As a knowledgeable and passionate Bourbon Steward, Brian Smith is renowned for his expertise in the realm of fine spirits. With years of experience hosting bourbon tastings and curating bourbon paired dinners, Brian has established himself as an authority in the world of bourbon.

From private tastings to grand bourbon paired dinners, Brian’s events educate, entertain, and leave a lasting impression.

Join us on a sensory journey through the diverse flavors and rich history of bourbon, the American Spirit.

What is Bourbon?

Official Bourbon Requirements

  • Made with at least 51% corn in the mash bill.
  • Aged in charred new oak barrels.
  • Made in the United States.
  • Distilled to a maximum of 160 proof (80% ABV)
  • Barreled at a maximum of 125 proof (62.5% ABV)
  • Bottled at a minimum of 80 proof (40% ABV) and a maximum of 150 proof (75% ABV)

Bourbon Experiences

Through captivating presentations that blend history, tasting notes, and fascinating anecdotes, Brian offers an immersive experience for his guests.

His deep appreciation for the craftsmanship behind each bottle of bourbon, combined with his engaging personality, allows him to effortlessly connect with audiences.

Meet our team

Corn (51%)

Balance can be rye, wheat, other


These guys do all the hard work!

Distilled to maximum 160 proof

Barreled at max 125 proof and bottled a minimum 80 proof.

Charred New Oak Barrel

Bourbon must be produced in the United States, all others are whiskey