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Buy Packaged Bourbon at Airport and Carry On

We’re a little late on reporting it, but we still thought it was worth sharing. People traveling out of Louisville, Kentucky can now buy packaged bourbon (as of December 2017) at the airport beyond the security checkpoint and carry their purchase on board with them.

“We’re so excited to work with Paradies Lagardère to provide this carry-on option to travelers, especially those visiting to enjoy the state’s Bourbon craft,” said Karen Scott, Interim Executive Director of the Louisville Regional Airport Authority in a press release. “Whether you’re arriving or departing – this allows visitors to have a taste of Kentucky.”

The following brands are currently available for purchase at the Distillery District Marketplace: Angel’s Envy, Bulleit, Evan Williams, Four Roses, Jim Beam, Knob Creek, Maker’s Mark, Old Crow and Wild Turkey. Additional selections are expected to be available in the coming months.

Bourbon in Transition

Master distillers’ decades-long experience lays foundation for Bourbon industry’s future.

Making good Bourbon takes a long time. So does making a master distiller. These artisans of alcohol must learn every aspect of the Bourbon business, and once they rise to the top, they tend to stay there — often for decades. Continue reading Bourbon in Transition

Hot off the presses: The new issue of Food & Dining has hit the stands!

Our Fall 2016 issue of Food & Dining Magazine is now available on newsstands and online!

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Bourbon dinners abound in the next week

The Urban Bourbon Trail (the origins of which Carla Carleton discusses in the Winter 2015 issue of Food & Dining, Louisville Edition, now on the newsstands for pickup) has a few requirements for membership: the restaurants and bars have to have been open at least one year, they must stock at least 50 different Bourbons, and they must use Bourbon in some of the dishes they serve. To push that last requirement a little bit further, several restaurants are having special Bourbon dinners in the near future. Continue reading Bourbon dinners abound in the next week

3 Upcoming Dinners

I. Wednesday, Sept. 24, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Buck’s Restaurant & Bar, 425 W. Ormsby Ave., will host Willie Pratt of Michter’s Whiskey, for the September meeting of the Bourbon Brotherhood, a loose organization of people who like Bourbon and want to know more about it.

Pratt is a master distiller with 40 years of experience in the  whiskey business. He is popularly known as “Dr. No” by the Michter’s salespeople for his insistence that his whiskey not be released until it is aged just right. Attendees can talk with Pratt over appetizers and food. Cost is $10 at the door.  RSVP to brucecorwin@yahoo.com. Continue reading 3 Upcoming Dinners

Bourbons Bistro to fete distiller Jimmy Russell

Tonight, Wednesday, Aug. 13, Bourbons Bistro, 2255 Frankfort Ave., will host a four-course Wild Turkey Bourbon dinner to recognize Wild Turkey’s master distiller Jimmy Russell’s 60 years in the industry.

At the dinner, Russell will sign bottles of Wild Turkey Diamond Anniversary commemorative Bourbon, which has been released in his honor. Bottles may be purchased at Liquor Barn St. Matthews, 4301 Shelbyville Rd. Continue reading Bourbons Bistro to fete distiller Jimmy Russell

June 8 Bourbon Trail course on the schedule at Moonshine University

Before we get all serious and newsy … how do you not love a place named Moonshine University? Does it not make you wonder if going back to college would be the right thing to do—if and only if—you could enroll at Moon U? We bet class attendance would be 100 percent, 100 percent of the time. Continue reading June 8 Bourbon Trail course on the schedule at Moonshine University