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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...

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...
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...

Bardstown Bourbon Company Releases Their First Kentucky Straight Bourbon

The Bardstown Bourbon Company (BBCo), 1500 Parkway Drive, has released their first Kentucky Strait bourbon whiskey, Bardstown Bourbon Fusion Series #1. The product is a blend of Bardstown Bourbon Company’s estate-made, two-year-old wheat and...

Easy Entertaining— Cooking with Bourbon

With the growing emphasis on using local ingredients whenever possible in cooking, it is only natural that restaurant chefs would experiment with uses for Bourbon, a local product with a long and storied history...

Bourbon in Transition

Master distillers' decades-long experience lays foundation for Bourbon industry's future. Making good Bourbon takes a long time. So does making a master distiller. These artisans of alcohol must learn every aspect of the Bourbon business,...

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...

Barrel Strength Bourbon

A few years before he passed away in in 2004, I had the distinct privilege to spend a morning with legendary Jim Beam Master Distiller Booker Noe at his home in Bardstown. He was...

Bourbon Bottled-in-Bond: A History of Quality Assurance

Most whiskey lovers today appreciate that there are strict government guidelines attached to the manufacture of alcoholic beverages, including bourbon. Drinkers of Kentucky’s favorite spirit know those guidelines include that the recipe of cooked...

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...