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Hip Hops: We can always wait until the tide comes around

The "Hip Hops" column dates back to 2004 in Food & Dining Magazine's print format, but digitally, it celebrates its first birthday tomorrow. Any excuse for a celebratory beer, right? https://foodanddine.com/hip-hops-introducing-weekly-scribblings-about-beer-and-brewing/ It occurs to me that every...

Hip Hops: Kentucky Common should be the beer from here, right?

The legendary fictional detective Nero Wolfe was "famously loath to leave his brownstone on West 35th Street" in New York City, preferring to examine mysterious clues through deductive reasoning. In one of author Rex Stout's...

Bourbon News & Notes: Wyoming Whiskey auction; also Kosher whiskeys and a Breakfast Julep

BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – for 16 April 2021, by Susan Reigler Wyoming Whiskey Auction to Raise Money for National Parks One fortunate outcome of our lockdown year has been an increase in virtual access...

Edibles & Potables: R.I.P. Steven Spurrier, 1941-2021

 There are few life stories in the food and drink business as fascinating as that of Steven Spurrier, legendary wine merchant and educator. Spurrier died in March at 79. Legendary Retailer, Writer and Educator Steven...

Bourbon News & Notes: Maker’s Mark Wood Finishing Series; Paul Sutton Small Batch Bourbon;...

BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – for 26 February 2021, by Susan Reigler Newest Release of Maker’s Mark Wood Finishing Series If it’s anything like its predecessors, the third release in the Maker’s Mark Wood Finishing...

Hip Hops: New brewery (Epiphany), new sites (AtG, Goodwood) and new Sterling

Major league baseball returned last week, and the excellent all-about-sports publication The Athletic honored the occasion with a cleverly timed and well-written beer article: "Hop prospects for Opening Weekend: The best new local brews...

Bourbon News & Notes: Woodford Reserve $1,000 Mint Julep; Bardstown Bourbon Co. mobile tasting...

BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – for 9 April 2021, by Susan Reigler Mint Julep Month Recipe of the Week – Woodford Reserve $1,000 Kentucky Derby Julep The proceeds from this year’s sale of the Woodford Reserve...

Bourbon News & Notes: Maker’s honors Margie Samuels; Woodford Derby bottles; and a Bourbon...

BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – for 5 March 2021, by Susan Reigler Maker’s Mark Bottle Honors Founder Margie Samuels and Women’s History Month Maker’s Mark is celebrating Women’s History Month with a special commemorative edition featuring...

Bourbon News & Notes: Whiskey trends for 2021; “his & her” Manhattans

BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – for 1 January 2021, by Susan Reigler American Whiskey Trends to Watch in 2021 Happily, 2020 is history and it is to be fervently wished that those unforeseen trends in the...

The Black Rabbit, an intimate speakeasy from the team at Equus & Jack’s, opens...

Pandemic restrictions begin easing on Friday, May 22, and Jared Matthews is celebrating with Black Rabbit, a new speakeasy-style nook at 120 Sears Avenue in St. Matthews, artfully inserted behind Equus & Jack’s Bourbon...