Pimento Cheese Social with Bulleit Cocktails at Stitzel-Weller

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× Watch the video above BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Fischer interviews Mixologist Josh Durr of Hawthorn Beverage Group at Pimento Cheese Social at Stitzel-Weller Distillery in Shively Kentucky during Kentucky Derby 141 week in 2015. Durr is making cocktails with Bulleit Bourbon and Bulleit Rye. This spectacular kick off to Derby party is complimented with cocktails and pimento… Read more »

Bluegrass Ball, hosted by the Kentucky Society, President Obama 2013 Inauguration

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Washington, D.C. – Tonight BourbonBlog.com brings you news of an exclusive Bourbon sampling of brands from the Kentucky Bourbon Trail featured at the iconic Bluegrass Ball, hosted by the Kentucky Society in Washington, D.C., and held this evening at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel. This sampling was organized by the Kentucky Distillers’ Association to celebrate  the 57th Presidential… Read more »

National Pig Day Bourbon Recipes

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To toast to National Pig Day on March 1, BourbonBlog.com suggests the recipes and treats which take on the theme of the “Pig” and/or include bacon. The first is the perfect Bourbon cocktail we created to compliment your BBQ meal, or drink as your BBQ meal. World’s First Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Cocktail from BourbonBlog.com… Read more »

4th of July Cocktails, what is YOUR pick?

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While all the Bourbon we’re drinking is American, we want to know what do YOU think the most patriotic Bourbon is? Post your answer at the bottom under comments, help us start a great American Bourbon debate! While you’re thinking on that question, below are a few 4th of July themed and “all American” patriotic… Read more »

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Announces New Board Officers, Directors

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The Kentucky Distillers’ Association (KDA) tells BourbonBlog.com today that John Rhea of Four Roses Distillery has been named Chairman of the historic group that promotes and protects the Commonwealth’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry, including the world-famous Kentucky Bourbon Trail tour. BourbonBlog.com is proud to do great work with KDA for the Bourbon industry… Read more »

The Smoked Vessel

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Glass, while appearing to be smooth and impermeable, has microscopic valleys that can be used to hold flavoring elements. Bartenders regularly use this concept, washing with Absinthe, Vermouth or other spirits. This technique holds smoke, affecting the nose of the cocktail. Mis-en-place: ¼ lb Smoking wood of choice, in a heat-resistant plate. Brulee torch Cocktail… Read more »

Blueberry/Coca-Cola Infusion

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The syrup mentioned in BourbonBlog.com‘s article and creation “Maker’s and Coke, Reengineered” can also be used in a tertiary, or balancing approach. This simple infusion recipe brings a balance to the infusion that is ‘good out of the bottle.’ Shaken, served up. Pretty garnish. Done. For the syrup: 1 part Coca-cola 1 part Sugar Bring… Read more »

Maker’s Mark Bourbon House & Lounge, Louisville Kentucky

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BourbonBlog.com has been partying in the Maker’s Mark Bourbon House in Louisville’s Fourth Street Live! for many years now. More than just Maker’s Mark Bourbon available here, see the menu of Bourbon Flights and the scrumptious food menu with dishes made with Maker’s Mark below. Maker’s Mark Bourbon House is part of Louisville’s Urban Bourbon… Read more »