Blanton’s Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey “Straight From The Barrel” expression will now available in the United States this fall in limited quantities. Previously only available in overseas markets, Blanton’s Straight From The Barrel is an uncut, unfiltered bourbon. The recipe is the same as Blanton’s Original and Blanton’s Gold, but the proof will vary from barrel to barrel. Here is everything you need to know about it.

 
Copper & Kings “Brewskey:” Distilled Beer from Against the Grain Brewery Becomes Whiskey

Copper & Kings Distillery of Louisville, Kentucky releases the new Brewskey, which is a whiskey made from distilled beers from Against the Grain Brewery beers that were going to not be consumed due to the pandemic closing bars.

 
Bardstown Bourbon Company Bourbon Whiskey Finished in Copper & Kings Destillaré Orange Curaçao Barrels

Bardstown Bourbon Company and Copper & Kings Destillaré Orange Curaçao Bourbon whiskey is a partnership with Louisville, Kentucky distillery Copper & Kings American Brandy Company featuring a 9 -year-old Tennessee bourbon finished for 18 months in Destillaré Orange Curaçao barrels. It is part of distillery’s Collaborative Series, a line of imaginative bourbons that have been finished in an array of wine, beer and spirits barrels.

 
No Fans Allowed at Kentucky Derby 146 Amid COVID-19 Concerns

There will be no fans at Kentucky Derby this year for 2020 amid COVID-19 concerns The decision to run without fans includes Kentucky Oaks on Friday, September 4, and all live racing at Churchill Downs Racetrack in Louisville for Derby week (September 1-5). Only essential personnel and participants will be permitted on the property. Ticket holders for all Derby week race dates and related programming, including Dawn at the Downs, will be automatically issued a refund.

 
Hard Truth Distilling Co.’s first-ever whiskey: Hard Truth Sipes’ Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Hard Truth Distilling Co. of Nashville, Indiana releases their first-ever whiskey: Hard Truth Sipes’ Straight Bourbon Whiskey, a rum barrel-finished 4-year-old Bourbon whiskey, now available at Big Woods restaurant locations and retailers in the coming weeks.

 
Guinness Beer and The Fighting Irish of The University of Notre Dame of Indiana Form Partnership: Joe Montana to Ambassador

Guinness Stout Beer and Indiana’s Fighting Irish of The University of Notre Dame form a partnership with quarterback Joe Montana as the ambassador. Guinness will become the official beer of Notre Dame Football, with Notre Dame 8-packs of Guinness Draught cans, which can be found across select U.S. markets, including Indiana, New York, Chicago, and Boston.

 
Kentucky Derby 146: No General Admission Nor Infield, Face Coverings Required, and Derby Week Events Eliminated

Kentucky Derby 146: no general admission nor infield for Derby 2020 and face coverings will be required. Kentucky Derby Week events are also eliminated in Louisville. Churchill Downs tells us all the details, here is what you need to know about this year’s “Run for the Roses” horse race

 
Tales Of The Cocktail Foundation: Changes To This Year’s Conference And Spirited Awards

Tales of the Cocktail Foundation tell us that for the first time in its 18 years’ existence, Tales of the cocktail will be held in an entirely digital format versus the regular conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. Additionally, this year it will be at no cost to attendees that register in a free digital conference. Here is everything you need to know and an interview with Tales of the Cocktail President Caroline Rosen.

 
Art Collector Wins Ellis Park Derby 2020: Watch Full Race

Full Race video of Ellis Park Derby Full as Art Collector horse wins on Sunday, August 9, 2020, at Ellis Park Racing in Henderson, Kentucky. This race is a qualifying race on the “Road to Kentucky Derby 146” as Derby Day in Louisville, Kentucky has been rescheduled. Art Collector is also the G2 Toyota Bluegrass Stakes Winner and is considered a serious threat to Kentucky Derby 146 favorite Tiz the Law.

 
Angel’s Envy Kentucky Straight Bourbon Finished In Japanese Mizunara Oak Casks

Angel’s Envy Bourbon Whiskey finished in Japanese Mizunara Oak Casks, at 97.8 proof, at the MSRP of $349.99 for a 750 mL bottle to celebrate 10 years of the distillery as the 10th anniversary whiskey and the first in its Angel’s Envy Founder’s Collection, which exclusively includes releases that will commemorate brand anniversaries, special events, and milestones.