Dixon Dedman

master blender,
speaker, author.

Dixon Dedman is an awarded talent in the bourbon industry known for blending some of the finest American whiskies of the last twenty years. He draws on his deep experience in spirits, branding, and product development to push boundaries with startups and established brands.

He also has twenty-plus years of experience in the hospitality industry as the fifth-generation owner and innkeeper at one of the country’s most prestigious James Beard-awarded properties, the Beaumont Inn in Harrodsburg, Kentucky. As a sought-after speaker, he travels the country to discuss his journey in the bourbon and hospitality business, share his concepts of Lego Hospitality and Disruptive Service, and lead bourbon tastings for groups of all sizes.



Dixon consults with large-scale, established brands across a variety of spirits. He also lends advice to smaller startups, helping guide brands as they plan, build, and develop their concepts.

  • Blending Product on Any Scale
  • Advice on Product Procurement
  • Branding Development
  • Product Development
  • Market Philosophy and Trends


Dixon conducts in-person and virtual tastings with whiskey groups, at corporate gatherings, or for just about any occasion. Sample kits can be shipped in advance or product can be provided on-site.

  • Profile Seminars
  • Ultra-Premium Tastings
  • Corporate Events
  • Virtual Events


Dixon’s engaging, humble, and entertaining nature is just one part of his storytelling ability. He shares insight into his past, his experiences, his successes, and the concepts he has created to help his teams succeed.

  • Brand Building
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Blending & Whiskey Theory
  • Disruptive Service & Lego Hospitality
  • Senses & Passions


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Dixon Dedman