Bourbon in Transition

Master distillers' decades-long experience lays foundation for Bourbon industry's future. Making good Bourbon takes a long time. So does making a master distiller. These artisans of alcohol must learn every aspect of the Bourbon business,...

Rich Finck: This Cool Entrepreneur is Rockin’ The Bourbon Industry

An article in Forbes about Nobel prize winner Shuji Nakamura claims that anger is the mother of invention.  One might not compare the blue light emitting diodes he created that made possible every flat...

Hell or High Water Speakeasy Updates Menu, Adds Large Format Beer Program

Hell or High Water, the discreet bar located at 112 Washington St led by brother-sister Louisville natives Stirling and Maude Welch, regularly updates their cocktail menu and has debuted a new cocktail menu, including...

Ballotin Chocolate Whiskey

People who know me won’t be surprised by the analogy that came to mind as I sat down to sample Ballotin Chocolate Whiskey, a new product from a veteran of the local distilling industry. What jumped into my head was the rabbit-duck illusion, an ambiguous 19th-century German drawing depicting a rabbit that, if you look again, looks like a duck, or a duck, if you blink, that resembles a rabbit. Which creature is it? Read more...

Bourbon Women Founder and President at Sip-osium [Video]

Mothers and daughters; aunts and nieces, best of friends and coworkers, and even a few husbands - 200 women from 23 states gathered at the Brown Hotel for this 5th annual sold out event...

Goodwood Brewing Co Expands With Bourbon and Line of Spirits

in Late January, Local brewery Goodwood Brewing Co launched a premium bourbon aged in stout barrels, announcing their expansion with the Goodwood Spirits line - a line of distilled craft spirits. Their press release said...

Chefs Battle Behind the Bar Monday Night at Red Herring

Red Herring Cocktail Lounge & Kitchen, 1757 Frankfort Ave, will host Bistro 1860’s Michael Crouch for a Chef Bartending Battle on Monday June 18, pulling Crouch out of the kitchen and pitting him against Red...

Bourbon & Beyond Offered Plenty of Food Diversity

The second annual Bourbon & Beyond Festival at Louisville’s Champions Park opened under gray skies that didn't seem to deter anyone as poncho wearing groups amassed. Crews were working hard to keep the festival grounds...

Seasonal Summer Beer! Jeffersontown Summer Craft Beer Fest Returns July 7.

Louisville's craft beer scene continues to grow, and that's good news for craft beer fest fans in search of seasonal summer beers. The Jeffersontown Summer Craft Beer Fest is returning for its fourth year...

Copper & Kings Releases Collaboration with Few Spirits: Brandy Matured in Rye Whiskey Barrels

Louisville-based Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. has released its latest collaboration "via chicago" American Brandy (108 proof/54% ABV) for $50 / 750mL. This spirit is a super-premium, pure copper pot-distilled American brandy matured...

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