Bourbon Pursuit Podcast #55: Visitor Center for Barton 1792

, | July 22, 2016

1792 Full Proof BourbonJosh Hollifield, Visitor Center Manager for Barton 1792, gives a history of the grounds and an insider look to the resurgence of the 1792 brand.

  • Shoutout to Adam Johnson of the KY Bourbon Affair
  • What all does your job entail?
  • What’s your coming of age tale with bourbon?
  • Most people may or may not know, but Sazerac is your parent company who also owns Buffalo Trace. Talk a bit about that background
  • Can you give us some history of the distillery?
  • Talk about the different brands coming out of Barton
  • Talk about Ridgemont
  • Lets talk about the new 1792 expressions
  • We know our friend of the show, Owen Powell, picked a barrel of 1792 and asked it to be Full Proof. Are barrel proof offerings of 1792 something that you all are considering for a majority of these soon?
  • Can you talk a little bit about your mash bills?
  • What other spirits do you age here?
  • What’s the one thing people are always surprised about when leaving or taking tour
  • The barrel char in the gift shop, what’s that about?
  • What’s next for Barton?
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Kenny Coleman and Ryan Cecil host the Bourbon Pursuit podcast from Louisville, KY. Together, they share a passion for the stories that made an industry flourish with a focus on history, personality, and of course, great bourbon. Their guests include master distillers, bloggers, historians, local events and more.