Tag: Bourbon Heritage Month

News: It’s official!

For the sixth consecutive year, Kentucky Gov. Steven Beshear and the state legislature have declared that September will be honored as “Bourbon Heritage Month” in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and above is the proof. If you’ve never visited Kentucky, which produces…

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Another contest!

Bourbon Heritage Month is winding down, but prime bourbon-drinking season is just beginning. Won’t it be nice to curl up next to the fire with a glass of your favorite brand and a good book? The Bourbon Babe is here to help you with…

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Conduct your own bourbon tasting

  Fall arrived in Kentucky bearing a hint of chill in the air. Which, of course, makes me think of bourbon. While I enjoy bourbon year-round, I especially appreciate its warming qualities during the fall and winter. One of the…

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Bourbon Women contest winners!

The winner of “Not Your Pink Drink” – the Bourbon Women Association’s first-ever cocktail contest – was decided today at the Kentucky Bourbon Festival in Bardstown. The two finalists – amateur division finalist Karen Rego’s High-Doll and professional division finalist…

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Buffalo Trace Antique Collection, 2012

One of the many things to celebrate about Bourbon Heritage Month is that September is when many distillers target the release of their new products. Last week I received samples from Buffalo Trace’s 2012 Antique Collection, a limited release of five whiskeys that will appear on…

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To celebrate Bourbon Heritage Month – and master distiller Jimmy Russell’s 58th year (!) with the company – Wild Turkey sent along this handy infographic about our native spirit.

Eat your bourbon: Four Roses Pizza

As Bourbon Heritage Month draws to a close this week, I’m taking a look at ways you can enjoy bourbon other than in a glass – although that is always recommended, of course. One delicious way is to order a…

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Happy Bourbon Heritage Month!

For the fourth straight year, Gov. Steve Beshear today declared September “Bourbon Heritage Month” in the commonwealth of Kentucky, which produces 95 percent of the world’s bourbon. (The other 5 percent, he has quipped, is counterfeit.) “This has been a…

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