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Gunnar’s Bourbon with Tim Daniels

We have 3 brand new bottles from @ClydeMaysWhiskey to review and what better way to review it than with Clyde’s grandson LC May! Hear first hand stories of the hard working man from rural Alabama that served in WWII. After the war, started making high quality moonshine to supplement his income to take care of his wife and eight kids. The kind of man we need more of these days, hard working, take nothing for granted and put 100% in everything you do. LC brings a single barrel for us to sample along with their Straight Bourbon 110 Special Reserve and then finish it off with their newly released Straight Rye. Find out about the family tradition that LC is trying to avoid, why he would fight tooth and nail for their Rye, their new distillery that might be Right here in Jacksonville Florida we visited Four Fathers Distillery and met with owner/distiller Tim Daniels. There is a lot that goes on behind those doors, there is a laboratory where all sorts of experiments are enacted to find the answer on how to make the best bourbon. Being a chemist Tim is right at home in this space, he worked for Bacardi for 25 years and has a passion for spirits. We got to see the rest of the operation, still and bottling, but in Sedan Kansas is where Gunnar’s Bourbon is going to be made. In a turn of the century building, new stills are going in and Kansas is the biggest wheat producer in the United States so it only makes sense to have your wheated bourbon made there. Then it was time for our favorite part, the tasting. We sat at the distillery bar, set up the cameras and let Tim do the pouring. Both of his sons are in the business and Mat joined us for the sampling experience. Tim tells us more about his process and what goes into Gunnar’s Wheated Bourbon consisting of 34% soft and hard winter wheat for that’s smooth on the palate. Then we dive into the Oxbox coming in at 120 proof and at 95% corn. Mat tells us that him and his brother Tim will be running things up in Kansas. Like Tim says, what other job can you have liquor bottles on your desk. Check out what we thought, see the distillery and learn more about Gunnar’s Bourbon.

Barrell Bourbon New Year 2021 vs 2022 Flash Review

Barrell Bourbon New Year 2021 vs 2022

Barrell Bourbon New Year in a head to head cask strength 2021 vs 2022. Went on a #whiskeyventure up to Atlanta to visit Kris’s cousin Jason who was holding the 2021 hostage until Kris showed with 2022 to do a Flash Review. Find out more about Barrell Bourbons. An amazing blend of 5,6,7,9 and 14 year bourbons from across the country! Plus, we reminisce on fine Buffalo summers when all the rage was hitting the parks to play sand volleyball. Watch the review, find out what we thought in tasting in Whiskey and a Hammock style, neat first and then adding a cube. Let us know what you think and leave us your comments! Cheers and Happy New Year!

Clyde May’s Single Barrel, Special Reserve 110 and Rye with LC May

We have 3 brand new bottles from @ClydeMaysWhiskey to review and what better way to review it than with Clyde’s grandson LC May! Hear first hand stories of the hard working man from rural Alabama that served in WWII. After the war, started making high quality moonshine to supplement his income to take care of his wife and eight kids. The kind of man we need more of these days, hard working, take nothing for granted and put 100% in everything you do. LC brings a single barrel for us to sample along with their Straight Bourbon 110 Special Reserve and then finish it off with their newly released Straight Rye. Find out about the family tradition that LC is trying to avoid, why he would fight tooth and nail for their Rye, their new distillery that might be open July of next year in Troy, Alabama and most of all find out why Clyde May gave a damn!

Clyde May’s Single Barrel, Special Reserve 110 and Rye with LC May

New England Barrel Review

A #whiskeykrew review with good friends Jax Bourbon Social and Warriors and Whiskey hosted at Tuesday’s Creations poolside bar. Jax Bourbon Social breaks out the single barrel and then the barrel pick from their event this summer of New England Barrel Company. You’re getting a review from 8 people all at once! Like Andy says, “this is what bourbon is all about, bringing people together”. See what we think, find out more about these two amazing groups and what they do. Such a good time, let us know what you think. Follow all three of these awesome groups.

Whiskey on the Rocks

Did you miss our Whiskey on the Rocks event? Well, we finally got around to getting all the footage together along with awesome drone video from Randy Johnson and you can see what you missed! Thanks again to all that made it out and we loved The Backwater Jam comment, “there’s more damn whiskey on this hill than the law will allow, son!” It was a bit sketchy because of Ian but we turned it out with the help of Von Payne WhiskeyManifest DistillingSagamore SpiritGunnar’s BourbonGolden Ox Liquors NormandyHillary’s Chicago PizzamontedeleoncigarsTuesdays CreationsBarrell Craft SpiritsLuca Mariano DistilleryRedneck RivieraLaws Whiskey House for the ultimate post hurricane party!

Whistlepig Sugar Shack Piggyback Bourbon Launch & 4th edition 18yr

Went on a #whiskeyventure to Armature Works in Tampa Florida for the Piggyback Bourbon Launch. Only four of these Sugar Shack events are happening throughout the country so we HAD to make it to Tampa! The Shack was serving old fashioneds on one side and bourbon sours on the other both with the Whistlepig Maple Syrup. We were able to get into the Shack and talked to the Whistlepig Rep. Ingrid who gave us a rundown on the Pig and later we caught up with her at the second part of the event at the Barrymore Hotel for the Pig Roast & Bourbon Launch. Kris was able to get a quick interview with Ingrid and she brought the goods, we talked whiskey while sippin’ on the new 4th edition Whistlepig 18 year that is finished in Pedro Ximenez casks for an unbelievable finish! Check out the vid, let us know what you think of this incredible event!