Saturday, November 28, 2020

Hip Hops: With an Elector or a Chimera, there’s always beer news fit to...

Tomorrow is Elector Day The New Albanian Brewing Company Pizzeria & Public House (3312 Plaza Drive, New Albany) generally refers to Election Day as "Elector Day." NABC's original brewery began production in 2002, and the...

Bourbon News & Notes: The Cocktail Contessa’s Boulevardier, and a special Maker’s Mark for...

BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – 30 October, 2020, by Susan Reigler Breeders’ Cup Commemorative Bottle from Maker’s Mark The Breeders’ Cup is returning to Kentucky next week (November 6 and 7) and once again Maker’s Mark...

Hip Hops: A Guinness in Sligo, or the Irish publican as “general factotum”

“The publican was the man who christened them, married them, and buried them, the local people,” said John O’Dwyer, a Dublin publican, in Dublin Pub Life and Lore. In July of 1985, I hopped a train...

Bourbon News & Notes: Insuring the future of the white oak, and two tastings...

BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – 23 October, 2020, by Susan Reigler No Oak Trees, No Bourbon As every bourbon aficionado knows, in order to become bourbon, new-make whiskey must be aged in new, charred white oak...

Hip Hops: TEN20 Craft Brewery is open, and Gravely Brewing wins GABF medals

As it pertains to beer news, it doesn't get any better than when a new brewery opens, and TEN20 Craft Brewery (1020 East Washington Street) launched last week in Butchertown. https://www.facebook.com/TEN20beer/photos/a.136912141225638/192251825691669/?type=3&__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARDAhATnk3cusGg_NKVX2mYbsx6Xi5GSRks8Hhn0xmps8_4hDTfeqxFdU28w7ykCR19gSl6NXM77JmrYYm8inSYTD-iU4ZtV26D0_zf_-bUFHNwO-TlAgZ_uvkXdap8yclQ2ymttrRokhsnhE13OiIQ1vWx4jkXSp2_7LjbNZPDuIJYllJT7W4HzhRyvHp104b4nMrkpxib6BZFJQyz6pIoimfSspFkleDFi9FPd6-IFv54lF2Ss9I3AGbPPpKb7KWb-C6fwSRTwjofQMmJOPev8t6VjYqaAWg5fMVDdJ_NyWTlv74XvYeuKpUlcbhhKrASSbLFTLzr_jsQV7Xw17JCT06hVcaXYzlOrXhypEUzkP1Kdi4eohCt5x_cxp3lWlh_s4fMC2rFW7WaHEM8AJD3jFt5P7i8NRklNAXZJaT-9&__tn__=-R TEN20 Craft Brewery originally was...

Bourbon News & Notes: The Diversity Edition, with Bulleit, KDA, U of L and...

BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – 16 October, 2020, by Susan Reigler Diageo Launches Craftswomen Program International spirits giant Diageo, which owns the Bulleit bourbon and rye whiskeys and operates a distillery in Shelby County, has introduced...

Hip Hops: After a brilliant run, Louisville Beer Store’s endgame draws near

Writing last month at The Daily Beast, the inimitable Lew Bryson reminded us that beer sales aren't exactly booming. "To understand why this myth persists," explains Bryson, "it helps to realize that the beer business...

Bourbon News & Notes: Grab your coat and get your hat, Pappy season is...

BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – 9 October, 2020, by Susan Reigler The Pappy Game is Afoot Buffalo Trace Distillery announced this week that the yearly distribution of highly allocated Pappy Van Winkle whiskeys is pending. Here...

Hip Hops: Louisville Beer Week approaches (Oct. 23 – 30)

Unless you care a jot for Carlos Brito (I don't), then we can begin and end this week's clipboard with the welcome news that there'll be a Louisville Beer Week in 2020. https://www.facebook.com/LouisvilleBeerWeek/posts/364610548243466?__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARD1TjQUEXvKkLejadQnT8MeuvoD4UEPFRiy0h2uzyEwiZGzA0Y8HCFFuWi8KZP-6SaybzUhESj7rdaxSqIoxZFQ5aUFA4G1msUXSdqW_cLpGhmZvUXL7-CcUK4GpL-L44NFkGgpK0SkM4v0KdHG50RDHdOovDnYlXVm5PBypgbUkyZtwzgnbWhTMQgYE8wQCcXU7Gwl1dloNWt9AG8DRScOXVRsJOUPcq1mSXnqcnVPTsueienAmba2gWvV9WdBmfX5aXkTkTjRkNlB3qwialYtWpX_MBHHh0aYVERjbUYDxzXwsXlu_rU3fDZToUHPCXP5sb0e9RlJF4d3Ho7gvdw&__tn__=-R Friends! #LouisvilleBeerWeek has returned!...

Hip Hops: Atrium Brewing debuts in Shelby Park

F&D's Fall 2020 quarterly print issue has hit the streets, and we're all excited to be back after a pandemic hiatus.  Let's keep the beer news simple and to the point this week by welcoming...