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!

Quarantine Drinking Team Live Every Day

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quarantine covid 2019

To keep sharing the stories of Bourbon and all things spirited during COVID-19, we are bringing friends together in our new series called “Quarantine Drinking Team” on our BourbonBlog Instagram channel.

Kentucky Peerless Single Barrels to Support USBG Emergency Assistance Fund

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Kentucky Peerless Support Restaurants Bartenders During Coronavirus

Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co. in Louisville is doing its part to help bartenders and the United States Bartenders Guild affected by the COVID-19 and coronavirus crisis. Learn how buying a Peerless single barrel of Bourbon or Rye whiskey can help and how you can get it delivered curbside in Louisville, Kentucky.

Kentucky Peerless Rye and Copper & Kings Brandy Collaboration

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Peerless Distillery Rye and Copper and kings Brandy

Two of Louisville, Kentucky’s finest distilleries collaborate to release a rye whiskey and American brandy to showcase the best of both worlds. Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co. and Copper & Kings American Brandy Company’s collaboration marks one of the first of its kind.

Bartending Legend and Author Gary “Gaz” Regan Dies at 68

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Bartending legend and spirits industry icon Gary “Gaz” Regan died today at age 68. Gaz was known for his books, his creation of Regans’ Orange Bitters No. 6, and contribution to the spirits community as educator and innovator in cocktails. Watch this video where he demonstrates his famous “Finger Stir.”

WhistlePig Boss Hog 六: The Samurai Scientist

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The WhistlePig Boss Hog 2019 is being released known as the 六: The Samurai Scientist, using first American Whiskey finished using Japanese Umeshu. The rye itself was first created by using koji fermentation.