Tag: Party Mart

A limited edition of one: Single-barrel selections

As the demand for limited-edition bourbon grows, many distilleries are now offering the most limited edition of all: a single barrel that is hand-picked by a liquor store, restaurant, or bar owner and bottled exclusively for that establishment. Along with two other…

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Limited-run Chihuly exhibit sparkles at Maker’s

I’ve always been enchanted by the glass installations of Dale Chihuly. With their colorful, curly-twirly tendrils, they resemble exotic sea creatures, or perhaps far-flung nebulae. I’ve seen his work at such disparate locations as the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis and…

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The Church of Pappy

  The increased interest in all things Pappy Van Winkle could be judged by the turnout for a lottery that Jerry Rogers held Monday night for the allotment at his Party Mart store on Brownsboro Road. This was the third…

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The $4,000 bourbon

When I heard about Michter’s Celebration Sour Mash Bourbon, I thought it was a joke. “Louisville-based Michter’s Distillery is pleased to announce a very limited release of Michter’s Celebration Sour Mash Whiskey. … Master Distiller Willie Pratt hand selects sour…

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Flavor wheel of fortune

Much of the bourbon reporting I do is planned well in advance. For example, I’m looking forward to learning a lot at this coming weekend’s Bourbon Classic at the Kentucky Center for the Arts. (Don’t have your tickets yet? Click here.) And…

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