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The Official Podcast of Bourbon! The best in bourbon news, reviews and interviews with people making the bourbon whiskey industry happen. The show dives into bourbon culture with informed, captivating, and casual dialogue. Join hosts Kenny Coleman, Ryan Cecil, and Fred Minnick as they talk with prominent guests and tackle critical American whiskey issues. Catch all new episodes every Thursday with special Whiskey Quickie reviews on Tuesday
 
Bourbon stories, bourbon reviews, bourbon news, bourbon history. The pursuit of a true American spirit. Follow the podcast on Twitter @BourbNBranchPod, Instagram @BourbandBranch, or join the Facebook group Bourbon & Branch Podcast. You can also email the show shawn@bourbonandbranch.online Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bourbonandbranch/support
 
Welcome to the Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit podcast. Come join Eric and Matt who are freedom-loving, meat-eating, gun shooting American guys as they discuss a broad spectrum of topics ranging from states rights, culture, and the 2nd Amendment to scotch, bourbon, and cigars. Eric & Matt are both former US Army combat veterans who served together while deployed to Iraq during OIF III. Eric is most notable for his YouTube channel Iraqveteran8888 which has over 2.3 million subscribers currentl ...
 
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Last week, White Dog Trading became the newest member of the Kentucky Distillers' Association. This is the first time a bourbon broker that helps clients source whiskey has become a member. How does White Dog benefit from joining and vice-versa? Union strikes are not uncommon in bourbon. We've seen them happen plenty of times over the past few deca…
 
Whole lotta stuff that's happening on this week's episode. We hit 1000 subs on YouTube just before I'm writing this, so things are a little hazy and wild. Regardless, thanks so much for listening. Y'all are the best. Enjoy. Become a patron of the show at http://www.patreon.com/mybourbonpodcast Send us an email with questions or comments to thisismy…
 
In this REMIX Episode of The Bourbon Life Podcast, Matt and Mark spend some time hanging out with Harlen Wheatley, Master Distiller of Buffalo Trace. The guys talk with Harlen about his upbringing in Kentucky and his education in chemical engineering at UK that led him to his first job with Buffalo Trace back in the mid ‘90’s, the amazing history o…
 
This week, I got the extreme pleasure to sit down with Mr. Joe Beatrice, the founder of Barrell Bourbon, one of my favorite boutique and upper-tier companies on the market. This interview has some of the classic tropes of some favorite TIMBP interviews, and I firmly believe it will go down as a favorite amongst y'all. Enjoy the heck out of it. Love…
 
On this Whiskey Quickie by Bourbon Pursuit, we review Hunt & Gather 15 Year Canadian Whisky. This 15 year old Canadian whisky is 121 proof and $70 MSRP. Let us know what you think. Cheers! Whiskey Quickie is brought to you by Barrell Bourbon. Learn more at BarrellBourbon.com. DISCLAIMER: The whiskey in this review was provided to us at no cost cour…
 
He's been manifested into reality. Ladies and gentlemen, we have the first confirmed contact from... Perry Russell To be continued... Become a patron of the show at http://www.patreon.com/mybourbonpodcast Send us an email with questions or comments to thisismybourbonshop@gmail.com Check out all of our merch and apparel: http://bourbonshop.threadles…
 
In this Episode of The Bourbon Life Podcast, Matt and Mark spend some time hanging out with Board Members, Rene’ True and Amzie Wenning, and Festival Director, Diane Strong, from the Bourbon on the Banks Festival, which is scheduled for October 22-23, 2021 at Riverview Park in scenic downtown Frankfort, Kentucky. The guys talk with Rene’, Amzie, an…
 
Back on episode 128, we had Jacob Call on to talk about OZ Tyler. Back then, it was all about TerrePURE and making overnight bourbon. Jacob joins the show again to talk about overcoming the perception that OZ Tyler left behind since it's now been rebranded back to the original name of the site, Green River Distilling. Jacob and the team at Green Ri…
 
Stay toasty, Pony Boy, and check out this new episode of TIMBP, where we drink lots of toasted barrel finished bourbons, and then review the newest toasted bourbon from Jim Beam. It's uhhh...something. Enjoy. Become a patron of the show at http://www.patreon.com/mybourbonpodcast Send us an email with questions or comments to thisismybourbonshop@gma…
 
On this Whiskey Quickie by Bourbon Pursuit, we review Chattanooga Whiskey Bottled In Bond. This 4 year old bourbon is 100 proof and $50 MSRP. Let us know what you think. Cheers! Whiskey Quickie is brought to you by Barrell Bourbon. Learn more at BarrellBourbon.com. DISCLAIMER: The whiskey in this review was provided to us at no cost courtesy of the…
 
