Mid-January is the perfect time to start plotting for summer adventures. And what better way to dream about oceans and lakes and warm weather than at the annual Louisville Boat, RV & Sportshow? Plus, Four Roses will have a presence at the Boat Show in the form of a pop-up bar of sorts.Read More Motor boating, pitching tents and much more at this week’s Louisville Boat, RV & Sportshow!
Old Forester, a bourbon brand that turns 150 this year, is beefing up the proof on its single-barrel releases. The Louisville company typically releases its single-barrel bourbon at 90 proof, but with consumer demand at an all-time high for higher-proofed products, Old Fo decided to now let those who pick a barrel pick a proof so to speak.Read More Old Forester beefs up its single barrel proofs (!!)
What I didn’t expect to read this morning was the gut-punching news that the bourbon industry had lost a legend on Christmas Day: Al Young, brand ambassador extraordinaire of Four Roses Bourbon.Read More Al Young: A bourbon legend, an industry champion and my friend
This month’s iteration of Tasteless Tastings is holiday-themed, so let’s deck those halls with some bourbon balls!Read More Tasteless Tastings: Deck the Halls 2019 holiday edition
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