Bourbon & Banter

Bourbon & Banter

The OFFICIAL BOURBON & BANTER podcast is all about bourbon, whiskey, distilled spirits and enjoying them with good friends. With a colorful cast of characters – from professional palates and cocktail connoisseurs to casual drinkers and bottom-shelf dwellers – our opinions may be varied but our mission singular: to help you drink curious. Please, pull up a chair and let the banter begin.

Episodes

September 5, 2022 101 min

The 27th episode of the Bourbon & Banter podcast – Sleep Deprived & Bourbonized - is now available for your listening and drinking pleasure. We dedicate this podcast to those awake at 3 am, thinking about all the limited-release bottles coming out this fall that you’ll never see. We feel your pain.

Have comments or questions? Drop us a line at podcast@bourbonbanter.com.  Cheers! 

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In this special episode, Pops makes his way to Breckenridge Distillery to visit with founder Bryan Nolt. What makes a doctor trade in their stethoscope for a Glencairn? Big Foot may or may not have walked by the distillery during this interview, we can't say for sure. One thing's for sure, though: Breckenridge is a craft distillery doing some great things and worth your time to check out!

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July 7, 2022 99 min

The 26th episode of the Bourbon & Banter podcast – Kissimmee My Ass - is now available for your listening and drinking pleasure. Just be sure to stay inside in the AC for the best enjoyment, as we’re all tired of the ridiculous summer heat. Nowhere is that more prevalent than the state of Florida, which inspired this episode’s title. Pops spent some time in the sunshine state last week and couldn’t get out of the heat and humid...

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May 28, 2022 102 min

The 25th episode of the Bourbon & Banter podcast – Wind Beneath My Wings - is now available for your listening and drinking pleasure. No, we’re not channeling our inner Bette Midler. But we might be channeling some gas from all the bullshit we’ve consumed since our last episode. Take baked beans, sardines, sauerkraut, canned cheese spray, and kale (WITH BACON), blend it all in a smoothy, then…well you get the idea. Hence the ti...

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April 28, 2022 67 min
The 24th episode of the Bourbon & Banter podcast – The Bullshit Cometh - is now available for your listening and drinking pleasure. Having had a little time off, Pops and Bob return after being bombarded with bourbon bullshit over the last several weeks. So much so that this episode is dedicated specifically to addressing all the crap that’s come across our desk since the last episode.

The one real news item we just had to incl...

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March 7, 2022 78 min
The 23rd episode of the Bourbon & Banter podcast – The Horsemen Ride - is now available for your listening and drinking pleasure. With the Midwest weather, Pops and Bob have braved wind, sleet, snow, ice, hail, and bad bourbon to bring you this month’s installment of the most honest podcast in bourbon.

Our community thread spotlight reflects on a new product that brings dung, yes ACTUAL DUNG, to gin. If you want to join the Bou...

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January 31, 2022 75 min
The 22nd episode of the Bourbon & Banter podcast – Kentucky Fried Bourbon - is now available for your listening and drinking pleasure. Pops and Bob ring in 2022 in trademark fashion, not only bringing you the best bourbon podcast anywhere but making a plea for replenishing of their Christmas Tree Cake stock.

We feature a great thread from our community forum, taking issue with a recent Jefferson’s Ocean ad that claims it’s “age...

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December 31, 2021 75 min

The 21st episode of the Bourbon & Banter podcast – Storytime With Dan Gardner - is now available for your listening and drinking pleasure. Sit back, grab a pour, and join the biggest and MOST HONEST podcast in bourbon.

The Bourbon & Banter team celebrated our 10th anniversary earlier this year, and we let the mics roll a few times. This episode brings some of those conversations together, which were all done safely and soci...

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The 20th episode of the Bourbon & Banter podcast – This Little Piggy Drank Some Bourbon - is now available for your listening and drinking pleasure. Sit back, grab a pour, and join the biggest and MOST HONEST podcast in bourbon.

This month’s Whiskey News looks at whether or not the whiskey bubble is about to burst, based on a growing trend for new and rare bottlings garnering insane amounts of money. Is it sustainable? A lifeti...

