The Bourbon Daily

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The Bourbon Daily is a lighthearted look at the world of bourbon. Each day, a new topic related to America's favorite distilled spirit is covered. Hosted by Colonel Steve Akley, McNew & Miss Beka Sue.

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2134 episodes

The Bourbon Daily: Show #2,134 – Bourbon Whiskey & Beer Roundtable Discussion: The 2022 Bourbon County Stout Lineup

Steve, Miss Beka Sue, Tim, Jason and Demetri discuss the 2022 Bourbon County Stout Lineup. TBD music is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com http://incompetech.com/). Important Links: ABV Barrel Shop: abvbarrelshop.com Steve Akley’s New Book, Bourbon Assignments: https://amzn.to/2Y68Eoy ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/3kAJZQz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

32m
Aug 11
The Bourbon Daily: Show #2,134 – Bourbon Whiskey & Beer Roundtable Discussion: The 2022 Bourbon County Stout Lineup

Steve, Miss Beka Sue, Tim, Jason and Demetri discuss the 2022 Bourbon County Stout Lineup. TBD music is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com http://incompetech.com/). Important Links: ABV Barrel Shop: abvbarrelshop.com Steve Akley’s New Book, Bourbon Assignments: https://amzn.to/2Y68Eoy ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/3kAJZQz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

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Aug 11
The Bourbon Daily: Show #2,133 – Mailing it in for Gary Hinegardner’s Birthday

Steve, McNew, Ryan, Danny and J-Ro mail it in for Gary Hinegardner’s Birthday. TBD music is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Important Links: ABV Barrel Shop: abvbarrelshop.com Steve Akley’s New Book, Bourbon Assignments: https://amzn.to/2Y68Eoy ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/3kAJZQz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

22m
Aug 10
The Bourbon Daily: Show #2,132 – The ADI Conference Comes to St. Louis with Gary Hinegardner and Erik Owens

With the American Distilling Institute Conference coming to St. Louis in September 14-16, Steve interviews Erik Owens of ADI an Gary Hinegardner of Wood Hat Spirits who is hosting one of the conference events. TBD music is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Important Links: ABV Barrel Shop: abvbarrelshop.com Steve Akley’s New Book, Bourbon Assignments: https://amzn.to/2Y68Eoy ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/3kAJZQz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

33m
Aug 09
The Bourbon Daily: Show #2,131 – Bourbon Whiskey Roundtable Discussion: Does That Crab Whiskey Piss You Off, Too?

Steve, Miss Beka, Sue, Danny, Lori and Lenny discuss whether or not the story about the crab whiskey has pissed them off or not. TBD music is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com http://incompetech.com/). Important Links: ABV Barrel Shop: abvbarrelshop.com Steve Akley’s New Book, Bourbon Assignments: https://amzn.to/2Y68Eoy ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/3kAJZQz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

33m
Aug 08
The Bourbon Daily: Show #2,130 – A Rainy Day at the ABV Barrel Shop

Steve and Jim chat at The Legend’s Corner Bar inside the ABV Barrel Shop on a very rainy day in St. Louis. TBD music is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com http://incompetech.com/). Important Links: ABV Barrel Shop: abvbarrelshop.com Steve Akley’s New Book, Bourbon Assignments: https://amzn.to/2Y68Eoy ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/3kAJZQz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

32m
Aug 07
The Bourbon Daily: Show #2,129 – Bourbon Whiskey Roundtable Discussion: Mint Julep Tours’ Roll Out the Barrel Experience

Steve, McNew, Ryan, Danny and J-Ro discuss Mint Julep’s new Roll out the Barrel Experience. TBD music is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Important Links: ABV Barrel Shop: abvbarrelshop.com Steve Akley’s New Book, Bourbon Assignments: https://amzn.to/2Y68Eoy ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/3kAJZQz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

28m
Aug 06
The Bourbon Daily: Show #2,128 – Bourbon Whiskey Roundtable Discussion: What is the Minimums to Be Considered A True Bourbon Fan?

Steve, Miss Beka, Sue, Danny, Lori and Lenny discuss the minimums needed in terms of knowledge or experience to be a bourbon fan. TBD music is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Important Links: ABV Barrel Shop: abvbarrelshop.com Steve Akley’s New Book, Bourbon Assignments: https://amzn.to/2Y68Eoy ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/3kAJZQz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

35m
Aug 05
The Bourbon Daily: Show #2,127 – Will J-Ro and Danny Do 3 Shots on a Single Episode?

Steve, McNew, Ryan discuss whether or not Danny and J-Ro will do three shots on the show. TBD music is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Important Links: ABV Barrel Shop: abvbarrelshop.com Steve Akley’s New Book, Bourbon Assignments: https://amzn.to/2Y68Eoy ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/3kAJZQz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

24m
Aug 04
The Bourbon Daily: Show #2,126 – Bourbon Whiskey Roundtable Discussion: Do We Need A Computer Chip That Detects “Fake Whiskey?”