In this Episode of The Bourbon Life Podcast, Matt and Mark spend some time hanging out with Brandon Joldersma, Chief Operating Officer of Still Austin Whiskey Co. in Austin, Texas. The guys talk with Brandon about his past experiences with a cidery and a distillery that brought him into the whiskey world and led him from Michigan to Texas, the deci…
 
Cigars... they are one of the best ways to enjoy a nice glass of bourbon. The flavors and aromas all become enhanced into a better overall experience. We talked about cigars and bourbon back on episode 129 with Jeremy and Jake from Jake's Cigar Lounge, but this time we're joined by Ibis Lu. She's a Cigar Sommelier and Certified Bourbon Steward, but…
 
On this Whiskey Quickie by Bourbon Pursuit, we review Smooth Ambler Contradiction Rye. This non-age stated rye is 105 proof and $40 MSRP. Let us know what you think. Cheers! Whiskey Quickie is brought to you by Barrell Bourbon. Learn more at BarrellBourbon.com. DISCLAIMER: The whiskey in this review was provided to us at no cost courtesy of the spi…
 
In this Episode of The Bourbon Life Podcast, Matt and Mark spend some time hanging out with Tim Smith, Owner of Tim Smith Spirits/Climax Moonshine and the star of the Discovery Channel’s hit series, Moonshiners. The guys talk with Tim about his early years and his unconventional introduction into the illegal world of moonshining, his decision to go…
 
Back on Episode 295, the roundtable discussed when does craft whiskey stop becoming craft whiskey. Well, the internet is full of opinions and we heard every last one of them. Many of whom said, "Why don't you get some real craft distillers on the show and ask them?" Well, we took your advice and did just that. We're joined by Becky Harris of Catoct…
 
Eric and I had a weekend prior to this episode coming out. During this episode, we recap some of the things that happened during the weekend. We drink some of the bourbon that we got. Then we review another bottle that was picked up. Please enjoy. It's more interesting than this description. I promise. Become a patron of the show at http://www.patr…
 
On this Whiskey Quickie by Bourbon Pursuit, we review Walker's Cay Bourbon. This non-age stated bourbon is 90 proof and $37 MSRP. Let us know what you think. Cheers! DISCLAIMER: The whiskey in this review was provided to us at no cost courtesy of the spirit producer. We were not compensated by the spirit producer for this review. This is our honest…
 
On this Whiskey Quickie by Bourbon Pursuit, we review Maker's Mark RC6. This is Maker's Mark's first national limited release. It's non-age stated, 108.2 proof, and $60 MSRP. Let us know what you think. Cheers! DISCLAIMER: This whiskey in this review was purchased by Bourbon Pursuit for reviewing. We were not compensated by the spirit producer for …
 
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In this Episode of The Bourbon Life Podcast, The Bourbon Life Crew Members - Matt, Mark, Chad, and Philip - spend some time hanging out together in The Bourbon Life studios drinking a few pours together and having some great conversation. The guys talk about what seems to be one of the hottest new buzzwords in Bourbon and Rye these days – “toasted”…
 
It's the 60th Bourbon Community Roundtable where we've got 3 topics of recent news to cover. Beam Suntory is launching new subscription models for Little Book and Maker's Mark which makes us wonder if this trend will continue for most major distilleries. Fall release season is around the corner so Jordan from Breaking Bourbon picks out 5 releases t…
 
Our good buddy Dustin Whitaker has joined us this week, for an episode where he pulls random bourbon out of his big box of goodness that he hauled all the way from Indiana. Eric and I chat with Dustin and just have a great time, before reviewing the newest expression of whisk(e)y from George Dickel: an 8 year old bourbon. Do we like it? Kinda. Find…
 
On this Whiskey Quickie by Bourbon Pursuit, we review Old Forester 2021 Birthday Bourbon. This 12 year old bourbon is 104 proof and $130 MSRP. Let us know what you think. Cheers! DISCLAIMER: The whiskey in this review was provided to us at no cost courtesy of the spirit producer. We were not compensated by the spirit producer for this review. This …
 
THIS EPISODE BROUGHT TO YOU BY EXPRESSVPN: https://www.expressvpn.com/llp GET 3 MONTHS FREE WHEN YOU USE OUR LINK! In this episode, Eric & Matt discuss the ever so contentious caliber debate. Join the guys as they give their opinions on how different calibers stack up against one another, from handguns to rifles you won't want to miss this highly e…
 
In this Episode of The Bourbon Life Podcast, Matt and Mark, spend some time hanging out with Kenny Coleman and Ryan Cecil, Co-Founders, of the Bourbon Pursuit Podcast and Pursuit Spirits. The guys talk with Kenny and Ryan about how Ryan’s idea to start a Bourbon-specific Podcast back in 2014 led to the creation of what is now the biggest Podcast in…
 
