Blanton’s Bourbon Whiskey Straight From The Barrel: A Limited Release in the U.S.

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Blantons Straight From The Barrel

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.

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

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Bardstown Bourbon Company Orange Curacao

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

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Kentucky Derby No Fans

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.

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

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Guinness and Notre Dame Football Team Beer

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.

Weller CYPB Bourbon Whiskey 2020, Crowdsourced

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Weller Bourbon CYPB Crowd Sourced

Crowdsourced Bourbon whiskey? Buffalo Trace tells BourbonBlog they are releasing a new crowdsourced Weller CYPB Bourbon Whiskey 2020.  Although very limited, one batch of this W.L. Weller Bourbon is produced each year. The recommended price is $49.99 and it will be released in select stores this summer.

Breckenridge Distillery Rum Cask Finish Whiskey

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Breckenridge Rum Whiskey

Breckenridge Distillery releases its new Rum Cask Finish Whiskey as they say their award-winning Breckenridge Bourbon whiskey soaked up the charm of their own Breckenridge, Colorado rum casks. Now available in Breckenridge at the craft distillery and soon to be sold across the country.

Jelly Jar Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

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An Old Fashioned Cocktail recipe with a twist: Using the remnants of a jelly jar – that leftover jelly. Add Bourbon whiskey or your favorite spirit, here is how it is made with this recipe from mixologist Anthony Caporale.

Kentucky Bourbon Distilleries Allowed to Reopen To Public June 8, 2020

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Kentucky Bourbon whiskey distilleries have been told they are allowed to reopen on June 8, 2020, after being closed for public tours and tastings during the COVID-19 pandemic as required by the Commonwealth of Kentucky and Governor Andy Beshear. There are still many “unknowns.” We speak with distilleries and also Jefferson’s Bourbon Founder Trey Zoeller for more.

Old Forester Kentucky Turtle Derby on Saturday, May 2

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Kentucky Turtle Derby Race

Old Forester Bourbon Whiskey’s Kentucky Turtle Derby will be a race among 8 turtles for the “Slowest Eight Minutes in Sports” planned for Saturday, May 2 to celebrate postponed Kentucky Derby in Louisville Kentucky. Seattle Slow and the other turtles will race ith Triple Crown horse racing announcer Larry Collmus calling and bugler Steve Buttleman serenading viewers prior to the turtles taking off

Kentucky Derby at Home: A Virtual Celebration on Saturday, May 2, 2020

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Churchill Downs of Louisville, Kentucky, and Woodford Reserve are helping Kentucky Derby fans celebrate Derby at home on May 2, 2020, with a virtual horse race, Bourbon whiskey presentations, and NBC is re-airing past Kentucky Derby race runs. While the rescheduling of Kentucky Derby 146 will still be in September, this will be a fun way to start the celebration!