Bourbon Guys and Gals: Retro Theme Bourbon Mixer August 25 (Q & A)

Prepare for Louisville super groups The Whiskey Chicks and The Bourbon Brotherhood to join forces August 25th at 6:30 p.m. at the Henry Clay. It’s the 5th annual Bourbon Mixer to benefit Coalition for...

Bourbon News: Barton Spills Mash; Woodford Reserve and Four Roses Continue Derby Traditions

Following the collapse of their warehouse last year, Barton 1792 suffered another disaster Tuesday when 120,000 gallons of mash spilled from damaged beer wells, injuring two. Tours resumed Wednesday. Learn more here.   Woodford Reserve 20th...

A Mint Julep Truffle Comes with This Bourbon Order at Four Local Bars

If you haven't ever had an Art Eatables bourbon truffle, you are missing out, and this Derby season is your limited chance to try a specially created Mint Julep Truffle. They are made in...

Chefs Battle Behind the Bar Monday Night at Red Herring

Red Herring Cocktail Lounge & Kitchen, 1757 Frankfort Ave, will host Bistro 1860’s Michael Crouch for a Chef Bartending Battle on Monday June 18, pulling Crouch out of the kitchen and pitting him against Red...

Vodka — The Gateway Spirit

I am a cocktail enthusiast, part of a small but growing handful of people who drink because we love the art of drinking. I love the theatrics involved in preparing a quality drink: the sound...

Kentucky’s distillers, wineries and breweries may now ship directly to consumers

The Kentucky Distillers' Association (KDA) shares encouraging news from the Kentucky General Assembly last week: the successful passage of House Bill 415, the producer-only direct-to-consumer shipping bill. KDA APPLAUDS PASSAGE OF HB 415 SHIPPING BILL...

Become a Certified Bourbon Steward

If you've been wanting to learn more about the basics of bourbon, Stave & Thief Society wants to make you a certified Bourbon Steward next Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m.  at Burdorf Interiors,...

Bourbon Barrel Foods Selling Bottled Spirits Just in Time for Holidays

For the first time, Butchertown now has a boutique spot to buy bottled wine and liquor. Bourbon Barrel Foods, 1201 Story Ave, Suite 175, has long produced and sold food items that allow you...

Modern Day Moonshine

Shop any decent liquor store and you’ll find a growing number of clear spirits that aren’t gin, vodka or rum. I’m talking moonshine, a debatably named clear liquor and tasty tribute to the turbulent...

Trisha Torpey / Against the Grain Wins NuluDays Cocktail Challenge; Get All Recipes Here

In November, we shared 10 Four Roses cocktails you could judge during the 4th Annual NuLuDays Holiday Cocktail Challenge. Local mixologist Trisha Torpey of Against the Grain has been named the winner for the second year in...