Category: Episodes

  • The Warchief – Bottled in Bond

    Graham McTavish, a renowned film, television, and voice actor, known for roles in Rambo, The Hobbit, Outlander, The Witcher, and countless other roles, joins us this week to try out his new whiskey, Warchief, from McTavish Spirits. This is a very special episode, featuring a talent for the ages. We discuss the birth of this…

  • Wine, Bourbon, and French Horns

    This week we are joined by Dan Callaway of Bardstown Bourbon Company. We talk orchestras, wine, and bourbon as we sample some excellent pours from Bardstown Bourbon Company. Learn why you need to get down to Bardstown on your next bourbon tour!

  • Colonel PawPaw’s Brandy – Brandon O’Daniel of Copper & Kings

    This week we’re joined by Brandon O’Daniel, Head Distiller at Copper & Kings. We sample through an awesome line of brandies and hear the stories of Brandon and the distillery. Brandon gets a new nickname and builds out his perfect brandy playlist.  Brandon’s story begins with a love for plants, growing up on a Kentucky…

  • Danielle Mann of Rivergreen Cocktails

    During the pandemic, Danielle Mann discovered an appreciation for a good Sloe Gin. As a practicing OBGYN physician, business wasn’t the greatest, but there was one industry that was doing rather well; ready-to-drink (RTD) cocktails. The problem was, there were no good options when it came to gin. Seizing the opportunity, Danielle started looking into…

  • Russ Firkin Diculous – Russ Smith of Mr & Mrs Bourbon Company

    We’re joined by Russ Smith, aka Russdiculous, to talk Mr & Mrs Bourbon Company, his new line of whiskeys. We have a great time discussing how he got involved in bourbon, what he’s seen on his tour through Kentucky, and how his journey brought him to where he is. Russ shares some stories of what…

  • Brewing in Bourbon Country – Sam Cruz of Against the Grain Brewery

    Sam Cruz pays us a visit from Against the Grain Brewery. We talk about his history and how he became involved in brewing beer. We take a look at what Against the Grain brewery has in its catalog and dive deep into what it’s like to be a successful brewery. Sam shares his thoughts on…

  • Coffee and Whiskey – John Wadell of Stave & Bean and Kentucky Peerless

    John Wadell, fonder of Stave and Bean Coffee Company and Single Barrell Curator at Kentucky Peerless joins us to talk coffee and whiskey. John talks about what brought Stave & Bean to be and how his time at Peerless helped to make that possible. We then move into the Peerless line and chat about their…

  • Stay Firkin Buzzed – Tyler Zoller of Louisville Bourbon Buzz

    Tyler Zoller, from Louisville Bourbon Buzz joins us for some great whiskeys and even brings a couple of his picks for us to try. We talk hardcore music, the straightedge scene, and what it’s like being a new dad. He takes us on a journey through what got him into photography and how he feels…

  • Rum Shots Fired – US Coast Guard Veteran Josh Lipsey

    US Coast Guard veteran, Josh Lipsey, joins us for a special Independence Day episode. We enjoy a lineup of Flor De Cana rums and discuss Josh’s time in Texas and Florida defending the coast. Join us as we explore the different missions in the Coast Guard, why the Super Bowl and Christmas seem to be the busiest…

  • Do It To Taste – Hemingway Whiskey Company’s Jacob Call, Clayton Call, and Forrest Smallwood

    Hemingway Whiskey Company joins us in the studio to talk First Edition Hemingway Rye and Papa’s Pilar. Jacob Call and Clayton Call join Forrest Smallwood to walk through their incredible rye whiskey and ‘sweet as sunshine’ rum and tell the stories of how they came to be. Come join the fun as we explore Ernest…