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LouisvilleKY’s Forecastle has released 2018 Bourbon Lineup

From forecastlefest.com Louisville, KY. – Prepare to whet your whistle at Forecastle’s Kentucky Bourbon Trail outpost, the 2018 Bourbon Lodge™– returning for the sixth consecutive year to offer some of the finest bourbons in the Bluegrass State. Check the website the full list of unique offerings, plus updates on the Rarities Bar, Flight Bar, and Bourbon Cares presented by Liquor Barn, and more! Bourbon Lodge memberships are also available.   *Bulleit Bourbon *Four Roses Bourbon *Maker’s Mark *Michter’s Small Batch Bourbon *Jim Beam *Old Forester *Wild Turkey *Larceny Bourbon


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LouisvilleKY’s Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse Presents Interactive Tableside Cocktails

World’s No. 1 Bourbon Makes History with First-of-Its-Kind Mixology Experience in Downtown Louisville LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Cocktails in Kentucky just got more delicious. The Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse proudly debuts a premier tableside cocktail experience, “raising the bar” for bourbon tastings and at-home mixology. Featuring classic and contemporary drinks created by a “cocktail concierge,” the program marks an evolution of Jim Beam’s downtown Urban Stillhouse and celebrates one of the first Kentucky bourbon distilleries to offer cocktails for visitors. “The Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse has grown from a best-in-class micro-distillery and retail space,” said Kim Bennett, Senior…


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LouisvilleKY-made rare bourbon to be auctioned at Christie’s

Robin Hood to Auction Single Barrel of 24-Year-Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey for Purchase through Christie’s Auction House donated by Blade and Bow Whiskey from Legendary Stitzel-Weller Distillery to be Auctioned off Dec. 9 with All Proceeds Benefitting Non-Profit Robin Hood LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Whiskey aficionados should mark their calendars for Dec. 9 for the opportunity to purchase a one-of-a-kind collectable piece of Kentucky bourbon history when the only known barrel of Blade and Bow 24-Year-Old Whiskey will go up for auction through Christie’s Auction House. The barrel was distilled and aged at The Stitzel-Weller Distillery…


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Angel’s Envy opens new LouisvilleKY distillery and visitor center

Reservations for Guided Tours Now Being Accepted Online Louisville, Kentucky (November 16, 2016) – Angel’s Envy™, the super-premium Kentucky Straight bourbon whiskey of uncompromising character and quality, will officially open its new distillery and visitor center to the public for guided tours beginning Saturday, November 19. Online reservations, which are required, are now being accepted at www.angelsenvy.com. Admission is $15 per person and includes a tasting. Located at 500 E. Main Street at Jackson, (the former Vermont American and Baer Fabrics Warehouse), the new state-of-the-art facility is the first full-production whiskey distillery in downtown Louisville. Having completed a $27 million…


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LouisvilleKY’s Old Forester soon to release new bourbon

LOUISVILLE, Ky., /PRNewswire/ — This September, Old Forester Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky, America’s First Bottled Bourbon™, will introduce its 15th Anniversary release of Birthday Bourbon, the annual limited-edition expression was created to pay homage to founder George Garvin Brown’s birthday on September 2nd. The 2016 Birthday Bourbon expression is offered at 97 Proof, jointly determined by Brown-Forman Master Distiller Chris Morris and Old Forester Master Bourbon Specialist Jackie Zykan. This year marks Zykan’s first involvement with the Birthday Bourbon release since joining the brand in 2015. “In 2002, when we first introduced Birthday Bourbon, the market for premium Bourbons was almost…


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In Louisville and across the Commonwealth, Holidays come early for bourbon lovers

Louisville, Ky., – For those who love bourbon, it’s Christmas in September, rather Bourbon Heritage Month for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Several tourism departments have several events, tips and advice on how to properly mark this special month. We list a couple for you: From www.gotolouisville.com: Bourbon Heritage Month is an ideal time to celebrate America’s only native spirit in the heart of the region where 95% of the special whiskey is made – Kentucky.  Special dinners and events are being held throughout Bourbon Country, including the Kentucky Bourbon Festival later this month in Bardstown, KY.  Here are some ways to…


ReSurfaced Returns to Downtown Louisville KY in June

 From Louisville Metro. . .  LOUISVILLE, Ky.  The popular ReSurfaced initiative, which transformed a vacant lot on Main Street in downtown Louisville into an art/performance/beer garden that attracted thousands of people, will reopen in June with a bourbon and local food theme. ReSurfaced: The Bourbon Edition will launch Thursday, June 4 and coincide with The Kentucky Bourbon Affair™ fantasy camp, sponsored by the Kentucky Distillers’ Association. The KDA is also a lead sponsor of ReSurfaced: The Bourbon Edition. ReSurfaced will remain open each Thursday, Friday and Saturday during June (except Saturday June 20, when a private event is planned for the…


Enjoy the Heaven & Evan Tour From Bardstown to Louisville

May 5, 2015 Louisville, KY – Having a well-rounded, palette-pleasing bourbon experience doesn’t have to take an entire day. Bourbon lovers can now sign up for Heaven & Evan, a unique exclusive tour and tasting experience organized by Mint Julep Tours. The experience transports you from downtown Louisville to nearby Bardstown and back in just five and a half hours, making it the perfect option for people looking to maximize their time. For just $175 per person, you have the opportunity to visit two staples of The Kentucky Bourbon Trail—Heaven Hill’s Bourbon Heritage Center in Bardstown, Kentucky, and the Evan…


Louisville’s Frazier History Museum Expansion Plans Include Extended Bourbon History Exhibit

Louisville, Ky. – As the Frazier History Museum moves forward with its Future Fund Phase II renovation project, Interim Director Paula Hale has announced the museum’s plans to develop an expanded Bourbon history exhibit and experience at its location on West Main Street. The $1.4 million Future Fund Phase II includes increasing classroom space, creating a more visible entrance and an expanded museum store. This project allows the museum to serve a projected 41,500 students, teachers and families annually, increasing the current number served by 13,000 and attracting approximately 10,000 new visitors to the museum annually. Phase I of the Future…


Four Roses Building Bourbon Bottling Plant in Bullitt County

FRANKFORT, Ky.– Four Roses is expanding again. Gov. Steve Beshear today announced the company plans to build a new bottling facility in Bullitt County. Four Roses is expected to create up to 30 new jobs and invest $8 million into the project. “Four Roses is vital to Kentucky’s rich bourbon heritage,” said Gov. Beshear. “It’s exciting to see the company continue to grow its operations, create jobs and contribute to the renaissance of one of the Commonwealth’s signature industries. I want to thank Four Roses for its investment here in Kentucky, and I look forward to seeing this facility in…