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Welcome to the Blending Bourbon podcast – the weekly show that takes you on a captivating journey into the world of whiskey. Join your hosts, Master Blenders David Mark Young and Dixon Dedman, as they dive deep into the fascinating realm of this timeless spirit.

Understanding the Craftsmanship of Bourbon with David and Dixon.

In each episode, David and Dixon blend their extensive knowledge, experience, and passion for whiskey (plus a splash or two of their unique sense of humor) to provide listeners with an insider’s perspective on the industry. Whether you’re a seasoned connoisseur or just starting your bourbon exploration, this podcast is sure to satisfy your thirst for all things whiskey-related.

With their unparalleled expertise, David and Dixon bring you behind the scenes, shedding light on the intricate process of whiskey production. From the selection of the finest grains to the art of aging and blending, they leave no barrel unturned. Get ready to discover the secrets that make each whiskey unique and understand the craftsmanship behind every bottle.

​​Embarking on a whiskey Journey.

But it doesn’t stop there. Blending Bourbon goes beyond the technical aspects and delves into the stories and legends surrounding bourbon whiskey. Prepare to be enthralled as David and Dixon invite top-shelf aficionados, whiskey legends, and even celebrity guests to share their experiences and insights. From master distillers to renowned influencers, each episode offers a rare opportunity to hear from the true authorities in the whiskey world.

As you embark on this whiskey journey, Blending Bourbon serves as your trusty guide, providing valuable tips, recommendations, and suggestions. David and Dixon explore different varieties of whiskey, discussing flavor profiles, food pairings, and the best ways to enjoy this beloved spirit and even when to recognize when you might be enjoying it too much. Whether you prefer single malts, bourbon, rye, or Scotch, they have you covered with their expert recommendations.

Dram, Banter, and Bourbon.

Beyond the educational aspect, Blending Bourbon ensures that every episode is entertaining and engaging. David and Dixon’s dynamic chemistry and genuine love for bourbon whiskey shine through, making each conversation fun, insightful, and, at times, inappropriate (but in a good way). Get ready for witty banter, personal anecdotes, and the occasional humorous whiskey-related mishap.

With each episode of Blending Bourbon, you’ll find yourself immersed in an audio experience that will deepen your appreciation for the beauty and complexity of bourbon whiskey. So grab your favorite glass, pour yourself a dram, and join David Mark Young and Dixon Dedman as they go beyond the blend into the captivating world of bourbon whiskey. Cheers!

The Hosts of Blending Bourbon Podcast.

Who is David Mark Young?

David Mark Young is a renowned master blender, entrepreneur, and whiskey expert. As the owner of Golden Sheaf Whiskey Co., he has established himself as a leading figure in the industry. With an unwavering commitment to quality, David creates some of the finest bourbon whiskey blends available today. His expertise and passion for whiskey are evident in every bottle, showcasing his meticulous attention to detail and deep understanding of flavor profiles. In addition to his blending prowess, David also showcases his skills as a podcast host where he shares his knowledge and insights with fellow whiskey enthusiast and friend, Dixon Dedman. With his remarkable talent and entrepreneurial spirit, David Mark Young continues to make his mark in the world of bourbon whiskey.

Who is Dixon Dedman?

Dixon Dedman, a renowned 42-year-old blender, has quickly emerged as one of the most prominent American whiskey blenders in the industry. His exceptional skills are showcased through his high-proof Kentucky Owl bourbon and rye blends, which have garnered widespread acclaim. With a deep-rooted passion for whiskey inherited from his upbringing on the whiskey trail, Dixon combines the wisdom of industry legends with his culinary expertise gained from running the renowned James Beard award-winning Beaumont Inn. Highly respected by high-end whisky retailers, writers, and collectors, Dixon’s credentials are unmatched. Beyond his whiskey expertise, he is a food connoisseur, wine lover, marathon runner, and connects effortlessly with drinkers of all generations.

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