Tales of the Cocktail Goes To Digital Conference for 2020 and Postpones Until September

Tales of the Cocktail Foundation in New Orleans, Louisiana will postpone their annual conference, Tales of the Cocktail, Spirited Awards announcements, and programming until September 2020 due to issues and concerns with COVID-19 and how the pandemic is affecting the restaurant/bar industry and travel for attendees.

 
Kentucky Derby 2020 Will Have Spectators for September with Guidelines

Kentucky Derby 146 for the rescheduled date of September 5 will be held under strict guidelines for spectators. Churchill Downs of Louisville, Kentucky shares those with us.

 
Jelly Jar Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

An Old Fashioned Cocktail recipe with a twist: Using the remnants of a jelly jar – that leftover jelly. Add Bourbon whiskey or your favorite spirit, here is how it is made with this recipe from mixologist Anthony Caporale.

 
Kentucky Bourbon Distilleries Allowed to Reopen To Public June 8, 2020

Kentucky Bourbon whiskey distilleries have been told they are allowed to reopen on June 8, 2020, after being closed for public tours and tastings during the COVID-19 pandemic as required by the Commonwealth of Kentucky and Governor Andy Beshear. There are still many “unknowns.” We speak with distilleries and also Jefferson’s Bourbon Founder Trey Zoeller for more.

 
Derby Day From Home Live Event on BourbonBlog

From live celebrity interviews to spirit journalists and the country’s top bartenders, the first, historic online event “Derby Day From Home” is being broadcast on BourbonBlog.com/live from 1 pm to 6:45 pm ET on Saturday, May 2. This was the day that would have been Kentuck Derby 146 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.

 
Old Forester Kentucky Turtle Derby on Saturday, May 2

Old Forester Bourbon Whiskey’s Kentucky Turtle Derby will be a race among 8 turtles for the “Slowest Eight Minutes in Sports” planned for Saturday, May 2 to celebrate postponed Kentucky Derby in Louisville Kentucky. Seattle Slow and the other turtles will race ith Triple Crown horse racing announcer Larry Collmus calling and bugler Steve Buttleman serenading viewers prior to the turtles taking off

 
Triple Crown Winners to Race in Virtual Kentucky Derby Race on NBC

Churchill Downs will host a virtual race to celebrate the Kentucky Derby, by hosting a day-long at-home Kentucky Derby party to raise $2 million for COVID-19 emergency relief efforts. The 146th Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve will be postponed until Sept. 5 this year due to concerns of COVID-19.

 
MMA Icon Josh Barnett and Sespe Creek Distillery Launch Warmaster Bourbon

Our video interview and with former UFC heavyweight champion  Josh “Warmaster” Barnett and Sespe Creek Distillery’s David Brandt bout their exclusive single barrel Warmaster Bourbon, the cask strength version of Warbringer Mesquite Smoked Bourbon Whiskey.

 
Buffalo Trace Experimental Collection 12 Year Old Wheated Bourbon

Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, Kentucky first experimental whiskey for 2020, a 12 Yeard Old Wheated Bourbon Whiskey. This wheat recipe bourbon aged for four years, cut with water, then re-barreled and left to age for another eight years.