Tag: Maker’s Mark

Lincoln Henderson

Many amusing stories were shared at the Filson’s Historical Society’s recent Bourbon Salon at Oxmoor Farm, “Bourbon Families,” but one of the most amusing involved the grooming habits of Lincoln Henderson, the longtime master distiller of Brown-Forman who came out…

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Bernheim Original Straight Wheat Whiskey

90 proof; 7 years old $29.99/750ml The story: Heaven Hill has changed the label on its Bernheim Wheat Whiskey to carry an age statement – the exact opposite of what some brands have done recently. When Bernheim was launched in…

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Bourbon = $$$, and here’s the proof

There’s been a lot of press about “the bourbon boom” over the past few years. Much of it has focused on how many barrels are aging in Kentucky and how many more people are drinking it. But bourbon production also…

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The Bourbon Lodge at Forecastle

The Bourbon Babe stopped by the Bourbon Lodge at Forecastle this weekend to participate in Sunday evening’s Speakeasy. Festival organizers paired with the Kentucky Distillers’ Association in this, the Lodge’s second year, to increase the number of participating distillers from…

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The Bourbon Lodge at Forecastle

The Bourbon Babe stopped by the Bourbon Lodge at Forecastle this weekend to participate in Sunday evening’s Speakeasy. Festival organizers paired with the Kentucky Distillers’ Association in this, the Lodge’s second year, to increase the number of participating distillers from three to 12. I…

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Continuing this week’s inadvertent barrel theme, here are some that I photographed last weekend on a jaunt to Maker’s Mark, top, and Willett Distillery.