Boos & Bourbon Episode #43 – The Dogman, Hellhounds and Woodford Reserve

In keeping with the Halloween Spooktacular theme, Jen and Kim dive into the strange paranormal sightings of The Dogman and Hellhounds. From Florida to Michigan, the ladies discuss some witness encounters to these beasts. They even discuss a local Hellhound story complete with a hairy beast with glowing red eyes on Oak Island that drove one treasure searcher off the island for decadesd. They sip on and review Woodford Reserve while they reminisce about drinking it at Churchill Downs. Kim and Jen also have some exciting Halloween news for you. Jen loved this episode so much she could barely speak her lines so stay tuned for the bloopers at the end of the show.

Read More
Steve Akley
Boos & Bourbon Episode #41 – Vampires in New Orleans + Maker’s Mark Cask Strength

Kim and Jen carry on with their Halloween October Spooktacular with this bloody episode...They uncover all things Vampire in New Orleans. The Big Easy's climate and ambiance would make the perfect environment for one of these blood sucking creatures to find their newest victim. The author Anne Rice seemed to think that Vampires belonged here, just around the corner from her Garden District home but was she tapping into New Orleans' history to get inspiration for her novels? Grab a blanket, garlic cloves and a bourbon while the ladies sip on Maker's Mark Cask Strength bourbon.

Read More
Steve Akley
Boos & Bourbon Episode #40 – The Real Haunted Homes of American Horror Story + Old Forester 1920

In this episode, Jen & Kim talk about the spooky stories behind the historic homes used in the TV show American Horror Story, They talk about the Rosenheim Mansion (The Murder House), The Woodbury-Story Home (Cult) and The Buckner Mansion (Coven). All of these homes have unexpected visitors, some are living, some are...not! The ladies sip on Old Forester 1920 while they enlighten you with some spooky stories.

Read More
Steve Akley
Boos & Bourbon Episode #40 – Special Best of Episode: Boos & Bourbon vs. The Ghost Story Guys

Due to some technical difficulties (Kim explains at the beginning of the episode), we are rebroadcasting this classic Boos and Bourbon Episode.

Kim and Jen allow Ian and Brennan of The Ghost Story Guys Podcast join in on the show. They talk all things spooky and have some real life ghost encounter experiences while drinking Four Roses Single Barrel Select. They all play would you rather and talk whiskey. Did the ghost of Jim Beam enter Brennan's body on a drunken night in Ireland? Listen now to find out!

Read More
Steve Akley
Boos & Bourbon Episode #39 – Crawling on the Ceiling and Jim Beam Craft 12-Year-Old Bourbon

Kim and Jen go down a rabbit hole of scary off the wall stories with this episode. They discuss spirits that like to crawl on the ceiling including a personal story from one of their listeners. From human shapes to dog shapes to even the spider shape of black, misty fog forming on an unsuspecting victim's ceiling... this episode is a chill-inducing one. The ladies sip on and discuss Jim Beam Signature Craft 12-year-bourbon.

Read More
Steve Akley
Boos & Bourbon Episode #38 - Friday the 13th + Henry McKenna

To honor this superstitious day, Jen and Kim dedicate a whole episode to Friday the 13th. How did this day become widely known as a terribly unlucky day? The ladies go over some possible theories from notable historic events on this day (we're talking Biblical stuff and the Knights Templar). They also share some real life horror stories that might have you questioning if you should step outside of your house this morning. Grab a drink, hunker down and learn all about this doomed day while Jen and Kim sip with you... they reviewing Henry McKenna Single Barrel bourbon whiskey.

Read More
Steve Akley
Boos & Bourbon Episode 37 - Final Destination & Buffalo Trace Bourbon

On this episode, Jen and Kim discuss some real life stories that mirror the horror movie series Final Destination. Even though you may escape death once in a plane crash, it may have been your fate to go down with the plane... Only time will tell. The ladies sip on Buffalo Trace Bourbon and reminisce about their time at the distillery back in May of this year.

Read More
Steve Akley
Boos & Bourbon Episode #36 – Exorcizing is Good for Your Health

Kim & Jen give you a little background on how Boos & Bourbon became a podcast, how the two met and how Jen would act as a possessed person in Would You Rather? They cover a more recent exorcism story in Indiana and also what it takes to be an Exorcist. Since Jen is all about exercising on the regular because it's good for you, the ladies strongly suggest that Exorcizing is Good For Your Health.

Read More
Steve AkleyComment
Boos & Bourbon Episode #34 – Time Slips and Wild Turkey Master's Keep

In this episode, Kim and Jen sip on Wild Turkey Master's Keep bourbon while they dive deep into the paranormal subject of time slips. Numerous accounts of people experiencing time slips is apparently a thing. Although completely unexplained, the Boos & Bourbon ladies tell you four stories about tourists, shoppers, and people going for routine blood work when they start to realize things around them are seemingly from a different time altogether. They cover a story about four tourists driving through a town seemingly of a different era and then revisiting the location at a later time realizing this town was no longer there, also known as the Mysterious Time Travelers of 1979.

