Manhattan Proof by Kristen Hauss of Proof on Main, Louisville

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1.5 oz Woodford Reserve Bourbon .5 oz Calvados 1 oz. Lavender syrup dash fee brothers orange bitters orange twist Stir over ice serve up Kristen submitted this cocktail for competition in the Manhattan Experience and Craft of the Ultimate Manhattan Contest in Louisville with Woodford Reserve and Esquire magazine, read more about it here.

Maker’s Mark reduces Bourbon by 3% ABV, proof reduction to help satisfy demand

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BREAKING NEWS: ‘s Tom Fischer spoke today with Rob Samuels, Chief Operating Officer of Makers Mark Bourbon Distillery, by phone as Samuels confirms that Maker’s Mark is reducing the ABV of their Bourbon by 3% effective immediately from 45% ABV (90 proof)  to 42% ABV (84 proof). The reduction of proof will be permanent for this global brand and will… Read more »

The Bourbon Renaissance: New Study Presents Proof of Bourbon’s Resurgence

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Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear today unveiled a new study that shows Kentucky’s Bourbon industry is helping carry the Commonwealth through the economic crisis by adding jobs, investing millions in distillery operations and attracting more tourists than ever before. attended a Capitol press conference where Gov. Beshear called Bourbon “a homegrown gem and a bright… Read more »

Bourbon Classic 2017 in Louisville

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Bourbon Classic, an ultimate Bourbon experience in Louisville, is coming next month February 28 – March 4, 2017. Celebrating their 5th year, here is what is in store for 2017!

Bourbon Classic 2015 Wrap-Up and Videos

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× The Bourbon Classic proves to continue to be Louisville’s Premiere Bourbon Event as event organizers tell that attendance and participation from distilleries, bartenders and restaurants / establishments has grown every year! In the video interview above, we interview Bourbon Classic Co-Founder and The Bourbon Review Publisher Justin Thompson and other industry The Bourbon Classic kicked… Read more »