A taste of Kentucky

My Facebook friend Brigid Kaelin is a singer-songwriter currently living in Scotland for a year. She posted this photo yesterday with the caption, “I can’t remember how much bourbon is supposed to cost.” Whatever the cost, it beats Scotch, right? Check…

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Shop with the Bourbon Women

If you’ve been considering joining the Bourbon Women Association (and if you are a woman who loves bourbon, you really should be), now is the time. Your $50 membership fee qualifies you for an exclusive Holiday Shopping Party at the Springhurst…

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Happy Thanksgiving

Today I’m thankful to be living in Kentucky, producer of 95 percent of the world’s supply of bourbon. Now, if I can just decide which one to toast the holiday with… Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. Cheers!

Make mine a double

No, you’re not seeing things: That is a bottle of Woodford Reserve and a bottle of Maker’s Mark packaged together. This unprecedented pairing pays tribute to the Bellarmine University Knights, who won the NCAA Division II National Championship earlier this…

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Will the spirits move you?

Investigators from “Ghost Hunters,” the SyFy Network’s paranormal “reality” series, explore Buffalo Trace Distillery on tonight’s episode at 9 — and beginning tomorrow, you, too, can search for spirits of a different sort when the Frankfort distillery begins offering Ghost Tours….

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Shop: Bourbon Outfitter

Just in time for the holidays, my friends over at The Bourbon Review have opened Bourbon Outfitter kiosks at Louisville’s Oxmoor Mall and Lexington’s Fayette Mall. This is one-stop shopping for the bourbon lovers on your list. You’ll find merchandise…

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Free Bourbon (Society)

If you’ve been intending to check out The Bourbon Society, mark your calendar for Tuesday, Nov. 15, when the Louisville group holds its annual Open Meeting, free and open to all bourbon lovers.  At Tuesday’s meeting, The Bourbon Society will…

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Just Add Bourbon: Gift idea

The bourbon fan on your holiday gift list is sure to like this new item from Louisville Stoneware – especially if you include a little something to fill it. This miniature (4- by 4-and-a-half inches) version of a classic Kentucky…

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Guest blog post: The Hangover

flashesofreality: By Paula Burba I have here notes from this Wednesday evening’s Bourbon Babe tasting. I just left there, stopped for a lottery ticket *fingers crossed* and sat down at a coffee shop to bang out 500 words before picking…

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Good news for Whiskey Row

The cost will be “significant,” but most of the deteriorating buildings in the 100 block of Louisville’s West Main Street – known as “Whiskey Row” during the city’s heyday as the capital of the bourbon-shipping world – can be saved,…

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