Craft Distilleries Articles

4 King’s Family Distillery Whiskeys Reviewed & Ranked [2021]

4 King’s Family Distillery Whiskeys Reviewed & Ranked [2021]

King's Family Distillery rests just outside of Pigeon Forge in the Great Smoky Mountains. Justin and Cara King, husband and wife, started King's Family Distillery in 2018  after having worked in the whiskey industry for a decade plus. Justin's background is in making moonshine and Cara's is in grain supply (which her...

Broad Branch Rye Whiskeys Reviewed [2021]

Broad Branch Rye Whiskeys Reviewed [2021]

Broad Branch Distiller finds its home on the historic Trade Street in the Art District of Winston-Salem, NC. They are the second distillery in Forsyth County and have embraced the old-time Blue Ridge Mountain distilling traditions — which you see in their Supercollider Blueberry Rye Whiskey below. Broad Branch is owned...

Every Still Austin Bourbon “The Musician” Reviewed [2021]

Every Still Austin Bourbon “The Musician” Reviewed [2021]

Haven't heard of Still Austin bourbon? I've got you. Three Austin families — the Bohms, Seals, and Braunbergs — opened the Still Austin Whiskey Co. in 2015. And its opening was no small feat. Still Austin was the first urban whiskey distillery in Austin since Prohibition. They also took the road less traveled by...

Barrell Bourbon Private Release BA1C Review

Barrell Bourbon Private Release BA1C Review

This Barrel Bourbon Private Release was offered at my local Total Wine. Barrell does their "single barrel" program a bit differently which I like. They are known for their blending prowess. These Private Releases function in much the same way a single barrel would. Here's how Barrell Craft Spirits works these out: Micro-blending of bourbon from...

The Prideful Goat 15-Year-Old Bourbon Review

The Prideful Goat 15-Year-Old Bourbon Review

The legend of The Prideful Goat goes something like this. In 2020, the bourbon market saw a glut of aged bourbon totes hit the open market. I can't recall another time where I saw so many 15-year Kentucky bourbons available through Non-Distilling Producers (NDP) and distilleries who wouldn't normally have this kind of aged stock. After research...

Green River Bourbon Review [2021]

Green River Bourbon Review [2021]

Green River Bourbon is a historic brand that had a killer slogan — "the whiskey without a headache." J.W. McCulloch started making his whiskey in Owensboro, KY, in 1885 as KY-DSP-10. Sadly McCulloch's success was short-lived as a distillery fire in 1918 devoured most of their stock and many buildings. The property...

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