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(Bourbon Columnist / Feature Writer) - Susan Reigler, F&D’s bourbon expert, served as The Courier-Journal dining reviewer from 1992-2005, is a past president of the Bourbon Women Association, a Certified Executive Bourbon Steward and has authored three notable bourbon related books - Kentucky Bourbon Country: The Essential Travel Guide, The Kentucky Bourbon Cocktail Book, and The Bourbon Tasting Notebook.
BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – for 26 November, by Susan Reigler A Flurry of End-of-Year Releases from Kentucky Peerless Distilling Company Since its first whiskey releases, Kentucky Peerless has lived up to its name.  Its portfolio consists of many notable...
BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – for 19 November, by Susan Reigler Release Party for the Latest LEE Initiative Maker’s Mark CommUNITY Batch During the months-long shutdowns of restaurants during the pandemic, The LEE Initiative (Let’s Empower Employment) and Maker’s Mark teamed up to raise...
BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – for 12 November, by Susan Reigler Cask Strength Angel’s Envy The devotees of Angel’s Envy, which is finished in port wine barrels, will be happy with the news of this year’s limited release of the cask...
BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – for 5 November, by Susan Reigler James B. Beam Distilling Company Announces New On-Site Restaurant James B. Beam Distilling Company has announced that QED Hospitality, which operates upscale restaurants and bars in the Pontchartrain Hotel in...
BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – for 29 October, by Susan Reigler Red Turkey Wheated Bourbon Coming from New Riff Next Month New Riff Distilling, www.newriffdistilling.com, in Newport, Kentucky will have a new limited release in November of a bourbon with heirloom...
BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – for 22 October, by Susan Reigler MGP is Now Ross & Squibb Distillery (Sort Of) Earlier this year Luxco of St. Louis, which owns Lux Row in Bardstown where bourbons including Ezra Brooks and David Nicholson...
BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – for 15 October, by Susan Reigler Woodford Reserve Marks Its Silver Anniversary, Plus Has New Partnership with Williams-Sonoma Woodford Reserve Distillery celebrated its 25th anniversary on 11 October when Master Distiller Chris Morris and Assistant Master...
BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – for 8 October, by Susan Reigler Buffalo Trace Antique Collection Missing George T. Stagg Buffalo Trace Distillery’s 2021 fall release of the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection (BTAC) will not include the 15-year-old George T. Stagg bourbon. Apparently,...
BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – for 1 October, by Susan Reigler A Shelf Full of New Seasonal Releases – Round 3 Bourbon Heritage Month may be officially over, but the fall season of new releases is ramping up. Here are some...
BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – for 24 September, by Susan Reigler A Shelf Full of New Releases for Bourbon Heritage Month – Round 2 Three recent fall releases, just in time for Bourbon Heritage Month, were described in last week’s column....