Steve, McNew, Danny, Katie and Tim discuss Katie discuss the plusses and minuses of a chip that detects fake whiskey. TBD music is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com http://incompetech.com/). Important Links: ABV Barrel Shop: abvbarrelshop.com Steve Akley’s New Book, Bourbon Assignments: https://amzn.to/2Y68Eoy ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/3kAJZQz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

31m
Aug 03
The Bourbon Daily: Show #2,125 – Tasting Rare Character Bourbon and Rye for the First Time

Steve, Jim and Danny sit down at The Legend’s Corner Bar inside the ABV Barrel Shop to taste Rare Character bourbon and rye for the first time. TBD music is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Important Links: ABV Barrel Shop: abvbarrelshop.com Steve Akley’s New Book, Bourbon Assignments: https://amzn.to/2Y68Eoy ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/3kAJZQz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

16m
Aug 02
The Bourbon Daily: Show #2,124 – Bourbon Whiskey Roudntable Discussion: Does Whiskey Without an ‘E’ Piss You Off, Too?

Steve, McNew, Danny, J-Ro and Ryan discuss whether whisky spelled without an “E” pisses us off. TBD music is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com http://incompetech.com/). Important Links: ABV Barrel Shop: abvbarrelshop.com Steve Akley’s New Book, Bourbon Assignments: https://amzn.to/2Y68Eoy ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/3kAJZQz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

26m
Aug 01
The Bourbon Daily: Show #2,123 – HBD Baker Beam

Steve, McNew, Danny, Katie and Tim discuss Katie chat about Baker Beam on his 86th Birthday. TBD music is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com http://incompetech.com/). Important Links: ABV Barrel Shop: abvbarrelshop.com Steve Akley’s New Book, Bourbon Assignments: https://amzn.to/2Y68Eoy ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/3kAJZQz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

29m
Jul 31
The Bourbon Daily: Show #2,122 – Bourbon Whiskey Roundtable Discussion: Katie is a “No-Show” at the ABV Barrel Shop

Steve, McNew, Danny, Katie and Tim discuss Katie not ever stopping by the ABV Barrel Shop. TBD music is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com http://incompetech.com/). Important Links: ABV Barrel Shop: abvbarrelshop.com Steve Akley’s New Book, Bourbon Assignments: https://amzn.to/2Y68Eoy ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/3kAJZQz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

36m
Jul 30
The Bourbon Daily: Show #2,121 – Bourbon Whiskey Roundtable Discussion: Will Jack Daniel’s Coy Hill Brand Influence Bourbon

Steve, McNew, Dana the Dreamer 6, Luke and Nate discuss whether or not Jack Daniel’s high proof Coy Hill offerings will get bourbon to follow suit. TBD music is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Important Links: ABV Barrel Shop: abvbarrelshop.com Steve Akley’s New Book, Bourbon Assignments: https://amzn.to/2Y68Eoy ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/3kAJZQz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

23m
Jul 29
The Bourbon Daily: Show #2,120 – Bourbon Whiskey Roundtable Discussion: Bourbon and Candy

Steve, McNew, Danny, Katie and Tim discuss the concept that Americans are drinking more bourbon and eating more candy since the start of the pandemic. TBD music is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Important Links: ABV Barrel Shop: abvbarrelshop.com Steve Akley’s New Book, Bourbon Assignments: https://amzn.to/2Y68Eoy ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/3kAJZQz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

28m
Jul 28
The Bourbon Daily: Show #2,119 – Bourbon Whiskey Bracket Challenge: What Was the Biggest Bourbon Story in the Last Five Years?

Steve, McNew, Dana the Dreamer 6, Luke and Nate complete a bracket challenge to determine the biggest bourbon story in the last five years. TBD music is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Important Links: ABV Barrel Shop: abvbarrelshop.com Steve Akley’s New Book, Bourbon Assignments: https://amzn.to/2Y68Eoy ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/3kAJZQz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

40m
Jul 27
The Bourbon Daily: Show #2,118 – Bourbon Whiskey Roundtable Discussion: Bourbon Insider Information

Steve, McNew, Danny, Katie and Tim discuss the Virginia case of two men being accused of selling insider information about rare whiskey releases and the charges they face. TBD music is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com http://incompetech.com/). Important Links: ABV Barrel Shop: abvbarrelshop.com Steve Akley’s New Book, Bourbon Assignments: https://amzn.to/2Y68Eoy ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/3kAJZQz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

36m
Jul 26
The Bourbon Daily: Show #2,117 – Bourbon Whiskey Bracket Challenge: Who Should Be The Bourbon Show’s #1 Priority for An Interview?

Steve, McNew, Dana the Dreamer 6, Luke and Nate complete a bracket challenge to determine the top priority for an interview for The Bourbon Show. TBD music is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Important Links: ABV Barrel Shop: abvbarrelshop.com Steve Akley’s New Book, Bourbon Assignments: https://amzn.to/2Y68Eoy ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/3kAJZQz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

43m
Jul 25
The Bourbon Daily: Show #2,116 – National Tequila Day

Steve, Miss Beka Sue, Cailee and Danny and George mail it in for National Tequila Day. TBD music is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Important Links: ABV Barrel Shop: abvbarrelshop.com Steve Akley’s New Book, Bourbon Assignments: https://amzn.to/2Y68Eoy ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/3kAJZQz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

35m
Jul 24
The Bourbon Daily: Show #2,115 – Tasting of Hidden Barn Batch #1

Steve and Jim sit down at the ABV Barrel Shop tasting bar to sample some Hidden Barn Batch #1. TBD music is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com http://incompetech.com/). Important Links: ABV Barrel Shop: abvbarrelshop.com Steve Akley’s New Book, Bourbon Assignments: https://amzn.to/2Y68Eoy ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/3kAJZQz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

20m
Jul 23
The Bourbon Daily: Show #2,114 – Bourbon Whiskey Bracket Challenge: What City in Kentucky Would Be Best for a Second Home?

