The biggest, most detailed list of Derby events, galas, and must do’s from your source for Kentucky Derby here on and where to buy tickets.  We will continue to bring you more Kentucky Derby 138 coverage. If you know of an event and would like to see it listed, please email us at [email protected] along with all details,… Read more »

Four Roses Julep Contest Winners and Recipe‘s Tom Fischer attends and covers the ninth annual Four Roses Julep Contest held at the Kentucky Derby Museum to celebrate Urban Bourbon Exhibit sponsored by Four Roses Boubon. Bartender Kyle Tabler of Louisville’s Village Anchor restaurant claimed the 2012 “Rose Julep” title identifying the mixologist creating the city’s best and most unique mint julep…. Read more »

Kentucky Derby Museum offers exclusive Four Roses Bourbon Limited Edition bottle for Kentucky Derby 138, 2012

In honor of the Urban Bourbon exhibit and the Derby Museum’s ‘year of bourbon’, the Kentucky Derby Museum tells they have commissioned a unique bottle of Four Roses Bourbon from a private barrel. Hand-selected byJ im Rutledge, Master Distiller of Four Roses, along with a group of museum staff members, this premium Single Barrel… Read more »

Four Roses Rose Julep Contest 2012, Louisville

Four Roses Bourbon tells that mixologists from Louisville’s finest restaurant and bar establishments will create their own take on Derby’s Classic Cocktail, the Mint Julep, during Four Roses’ 9th Annual Rose Julep Recipe Contest on Thursday, April 19 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Kentucky Derby Museum in this free event open to the public…. Read more »

Tax Day Cocktails

Legendary whiskey aficionado Benjamin Franklin (among his other distinguished titles) once said, “The only things certain in life are death and taxes.” Shouldn’t bourbon be another one of life’s certainties? Wild Turkey Bourbon thinks so and tells in honor of their tagline, “Give ‘Em the Bird,” they want us all to sit back and enjoy what Uncle… Read more »

The Moonshiners Cannonball Run Special on Discovery Channel

× The Moonshiners return with Tim Smith, Tickle, J.T and your other favorite characters for the “The Moonshiners Cannonball Run Special” on Discovery Channel. “The Moonshiners Cannonball Run” airs on Wednesday, April 18 at 10:00 pm EST. This appears to be a transition to the upcoming Moonshiners Season 2. Even though it hasn’t officially been… Read more »

Woodford Reserve $1,000 and $2,000 Mint Juleps at Kentucky Derby 138

Churchill Downs and Woodford Reserve Bourbon, The Official Bourbon of the Kentucky Derby tell  today they are doubling the stakes on world’s most exclusive mint julep cup and invite you to sip and savor the glamour and glitz of the Kentucky Derby with the Ultimate Kentucky Derby Luxury – the Woodford Reserve $1,000 Mint Julep Cup… Read more »

The 2012 Denver International Spirits Competition Winners‘s Tom Fischer was recently invited to judge The 2012 Denver International Spirits Competition at the Omni Interlocken Resort. He was joined by friend associate Mike Manning of Proof Media Mix and ten other prominent spirits professionals in this double-blind tasting. This was the first annual spirits competition of its kind rganized by Christopher J. Davies CEO &… Read more »

William Grant & Sons Win Director’s Award and other medals at the 2012 San Francisco World Spirits Competition congratulates William Grant & Sons  have just been presented with the Director’s Award at tthe 2012 San Francisco World Spirits Competition. The competition’s esteemed judging panel, led by Executive Director Anthony Dias Blue, recognized William Grant & Sons for their extensive portfolio. The San Francisco World Spirits competition is the first comprehensive international spirits… Read more »

American Distilling Institute 6th Annual Judging of Artisan American Spirits and Awards is just returning from the  9th Annual Craft Distilling Conference in Louisville, Kentucky where American Distilling Institute 6th Annual Judging of Artisan American Spirits took place. Hundreds of craft distillers from across the country came to learn, share, network and taste each other’s spirits with a focus on whiskey and rum. The photo of the table… Read more »