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September is National Bourbon Heritage Month

September 20, 2022

Celebrating America’s Spirit with a True All-American Beverage While National Bourbon Heritage Month only began in 2007 when Congress made an official declaration, Bourbon itself dates back over 200 years and has played a key role in shaping America’s economy, culture, and history. Elijah Craig, a Southern Baptist minister, is believed to be the father […]

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Beat the Summer Heat with a Bourbon Slush

August 25, 2022

Dog days of summer got you down? It’s hard to enjoy the summer fun with the unbearable heat. Luckily, fall is around the corner, but in the meantime try adding this frozen favorite to your summer cocktail recipes. Whether it’s drinks by the pool or a patio sunset, a Bourbon slush is sure to help […]

2021 Bourbon Classic Recap

March 22, 2022

The 2021 Bourbon Classic was a huge success! With 1,415 weekend attendees, 25 special guest chefs and bartenders, and 22 participating distilleries, all making their way across the country, from over 30 states, it was bound to be one for the books. It was great to finally be back together again after months of lockdown. […]

Valentine’s Day Gifts Perfect for Every Bourbon Lover

February 10, 2022

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching. If you have a Bourbon lover in your life and aren’t quite sure what to get them this year, look no further! We’ve compiled a list of the perfect Bourbon inspired gifts for any Bourbon connoisseur. No matter which gift you choose to give, you can be sure any of […]

Festive Bourbon Recipes for Your Next Holiday Gathering

December 14, 2021

The last two months of the year are full of hustle and bustle – family gatherings, holiday shopping, and work parties, just to name a few. It can be so easy to get lost in the shuffle this time of year, but it’s important to remember what the holiday season is about. The holidays are […]

History of Slugger Field

November 4, 2021

This year, the Bourbon Classic will be held at historic Louisville Slugger Field. This historic venue is filled with rich history and tradition, along with recent renovations and upgrades to make the guest experience even better than ever.  Prior to the Slugger Field baseball stadium, the building was actually a train shed and home to […]

The Old Fashioned

October 18, 2021

The old fashioned – a true classic. And how could it not be with its rich flavor, smooth taste, and bold statement? From humble beginnings in a small Kentucky social club, to climbing its way up the social ladder to the Waldorf-Astoria in The Big Apple, the Old Fashioned is arguably the most popular cocktail […]

Rye Bourbon

Ever Wonder “Rye?”

June 16, 2021

Ever wonder “rye” (why) there are so many types of Bourbon out there and what the differences between them are? We’re going to break it down for you, BUT before we dive into the different types of Bourbon, let’s recap what makes Bourbon, well, Bourbon. In order for a whiskey to be classified as Bourbon, […]

A Spoon Full of Bourbon Helps the Medicine Go Down

April 17, 2021

Would it surprise you to know,  juleps (a derivative of the Arabic word julab meaning rosewater) have been around a long time. Wikipedia gives a great little history on the julep. “The term “julep” is generally defined as a sweet drink, particularly one used as a vehicle for medicine. English juleps, using rosewater, as opposed […]

What’s In A Name?

March 16, 2021

Bourbon is a type of Whiskey but not all Whiskey is Bourbon. There is only one way to make  Bourbon – well two: It must be made in the United States to be called Bourbon. It must be made with at least 51% corn. Of course, water and oak barrels come into play too but […]

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