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...

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...

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....

Bourbon & Beyond Offered Plenty of Food Diversity

The second annual Bourbon & Beyond Festival at Louisville’s Champions Park opened under gray skies that didn't seem to deter anyone as poncho wearing groups amassed. Crews were working hard to keep the festival grounds...

Bourbon News: Barton Spills Mash; Woodford Reserve and Four Roses Continue Derby Traditions

Following the collapse of their warehouse last year, Barton 1792 suffered another disaster Tuesday when 120,000 gallons of mash spilled from damaged beer wells, injuring two. Tours resumed Wednesday. Learn more here.   Woodford Reserve 20th...

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...

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...

Old World Character with a New Age Spirit – Dumante Verdenoce

Have you tried Dumante, that ancient nutty liqueur sipped for ages in pistachio groves of Sicily? Don’t feel bad if you haven’t, because Dumante has only been out since Fall of 2007, although its rich,...

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...

Goodwood Brewing Co Expands With Bourbon and Line of Spirits

in Late January, Local brewery Goodwood Brewing Co launched a premium bourbon aged in stout barrels, announcing their expansion with the Goodwood Spirits line - a line of distilled craft spirits. Their press release said...

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