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Bourbon Lens is the podcast for every whiskey drinker. During this project, we look to explore the whiskey and bourbon industry, learn more about our favorite spirit, and interview industry insiders, makers, entrepreneurs, and business people. We welcome you on this journey with us. Bourbon Lens was founded by Jake and Scott from Louisville, Kentucky. We have grown our appreciation for Kentucky’s native spirit and look to learn all that we can about every type of whiskey. We welcome you to p ...
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Friends and co-Founders, Matt Simpkins and Thomas Bogan, join Bourbon Lens in this week’s podcast. We’re talking Oaklore Distilling Co. in Matthews, NC. Tom and Matt started like most whiskey hobbyists do, with tasting nights in their basements and at their bars, but quickly developed their passion into a brand and now distillery. Located in North …
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For the first time in 4 years, Chattanooga Whiskey founder Tim Piersant rejoins Bourbon Lens to catch up with the guys. Chattanooga Whiskey is a homegrown company that makes a unique style of whiskey in Tennessee; they call it Tennessee High Malt. They focus on unique and malted grains for their Mashbills and release a lineup of solid whiskeys as t…
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Our guest this week is Kyle Merklein, Master Distiller for Holladay Distillery. Based in Weston, Missouri, Holladay Distillery made a splash in the bourbon world when they released a 6 Year Botted in Bond Missouri Bourbon in 2022. Since that time, they’ve had several additional releases, including the highly acclaimed Soft Red Wheat Bourbon and Ric…
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Bourbon Lens visits Louisville’s premier whiskey bar and restaurant, Watch Hill Proper. Founders Josh Howes and Tommy Craggs sit down with Jake and Scott to discuss their journey to opening Watch Hill Proper. This is a true destination to see when visiting Louisville and the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Find out why in today’s episode. Stream this episo…
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Troy Bolotnick is back for his encore appearance on Bourbon Lens to talk about Filmland Spirits. We discuss Filmland Spirits and their expanded lineup since his last visit, including the Extended Cut bottlings of Moonlight Mayhem and Ryes of the Robots. Extended Cut is the brand’s Cask Strength offering of their whiskies. Since his last appearance,…
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Jake travels to Lawrenceburg to sit down with Bruce Russell, the newly appointed Associate Blender for Wild Turkey and part of the famed Russell Family. During their conversation, Bruce discusses the legacy of the Russell Family, creating Generations with Jimmy and Eddie, and what’s on the horizon for Wild Turkey Distillery. Stream this episode on …
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Our guest this week is Andrew Borenzweig, Founder of Beverly Spirits. Andrew joins Bourbon Lens to discuss the path that led him to build a luxury spirits brand, crafting the liquid with Master Blender Murphy Quint, and (of course) his portfolio of American Whiskey. We’ve previously reviewed Beverly High Rye, the brand's initial offering, but we we…
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Barrell Craft Spirits invited Bourbon Lens to their new Jeffersontown Kentucky blending facility to record this week’s episode of the podcast. We’re joined by Founder Joe Beatrice and Tripp Stimson, Director of Distillery Operations. During the episode, we discuss the new facility, its impressive design, and how it was built from the ground up with…
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In the latest episode of the Bourbon Lens podcast, Jake sits down with Tara Lindley and Holly Booth of High West Whiskey. Tara and Holly play pivotal roles in helping consumers get to know High West by creating the whiskey and running the hospitality program. You don’t have to look very hard to see the stamp these women have placed on the Utah-base…
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Our guests this week are the Father-Son team at 15 STARS Fine Aged Spirits. Rick and Ricky Johnson join Bourbon Lens to talk whiskey and how they founded the company. The Johnsons are no stranger to the world of unique grains, given their background in growing heirloom corn varietals, including Baby Black Corn and red, white, and blue heritage corn…
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Bourbon Lens visits the Willy Wonka Factory of Whiskey this week. We’re in Lawrenceburg Indiana for an amazing tour at the Ross & Squibb Distillery (formerly known as MGPI) and an eye-opening podcast. Jake and Scott sit down with Master Distiller Ian Stirsman and Master Blender Sam Schmeltzer to discuss the distillery, its history and a little of w…
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We’re joined by Heather Greene, CEO and Master Blender for Milam & Greene Whiskey. Heather is an industry veteran with a diverse background and a wealth of knowledge. She is also a whiskey writer, author of Whisk(e)y Distilled, and understands many of the behind the scenes dynamics of the whiskey world. For her contributions to Milam & Greene, Heat…
