The folks at ChicagoBourbon.org spent a day working at Whiskey Acres Distilling Co. to learn how bourbon gets made. It’s a lengthier article, but covers the process pretty well.
(P.S. You don’t have to go to Illinois for this type of experience. Hartfield & Co. has a “Day as a Distiller” tour package: https://www.hartfieldandcompany.com/tours/day-as-a-distiller-for-2 )
Two reviews of Yellowstone Limited Edition 2016 crossed my desk at about the same time … what’s striking is how different they are.
The Lexington Humane Society auctioned a bottle of O.F.C. 1980 for $8,000. Interestingly, the opening bid was from an anonymous buyer at $8,000.
You weren’t the anonymous buyer? Never fear – the Paducah Bourbon Society is opening an O.F.C. for you to taste! Date is Feb. 25 – details coming soon.
ATTENTION BOURBON ENTHUSIASTS!**UPDATE: Congratulations to our anonymous bidder! You have won the 1980 bottle of…