Tag: Joy Perrine

Gift ideas for the bourbon fan

Still looking for the perfect gift for that bourbon fan on your list? Here are some great ideas. 12 Days of Bourbon truffles: I am told that Art Eatables in Louisville still has a few boxes of its popular “12…

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Join The Bourbon Babe at ReSurfaced!

It’s all about the ladies at ReSurfaced: The Bourbon Edition tonight, June 12, from 5-7 p.m. Women-only groups like Bourbon Women and Whiskey Chicks will fill the event space at 615 W. Main St. in Louisville. Yours truly, The Bourbon Babe, will…

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Bourbon events at Locust Grove

September is National Bourbon Heritage Month, and several local events are planned in celebration. Two of them will be held at Locust Grove, the historic home at 561 Blankenbaker Lane (between Brownsboro Road and River Road):

Bourbon events at Locust Grove

September is National Bourbon Heritage Month, and several local events are planned in celebration. Two of them will be held at Locust Grove, the historic home at 561 Blankenbaker Lane (between Brownsboro Road and River Road): “The Old Fashioned: Theme…

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White Julep

Last month, I tasted Jacob’s Ghost, the new white whiskey from Jim Beam. It’s aged for at least a year in a charred white-oak barrel; the tinge of resulting color is filtered out, leaving it clear, but the aging gives it a…

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Join me for juleps at the Ice House

The Bourbon Babe is thrilled to announce that she – er, “I” – will be one of the judges this year for Four Roses’ 10th Annual Rose Julep Recipe Contest. I’ll be joined on April 18 at the Ice House…

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Mastering the mint julep

It is slightly less than one month until the Kentucky Derby, which means that people around here are starting to talk about mint juleps. It can be difficult to make a good mint julep; many of them end up way…

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Joy’s Ginger Snap

I recently sampled a cocktail at Jack’s Lounge in Louisville that is perfect for fall sipping: Joy’s Ginger Snap, created, of course, by that Bad Girl of Bourbon, Joy Perrine. Its ginger and brown sugar flavors blend beautifully with bourbon and…

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Judgment day

It’s a tough job, but someone had to taste the entries in the Bourbon Women Association’s inaugural Not Your Pink Drink contest. I was one of the lucky panel members who met at Jack’s Lounge to sample the five finalists…

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