American Bourbon By A Spirited Conversation / February 7, 2021 Topic: A Sip of Knowledge with Andrew Wiehebrink of Independent Stave Company Hosts: Liz Rhoades, Lew Bryson, & Martin Duffy What You’ll Learn: Join a trio of drink industry veterans in weekly conversation on whiskey, spirits, distilling, marketing and the current state of the drink industry. This week, Andrew Wiehebrink of Independent Stave Company joins the group. About Andrew Wiehebrink: As Director of Spirit Research & Innovation, Andrew works closely with Independent Stave Company’s distilling customers to push the envelope of what is possible in the world of spirits production. In addition to creating and testing new products, Andrew designs experiments and conducts research to advance the understanding of whiskey maturation, barrel performance, and alternative barrel construction. powered by Crowdcast About the Hosts: Liz Rhoades, founder of Spirit Safe Consulting, former research scientist for DIAGEO, distilling consultant, spirits writer for The Whiskey Wash & presenter. Lew Bryson, former managing editor for Whisky Advocate Magazine for 20 years, whiskey author, beer/whiskey writer and presenter. Martin Duffy, former DIAGEO Master of Whisky for the Midwest, DIAGEO Reserve Brand Ambassador for The Republic of Ireland, North American Brand Representative for Glencairn Crystal. Get Woodford Reserve® Double Oaked Bourbon at ReserveBar. Shop now!