Did you really think I’d let the Night Before Thanksgiving — Louisville’s biggest night to go out and chug Claws/compare lives with former high school classmates — go by without a word from your tried and true Bar Belle?Read More Justins’ House of Bourbon opens in Louisville, plus Four Roses’ NuLu Cocktail Challenge starts Saturday
The folks at the Kentucky Derby Festival might be on to something. A few years back, they created the BourbonVille event — which offers bourbon tastings, food pairings and more — to their lineup of actives that begin three weeks before the Kentucky Derby. It’s one of my favorite Derby Fest events, second only to […]Read More Let’s ditch ‘River City’ for ‘BourbonVille,’ shall we? Also, a bourbon roundup for your Friday morning
Big things are ahead for the Heaven Hill Bourbon Heritage Center in Bardstown, and Tuesday night I got to see firsthand just what they’re up to over there — and enjoy a few handfuls of cheese.Read More A sneak peek of Phase 1 of Heaven Hill’s newly renovated Bourbon Heritage Center
The Barrel Roll honors the humble barrel and all it does for spirits, and it sounds like everyone will have a great time getting acquainted with that concept.Read More The Barrel Roll goes down Saturday, Nov. 9, in Paristown
Last year, Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2020 named Michter’s 20 as the winner of its 16-20-year-old bourbon category. It’ll be released again in early November.Read More Make way for Michter’s 20!
This year, Jamar Mack promises the offerings will be even bigger and better, as 12 distilleries have come aboard to partner with KOBBE for Bourbon & Benevolence.Read More Bourbon & Benevolence to be held Dec. 12, and a few early-bird tickets remain!
Welcome to another edition of Tasteless Tastings, which is exactly what it sounds like: Tasting notes from the riffraff. This is our spooky Halloween edition!Read More Tasteless Tastings: Halloween 2019 Edition