Marianne Eaves

Marianne Eaves on Forbidden, Whiskey Innovation, and Bourbon Gluts

By David Tao | October 30, 2023 |

Marianne Eaves likes to stay busy. Since she left Castle & Key Distillery — where she was widely regarded as the first American woman to hold the title of Master Distiller — Eaves has consulted and blended for a wide range of distilleries and non-distilling producers. Indeed, her Eaves Blind series has seen her partner…

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Forbidden bourbon bottle on its side.

Review: Forbidden Bourbon

By Frank Dobbins | July 26, 2023 |

Forbidden bourbon is the bold and elegant next chapter in the storied career of Kentucky’s first titled female Master Distiller since prohibition, Marianne Eaves. Eaves, who has previously served as Master Taster for Brown-Forman, Master Blender for Sweetens Cove, as well as the inaugural Master Distiller at Castle & Key, enters her new role unfettered…

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