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The Broken Cork

Summary: The Broken Cork is a long-form conversation driven podcast hosted by Aaron Nelson, Danny Carter, Jacob Campbell, and a few special guests along the way. Join us for tastings, reviews, news, history, and even some talks with the people behind the scenes. All of this, woven in with the typical banter that comes with enjoying a good pour with good friends. Cheers!

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  • Artist: Aaron Nelson, Danny Carter, Jacob Campbell, Michael Ervin


 Uncut & Unfiltered Part: 1 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:30:38

Put the kids to bed and grab your favorite bottle because we are about to take a wild ride as on this episode, the broken cork is Uncut & Unfiltered! With Jake back in the lineup and a special guest in the studio we decided it would just be nice to share some good whiskey and some amazing stories. I hope you are strapped in because where we're going, we don't need ideas. All this and (lord help us) so much more on this episode of The Broken Cork!

 Bourbon: The Glue Holding Us Together. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:30:30

For a while now the world has been an ever changing place with our lives being put on hold for what seemed like an eternity. As we were forced to communicate through a computer screen, quarantine indoors, and avoid social interaction bourbon has been something that a lot of people gravitated towards. New friendships were made and existing ones made stronger through a shared love of our national spirit. So join us as we discuss the groups, acquaintances, and friendships that have been born and strengthened by bourbon through these trying times with a very special guest all the way from Wisconsin! This and a whole lot more, all right here, on this episode of The Broken Cork!

 Somber Remembrance and Bourbon Hunting Banter | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:27

Recorded on the eve of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on New York, Washington D.C. and the final resting place of those brave Americans in Pennsylvania This episode is dedicated to those whose lives were forever changed by the events of that fateful day. We are back at it again, and on this episode we explore bourbon hunting as only The Broken Cork can! Unique discussion and a few rants come through in this one, as the guys sit down and discuss the busiest time of the year for bourbon hunters and how to possibly get your hands on those ever elusive bottles. So join us won't you as this episode twists and turns like a roller coaster, where will the discussion take us...find out right here on The Broken Cork!

 Single Barrels: Worth It Or Not? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:33:23

As bourbon hunting season kicks into high gear, we take a step back and discuss something special that liquor stores bring in year around: Single Barrel Selections! Come along with us as we dive deep into all sides of the issue and decide whether or not it is worth your time to seek them out. All of this and a lot more on this episode of The Broken Cork!

 Bourbon Groups, The Good...The Bad...and Beyond. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:54:13

We are back in Louisville and a hotel room has become the studio! Bourbon groups are everywhere and odds are you may well be a part of one yourself. With the help of a very special guest we dive into all things bourbon groups and finally discuss a group that we are collectively a part of known as Warrior Barrel Society. So we invite you to sit back, relax, grab a pour of your favorite bourbon/whiskey/rye, and join in on the conversation on the latest episode of The Broken Cork!

 #ALB? Lets Find Out! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:54:59

Strap in for a wild one this time on The Broken Cork as the guys find out the truth...does Aaron really like Blanton's!?!?! Shenanigans will ensue as we pit Blanton's against some bourbons that are said to be amazing substitutes in case you cannot find the mythical "horsey bottle!" Shout outs abound and a good time will be had by all on this episode of The Broken Cork!

 Our Best Whiskies of 2021 (So Far). | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:04:46

As bourbon hunting season approaches it is time to take a look back and discuss some our favorites from this year! Will Jake break into higher proof offerings? Will Dan talk about something other than Stagg and Old Forester? Will Aaron still love Blantons!?!?!? Come with us on this wild ride and find out as we discuss the best whiskeys we have had in 2021 so far right here on The Broken Cork!

 Exploring Buffalo Trace Mash Bill No. 2 With Peyton Nelson | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:36:41

The Broken Cork welcomes a very special birthday guest into the studio on this one, everyone welcome the next big thing in bourbon: Peyton Nelson! This one is one you won't want to miss as we explore the famed Buffalo Trace mash bill No. 2...overrated or not, this mash bill produces some of the most sought out bourbons that hit the market and we are here to give you the skinny on all of them. So sit back, grab a good pour, and enjoy this episode of The Broken Cork. *Disclaimer: The Broken Cork does not and never will condone or promote the sale of, or consumption of alcoholic beverages by minors. Any participant who consumes an alcoholic beverage on our show is at minimum 21 years of age.*

 A Trip Down The Rabbit Hole | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:04:48

It's time to take this show on the road! The Broken Cork continues our distillery series live from Rabbit Hole Distillery, and this one is a doozy! Located in the heart of the NULU district in Louisville Kentucky, this place is like no other. So come with us as we dive down the rabbit hole on this episode of The Broken Cork...but just remember, there's no going back!

 A Road Trip Across America: Non-Kentucky Bourbons | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:16:03

For many people the first thing that comes to mind when someone mentions bourbon is Kentucky...and there is nothing wrong with that. Kentucky is after all the largest single state producer of the brown water we all know and love. But amazing things are happening in distilleries all over the country, some may even sit right in your backyard. On this episode, come along with us as we discover what the rest of the country holds when it comes to our national spirit, from the shores of New York to the wonderous redwood forests of California...bourbon is everywhere and we aim to tell you about it. So pour a glass, sit back, and enjoy this episode of The Broken Cork! All music credit given to Kevin Macleod, be sure to check out his music at: Track Title: Whiskey on the Mississippi.

 A Sensory Science Masterclass With Matthew Poselwait | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:20:45

Wild Turkey is Back in the house, and this one is well worth the listen! Ever wonder why you smell and taste the things you do as you enjoy your bourbon, beer, wine or other spirit of choice? Join us as we dive into the science behind all of that and how it applies to the industry as a whole! All of that and a whole lot more on this episode of The Broken Cork!

 Barrel Picks, Birthdays, and Bourbons Under 40 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:13:41

We're back with another episode and this one is a wild one! Our recent departure from the studio sees us come back with stories from our journey and a new perspective on budget bourbons. What are some of our faves under 40 bucks, what are a few we think are a bit overpriced for how they drink, and what did we do with all that time away? Find out right here on The Broken Cork!

 Investigating the Spirits…of French Lick | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:19:35

If you enjoy history, good conversation, and amazing bourbon from Hoosier Occupied Northern Kentucky (HONKY), you are going to love this one! join us as Alan Bishop and Laurelin Doty talk all things Spirits of French Lick with us this week on The Broken Cork! All music credit given to Kevin Macleod, be sure to check out his music at: Track Title: Whiskey on the Mississippi.

 A Walk Down The Wilderness Trail | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:21:40

We are back at it again, this week we are excited to share the stage with Haley and Jared from Wilderness Trail Distillery in Danville Kentucky! I hope you brought your hiking shoes because it is time to walk down the Wilderness Trail this week on The Broken Cork!

 You only need five version 2.0 (an answer to ADHD Whiskey) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:56:55

This week we focus on Matt Porter's (ADHD Whiskey on youtube) revised list of the 5 bourbons you need at any given time. Plus we start a bourbon noob on his journey to glory...All that and a lot more on this weeks episode of The Broken Cork!


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