Nov. 11, 2022

In this Episode of The Bourbon Life Podcast presented by the James E. Pepper Distillery, Matt and Mark spend some time hanging out with Ashley Barnes, Co-Founder and Master Blender with The Spirits Group in Louisville.

The guys talk with Ashley about how her incredible background in the industry that included positions with brands like Buffalo Trace and Four Roses, her decision to leave the comfort of Distillery life to co-found her consulting company, The Spirits Group, with a good friend, and how The Spirits Group assists brands and craft distilleries to navigate their way through the labyrinth of decisions that they face on a daily basis from production to barrel management to taste profiles and much more.

They also taste and review several different pours from some of the brands who work with The Spirits Group, including an E.J. Curley Small Batch and Single Barrel, Lucky Seven The Frenchman Batch 2, and Two Worlds Whiskey La Victoire Batch 2.

This Episode of The Bourbon Life Podcast is also sponsored by Liquor Barn, The Stave Restaurant, Three Chord Bourbon, and Spirits of French Lick.

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