ModernThirst tastes a gift shop exclusive 125 proof bottling of non-age-stated Elijah Craig.
Bill is the Co-Founder, Editor-in Chief, and official Bourbon-o-Phile for ModernThirst.com. He is a native of Louisville, KY in the heart of Bourbon Country. He 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 cities across the country. 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.
ModernThirst tastes a flavored rye whiskey from our neighbors to the north.
Buffalo Trace is experimenting again, this time with REALLY old oak.
ModernThirst reviews the export-only Blanton’s Straight from the Barrel bourbon.
A celebration of bourbon, food, and music is coming to Louisville, KY
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.