How does the new 7 Year Bottled-in-Bond Heaven Hill taste and how does it stack up to the previous 6 year Kentucky-only release? Check out the video comparison and tasting!
Bill is the Co-Founder, Editor-in Chief, and official Bourbon-o-Phile for ModernThirst.com, and the President and Chief Blending Officer for Four Gate Whiskey Company. 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. He has also been published on Liquor.com. He has conducted various bourbon and whiskey tastings in cities across the country, and consulted for multiple national labels. 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.
PRESS RELEASE: This September, Four Gate Whiskey Company will release its second small batch of barrel finished Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.
Bill tastes his way through the inaugural offerings from Owen Powell’s Fern Creek Bourbon.
What’s the verdict on Woodford Reserve’s new Straight Kentucky Wheat Whiskey? Check out our first tasting for flavor notes and more!
Bill tastes MGP’s proprietary flagship- Remus Repeal Reserve III, a blend of 11-12 year old straight bourbon whiskeys.
Details announced on the 3rd release of Remus Repeal Reserve. Press Release.
As a follow up to the video explaining what barrel finishing is and why we do it, here’s a list of American Barrel-Finished Whiskeys worth checking out.
Video: Barrel Finished Whiskeys: What they are, why they do it, and why you should (or shouldn’t) care
Bill discusses the process of barrel finishing whiskey. Why is it done? Should you care?
Bill tastes two of the most anticipated releases of 2019: Parker’s Heritage Collection Heavy Char Rye and Old Forester Birthday Bourbon
Bill tastes the latest release from GMP’s George Remus Repeal Reserve lineup- a 14 year bottled in bond bourbon, Volstead Reserve.