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Bourbon Lens visits the Wiseguy Lounge for a very unique episode. We’re joined by Chase Henry and Jeremiah Johnson with Goodfellas Pizza to discuss the origins of the pizza establishment and its speakeasy concept, Wiseguy Lounge. And, in a first for Jake and Scott, we explore pizza and whiskey pairings and how you can look to elevate your bourbon t…
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Hank Ingram rejoins Bourbon Lens to catch up on all things O.H. Ingram. Hank last appeared on the show back in late 2020 in Episode 103 and has since relocated his entire operation; expanded distribution, and continues to get high praise for his portfolio of river aged whiskies. Find out what’s on the horizon for O.H. Ingram and Hank in this week’s…
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Get ready to “nerd out” over whisky with our newest podcast featuring Waterford Whisky. Waterford is an Irish Single Malt with a Scottish passion. Mark Reynier, Founder of Waterford Whisky, and Jake discuss the importance of heirloom grains and terroir in whiskey-making. Waterford Whisky looks to create distinct and unique flavors in the single mal…
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We’re joined by Virginia Distillery Company CEO, Gareth Moore. We discuss the role of VDC in the continued growth of American Single Malt as well as Gareth carrying forward his father’s legacy of making the finest single malts in America. And, of course, we walk through some VDC’s portfolio of American Single Malt. VDC is one of the leaders in the …
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This week, we are joined by the founders of Lost Lantern and American Mash & Grain to discuss independent bottlers in the American Whiskey landscape. We discuss the importance of the Independent Bottlers, some of the challenges they face, and the successes they’ve experienced in sourcing the nation’s top whiskies for their labels. We hope you enjoy…
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We are saluting Veterans this week in our annual Salute To Service Veterans Day podcast. This year, we were privileged to be joined by Four Branches Bourbon and its four founders. Rick Franco (US Marine Corps), Mike Trott (US Air Force), Harold Underdown (US Navy), and RJ Casey (US Army) sat down with us just prior to their launch party back in Apr…
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In a special episode for Bourbon Lens, we’re celebrating the milestone of 250 Episodes with a tasting of the new Buffalo Trace Antique Collection (BTAC). A special thanks to the team at Buffalo Trace Distillery and Sazerac Company for allowing us this opportunity to taste this ultra limited, highly sought after whiskey collection. Jake and Scott ta…
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Elayne Duff, Samson & Surrey’s Director of Brand Advocacy, joins Bourbon Lens to talk about their whiskey portfolio. Joining the company in May 2023, Duff brings more than 20 years of industry experience to the position and oversees advocacy team for Samson & Surrey’s diverse family of award-winning, premium craft spirits. The lineup spans from bar…
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In a first, Bourbon Lens podcast joins forces with its sibling podcast, Cocktails with Friends, on this week’s special episode to celebrate Old Fashioned Week. Old Fashioned Week is October 13-22, 2023. We’re joined by Lynn House with Heaven Hill to discuss the Old Fashioned Week campaign. We talk about tips for making the classic cocktail, Elijah …
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Jake is joined by George Koutsakis to discuss his latest venture in spirits, Barrel Global. Barrel Global is a whiskey startup that has the goal of connecting spirits buyers with spirits makers. Barrel Global makes barrel ownership possible for first-time collectors by allowing the purchase of just one barrel, so you too can enjoy the experience an…
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We’re back on the road and at Log Still Distillery in Gethsemane, Kentucky. We sit down with Founder, Wally Dant, to discuss all that has gone on at Log Still since we last visited over two years ago. This is a destination distillery for anyone who is going out on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Log Still Distillery’s expansive campus (in addition to i…
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We are joined by the newest member of the Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame, Trey Zoeller. Trey is the Founder of Jefferson’s Bourbon and is a return guest to the Bourbon Lens podcast. Trey previously joined us for Episode 72 and we were happy to catch up with him during Bourbon Heritage Month. In this episode, we discuss Jefferson’s latest innovation,…
