Some 213 beers from 60 breweries will poured at this weekend’s Highlands Beer Festival, held from 5-9 p.m. inside Mid-City Mall (1250 Bardstown Road).
The Festival is sponsored by the ever-generous and always beer-minded folks at ValuMarket, whose growler offerings are always good. At a similar event in December, 1,030 people came to drink about 150 different beers.
David Easterling has talked about it for a long time, but come Saturday at noon, the owner of Falls City Beer will open his new tasting room at 545 E. Barrett Ave.
It is not a bar where you can expect to get beer by the glass. According to Easterling, it is a place designed as a stop to familiarize yourself with new Falls City products and get your growlers filled.
So National Geographic has named the Kentucky Bourbon Trail Tour a “Best Spring Trip” for 2013. Well, we’ll be darned—and darned proud.
Seems the yellow-bordered magazine of our youths, the one packed with photographs of mountain peak ascents, exotic wildlife and pics otherwise deemed um, well, unacceptable outside of a strictly educational setting, has the hots for one of Kentucky’s greatest travel treasures.
Kudos to Tisha Michelle Gainey for the hard work she and the brew-focused crews at Buckhead Mountain Grill (Bardstown Road and Jeffersonville, Ind.) and Rocky’s Sub Pub put into elevating the status and availability of local beer at restaurants. Her team has done a nice job on special events and dinners centered on beer, which never gets the plate-side respect given wine and bourbon.