×   BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Fischer joins Four Roses Bourbon at the 2013 Great Steamboat Race and talks with Miss Kentucky Jessica Casebolt, Paul Anthony Steele, and Dan Gardner and Al Young of Four Roses, in the video segment above! This race was part of the Kentucky Derby Festival as the Belle of Louisville and the Belle… Read more »

Smokey Robinson Interview

×   BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Fischer interviews R&B and Soul singer Smokey Robinson. Smokey introduces us to his “horsepert,” which seems to be an expert on horses and gambling of horses. We may have just witnessed this music legend coin a new word and we have the video to prove it above! Interview filmed at the Barnstable… Read more »

Travis Tritt at Barnstable Brown Gala 2013

× BourbonBlog.com interviews country music star Travis Tritt  at Barnstable Brown Gala 2013. Travis says he and his wife Theresa have suporters of the Barnstable Brown Gala and attendees of the Kentucky Derby for 15 years. Travis says he is proud to come back year after year to support such a great cause and to… Read more »

Stephen Amell Interview

× BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Fischer interviews actor Stephen Amell in the video above. Stephen plays the role of billionaire playboy Oliver Queen in Arrow on CW network. Stephen says he is a serious Bourbon fan and he just purchased a bottle of Pappy Van Winkle 23 year Old Bourbon during his trip to Louisville. The question of,… Read more »

David Denman Interview

× BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Fischer interviews actor David Denman, formerly of The Office. This summer, David will be appear the new sci-fi action movie After Earth playing the role of McQuarrie. After Earth stars Will Smith and his son Jaden Smith. Will and Jaden are already on tour promoting the movie in Asia. On the Bourbon… Read more »

Gorgui Dieng, NBA Draft Pick and U of L Basketball Player, Interview at Kentucky Derby 139

×   BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Ficher interviews NBA draft pick University of Louisville basketball player Gorgui Dieng after he carried Kentucky Derby’s iconic garland of roses from the paddock to the winner’s circle at Kentucky Derby 139. Gorgui was joined in the winner’s circle and carrying the garland of roses by UL teammates Mike Marra and… Read more »

Hendrick’s Gin at Taste of Derby 2013

×   In a world of brown spirits in Kentucky, Hendrick’s Gin has experience when it comes to being recognized in a room full of whiskeys. Not only was this the case at Taste Of Derby 2013, but this has also been true in the history of Hendrick’s Gin. Hendrick’s is produced in Scotland, which… Read more »

Woodford Reserve $1000 Mint Julep at Kentucky Derby 139

× BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Fischer interviews Woodford Reserve Master Distiller Chris Morris at Kentucky Derby 139 as Chris makes the famous $1,000 Mint Julep for Tom. For Kentucky Derby 139, the Woodford Reserve $1,000 Mint Julep Experience benefited Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Center. This year, the julep celebrated the gold standard that Woodford Reserve has set by winning… Read more »

Kentucky Derby 139 Video from Race at Churchill Downs, Orb is the Winner

×   BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Fischer reports from Kentucky Derby 139 at Churchill Downs in the video above. Watch the horse race and the fun from our  “spirited” perspective, while we drink Early Times Mint Juleps and watch Orb win the race and check out all of our Kentucky Derby coverage here. As the race began,… Read more »

Manny & Merle, Louisville, Kentucky

× BourbonBlog.com interviews Tony Palombino, founder of the new Manny & Merle, Louisville, Kentucky on Whiskey Row. This unique establishment focuses on tequila and Bourbon, with modern mexican food and a “honky tonk” concept. There is no place we’ve ever been like Manny & Merle with a Nashville meets Louisville theme. They muddle their own… Read more »