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Coming in May: “Bourbon Is My Comfort Food,” a book by Heather Wibbels (The...

In an article from 2020, our bourbon columnist Susan Reigler provides this introduction to Heather Wibbels. The Cocktail Contessa If you are looking to upgrade your at-home mixology skills, you’ll not have a better guide that...

Hip Hops: Hrabal, Urquell, and the Golden Tiger’s beer cellar

“Because when I read, I don't really read; I pop a beautiful sentence into my mouth and suck it like a fruit drop, or I sip it like a liqueur until the thought dissolves...

Bourbon News & Notes: Tom Bullock’s Old Fashioned, and Log Still Distillery’s approach

BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – for 12 February 2021, by Susan Reigler Toast Black History Month with Tom Bullock’s Old Fashioned Famed African-American bartender Tom Bullock was born in Louisville in 1872. He practiced his mixology...

Here’s 10 Four Roses Bourbon Cocktails You Can Totally Judge This Month

Starting Saturday, November 10, you’ll have three weeks to walk through Nulu and pass judgement on ten original cocktails made with Four Roses Bourbon by local bartenders and decide which of them will get...

Happy Holidays from The LEE Initiative, featuring Brianna’s Holiday Egg Nog

"We started the LEE Initiative in Louisville, KY in 2018 after we saw a need for more diversity, more training, and more equality in our own restaurants. We wanted to redefine what it means...

The Bar Belle: “How Bourbon Distilleries Unite to Help in Times of Need”

Our print columnist Sara Havens, a.k.a. The Bar Belle, is an award-winning journalist and author who has championed for Louisville's nightlife scene for more than 20 years. Her work first appeared in LEO Weekly...

Bourbon News & Notes: New Riff Red Turkey Wheated; Westport Whiskey & Wine; #INEEDCOFFEE...

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...

John Grisanti assumes ownership of Nouvelle Bar & Bottle

Nouvelle is a small neighborhood wine bar and bottle shop on a mission to serve our community excellent wine from unique producers in a welcoming and inclusive environment. Nouvelle (214 S. Clay St.) has...

Exclusive: Owners of Lou Lou Food + Drink Buy Equus / Jack’s Lounge: Changes...

Jared Matthews is owner operator at Lou Lou Food + Drink (108 Sears Ave) and runs both Diamond Pub & Billiards locations (3814 Frankfort Ave, 630 Barret Ave) , but now he is adding...

Brass tacks, uncommon sense, and hangover remedies

No alcohol is used in the preparation of drunken noodles, the spicy Thai hangover remedy (cover photo credit). We might have a very long discussion as to the efficacy, in one of many ideal worlds,...