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Tuesday, June 20, 2023

OHLQ Announces Russell's Reserve Single Barrel - Coming Saturday June 24th

The Ohio Department of Liquor (OHLQ) has announced the availability of fifteen barrels worth of Russell’s Reserve Private Barrel Selection Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey selections arriving at select stores at 9am on Saturday June 24th. Unlike previous releases, the list of stores will not be released until the morning of Saturday, June 24, 2023 on 

Monday, June 19, 2023

MGP to Acquire Penelope Bourbon LLC for $100+ Million... Making Us All Angry We Don't Have Our Own Bourbon Brand to Sell

MGP has continued their buying spree with the acquisition of Penelope Bourbon LLC for a jaw dropping $105 million dollars (up to a maximum cash payout of $110.8 million measured through December 31, 2025 if certain performance conditions are met). For those unaware (including myself), Penelope Bourbon LLC was founded in 2018 and was family and founder-owned and operated.

Monday, June 12, 2023

Get to Know Jeptha Creed Distillery

Welcome to the latest in my 'Get to Know' series. Today's turn is a unique distillery in Kentucky founded by mother-and-daughter Joyce and Autumn Nethery. What is amazing about this distillery is that it sits on 64 acres of farmland where they grow their Bloody Butcher Corn that is used to create their spirits making this a true ground-to-glass distillery.

Monday, June 5, 2023

Woodford Announces Release of Annual High-Proof Expression - 124.7 Proof

Woodford has announced the release of their 2023 High-Proof Expression simply called 124.7 Proof. This is the same mash bill as regular Woodford, but does not have water added to lower the proof. 

Thursday, June 1, 2023

Michter's Announces New Release of 10 Year Rye

Michter's has announced the latest release of their 10 year rye. This the first release of this variety since July of last year.