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....

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...

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...

Trisha Torpey / Against the Grain Wins NuluDays Cocktail Challenge; Get All Recipes Here

In November, we shared 10 Four Roses cocktails you could judge during the 4th Annual NuLuDays Holiday Cocktail Challenge. Local mixologist Trisha Torpey of Against the Grain has been named the winner for the second year in...

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...

2018 Master Sommeliers Stripped Of Their Title

Only 274 people have passed the test to become a Master Sommelier since it was established in 1969, and 24 passed it in 2018. However, 23 of them have been stripped of their titles...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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