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4 hrs ago |

Review: The Duke Kentucky Straight Bourbon

To honor the memory of movie legend John Wayne , Duke Spirits has released The Duke Kentucky Straight Bourbon.


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7 hrs ago | WDRB-TV Louisville

Bardstown construction company part of bourbon boom

There are more bourbon barrels in Kentucky than there are people. The inventory has topped five million barrels for the first time in almost 40 years.


Related Topix: Drink, Liquor, Bardstown, KY, Nelson County, KY

7 hrs ago | NY1

Experience Cape Breton Island in Small Batches

Cape Breton Island is home to a few single malt distilleries on this side of the pond.


Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Drink, Whiskey, Liquor

8 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

60 Years Strong: Wild Turkey(R) Diamond Anniversary Celebrates Master ...

Today, a living legend in the global spirits industry gets his due, as the whiskey brand he's nurtured for an astonishing 60 years releases Wild Turkey Diamond Anniversary, a commemorative Bourbon in his honor.


Related Topix: Drink, Whiskey, Liquor, Lawrenceburg, KY, Inventions, Science / Technology

12 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Spirits review: W.L. Weller 12 Years Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon, Kentucky

Why does this sublime bourbon always seem to be released in Canada nowhere near my birthday? The love grows fonder each year, yet supplies vanish by the time I'm presented with the generous question: "What would you like as a gift?" The world has William Larue Weller to thank for pioneering a style known as wheated bourbon.


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16 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Small-Batch Rye Whiskey's Big ScandalBy Eric Felten

The artisan whiskey industry has a big secret-many of the 'small-batch' distillers are actually buying their product from a large factory in Indiana.


Related Topix: Drink, Whiskey, Liquor, Indiana, Life, Food, Local Food, Lawrenceburg, IN, Recipes

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Woodford Reserve says goodbye to longtime distillery mascot

Hundreds of people make the trip each day to Woodford Reserve. They may be coming for the bourbon, but for nearly two decades, something else has been making an impression here as well.


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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The New York Observer

Liquid Lunch with Vince Oleson: Like Water for Whiskey

"The great thing about this place is it's hot in the summer and really cold in the winter," said Vince Oleson, head distiller for Widow Jane, the Red Hook-based whiskey brand, as he led me into the building at 218 Conover Street for a tour of the facility on a steamy summer afternoon.


Related Topix: Drink, Whiskey, Liquor, Life, Recipes, Rosendale, NY

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Institute for Southern Studies

Populists and Bourbons are fighting again, 21st century style, in Mississippi

OXFORD, Miss. -- More than a century ago the "forgotten man" of Mississippi and across the South -- the farmer, the common worker -- decided he'd had enough of "Wall Street speculators who gambled on his crop futures; the railroad owners who evaded his taxes, bought legislatures, and over-charged him with discriminate rates; the manufacturers, who ... (more)


Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Oxford, MS, Drink, Liquor, Haley Barbour, US Governors

Where To Go And What To Do This Week In Louisville

Spend the evening sipping summer wines at a Winston's Wine Academy class on Thursday, July 24 at Winston's Restaurant.


Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Wedding, Butchertown, KY, Drink, Liquor

The Day

State Street Saloon is Ace high

While on vacation, I read an excellent Western and I just started binge watching "Deadwood," both of which put me in the mood for the State Street Saloon.


Related Topix: Life, Bar-B-Q, Drink, Liquor, Pork, Meat

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Kentucky bourbon up to 5 million barrels

For the first time since 1977 there are more than 5 million bourbon barrels aging in Kentucky warehouses, according to the Kentucky Distillers' Association.


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Americans Really Like to Drink Beer, Says Unsurprising Poll

Bourbon may be booming and more wineries are cropping up all over the nation, yet Americans still prefer a cold brew over a glass of wine or whiskey.


Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Liquor, Whiskey

Ruth's Chris steakhouse to host 'Hand-Crafted Cocktail' dinner

Ruth's Chris Steak House which was founded in New Orleans, LA will commemorate that heritage and cocktail craftsmanship with a five-course "Hand-Crafted Cocktail" dinner at 99 participating restaurants nationwide.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Drink, Liquor, Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, Tequila

Seattle Weekly

The Bar Code: A Drinker's Bucket List

Standing on the white-sand beaches of the island of Baru, a short boat ride from Cartagena, Colombia, I drank a pina colada made inside a freshly opened coconut-and fulfilled a lifelong goal .


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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Southern Living

5 Reasons Why Forecastle is Our Favorite Festival

If you haven't heard of Louisville, Kentucky's Forecastle music festival, you're missing out one of the best festivals not just in the South, but in the country, and a weekend in one heckuva city too.


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Bourbon & Burlesque pours it on (and off) at Contemporary Arts Center

There was bourbon and burlesque as far as the eye could see in this normally serene art-filled space.


Related Topix: Drink, Liquor, Burlesque, New Orleans, LA

Lexington Herald-Leader

Kentucky bourbon distillers filled 1.2 million barrels in 2013

Kentucky's bourbon renaissance shows no sign of slowing down: The state's distilleries filled 1.2 million barrels in 2013, according to the Kentucky Distillers' Association.


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WTVF Nashville

Ky. bourbon inventory tops 5 million barrels

The Kentucky Distillers' Association said Tuesday the state's bourbon inventory has topped 5 million barrels for the first time since 1977.


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Card Chronicle

Details On The Tom Jurich Maker's Mark Bottle

Commemorative bottles of a premium bourbon featuring University of Louisville Vice President/Director of Athletics Tom Jurich will go on sale late this week to aid in fundraising efforts for a new academic center on the Cardinals' campus.


Related Topix: Drink, Liquor, University of Louisville, Loretto, KY, Louisville, KY, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Louisville NCAA