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Joe Johnson

Bourbon Delivery: Mail-Order Wonder

Have you ever wished your favorite bourbon could be delivered right to your door? What could be better than the UPS driver arriving with your latest bourbon delivery from Kentucky, fresh from the distillery? According to the Herald-Dispatch, the distillers of Kentucky may soon be able to do just that with a new piece of…

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The Yogi Berra Rule: How To Hold Your Cigar

In the world of cigar enthusiasts, the “Yogi Berra rule” teaches us all how to hold a cigar, and provides the best reason to remove the cigar band.

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Cigar Vitola: What You Need To Know

Most people don’t know why cigars come in different shapes and sizes. Even then, they don’t recognize the shape of a cigar on sight. These different varieties, also known as vitolas, are an expression of the master roller’s vision for the final product. A cigar vitola can change the flavor, the burn profile, and even…

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Episode 2 – Wild Turkey In The House

Well, you’ve lasted this far and decided to tune back in for our second episode. I’d ask what the hell is wrong with you, but I think it’s rude to insult your listeners when you’re only two episodes into your brand new podcast. Either way, we’re very excited to dive deeper today into the world…

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Small Batch Bourbon, A Perspective

In recent years, a lot happened in the small batch bourbon industry. New distilleries sprouted up, new brands launched, and the demand for Bourbon products has exploded across the United States. However, that increase in demand is not the only reason for such a Bourbon Renaissance. No, one name may have brought a lot of…

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Episode 1 – In The Beginning…Bourbon

Apple Pie. Denim. Bourbon. They’re pretty much interchangeable with the good ‘ole Red, White and Blue and for folks like us there’s no doubt bourbon is the essential American liquor. A variety of whiskey, bourbon takes its name from Bourbon County, Kentucky; you know — the home of thoroughbred horses and Bluegrass. Combine some classic Kentucky…

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Bourbon and Cigars – Welcome

I get it: bourbon can be a pretty daunting thing to ponder and explore. There’s the sunk cost of the bottles, the high per-pour prices at bars and restaurants, and the “snob tax” of people overthinking their drinks. Cigars are even worse a minefield: the wide variety of brands, the confusing names, styles, and packaging;…

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