Uncle Nearest Announces Uncle Nearest 1884 Premium Small Batch Whiskey

Uncle Nearest Announces Uncle Nearest 1884 Premium Small Batch Whiskey

SHELBYVILLE, Tenn., July 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey, the super premium whiskey from Tennessee and the first spirit brand in history to commemorate an African-American, is excited to announce the launch of Uncle Nearest 1884 Premium Small Batch Whiskey. The brand revived the little-known story of Nathan “Nearest” Green, the first known African-American master distiller, back in 2017, and launched a namesake whiskey in his honor that has since won 40 awards and expanded into all 50 states and 10 countries (with shipping available to 148 countries). The brand can now be found in nearly 6,000 stores, bars and restaurants. A 7-year-old minimum whiskey, Uncle Nearest 1884 commemorates the final year Nearest is believed to have put his own whiskey into barrels before retiring from distilling.

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Woodford Reserve Announces New Wheat Whiskey

Woodford reserve announced the release of Woodford Reserve Wheat Whiskey. According to their website: “Woodford Reserve Wheat is based on historical recipes but influenced by the iconic core Woodford Reserve Bourbon brand. With wheat as the dominant grain – at 52 percent, followed by malt (20%), corn (20%) and rye (8%) – this whiskey was…

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Visit to the Bardstown Bourbon Company (Video)

We had a great visit to the Bardstown Bourbon Company on July 20, 2019! We were fortunate enough to get a behind the scenes tour, and then had excellent cocktails and delicious food at the in-house restaurant and bar, Bottle & Bond Kitchen and Bar. Come along on our visit and learn more about this…

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Visit to Kentucky Artisan Distillery (Video)

Kentucky Artisan Distillery is a contract distiller in Crestwood, Kentucky. They are also the “home” of Jefferson’s Bourbon. Check out this short video from our visit on July 4, 2019, and learn more about the distillery.  For our full write-up about the distillery and our visit, click here. Cheers!

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MGP Announces Remus Volstead Reserve, Bottled-in-Bond Bourbon to Mark the 100th Anniversary of Prohibition

MGP will release Remus Volstead Reserve Straight Bourbon Whiskey, a one-time rare, reserve Bourbon, in November 2019. The new release coincides with the 100th anniversary of the start of National Prohibition – under the Volstead Act – that enforced the 18th Amendment outlawing the production and distribution of alcoholic spirits in the U.S. First ratified on January 16, 1919 and enacted one year later, the 18th Amendment ended in 1933, earning historic status as the only constitutional amendment to be entirely repealed.

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Visit to Neeley Family Distillery (Video)

Here’s a little video from our July 4th visit to Neeley Family Distillery. We had a great time, and enjoyed meeting the Neeley family, and of course, tasting their spirits. We also filled our own bottle of bourbon, a barrel picked by the #ABVnetworkcrew Club. Check out the full write up of our visit here….

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