Tequila: Brothers in the Barrel

The bourbon craze deserves some credit for tequila’s soaring popularity. Most Baby Boomers recall bourbon as “the drunk’s drink” in the 1970s. Back then, gin was coming in, vodka was rockin’ and rum was running....

Vodka — The Gateway Spirit

I am a cocktail enthusiast, part of a small but growing handful of people who drink because we love the art of drinking. I love the theatrics involved in preparing a quality drink: the sound...

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...

Blues, Brews & BBQ This Weekend: Today Last Day For Discounted Tickets Online

Is it really summer in Kentucky without barbecue or music festivals?  Now that Forecastle is again behind us, it’s time to turn our ears and taste buds to the blues and barbecue at the...

Trail Blazer

By creating the Urban Bourbon Trail, the CVB's Stacey Yates helped put Bourbon tourism on the map. These days, Louisville’s Urban Bourbon Trail, a network of 34 establishments that promote and celebrate Bourbon by offering...

July Tasting Schedule at Westport Whiskey & Wine

Westport Whiskey & Wine has plenty of opportunities to up your cocktail skills or enjoy tastings with a variety of spirits brands in a beautiful air conditioned setting this month.  Read More for the...

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...

Bourbon Guys and Gals: Retro Theme Bourbon Mixer August 25 (Q & A)

Prepare for Louisville super groups The Whiskey Chicks and The Bourbon Brotherhood to join forces August 25th at 6:30 p.m. at the Henry Clay. It’s the 5th annual Bourbon Mixer to benefit Coalition for...

Become a Certified Bourbon Steward

If you've been wanting to learn more about the basics of bourbon, Stave & Thief Society wants to make you a certified Bourbon Steward next Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m.  at Burdorf Interiors,...

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,...

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