New Releases

Switchgrass to debut its first First Batch Bourbon

Switchgrass to debut is first First Batch Bourbon. I first told you about Switchgrass Spirits, St. Louis’ newest distillery back in February of this year. The Backstory The Switchgrass story began back in 2017 when […]

You now have more opportunities to sample new experimental whiskeys.
New Releases

StilL 630 announces Third Fridays whiskey tastings

You now have more opportunities to sample new experimental whiskeys. “I’m interested in the most authentic flavor expressions I can create.  I want to carefully nurture and highlight the flavors that come from their actual […]

Drink Tourism

Jim Beam opening stillhouse for rent on Airbnb

I have only used Airbnb one time. In the spring of 2018, we traveled to Jupiter, Florida for the Cardinals Spring Training, and found a very affordable Airbnb option. Aside from the lack of furniture, […]


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 […]


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 […]