Our friends at Friends Drift Inn tell BourbonBlog.com that their Bourbon Tomato Jam creation is like a gateway to Fall. It’s thick. It’s sweet. It has cayenne peppers for punches and bourbon for kicks and giggles. “Hearty” seems like a good descriptor. Try it on roasted pork, slather it on cornmeal muffins or even some Sweet Pumpkin… Read more »

Fall Drinks and Recipes with Maker’s Mark and Maker’s 46

Bill Samuels, Jr. reminded BourbonBlog.com recently that Maker’s 46 is celebrating a birthday of just a little over one year old. To celebrate this and Autumn, we recognize that Maker’s Mark Bourbon has caramel and vanilla flavors that mesh well with the flavors of Fall. So we’re sharing below some seasonal recipes for cocktails and… Read more »

The Kentucky Headhunters Live at the Four Roses Concert

As many festival goers are hunting for more Four Roses Bourbon, BourbonBlog.com takes you to The Kentucky Headhunters concert on the “Music on the Lawn,” a free concert in Bardstown, Kentucky during Kentucky Bourbon Festival 2011. Four Roses Master Distiller Jim Rutledge introduces The Kentucky Headhunters as they return to the Four Roses stage for… Read more »

Australians and Bourbon

At BourbonBlog.com, we’ve always known the Aussies love the Bourbon and we appreciate all of you from Austrlia that visit our sites. At Kentucky Bourbon Festival, we meet a Wayde and Claire Pascoe, a newlywed couple from Australia that is spending 1 month in the USA for their honeymoon. They made sure to include several… Read more »

Bourbon & Blues by Hans Offringa

BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Fischer interviews author Hans Offringa as he released his new book Bourbon and Blues, at the Kentucky Bourbon Festival 2011. Four Roses Master Distiller Jim Rutledge contributed as both an editor and also provided the foreword for the book. Hans is from the Netherlands and his wife Becky is from South Carolina. They… Read more »

Four Roses Small Batch 2011 Limited Edition Review

The Four Roses Small Batch Limited Edition Small Batch 2011 Bourbon review. It has been been released and BourbonBlog.com brings you our tasting notes and review below. During Kentucky Bourbon Festival 2011 week, BourbonBlog.com attended a special tasting with Four Roses Mellow Moments Club members at the distillery in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky. Members of the Four… Read more »

The Great Kentucky Bourbon Tasting and Gala 2011

We’re all dressed up with someplace to go and to drink Bourbon during Kentucky Bourbon Festival 2011 in Bardstown Kentucky. BourbonBlog.com joins our friends from Barton 1792 Distillery, Blanton’s, Buffalo Trace, Bulleit, Four Roses, Heaven Hill Distilleries, Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark, Michter’s American Whiskey, Wild Turkey and Woodford Reserve. They’re all sharing their finest Bourbons… Read more »

Poker Face with Bourbon, Robert Williamson III and Bernie Lubbers

× How good is YOUR poker face? Professional poker player Robert Williamson III and Jim Beam Whiskey Professor Bernie Lubbers join BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Fischer during Kentucky Bourbon Festival 2011. Bernie tests Robert’s lie detecting skills as Robert gives us suggestions on how to lie better. One bet worth making with no gambles is drinking some… Read more »

Bourbon Pizza with a Four Roses BBQ Sauce at Impellizzeri’s Pizza

Four Roses tells BourbonBlog.com that the annual Bourbon Pizza made with Four Roses Bourbon has a smoked pulled pork theme. During the fall, Louisville residents and visitors can enjoy a Four Roses Kentucky Bourbon Pizza at Impellizzeri’s Pizza, all Louisville locations. Four Roses Distillery and The Original Impellizzeri’s Pizza, have partnered for the second year… Read more »

Devil’s Cut Bourbon Tasting in Fred Noe’s Smokehouse

× Was it the Devil who went down to Kentucky or could it be BourbonBlog.com in the smokehouse? We join Jim Beam’s 7th generation distiller Fred Noe for a tasting of Devil’s cut and Knob Creek Single Barrel Reserve. Fred invites us to the historic family home on “Distillers Row” in Bardstown. Fred tells stories… Read more »