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We're exploring the bourbon lineup from our friends at Michter's Distillery. Andrea Wilson and Dan McKee re-join Bourbon Lens to help us celebrate our 5th Anniversary and Bourbon Heritage Month. Andrea is Michter's Master of Maturation as well as its Chief Operating Officer. As Michter's Master of Maturation, Andrea manages barrel specifications, b…
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We continue our 5 Year Anniversary and Bourbon Heritage Month celebration with a legend in the Kentucky Bourbon industry, Freddie Johnson from Buffalo Trace Distillery. Stream this episode on your favorite podcast app and be sure to drop us a review while you’re there. We are thankful for everyone who has supported us over the last 5 years. The big…
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We’re kicking off our month-long celebration of our 5 Year Anniversary and Bourbon Heritage Month with DSP-KY-1. That’s right, we travel to Heaven Hill’s “Bernheim” Distillery in Louisville to visit with Master Distiller, Conor O’Driscoll. It has been a long time coming to record with Heaven Hill Distillery and we couldn’t be happier to be on locat…
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Clinton Dugan, co-founder of Shortbarrel, joins Bourbon Lens to talk about Shortbarrel and their journey from barrel-picking group, to non-distilling producer, to distillery. This is a unique look at the evolution of a brand in the whiskey world. Stream this episode on your favorite podcast app and be sure to drop us a review while you’re there. We…
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Jake and Scott line up some of the newest releases from Heaven Hill Distillery including the Spring 2023 release of Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond, a 10 year wheated bourbon. We also get our first taste of the new Larceny Barrel Proof C923 and Square 6 Wheated Bourbon. This is a great teaser episode in our lead-up to our 5th Anniversary and Bourbon…
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We’re joined by Samantha Johnson, Master Blender for Diageo and their most recent Orphan Barrel Series release, Scarlet Shade Rye Whiskey. For those unfamiliar, Orphan Barrel Whiskey Co. is a project to save nearly forgotten barrels of well-aged whiskey and share them with the world. We talk about this release as well as Samantha’s process for craf…
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In the Season 2 finale of Off Hours with Bourbon Lens, Jake & Jake sit down with Chef Julian Medina. We’re closing out this Season with another chef, so you know Jake L. is smiling as we talk about food, education, and running multiple restaurants. Find some time like Chef, throw on your running shoes, and stream this episode as you take us for a w…
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Our guests for this episode are Smooth Ambler Founder, John Little, and Travis Hammond, Site Director and current Head Distiller. This wide-ranging conversation is one of the most open discussions we’ve had with a distillery. We appreciated their openness and honesty as we discussed the evolution and future of Smooth Ambler. We hope you enjoy! Stre…
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In this episode of Off Hours with Bourbon Lens Jake L. hosts alone as Jake I. slides into the interview seat along with the founders of the brands Eight Beer, Melati Drinks, Solento Organic Tequila, and Off Hours Bourbon. The roundtable comes together to share insights unique to startups in the beverage space. This conversation shows that it takes …
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Our guests this week are Jackie Zykan and Nate Winegar. Jackie and Nate have teamed up with Royce Neeley and Matt Danker to launch Hidden Barn Whiskey. The team has leveraged Jackie’s skills in blending some damn fine whiskies and we are so excited to talk with Jackie yet again on Bourbon Lens. We have a great time catching up with Nate and Jackie …
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Jake & Jake are back with another episode of Off Hours with Bourbon Lens. We sat down with Kyle Tucker of The Athletic who covers University of Kentucky Basketball and some Kentucky Football. Kyle shares some important insights on being there for his family and wife during trying times and how much just saying ‘I love you’ can mean. This podcast mi…
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Perfect for summer, our guest today is here to talk about all things Cocktails! He is Jonathan Pogash, also known as “The Cocktail Guru”. Jonathan joins Jake to talk about being creative with cocktails at home and his tips for any home bartender. Join us as we expand our palate from our usual whiskey neat to more complex drinks. Cheers! Stream this…
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Jake & Jake are back with a new episode of Off Hours with Bourbon Lens. In this episode, we chat with Noah Neiman of Rumble Boxing. Noah opens up about his story of dealing with drug addiction and mental health issues to focusing that energy into creating a unique, successful fitness concept. Not only is Noah truly authentic, he is absolutely hilar…