Steve, Miss Beka Sue, Cailee and Danny and George complete a bracket challenge to determine what city in Kentucky would be their favorite for a second home. TBD music is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Important Links: ABV Barrel Shop: abvbarrelshop.com Steve Akley’s New Book, Bourbon Assignments: https://amzn.to/2Y68Eoy ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/3kAJZQz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

29m
Jul 22
The Bourbon Daily: Show #2,113 – Bourbon Whiskey Roundtable Discussion: Is Hidden Barn Craft Whiskeys “Moment?”

Steve, McNew, Dana the Dreamer 6, Luke and Nate talk about if the launching of Hidden Barn is a key moment in craft whiskey. TBD music is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com http://incompetech.com/). Important Links: ABV Barrel Shop: abvbarrelshop.com Steve Akley’s New Book, Bourbon Assignments: https://amzn.to/2Y68Eoy ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/3kAJZQz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

25m
Jul 21
The Bourbon Daily: Show #2,112 – Bourbon Whiskey Bracket Challenge: What Bottle Would Be Best Suited for an Urn?

Steve, Miss Beka Sue, Cailee and Danny and George complete a bracket challenge to determine what bottle is best suited for an urn. TBD music is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Important Links: ABV Barrel Shop: abvbarrelshop.com Steve Akley’s New Book, Bourbon Assignments: https://amzn.to/2Y68Eoy ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/3kAJZQz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

28m
Jul 20
The Bourbon Daily: Show #2,111 – George “Pappy G” Rose Talks About Pop Casey, His New Moonshine Label

Steve, Miss Beka Sue, Cailee and Danny talk to George “Pappy G” Rose about his new brand of moonshine. TBD music is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com http://incompetech.com/). Important Links: ABV Barrel Shop: abvbarrelshop.com Steve Akley’s New Book, Bourbon Assignments: https://amzn.to/2Y68Eoy ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/3kAJZQz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

31m
Jul 19
The Bourbon Daily: Show #2,110 – Hidden Barn Update with Nate Winegar

Steve, McNew, Dana the Dreamer 6 and Luke talk to Nate about Hidden Barn Whiskey. TBD music is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Important Links: ABV Barrel Shop: abvbarrelshop.com Steve Akley’s New Book, Bourbon Assignments: https://amzn.to/2Y68Eoy ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/3kAJZQz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

36m
Jul 18
The Bourbon Daily: Show #2,109 – The ABV Barrel Shop

Steve, Justine, Jim and Old Man Bay spend some time reflecting as they prepare to open the doors for the pre-grand opening party for the ABV Barrel Shop which is now open for business in Arnold, Missouri. TBD music is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Important Links: ABV Barrel Shop: abvbarrelshop.com Steve Akley’s New Book, Bourbon Assignments: https://amzn.to/2Y68Eoy ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/3kAJZQz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

28m
Jul 17
The Bourbon Daily: Show #2,108 – A Very Special Tasting of AH Hirsch 16-Year Distilled by Dick Stoll of Michter’s in 1974

Steve, Jim and ABV Barrel Shop customer Chris Faulkner taste a sample of AH Hirsch 16-Year at the ABV Barrel Shop tasting bar (The Legend’s Corner Bar as it’s known). TBD music is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com http://incompetech.com/). Important Links: ABV Barrel Shop: abvbarrelshop.com Steve Akley’s New Book, Bourbon Assignments: https://amzn.to/2Y68Eoy ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/3kAJZQz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

16m
Jul 16
The Bourbon Daily: Show #2,107 – Bourbon Whiskey Roundtable Discussion: Is the Public Finally Finding Out the Benefits of the Pot Still?

Miss Beka Sue, McNew, Turner and Tim talk about whether or not the public knows the benefits of a pot still distillation. TBD music is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com http://incompetech.com/). Important Links: ABV Barrel Shop: abvbarrelshop.com Steve Akley’s New Book, Bourbon Assignments: https://amzn.to/2Y68Eoy ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/3kAJZQz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

48m
Jul 15
The Bourbon Daily: Show #2,106 – Bourbon Whiskey Roundtable Discussion: The Sticker Dilemma Has Popped Up Again!

Miss Beka Sue, McNew, Turner and Tim talk about how bourbon stickers are making the news again. TBD music is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com http://incompetech.com/). Important Links: ABV Barrel Shop: abvbarrelshop.com Steve Akley’s New Book, Bourbon Assignments: https://amzn.to/2Y68Eoy ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/3kAJZQz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

33m
Jul 14