Spirits

Michter’s Distillery releasing new 20 year bourbon

My first taste of Michter‘s was a glass poured neat from a bottle of US1 Kentucky Straight Bourbon at a bar in Kansas City. I was just getting back into whiskey following a nice run […]

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Two new Remus whiskey’s to be released in November

I’ve had a lifetime fascination with bootleggers. I think it dates back to college, whereas a bartender in Tucson, Arizona, I met and served Bill Bonanno, son of the Bonnano crime family patriarch.  That was […]

New Releases

New Mezcal coming To St. Louis

Author Jay Schroeder said, “You’re not going to read a book on Mezcal, cover-to-cover, and three hours later be woke and understand mezcal. It’s not going to happen. Mezcal, as a category, is unknowable. It […]

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Baker’s Bourbon begins anew as a single barrel

I often get asked, what is the difference between a “single barrel” whiskey and a “small-batch” whiskey. The basic differences are in the definitions. A “small batch” whiskey is one that is made from a […]