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Four Bourbon Short Pours

A wide array of news items comes across our desks at Food & Dining Magazine, and at times it's best to sample the highlights just a few wee nips at a time.   Your humble correspondent...

Fred Minnick’s new podcast pairs bourbon with music and musicians

The writer and media personality Fred Minnick is best described as an apostle of bourbonism -- lower case and generalized, encompassing all things bourbon-related.  Recently Minnick, an Oklahoman who married a Kentuckian and became the...

Hurry, February: Doc’s Bourbon Room seeks to be the “nation’s biggest whiskey bar”

In a last-minute information release from the North Pole, noted seasonal business mogul S. Claus has announced that all petitioners over the age of 21 who have submitted itemized lists that include a specific...

The Four Roses NuLuDays Holiday Cocktail Challenge returns with a bonus Sip & Stroll

The fifth annual Four Roses ‘NuLuDays’ Holiday Cocktail Challenge is a three-week-long contest designed to gently ease Louisville into the holiday spirit. It's a user-friendly competition. Mixologists at five participating NuLu establishments have created signature...

Profile — The Bourbons Bistro Legacy

Putting the Urban in Bourbon (Originally published in the Fall 2019 issue of Food & Dining)  “Irish Hill is the Louisville neighborhood you find when you’re lost.” It’s an old-time Louisville saying about a relatively small,...

Meet the Dubliner Conor O’Driscoll, Heaven Hill’s master distiller

Bourbon is venerable and cutting edge; it’s your granddaddy’s tipple and the hottest new cocktail, and most importantly for those who make a living following the money, it’s a supremely local phenomenon with business...

Buzzard’s Roost Straight Rye is here, so join Jason Brauner and sample his sippin’...

Wry expressions are not common among buzzards, but Buzzard's Roost Straight is debuting two new expressions of rye whiskey, as sourced and bottled by Jason Brauner of Bourbons Bistro renown. Brauner will be on...

It’s good to be King: Brown-Forman’s King of Kentucky Bourbon returns with a second...

King of Kentucky is the tipping point where Bourbon’s slow-paced legacies meet the contemporary explosion of interest in the category. Established in 1881 as a Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, King of Kentucky’s post-Prohibition experience reflected...

Bulleit Distilling Co.’s new Visitor Experience isn’t your grandfather’s distillery walk-through

In 2017 Bulleit Distilling Co. celebrated its 30th birthday with the unveiling of a $115 million distillery in Shelbyville, KY, then getting down to the business of crafting the brand’s characteristic rye-heavy bourbon. In...
Woodford Reserve Distillery

The Woodford Reserve Distillery presents Friday Night Live, a summer celebration with tours, cocktails...

The Woodford Reserve Distillery near Versailles, KY epitomizes the hopes and dreams of Bourbon lovers everywhere. Several distilleries have operated here at various times over a span of more than two hundred years, and the...