• Old Forester Master Taster Jackie Zykan Departs To Launch ‘Hidden Barn' Whiskey

    6 monthes ago - By Vine Pair

    Old Forester 's iconic master taster is leaving the whiskey brand to launch a lineup of her own.
    “Hidden Barn” spirits is a collaboration between former master taster and blender Jackie Zykan and partners from 5280 Whiskey Society, as well as Neeley Family Distillery president Royce Neeley.
    Zykan tells Forbes that she will be working as master blender with a small team to produce the spirit, including the company's first whiskey drop later this summer.
    At Old Forester, Zykan has led a coveted and high-profile career in the bourbon industry as a master taster, where she led new product...
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