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Bourbon Real Talk™

Bourbon: Real Talk is a podcast where the host Randall Sullivan sits down with a guest over a drink and listens to their story. The purpose of the show is to used whiskey's connective nature to bring people together who might not have otherwise formed a relationship. We are building cultural bridges one drink at a time.

Jan 31, 2020

In this short episode we discuss how to have a proper whiskey tasting.  We discuss pour size and procedures between flights. I also review Remus Repeal Reserve II, Remus Repeal Reserve III, and Remus Volstead Act and do a deep dive into how to use an aroma wheel and an aroma kit.
 
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Jan 24, 2020

In this short episode we drink a Buffalo Trace Experimental Collection. Dewayne has been collecting whiskey for over 20 years. He has over 5,000 bottles of scotch and over 2,000 bottles of bourbon.  This is fascinating, but what is way more fascinating is hearing the amazing stories that he has collected along with the...


Jan 17, 2020

In this episode, we taste a number of Whitmeyer's recent releases. Travis candidly talks about the struggles with growing a distillery in Texas and shares his vision of the future of the craft movement. We also discuss his veteran status and the distillery's commitment to serving the veteran community. Whether you are a...


Jan 10, 2020

In this episode we sample a Balcones Rumble (not a whiskey but neither of us could stop referring to it as one), L'encantada brandy, and a EH Taylor Barrel Proof. Wade is widely considered the most knowledgeable person when it comes to whiskey labeling regulations, and has made a name for himself publicly calling out...


Jan 8, 2020

The overwhelming majority of American whiskey is produced in Kentucky and Indiana. Texas has started producing whiskey, but how does it compare?  In this short recording, we explore the results of a huge blind tasting to see if people really like Texas whiskey as much as well known brands...spoiler alert...they like...