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Events (Past and Future)

  • Prints were auctioned for charity at Bourbon and Bowties. [June 6, 2019]
  • This work was selected to go to the Smithsonian in Washington DC to participate in the ACCelerate festival ACCelerate festival. [April 5-7, 2019]
  • One of our pieces (Maker's Mark Cask Strength) has been selected to be displayed at A Smith Gallery from March 15 to May 19, 2019
    This piece received the "Visitor's Award" for this exhibit!
  • I will be giving a seminar through University of Louisville's Department of Chemical Engineering on 1pm on Friday, March 1 [March 1, 2019]
  • A free whiskey web presentation through the Beer with a Scientist series at Holsopple Brewery at 7pm on Dec. 5 [December 5, 2018]
  • The complete gallery and live demo of whiskey webs will be at an evening event at the Kentucky Science Center. [September 14, 2018]
  • A print is on display at the Rabbit Hole Distillery. [September 2018]
  • Prints were auctioned for $900 for charity at Bourbon and Bowties. [June 7, 2018]

In the News

  • "Whiskey unter dem Mikroskop: Jeder Bourbon hat seinen eigenen 'Fingerabdruck'", by Solvejg Hoffmann at GEO on November 5, 2019.
  • "Was der whiskey verrät", by Nora Ederer at Süddeutsche Zeitung on November 3, 2019.
  • "Recommended reading: the 'fingerprints' of bourbon", by Billy Stelle at Engadget on November 3, 2019.
  • "Bourbon or Scotch? A droplet's dynamics reveal the truth", at Nature on November 1, 2019.
  • "There's American whiskey and there's Scotch whiskey but fingerprinting says there's more to it than difference in spelling", at The Science Times on November 1, 2019.
  • "American whiskeys leave unique ‘webs’ when evaporated", by Maria Temming at ScienceNews on October 31, 2019.
  • "American whiskey leaves behind a web-like 'fingerprint', finds study", by Chris Wilson at Decanter on October 29, 2019.
  • "American whiskey found to leave distinctive 'fingerprint' when it evaporates", by Bob Wirka at on October 28, 2019.
  • "American whiskeys leave 'unique' fingerprints, new study shows", by on October 28, 2019.
  • "American whiskeys leave behind a web-like "fingerprint" as they evaporate, by arstechnica on October 26, 2019.
  • "Whiskey webs identify American spirits, undercompressive shocks give wine its tears", by physicsworld on October 25, 2019.
  • "Synopsis: Telling Whiskey from Whisky", by APS Physics on October 24, 2019.
  • "Whiskey webs, alien abductions, goldfish invasion: News from around our 50 states" from USA Today on June 25, 2019.
  • Our work was featured on the front page of the Courier-Journal on June 25, 2019.
  • "Edible Ending: Whiskey Webs", by Edible magazine on April 30, 2019.
  • Image featured by WIRED on April 7, 2019.
  • Briefly mentioned in "A festival that shows how to combine technology, creativity and innovation" by The Washington Post on March 30, 2019.
  • "Can evaporated drops of bourbon be used to identify counterfeits?", by UofL News on November 27, 2018.
  • "UofL scientists decode 'whiskey webs' that could catch counterfeiters", story by WAVE3 on November 16, 2018.

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