Bourbon Classic Weekend- Your Guide for 2018


Now a staple on the bourbon enthusiast’s calendar, Bourbon Classic returns for its sixth year of uniting the bourbon and culinary worlds in Louisville, Kentucky. The 2018 events will take place Feburary 28 – March 3, 2018. This is an event that transcends your run-of-the-mill whiskey tasting and, whether it’s your first or fifth time, the team behind the Classic keeps this event fresh and current.

Will you have a chance to meet master distillers? Yes. Will you get to taste fantastic bourbons? Absolutely. Will you eat like a king? Definitely. Continue reading Bourbon Classic Weekend- Your Guide for 2018


Louisville to Host Whisky Live at the Kentucky Bourbon Affair


Whisky Live added to KY Bourbon Affair line up!

For Immediate Release – November 24, 2015 LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The prestigious Kentucky Bourbon Affair fantasy camp will return to Louisville in June 2016 and will host Whisky Live, an international celebration of the world’s finest whiskies, for the first time in the Commonwealth. The premier event also has added an extra day, giving guests more time to experience behind-the-scenes tours and events at the most famous Bourbon…Continue Reading →


Louisville Road Trip, Anyone? Pappy for the People!


Who said Friday the 13th was bad luck?  Meta is at it again!  $7 pours of the holy grail of bourbon for one night only in Louisville.

Friday night at Meta: The Pappy Van Winkle 10-year will be used for Jello-O shots, and they’ll pour the 12-year and the 15-year at cost.

Source: No joke: Meta pouring Pappy at cost and in Jell-O shots tonight  – Insider Louisville

Pappy is coming soon, but not much of it will hit the shelves |

In a press release from Buffalo Trace today, the distillery announced that the much sought-after Van Winkle Bourbons will be available starting in November, although an exact date was not specified.

Source: Pappy is coming soon, but not much of it will hit the shelves |

Heaven Hill Recreates the Loaves & Fishes Miracle with Stitzel-Weller Era Bourbon

Yet another magical incarnation of the famed Stitzel-Weller bourbon will be labeled by Heaven Hill this fall.  With only 3,000 bottles of the 90 proof John E. Fitzgerald Very Special Reserve being released, demand is sure to be as high as the price tag.

Source: Heaven Hill To Release Stitzel-Weller Era Bourbon | The Whiskey Reviewer

Four Roses releasing tribute to retiring master distiller Jim Rutledge in September

Word on the street (from Rutledge’s lips) is that this is one of the best Four Roses Limited Editions he’s ever released.  As always, they’re not joking about the limited part- get on the good side of your local retailer to get in line!

Four Roses releasing tribute to retiring master distiller Jim Rutledge in September | Bourbon Industry |