ModernThirst reviews a barrel proof rye whiskey from James E. Pepper 1776.
Bill is the Co-Founder and Editor of ModernThirst. He is a native of Louisville, KY in the heart of Bourbon Country, and attended the University of Kentucky in the mid to late 1990s. Since college, he has dabbled in beer, bourbon, wine tasting, beer making, and currently works in finance. He has also been published on Liquor.com. He has conducted various bourbon and whiskey tastings in the Central Kentucky area, and consulted professionally for bar menus, bar concepts, whiskey label naming, new blend selection, and whiskey flight menus. He is married with two daughters, and lives in east Louisville. You can follow him on Facebook and Twitter @BillStraub and email him at Bill@ModernThirst.com.
Luxco announces the release of Ezra Brooks Rye Whiskey
Old Forester 1920 is the third release in the Old Forester Whiskey Row series and celebrates the brand’s continued distillation during Prohibition.
Louisville writer James Markert published a new bourbon-themed novel: “The Angel’s Share”
Rest in peace, Parker Beam. You will be missed. Support ALS research #PoursforParker
Bill’s blog for January 2017, including the top 3 bourbon and whiskey highlights and lowlights of 2016.
ModernThirst Tastes the newly released Bourbon and Rye whiskeys from Rabbit Hole Distilling in Louisville, KY.