× BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Fischer interviews Pegasus Parade Grand Marshal Cyndi Lauper and her son Declyn at Barnstable Brown Derby Gala during Kentucky Derby 138. Cyndi  talks about the parade, Derby, and her first appearance at Kentucky Derby. She also talks about a contestant on “The Celebrity Apprentice” and waves to her adoring fans lined up… Read more »

Southern Comfort Bold Black Cherry

Southern Comfort tells BourbonBlog.com that they will  launch of Southern Comfort Bold Black Cherry, a mixture of Southern Comfort with whiskey and cherry flavors, available nationally in June 2012 at 70 proof with a suggested retail price of $16.99/750ml bottle. Will YOU be trying it? Tell us below under comments.  Southern Comfort was created by New Orleans… Read more »

Tasting the Woodford Reserve $1,000 Mint Julep

× BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Fischer tastes his first Woodford Reserve $1,000 Mint Julep with Master Distiller Chris Morris at Kentucky Derby 138. Over the last 7 years, Woodford Reserve has raised more than $400,000 for equine-based charity. “The taste is priceless,” says Tom after taking his first sip. “And so is the experience along with the knowledge… Read more »

Backside Churchill Downs with Chris Morris and Woodford Reserve Double Oaked

× BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Fischer joins Woodford Reserve Master Distiller Chris Morris for some Woodford Reserve Double Oaked Bourbon at the Backside of Churchill Downs during the early morning hours before Kentucky Derby 138 in the video above. With the horses on the track as the sun rises, the atmosphere is at Churchill is perfect for… Read more »

Derby Soirée at Majid’s, St. Matthew’s benefiting Rose Collar Foundation

× BourbonBlog.com attends the 2nd annual Derby Soirée at Majid’s St. Matthews, Louisville for an exquisite five-course dinner prepared by Majid’s. All money raised was donated to Rose Collar Foundation; benefitting its mission to combat sex trafficking globally enabling families to achieve economic security through investing resources, sharing skills and facilitating education. We speak with Majid… Read more »

Crown Royal XR, the second installment in the brand’s Extra Rare Whisky Series

Crown Royal tells BourbonBlog.com it is releasing the second installment in the brand’s Extra Rare Whisky Series with the latest Crown Royal XR blend includes select remaining whiskies from the renowned LaSalle Distillery in Quebec, Canada to create an unparalleled experience in luxury whisky. Will YOU be trying this whisky or have you sampled it? Tells us below under comments…. Read more »

I’ll Have Another Wins Preakness Stakes

I’ll Have Another again wins Preakness Stakes! This is the first horse since 2008 to win the first two legs of the Triple Crown. It was déjà vu with a comeback towards the end again putting Bodemeister in second with an exciting finish to the 137th running of the Preakness Stakes today Pimlico Race Course… Read more »

Elijah Craig 20-Year-Old Single Barrel replaces Elijah Craig 18 – suspended off shelves

Heaven Hill Distilleries tells BourbonBlog.com that a new limited edition release of Elijah Craig 20-Year-Old Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey will be introduced to replace Elijah Craig 18 in late May or early June 2012. Heaven Hill will be offer the new 20-Year-Old bottling of Elijah Craig Single Barrel in limited quantities to selected… Read more »

Delta Air Lines introduces the Luxury Bar to the award-winning Delta Sky Club

Delta Air Lines tells BourbonBlog.com that they are introducing the Luxury Bar to the award-winning Delta Sky Clubs, allowing customers to purchase ultra-premium spirits, wine and custom-designed cocktails, in addition to the complimentary wine and cocktails already offered in the clubs. “Our customers are thrilled with the new updated design of the refurbished Delta Sky… Read more »

Maker’s 46 Blue and White Bottle

Maker’s Mark Bourbon tells BourbonBlog.com that they have just released the new Maker’s 46 Blue and White bottle. This limited edition bottling of only around 9,000 can be found in Kentucky and surrounding states for now.  While Maker’s calls it the “Maker’s 46 Blue and White bottle,” University of Kentucky Wildcast fans have embraced this… Read more »