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

In this neighborhood edition of The Bar Belle, I staked out the bars on the upper edge of the Highlands — bars that have been around for decades and generations. Take a look at my journey to Air Devil’s Inn, Bambi Bar, Kern’s Korner and Left Field Lounge … “These four little taverns have been […]

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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

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

I just published a whole smattering of bourbon news, but the most important item is that Woodford’s Double Double Oaked is coming back for a limited time. This stuff is like candy to me, so now it’s my mission to find a bottle before they get gobbled up.

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Today’s Reason To Drink

So I wrote a thing about a thing. Oh, you want more details? Here’s the lowdown on the state’s new Vintage Spirits Law, which allows Kentucky bars, restaurants and liquor stores to sell old (unopened) bottles of bourbon and other stuff. Looking forward to seeing what people get their hands on, but guessing I won’t […]

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