The Old Charter Oak series aims to play with different terroirs and flavors by mixing up the variety of oak used in the bourbons’ barrels. The new release employs Chinkapin Oak, a species native to the Midwest U.S.
The San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC) and their team of judges managed to complete socially distant tastings. Obviously, we all have greater issues on our minds, but the results of this big-name competition are now out—so, enjoy the distraction of critiquing SFWSC’s picks.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to pose an existential threat to the livelihoods of many in the bar industry, the United States Bartender Guild (USBG) is on the vanguard of the relief effort. The organization’s affiliated charity arm, the USBG Foundation (USBGF), is driving one of the industry’s most high profile grant efforts. Neat Pour spoke with Kim Haasarud, USBG Vice President and USBG Foundation Board Member, about the ongoing effort to provide some relief.