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,...

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 Cookbook Features Dishes by Portage House & Fat Lamb’s Dallas McGarity

Dallas McGarity, owner and executive chef of Portage House and The Fat Lamb, worked with Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. to release a "Take Me to the River," a full cookbook, which is now available...

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...

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 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,...

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...

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...

Modern Day Moonshine

Shop any decent liquor store and you’ll find a growing number of clear spirits that aren’t gin, vodka or rum. I’m talking moonshine, a debatably named clear liquor and tasty tribute to the turbulent...

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....

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