Details announced on the 3rd release of Remus Repeal Reserve. Press Release.
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.
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.
KNob Creek Single Barrel private picks are some of the best values in bourbon today. Join Bill as he tastes three different extra-aged expressions of the label.
Bill took part in the 2019 12 Hours of BOOM! from the Scotch Test Dummies on Youtube. Check it out as he discusses Four Gate Whiskey, ModernThirst, and more with the Dummies!
A video tasting of Crown Royal French Oak Finished and the 2019 release of King of Kentucky Bourbon.
New “Bourbon on the Banks” Festival to be Kentucky’s largest Bourbon & culinary celebration as well as the first ever event to honor African-American contribution to whiskey
Bourbon on the Banks is the Commonwealth’s premier Bourbon-tasting festival and awards competition. Enjoy Bourbon from regional and national distilleries while you stroll the banks of the scenic Kentucky river in our capital city, historic downtown Frankfort. Tastings from 60+ Bourbon, Spirits, Wine & Beer vendors, 20 Food vendors & Live Music!