Today’s Reason To Drink

It’s exciting living in Louisville and seeing all these bourbon distilleries come to life. This year alone we will have three more open up — Rabbit Hole, Old Forester and Michter’s. It’s pretty cool traveling other places and boasting about our state’s signature industry. Bourbon is hip, after all. It automatically puts us at the […]

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Today’s Reason To Drink

So yesterday I was out most of the afternoon at the grand opening ceremony of Lux Row Distillers in Bardstown. Along with tours and bourbon, they had a whole barbecue spread — hot dogs, hamburgers, pulled pork. I thought I died and went to bourbon heaven. Of course I stayed as long as I could, […]

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Today’s Reason To Drink

So yesterday I wrote about the passage of HB 400, which will allow visitors to ship home the bourbon they buy from Kentucky distilleries, but it’ll also allow us to visit other distilleries and wineries in other states and ship shit back to our address. However, at the moment, there are only seven states and […]

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Today’s Reason To Drink

Today was a good day. I spent it not tied to my desk writing about goat festivals, but instead inside a Brown-Forman rick house sipping a new 14-year-old bourbon and eating a lunch prepared by Chef Damaris Phillips. Here’s more info on the latest premium release by Brown-Forman, called King of Kentucky. It tasted like […]

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Today’s Reason To Drink

So I was busy all last week and over the weekend with the Bourbon Classic. I got to tour distilleries and taste so many bourbons, my tongue is still numb. I published a photo gallery from my experiences over at Insider Louisville, but here is one photo that didn’t make the cut. Yes, this was […]

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Today’s Reason To Drink

Sometimes the bourbon gods decide to shower you with good fortune. That happened to me last night, as I had two events to cover for work, both involving bourbon. The first was a sneak peek of the new Omni Hotel in downtown Louisville, and it also was the season announcement for the Broadway Series. Four […]

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