Does the Age of Your Whiskey Matter? (Bourbon Pursuit Podcast #300)


On today’s episode, the team sits down to discuss young whiskey. Is it a good thing or a bad thing? There are all sorts of angles because in this ever-changing landscape of losing age statements, craft distillers putting out amazing products at young ages, and bourbon drinkers continually looking for something new,  we have to ask ourselves… is the age of the whiskey less important?

Show Notes:

  • This week’s Above the Char with Fred Minnick talks about daily bourbon drinking limits.
  • What is your whiskey age range preference?
  • What about craft distillers outside of Kentucky?
  • How do craft distillers treat consumers differently than the bigger distillers?
  • What do you think about using different grains?
  • How do you fight the stigma of young whiskey?
  • Let’s talk about pricing young whiskey.
  • How important is packaging for craft whiskey?

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