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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.
Diageo officially unveiled the brand new Bulleit Distillery in Shelbyville, KY
Video from our private barrel selection of Knob Creek in July of 2016.
ModernThrist tastes a private Barrel Pick of Smooth Ambler Old Scout 10 Year Bourbon chosen by Old Line Fine Wine, Spirits & Bistro located in Beltsville Maryland.
Kings County Distiller announces the first release of its Bottled-in-Bond Bourbon.
Limestone Branch Distillery introduces Minor Case Straight Rye Whiskey, featuring straight rye whiskey with a sherry cask finish and bottled at 90 proof.
ModernThirst tastes Boone County Distilling’s Eighteen 33, a ten year old sourced bourbon.
ModernThirst reviews a barrel proof rye whiskey from James E. Pepper 1776.
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.