to bourbon, char refers to the amount of flame and char that the wood takes on. The thought is that the more char a barrel has, the more it will influence the taste of the bourbon because the liquid will take on the characteristics of the char. So with that, a toasted char is on the lighter side. You can learn way more than you ever needed to know about char by checking out this link

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Ohio Division of Liquor Control (OHLQ) Announces Town Branch Selections

The Ohio Division of Liquor Control (OHLQ) has announced 3 varieties of Town Branch hitting stores this week. The 3 varieties are Malt Single Barrel, Rye Single Barrel, and Single Barrel Reserve.