So what is a dusty bourbon? Well... it's just an old bourbon. The idea was that these were bottles that used to sit on the shelves and collect dust. Now a days, these are rare gems and lots of bourbon hunters go crazy looking for them. Unfortunately, the days of finding a 1980s Old Grand Dad on the shelf are long gone, but we sit down and analyze w…
 
This week, Eric gets put through the paces of Matt Madness, showing how good (or potentially bad) his palate and memory is. We talk about how hard it can be to taste in this capacity, and I get a little bit of joy out of watching Eric squirm. It's a good time for all! Enjoy. Become a patron of the show at http://www.patreon.com/mybourbonpodcast Sen…
 
On this Whiskey Quickie by Bourbon Pursuit, we review Taconic Mizunara Cask Bourbon. This non-age stated bourbon is 107 proof and $90 MSRP. Let us know what you think. Cheers! DISCLAIMER: The whiskey in this review was provided to us at no cost. We were not compensated by the spirit producer for this review. This is our honest opinion based on what…
 
2A FRIENDLY CC PROCESSING: https://wetheprocessor.com In this episode, the guys discuss prepping under budgetary restraints including different options and gear compromises that can be made. Everything is covered from the best type of long term food storage , essential equipment as well as survival rifles and best calibers. Come join the guys to ge…
 
In this Episode of The Bourbon Life Podcast, Matt and Mark, spend some time hanging out with Randy Prasse, President & COO, and Steve Coomes, Director of Content & Programming, with The Kentucky Bourbon Festival. The guys talk with Randy and Steve about their respective (and impressive) backgrounds and how they each got involved with the Kentucky B…
 
About twice a year we have a guest on the show that just amazes us with the science behind bourbon. Stuart Williams is a professor that directs the microfluidic systems laboratory at the University of Louisville. He discovered that when bourbon begins evaporating, it creates a web that resembles constellations in the dark sky. Stuart was able to do…
 
I'm so dang happy to be welcoming a new face to the pod family, y'all. Eric Smith, also known as the King of Whiskey Cake Pairings or WhiskeyMutant, is going to be joining us for the foreseeable future. This week, we discuss his journey through bourbon and whiskey, as well as his personal taste in how he reviews bourbon. Then, we put that to the te…
 
On this Whiskey Quickie by Bourbon Pursuit, we review Bespoken Spirits Rye Whiskey. This rapid aged rye whiskey is 100 proof and $40 MSRP (375mL). Let us know what you think. Cheers! DISCLAIMER: The whiskey in this review was provided to us at no cost. We were not compensated by the spirit producer for this review. This is our honest opinion based …
 
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In this Episode of The Bourbon Life Podcast, Mark and Special Co-Host, Philip, spend some time hanging out with Toby & Julie Curtsinger from the hit Netflix Docuseries Heist – The Bourbon King. The guys talk with Toby and Julie about the real-life events that happened which set the stage for the storyline of the show. They also go into more detail …
 
We’ve had the opportunity to interview lots of great people from Michter's such as their Master of Maturation Andrea Wilson, President Joseph Magliocco, and their former Master Distiller Pam Heilmann. When Pam retired in April of 2019, Dan McKee stepped in. Dan worked alongside Pam at Jim Beam for many years and has a wealth of industry knowledge. …
 
I had the immense pleasure of welcoming Seth Benheim from Broken Barrel onto the show this week, as we discuss his unique approach to making bourbon. From sourcing to smashing to subverting expectations, Broken Barrel is changing the game of finished products and how we should expect companies to make our favorite spirit. Enjoy. https://www.brokenb…
 
On this Whiskey Quickie by Bourbon Pursuit, we review Dubliner Irish Whiskey. This 3 year old whiskey is 80 proof and $30 MSRP. Let us know what you think. Cheers! DISCLAIMER: The whiskey in this review was provided to us at no cost courtesy of the spirit producer. We were not compensated by the spirit producer for this review. This is our honest o…
 
In this Episode of The Bourbon Life Podcast, Matt and Mark spend some time hanging out with Stu Aaron and Martin Janousek, Co-Founders of Bespoken Spirits. The guys talk with Stu and Martin about their diverse backgrounds and how they got into the whiskey business, the amazing technology that they’ve developed that allows them to create mature whis…
 
On this Bourbon Community Roundtable, we do an in-depth analysis of The Bourbon King, two episodes from the Netflix series Heist. Now I have to warn you, if you haven't seen it yet this is full of spoilers. If you plan on watching it, go watch it and then come back and listen. On the 2nd half of the episode, we talk about the new executive order co…
 
My little sister has returned for another podcast appearance! She's got a new Instagram page that's all cocktails and books, and it's super cool. We chat about that and some other fun stuff. It's a bit of a shorter episode, so we'll try to make up for it soon. Hope y'all enjoy! Become a patron of the show at http://www.patreon.com/mybourbonpodcast …
 
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