This site was created with a pretty simple mission in mind: To provide the most relevant, usable content to whiskey consumers of all levels and expertise, share my passion for whiskey, and to be your trusted resource on the American Whiskey Industry.
In addition to whiskey reviews, which i do very frequently, I try to showcase the great people that dedicate their lives to making the finest American Whiskey. It’s a labor of love for the individuals that make a living around whiskey. I’ve heard some folks say, “If you want to make a little money in the whiskey business, first start with a lot of money.” It takes a lot of hard work and craftsmanship also; from farmers cultivating grains, barrel coopers coaxing desired flavors from natural resources like American White Oak, recipe formulation, master distillation, tasting, waiting, and more tasting and waiting. It’s all done in order to produce one of the most affordable luxuries on the planet. I genuinely think about this symphony of people every time I pour a drop in my glass, and I hope to pay homage to them as much as possible.
I must also point out that whiskey is something to be respected, not abused. Please enjoy it responsibly if you are of legal drinking age.
Finally, Websites like this are the most fun when visitors comment and interact with one another. I want to encourage you to comment and share whenever you can. Please don’t hesitate to drop me a line with suggestions or just to touch base. Until then……..
Drink your Bourbon!
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