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Friday, March 31, 2023

Watershed Announces First Ever BourbonFest - April 22

Watershed Distillery has announced their first ever BourbonFest, where they say you will 'experience bourbon the way it was meant to be enjoyed: surrounded by family and friends, live music, food and delicious cocktails.' They will also be debuting Watershed Distillery Uncut Unfiltered Bourbon, which is straight from the barrel and will be available for sale for $69.99 + tax. 

March 2023 Month in Review

Welcome to the March 2023 Columbus Bourbon recap. As always, A big thank you to all my readers! As a friendly reminder, follow ColumbusBourbon on Facebook and tell a friend.

Fiona and Baby Leo on the couch and Miss Fiona
judging us all in the bottom picture

This month I posted 8 articles. The site saw 8500+ page-views, down from the 10,507 views in March of 2022. Make sure you tell a friend. This month, I earned a bit over $8 in ad revenue!!

Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Bourbon Event: Neat - April 22 at The Ohio Event Center in Newark

Cherry Valley Hotel has announced its newest guest experience, Neat: A Bourbon Event, on Saturday, April 22, from 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Guests can sample pours and cocktails from heritage brands to craft distilleries while enjoying musical entertainment, a bourbon crafters marketplace, giveaways, and bourbon education classes about food pairings, cocktails, and bourbon history.

Monday, March 20, 2023

OHLQ Announces Two Traverse City Whiskey Co. Releases - Coming the Week of March 20th

The Ohio Department of Liquor (OHLQ) has announced the availability of Traverse City Whiskey Co. Signature Edition Rye Barrel Proof (3 barrels) for $89.99 + tax and Traverse City Whiskey Co. Barrel Proof Wheat Single Barrel (2 barrels) for $84.99 + tax arriving at select stores the week of March 20th. 

Friday, March 17, 2023

Maker's Mark Announces Last Release in Current Wood Finishing Series: BEP

Maker's Mark has announced their latest Wood Finishing Series with the release of BEP. The BEP stands for Barrel Entry Proof. Special finishing staves were used to amplify notes of vanilla and sweet spice that naturally occur from lower BEPs. BEP is the fifth and final bourbon in this chapter of the Wood Finishing Series.

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

OHLQ Announces Ezra Brooks Distiller’s Collection Release

The Ohio Department of Liquor (OHLQ) has announced the availability of seven (7) barrels worth of Ezra Brooks Distiller's Collection at select OHLQ locations starting this week for $34.99 + tax. This is Ezra Brooks that has been bottled at 107 proof (53.5% alcohol), rather than the usual 90 proof (45% alcohol). 

Thursday, March 9, 2023

Jim Beam Launches New Ready-To-Drink Cocktails

Jim Beam, in partnership with The Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams, Dogfish Head, etc.), has introduced a new line of read-to-drink cocktails called Kentucky Coolers. 

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Michter's Announces 2023 Release of 10-Year Straight Bourbon

Michter's has announced the release of their 2023 edition of their 10-year bourbon. This release skipped last year so this will be the first time in two years consumers will be able to purchase this at retail. 

Sunday, March 5, 2023

Woodford Announces 2023 Kentucky Derby Bottle Design

In one of my favorite annual traditions, Woodford Reserve has announced the design of their 2023 commemorative Kentucky Derby bottle. This year is a tribute to the 50th anniversary of Secretariat winning the 1973 Run for the Roses.

Thursday, March 2, 2023

OHLQ Announces Single-Day Four Roses Private Selection Release - March 04 @9am

The Ohio Department of Liquor (OHLQ) has announced the one-day release of Four Roses Private Selection on Saturday, March 4th at 9am at select OHLQ locations. These are single-barrel bourbons that have been bottled at barrel strength (e.g. not cut with water to lower the proof). Bottles will be sold for $74.99 plus tax.