Show #290 – Freddie Johnson, Third-Generation Buffalo Trace Employee and The Greatest Bourbon Tour Guide to Ever Live

The Bourbon Daily is proud to celebrate Black History Month with a special week of shows focusing on the contributions of African Americans to the world of bourbon / whiskey. Today, Steve, Jeremy and Tracy welcome Freddie Johnson, third-generation employee at Buffalo Trace to talk about his family history at the distillery. Today’s show was sponsored by Steve Akley’s book Mules and More (https://goo.gl/EN3wEj). The Bourbon Daily intro music (Welcome to the Show) and outro music (That’s A Wrap) are both by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Join the ABV Network Revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

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Show #289 – The Nearest Green Story and the Jack Daniel’s Company with Jack Daniel’s Company Historian Nelson Eddy

The Bourbon Daily is proud to celebrate Black History Month with a special week of shows focusing on the contributions of African Americans to the world of bourbon / whiskey. Today, Steve, Jeremy and Tracy welcome Nelson Eddy, the company historian for Jack Daniel’s to talk about Nearest Green and the Jack Daniel’s company. Today’s show was sponsored by Steve Akley’s book Mules and More (https://goo.gl/EN3wEj). The Bourbon Daily intro music (Welcome to the Show) and outro music (That’s A Wrap) are both by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Join the ABV Network Revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile in social media.

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Show #288 – Uncle Nearest 1856 Tennessee Whiskey Review and Scoring by the Firewater Reviews Team

The Bourbon Daily is proud to celebrate Black History Month with a special week of shows focusing on the contributions of African Americans to the world of bourbon / whiskey. Today, Steve and Renee welcombe Seth Brown and Aaron Cave from the Firewater Reviews podcast to sample, provide tasting notes on, and score Uncle Nearest 1856 Tennessee Whiskey. Today’s show was sponsored by Steve Akley’s book Mules and More (https://goo.gl/EN3wEj). The Bourbon Daily intro music (Welcome to the Show) and outro music (That’s A Wrap) are both by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Join the ABV Network Revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

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Bonus Show – A Look at the film, Neat: The Story of Bourbon

Steve and Renee talk to AJ Hochhalter, the producer and composer of the score for the bourbon documentary Neat. (thebourbonfilm.com) which is being released today (2/20/18) to Amazon, iTunes and other streaming services. Today’s show was sponsored by Steve Akley’s book, Mules and More (https://goo.gl/EN3wEj). The Bourbon Daily intro music (Welcome to the Show) and outro music (That’s A Wrap) are both by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Join the ABV Network Revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile in social media.

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Show #287 – Nearest Green with Author and Historian Fawn Weaver

The Bourbon Daily is proud to celebrate Black History Month with a special week of shows focusing on the contributions of African Americans to the world of bourbon / whiskey. Today, Steve and Renee welcome author and historian Fawn Weaver to talk about Nearest Green (nearestgreen.com). Nearest Green was a slave who helped teach Jack Daniel the art of whiskey making. They would develop a friendship and bond that would last throughout their lives and continues on today between the Green family and the Jack Daniel’s company. Today’s show was sponsored by Steve Akley’s book Mules and More (https://goo.gl/EN3wEj). The Bourbon Daily intro music (Welcome to the Show) and outro music (That’s A Wrap) are both by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Join the ABV Network Revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile in social media.

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Show #286 – Black Bourbon Society

The Bourbon Daily is proud to celebrate Black History Month with a special week of shows focusing on the contributions of African Americans to the world of bourbon / whiskey. Today, Steve and Renee welcome Samara Rivers into the studio to discuss her group, Black Bourbon Society (blackbourbonsociety.com). Today’s show was sponsored by Steve Akley’s book Mules and More (https://goo.gl/EN3wEj). The Bourbon Daily intro music (Welcome to the Show) and outro music (That’s A Wrap) are both by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Join the ABV Network Revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile in social media.

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Bonus Show – Kickoff to The Bourbon Daily’s Weeklong Tribute to the Contributions of African Americans to Bourbon / Whiskey During Black History Month

The Bourbon Daily is proud to celebrate Black History Month with a special week of shows focusing on the contributions of African Americans to the world of bourbon / whiskey. Today, Steve, Renee and Jeremy kick it off with an overview of the shows coming this week. Today’s show was sponsored by Steve Akley’s book Mules and More (https://goo.gl/EN3wEj). The Bourbon Daily intro music (Welcome to the Show) and outro music (That’s A Wrap) are both by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Join the ABV Network Revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile in social media.

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Game Show #28 – Who Wants to Be A Bourbon Millionaire?

Steve serves as the emcee as McNew, Carolyn and Tracy attempt to assist their friend Justine Mays in becoming a Bourbon Millionaire. Today’s show was sponsored by Steve Akley’s book Mules and More (https://goo.gl/EN3wEj). The Bourbon Daily intro music (Welcome to the Show) and outro music (That’s A Wrap) are both by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Join the ABV Network Revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile in social media.

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Show #285 – Home Bar Essentials

Steve and Renee interview their friend Clare, a bartender at Gamlin’s Whiskey House, one of the top bourbon bars in the country, about what you need to have in your home bar. Today’s topic was suggested by listener Jason Nutter. Thanks, Jason! Today’s show was sponsored by Steve Akley’s book Mules and More (https://goo.gl/EN3wEj). The Bourbon Daily intro music (Welcome to the Show) and outro music (That’s A Wrap) are both by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Join the ABV Network Revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile in social media.

