Our second private barrel pick with The Party Source in Bellevue, KY. 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 and reviews David Nicholson 1843, a wheated 100 proof bourbon from Luxco.
ModernThirst tastes and rates the 2018 release of Jeffersons’ Chef’s Collaboration, a blend of bourbon and rye concocted by Jefferson’s Trey Zoeller and celebrity chef Edward Lee.
Want to know how to turn a bourbon barrel into a pub table? Check it out!
A narrated photo tour with brief site history for Heaven Hill’s Bernheim Distillery in Louisville, KY.
ModernThirst tastes James E. Pepper’s 1776 Straight Rye Whiskey finished in Pedro Ximenez and Oloroso Sherry Casks.
ModernThirst tastes Heaven Hill Select Stock, a 14 year old corn whiskey re-barreled for 2 years in used wheat whiskey barrels.
ModernThirst tastes Barrell Bourbon batch 10, a bourbon distilled in Indiana, aged in Michigan, and bottled in Kentucky.
Happy International Whisky day!
To celebrate this fine holiday, ModernThirst’s World Whisky Writer, Wes, led Matt and Bill through a blind tasting of Scotch Whisky.