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Bourbon Real Talk Episode 21

Bourbon Real Talk

Release Date: 10/26/2019

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Ed Bley has been a pioneer in growing the whiskey community's excitement for single barrel whiskeys. During his time at Cork N Bottle he helped raised a bankrupt liquor store into national prominence. His palate was recognized world wide, but then he took it one step further and started making his own blends. Several of his blends earned him a reputation that grew to him moving on to start his own distillery. You won't want to miss this inspiring story.

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Pam started working for MGPI before she was old enough to drink.  She has seen the company change hands 4 times, thought the plant was going to shut down multiple times, and now is in a top level position as master blender at a company that has only recently risen to national conscientiousness. She has broken through the glass ceiling in an industry that historically held talented women back. You won't want to miss this informative and encouraging episode.

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Many people are surprised to find out when water is added to whiskey during the production process. In this short recording we discuss the process of adjusting the proof of whiskey by adding water after aging and before bottling.

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With the rise of whiskey's popularity brands have started to release higher proof versions to satisfy the tastes of connoisseurs. This had caused the implementation of a few terms that cause confusion. In this short recording we discuss what each terms generally means.

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During the rise of vodka a new whiskey category was created called light whiskey. In this short recording we discuss what it is an how it is made.

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A short video to explain the legal definition of corn whiskey. In it you will learn how it is different from bourbon and other American whiskeys.

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In this short episode we discuss how to have a proper whiskey tasting.  We discuss pour size and procedures between flights. I also review Remus Repeal Reserve II, Remus Repeal Reserve III, and Remus Volstead Act and do a deep dive into how to use an aroma wheel and an aroma kit.

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In this short episode we drink a Buffalo Trace Experimental Collection. Dewayne has been collecting whiskey for over 20 years. He has over 5,000 bottles of scotch and over 2,000 bottles of bourbon.  This is fascinating, but what is way more fascinating is hearing the amazing stories that he has collected along with the whiskey.  Even people who do not love whiskey will love this episode.

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In this episode, we taste a number of Whitmeyer's recent releases. Travis candidly talks about the struggles with growing a distillery in Texas and shares his vision of the future of the craft movement. We also discuss his veteran status and the distillery's commitment to serving the veteran community. Whether you are a whiskey lover, small business advocate, or a supporter of vets you are going to love this episode.

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In this episode we sample a Balcones Rumble, L'encantada brandy, and a EH Taylor Barrel Proof. Wade is widely considered the most knowledgeable person when it comes to whiskey labeling regulations, and has made a name for himself publicly calling out companies that have illegal labels. We talk about his collection experience, labeling violation efforts, and why he comes across so aggressively in online forums. You won't want to miss this interview!

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