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October 25, 2021 78 min
Join Pops and Bob for this special episode podcast as they sit down with the team at KO Distilling for an in-depth look at the growth, operation, and future of their distillery. They’re joined by Bill Karlson (co-owner), Ryan Hendricks (head distiller), and Peter Mowery (Virginia Sales & Marketing Director). Have comments or questions? Drops us a line at podcast@bourbonbanter.com.  Make sure to follow us on social! I...
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October 14, 2021 76 min

The 19th episode of the Bourbon & Banter podcast – The Slapdick Challenge - is now available for your listening and drinking pleasure. Sit back, grab a pour, and join the biggest and MOST HONEST podcast in bourbon.

We start by recapping our 2021 Bourbon Heritage Month celebration that saw 4,000+ people sharing their calendars across social media for the #30DaysOfBourbon challenge.

In Bourbon Bullshit we take one for the tea...

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The 18th episode of the Bourbon & Banter podcast – The Most Wonderful Time of the Year - is now available for your listening and drinking pleasure. Sit back, grab a pour, and join the biggest and MOST HONEST podcast in bourbon as we celebrate the most wonderful time of the year…that’s right folks, it’s BOURBON HERITAGE MONTH!

Grab your glass and hold your liver, it’s time for a thirty-day celebration of America’s native spirit!...

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The 17th episode of the Bourbon & Banter podcast – Everything Is Better On A Stick - is now available for your listening and drinking pleasure. Sit back, grab a pour, and join the most honest AND BIGGEST podcast in bourbon as we celebrate a decade of Bourbon & Banter.

Your hosts, full of bourbon, pie, cake, donuts, and all other baked goods, are back with their trademark brand of honesty and uncensored commentary. Pops shar...

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The 16th episode of the Bourbon & Banter podcast – Bring Us All the Bourbon…and Biscuits - is now available, just in time for your July 4th weekend. Sit back, grab a pour, and join the most honest AND BIGGEST podcast in bourbon as we celebrate a decade of Bourbon & Banter.

Coming to you from the super-secret Kentucky headquarters of Bourbon & Banter, Pops and Bob are full of not just bourbon but biscuits too. Breakfast ...

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May 29, 2021 73 min

Welcome to the most honest bourbon podcast on the planet!

In this episode we cover everything from a drop in worldwide liquor consumption and new whiskey releases to surprise news of Buffalo Trace's upcoming release of My Pewter Pony. And don't forget another episode of The Craft Shoot and Bourbon Bullshit where we lose our minds over spirit competitions and Uncle Boojie's back story and extreme pricing.

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May 9, 2021 81 min

Welcome to the most honest bourbon podcast on the planet!

This episode covers everything from Sazerac exporting Fireball to China, rapid aging techniques, and the direct-to-consumer advantage for craft distillers. Not to be threatened with legal action, we also take another swipe at South Africa’s recent ridiculousness. With Costco’s new partnership with Barton 1792, we knew Sam’s Club wouldn't be far behind, and we’re here to ...

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March 31, 2021 58 min

Welcome to the most honest bourbon podcast on the planet!

Join Pops and Bob for a whirlwind of breaking news and one-of-a-kind reporting that you only get from Bourbon & Banter. There’s even a special surprise at the end where a lucky listener can win a great prize! Our second year of the most honest podcast in bourbon starts with a major announcement regarding one of bourbon's most cherished accompaniments…the donut. 

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Welcome to the most honest bourbon podcast on the planet!

Join Pops, Erin, Brent and Jim for a special episode of the Bourbon & Banter podcast. Join us as the team recaps picking private barrels at Barton 1792, Four Roses, Luxco, and a very special pick at Limestone Branch that featured a surprise, legendary guest. Gain insight to the process of private barrel picking and find out which one of our team has been dubbed “our own ...

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Welcome to the most honest bourbon podcast on the planet!

Join Pops and Bob for another unfiltered, unapologetic and filled with independent thought episode of the official Bourbon & Banter podcast. Join us as we discuss the ultimate use for a bottle of Jack Daniel's, a landmark Four Roses project, new Japanese whiskey requirements and a bonus length Bourbon Bullshit segment to celebrate our a full-year of barrel proof podc...

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February 1, 2021 71 min

Welcome to the most honest bourbon podcast on the planet!

Join @BourbonBanter and @DodgerBlueBourbon for another unfiltered and brutally honest episode of the official Bourbon & Banter podcast. Join us as we discuss the MGP and LUXCO merger, attempt to figure out why William H. Macy is shilling a whiskey, and hit upon a first in B&B history during the Craft Shoot segment. 

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