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Bonus Show – Paul Steele, Owner of Steele Speakeasy, Featured in the Bourbon Document, Neat: The Story of Bourbon

Steve talks to Paul Steele, who owns his own basement bar called Steele Speakeasy. Paul’s bar is featured in the documentary Neat: The Story of Bourbon (thebourbonfilm.com) which is being released on February 20 on Amazon, iTunes and other streaming services. Today’s show was sponsored by Steve Akley’s book, Mules and More (https://goo.gl/EN3wEj). The Bourbon Daily intro music (Welcome to the Show) and outro music (That’s A Wrap) are both by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Join the ABV Network Revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

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Show #284 – As a Bourbon Fan, How Do You Handle Pappy Van Winkle Questions from Friends, Family, Co-Workers, etc?

Steve, McNew, Della, Erin and Joe discuss how to handle the avalanche of Pappy questions bourbon fans get. Today’s show was sponsored by Steve Akley’s book, Mules and More (https://goo.gl/EN3wEj). The Bourbon Daily intro music (Welcome to the Show) and outro music (That’s A Wrap) are both by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Join the ABV Network Revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

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Show #283 – We Love Margie Samuels of Maker’s Mark Bourbon Fame

Steve, Renee and Vikki talk about Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Famer and Maker’s Mark co-founder, Margie Samuels. Be sure to get your sweetie the gift of the New Orleans Bourbon Festival this Valentine’s Day. Tickets are on sale with the coupon code “lovebourbon” today only at www.neworleansbourbonfestival.com -- Today’s show was sponsored by Steve Akley’s book Mules and More (https://goo.gl/EN3wEj). The Bourbon Daily intro music (Welcome to the Show) and outro music (That’s A Wrap) are both by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Join the ABV Network Revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile in social media.

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Show #282 – American Freedom Distillery

Steve, Renee and Jeremy talk to Scott Neil about his company, American Freedom Distillery (americanfreedomdistillery.com). The story of Scott, and his group of partners, all of which have served the U.S. in the military in Special Forces units is one of the most interesting ever discussed on this program. You can pick up their products on this website: http://www.luekensliquors.com/ -- Today’s show was sponsored by Steve Akley’s book Mules and More (https://goo.gl/EN3wEj). The Bourbon Daily intro music (Welcome to the Show) and outro music (That’s A Wrap) are both by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Join the ABV Network Revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile in social media.

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Show #281 – Steve’s Bourbon Fueled Birthday Show

Renee, Jeremy, McNew and Andrea help Steve celebrate his birthday by drinking bourbon and roasting him. Today’s show was sponsored by Steve Akley’s book Mules and More (https://goo.gl/EN3wEj). The Bourbon Daily intro music (Welcome to the Show) and outro music (That’s A Wrap) are both by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Join the ABV Network Revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile in social media.

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Bonus Show – Becoming an Executive Bourbon Steward at the 2018 New Orleans Bourbon Festival

Steve and Andrea are joined by Tracy and Barbara to talk about a value-add extra they are offering with the 2018 NO Bourbon Fest, a chance to become an Executive Bourbon Steward on the Monday after the Festival. Today’s show was sponsored by Steve Akley’s book Mules and More (https://goo.gl/EN3wEj). The Bourbon Daily intro music (Welcome to the Show) and outro music (That’s A Wrap) are both by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Join the ABV Network Revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile in social media.

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Bonus Show – February Update on the 2018 New Orleans Bourbon Festival

Steve and Andrea are joined by Tracy and Barbara from the New Orleans Bourbon Festival to get an update on what’s happening with the 2018 NO Bourbon Fest.  Today’s show was sponsored by Steve Akley’s book Mules and More (https://goo.gl/EN3wEj). The Bourbon Daily intro music (Welcome to the Show) and outro music (That’s A Wrap) are both by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Join the ABV Network Revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile in social media.

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Show #279 – Our Bourbon Favorites

Steve, McNew, Monty, Carolyn and Adam share their list of “bourbon favorites” from a variety of categories. Today’s show was sponsored by Steve Akley’s book Mules and More (https://goo.gl/EN3wEj). The Bourbon Daily intro music (Welcome to the Show) and outro music (That’s A Wrap) are both by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Join the ABV Network Revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile in social media.

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Show #278 – Our Zombie Apocalypse Bourbons

Steve, McNew, Monty and Della and discuss the six bourbons they would grab as they evacuated their homes in the event of a zombie apocalypse. Today’s show was sponsored by Steve Akley’s two new books, Bourbon Mixology Volume 4 (https://goo.gl/GP6L1z) and Mules and More (https://goo.gl/EN3wEj). The Bourbon Daily intro music (Welcome to the Show) and outro music (That’s A Wrap) are both by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Join the ABV Network Revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile in social media.

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Show #277 – Hunting Bourbon County Stout

Steve, McNew, Jeremy and Renee discuss hunting for Bourbon County Stout, the yearly release from Goose Island on Black Friday. Today’s show was sponsored by Steve Akley’s book Mules and More (https://goo.gl/EN3wEj). The Bourbon Daily intro music (Welcome to the Show) and outro music (That’s A Wrap) are both by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Join the ABV Network Revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile in social media.

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