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 Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel Rye Whiskey from Wild Turkey
ModernThirst tastes Winchester Extra Smooth Bourbon, made using TerrePURE techonology.
ModernThirst reviews the latest release of barrel proof Elijah Craig.
A handy guide to navigating through all the releases of Elijah Craig Barrel Proof.
ModernThirst tastes Minor Case Rye, a Sherry-finished straight rye whiskey form Limestone Branch.
Rebel Yell® Bourbon Releases 2017 Edition of Single Barrel and Announces New Option for Rebel Yell Small Batch Rye
One of 2016’s best new releases is coming back for a second helping!
A new attachment for Pico Brew allows distilling of hop oils…and maybe more…
A selection of Derby-themed cocktails from Diageo
ModernThirst tastes and reviews O.K.I. 10 Year Bourbon finished in Sherry/Brandy casks from New Riff Distillery.