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This week, we’re joined by L.C. May, the youngest grandson of brand namesake Clyde May, and Roy Danis. Roy is the President and CEO of Conecuh Brands LLC. We discuss the Conecuh Brands portfolio, including Clyde May’s Whiskey. Stream this episode on your favorite podcast app and be sure to drop us a review while you’re there. We are thankful for ev…
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Jake and Jake are back with another episode of Off Hours with Bourbon Lens and their guest this week is Justin Nabozna, COO of sipMARGS. sipMARGS is a ready-to-drink, bold-tasting, yet refreshing, canned margarita. Unlike many of its competitors who use a malt or wine base, sipMARGS uses real tequila in their canned cocktails for a more authentic f…
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We are joined by Steve Coomes, Kentucky Bourbon Festival Programming Coordinator, to highlight the 2023 Festival’s educational programming including premium and included events. The Kentucky Bourbon Festival is Sept. 15-17, 2023. More than 50 bourbon brands are participating this year — and sampling is included with all tickets! Many brands will al…
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Jake and Jake sit down with Ian Rapoport, who has some of the fastest fingers and is one of the most connected men in the NFL. During this episode, we start to get the lay of the land of how an insider works, how to balance work and life in this “up to the second” environment, and how he began to enjoy whiskey. You won’t want to miss this podcast! …
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Dixon Dedman joins the Bourbon Lens podcast for the first time since Episode 59 to discuss his new venture, 2XO (Two Times Oak). We discuss his creative process, his thoughts on current state of the whiskey world, and, of course, the latest release from 2XO - The Innkeeper’s Blend. Stream this episode on your favorite podcast app and be sure to dro…
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Jake & Jake sit down with Nic Barisone of High Camp Flasks to talk about life in Northern California, getting outdoors, crafting homemade pizza and much more. You will want to pack this podcast along with you as you take your next adventure outdoors. And don’t forget your High Camp Flask either! Don’t miss the opportunity to win a High Camp Flask, …
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We are joined by Eric LeGrand and Eric LeGrand Whiskey co-founder Brian Axelrod. We discuss Eric’s inspirational story about his path from Rutgers University football star to champion advocate for spinal cord injury research, his grit, positivity, and determination both on and off the field, and what led him to create a whiskey bearing his name. Ja…
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This week Jake & Jake sit down with George LaBoda of Gent’s Lounge and Atlas and Mason. We dive into discussions of men’s fashion, such as wearing skinny jeans or what knot to tie with your dress shirt, the importance of finding friends that you have deep bonds with, and what it’s like to become a dad. Make sure you tune into this week's episode so…
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Jake and Scott recently had a unique opportunity to create their own whiskies thanks to Oak & Eden’s new “Whiskey Customizer.” The new online experience allows you to be the whiskey-maker and select from over 2,000 unique combinations to craft your own unique finished whiskey. Jake and Scott each created our own whiskey and sat down with them blind…
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Jake & Jake sit down with 14 year Major League Baseball veteran Jay Bruce. In this week’s episode, we talk about finding your passion in your second career, having a healthy relationship with little league sports, and what it is like to be a family man. Tune in to this week’s episode, we think it’s a home run! Thanks for listening to another episod…
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We’re joined by the Call Family (Ron, Clayton, and Jacob). We discuss the new Hemingway Rye Whiskey and their work at Western Kentucky Distilling, which they’ve built from the ground up in Beaver Dam, Kentucky. Each member of this father-sons trio brings a unique perspective to the whiskey-making process. We discuss their roles and visions for the …
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In this week's episode of Off Hours with Bourbon Lens, Jake and Jake sit down with IndyCar and NASCAR race car driver Conor Daly. Conor shares about his love for racing, bourbon, and living in the moment. When you are racing at over 200 MPH, you have to find ways to enjoy the moments in between. Thanks for listening to another episode of Off Hours …
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In celebration of all things spirits and World Gin Day on June 10th, we have a special guest this week. We are joined by Alexander Stein, Founder of Monkey 47, to talk about a different type of distilled spirit; Gin. While gin may be a bit outside of our typical coverage, Scott’s first introduction to the spirits world was really through his discov…
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