Neat & Mixed from Hops & Spirits

We welcome in Shaylyn Gammon (3:05 mark), Blue Run Spirits Whiskey Director, for our Q&A. She talks how she got into the whiskey industry, having a degree in food science, working with a variety of industry legends, what led to her moving from Campari to Blue Run Spirits, what a whiskey director does, what folks can expect from Blue Run, upcoming releases, their new distillery and more.

What's Pouring Kentucky (0:30 mark): Two Central Kentucky chefs have been named semifinalists in the 2023 James Bears Awards Best Chef: Southeast while Bourbon with Heart recently launched a first-of-its-kind art exhibition, Barrels of Heart, at the Frazier History Museum through March 30. Also, Craft Tap & Grill is now open in the former Mellow Mushroom in Lexington and Juniper’s, the Northern Kentucky’s first gin and tapas bar, recently opened in Covington.

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It's a different type of Q&A as we ask the questions and our guests talk about the alcohol. From drinks and food to art and fun, listen to the stories of some of your favorite brewers, distillers, chefs, artists, authors, brands and more in Kentucky (and surrounding areas). A new podcast is released every week.