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Bourbon News & Notes: Four Roses Limited Edition; Fred B. Noe Distillery; Maker’s Mark’s...

BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – for 3 September, by Susan Reigler Four Roses Releasing 2021 Limited Edition Small Batch This year’s Limited Edition Small Batch Bourbon from Four Roses will be out later this month. The...

R.I.P. Scott Hand, head brewer at Monnik Beer Co.

­ The Irish novelist James Joyce had a way with words, as when he considered the origins of Guinness Stout in this passage from Ulysses. -- Hurry up, Terry boy, says Alf. Terence O'Ryan heard him and...

Hip Hops: In my cups at the very spot where the WCTU conspired

If I had a great beer yesterday but forgot to take a photograph, did I really drink it? The last full week of August was eventful. Hi-Wire Brewing's taproom on Baxter Avenue in Louisville opened,...

Bourbon News & Notes: Old Forester 117, Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond, and whiskey...

BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – for 27 August 2021, by Susan Reigler Brown-Forman Releases a Second Old Forester 117 Master Taster Jackie Zykan has chosen several barrels from Old Forester’s Warehouse K (known for aging some...

The Bar Belle: “Changing last-call hours is a knee-jerk reaction that’ll stifle Louisville bars”

This essay is written by Sara Havens, whose "The Bar Belle" column appears in Food & Dining Magazine's quarterly print editions. The essay is reprinted from Sara's web site with her permission (and the...

Hip Hops: Like I was saying, Oktoberfest in July, Halloween in … January?

The following installment of our weekly beer dialogue first appeared on August 17, 2020, and is being reheated today (bei stovetop, nicht microwave) because of two excellent reasons: (1) it remains relevant, and (2)...

Bourbon News & Notes: Freddie’s Old Fashioned Soda helps the historic Green Hill Cemetery...

BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – for 20 August 2021, by Susan Reigler Restoration of Historic Green Hill Cemetery in Frankfort Gets a Boost from Freddie’s Old Fashioned Soda If you are very lucky, you’ll have had...

Hip Hops: News of the Beer (with requisite editorial commentary)

Toss one out, and we'll "bat" it around... NEWS ITEM: THANK A FARMER: Floyds Knobs farm grows hops featured in local beers, by Brooke McAfee (News and Tribune). ROGER'S TAKE: Not a day passes without your faithful...

Bourbon News & Notes: Bourbon Women SIPosium, Dickel Bourbon, and a Black Manhattan

BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – for 13 August 2021, by Susan Reigler Attend the Bourbon Women SIPosium Virtually The Bourbon Women Association is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Since its beginning in Louisville in 2011, it has...

Hip Hops: What’s Alt, doc? Akasha’s new beer, that’s what (and a 1995 flashback)

American craft brewers have proven adept at rescuing forgotten classic beer styles and reshaping them for a contemporary market. Recent examples that spring to mind include the three "gees": Gose, Grisette and Grodziskie, from...