Read More
Steve Akley
Boos & Bourbon Episode #33 – Episode 33 - Listener Stories Volume 2 & Jefferson's Very Small Batch Bourbon

Jen & Kim read some of your stories on this week's episode while sipping on Jefferson's Very Small Batch Bourbon. In this episode you will hear about a ghost who has been one listener's side kick for years and a new house that appears to be quite haunted, so it begs the question, is the land haunted? Tune in for a mid summer catch up and a new round of "Would You Rather?"

Read More
Steve Akley
Boos & Bourbon Episode #32 – The Unsolved Murder & Hauntings of Dr. MacRobbie, a Whisky Prescribing Doctor of Canadian Prohibition Times. Jefferson's Ocean Voyage 16 Bourbon

In this episode, Jen and Kim invite fellow Canadian Aaron Blake from Canadian Whiskey Corner on the show to discuss an unsolved murder of Dr. Douglas MacRobbie. Aaron has spent significant time researching this case on his own and with a little help of mediums and ghost hunters. Dr. MacRobbie's body was found in the now Cresent Oil building in Hamilton Ontario, Canada. This is where Aaron works and his wife's family has owned the business and building for generations.

This murder happened in 1917 around the time that the Ontario Temperance Act was in place. Dr. MacRobbie was prescribing whisky to patients and also knew who to get bootlegged alcohol from... Did his so called friends have something to do with his murder? Was the murder scene staged? Hear all of the findings on this case to date and the mysterious hauntings on this episode. The Boos & Bourbon ladies sip on Jefferson's Ocean Voyage 16 & Aaron sips on Four Roses Small Batch Select.  

Read More
Steve Akley
Boos & Bourbon Episode #31 – Sherwood Cemetary and Church Investigations with Paranormal Investigator Tammy Hirtle


Jen and Kim invite local paranormal investigator Tammy Hirtle on a cemetery investigation close to where they record their podcast. Tune in for this special episode because they get some pretty amazing audio evidence of spirits responding to their questions. They find answers to the questions they had about sad history that took place in this community back in 1883. This episode guarantees chills up and down your spine. 

Read More
Steve Akley
Boos & Bourbon Episode #30 – Shadow People and Four Roses Single Barrel

What are shadow people? At first, they appear only out of the corner of your eye… Then their figure starts to take shape. The experience totally freaks you out and makes you question, did I really see that? Kim & Jen are going to dive in to what people believe shadow people are, share Jen’s experience with one of them, Kim seeing them and they'll also share some stories from other witnesses. The ladies sip on Four Roses Single Barrel and discuss their amazing experience at the distillery. 

Read More
Steve Akley
Boos & Bourbon Episode #29– Irish Castles and New Riff Single Barrel Bourbon

In this episode Jen and Kim discuss Irish Castles. One story in particular involves the infamous Leap Castle. The long, dark and gruesome history of these castles, the seaside mist, and the vast amounts of Irish whiskey make for a perfect environment for ghostly hauntings. The dueling O'Carrol family, the O'Bannon family and the McMahon families may still reside within the stone cold walls of these majestic halls perhaps still fighting over who gets the last dram. Sit back and relax for this enchanting story while the ladies sip on New Riff Single Barrel Bourbon and try their best at Irish accents.  

Read More
Steve AkleyComment
Boos & Bourbon Episode #28 – Unexplained Paranormal Encounters in the Hoosier Hills of Indiana and Old Fashioneds

en and Kim invite Master Distiller Alan Bishop from Spirits of French Lick Distillery in Indiana on the show. Alan shares some of his personal encounters of something hanging out on the family farm. What exactly this paranormal being is, is undetermined... We're talking Skinwalkers, maybe Bigfoot or maybe a spirit shape shifting from a different realm. What ever it is, it is highly intelligent and feeds off the fear of who ever it wants to play tricks on. It is completely unexplained and this story is the creepiest personal experience on the show to date. Also in this episode you will hear the background of Spirits of French Lick and a little about Alan himself all while the Boos & Bourbon ladies sip on Old Fashioned cocktails.

Recipe below:

Over ice pour 1.5 ounces of your favorite bourbon

3 dashes of Angostura Bitters

2 bar spoons of simple syrup

Stir ingredients together with a bar spoon and wipe the rim of the glass with 1 sliver of an orange peel and then throw the peel in the glass

Read More
Steve Akley
Boos & Bourbon Episode #27 – The Bell Witch and Weller Antique 107

Jen & Kim discuss the legend, myth and truth surrounding The Bell Witch. This story proved to be one of the most well known hauntings in early Southern American Folklore taking place in Adams, Tennessee, so much that the former President Andrew Jackson got involved. Is the Bell Witch really a witch, does she really haunt a cave and did she really snatch food from people's mouths? Jen sure hopes not, she would given that witch a swift kick if she tried to take food from the podcast's own "Snackasaurus" They review Weller Antique 107 while playing a fun game of would you rather.

Read More
Steve AkleyComment
Boos & Bourbon Episode #26 – Boos & Bourbon vs. The Ghost Story Guys

Kim and Jen allow Ian and Brennan of The Ghost Story Guys Podcast join in on the show. They talk all things spooky and have some real life ghost encounter experiences while drinking Four Roses Single Barrel Select. They all play would you rather and talk whiskey. Did the ghost of Jim Beam enter Brennan's body on a drunken night in Ireland? Listen now to find out!

Read More
Steve Akley