The Kentucky Bourbon All-Star Sampler event is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail giving bourbon lovers the chance to meet the legendary Master Distillers and sample their exquisite bourbons. This new event kicks off’s 2009 Kentucky Bourbon Festival Coverage in our video below… × Special thanks to The Kentucky Distillers’ Association… Read more »

Kentucky Bourbon Festival 2009 this Week , video episodes from’s past coverage

We have been covering the Kentucky Bourbon Festival since 2005.   This week, the 18th Annual Kentucky Bourbon Festival we are covering it again.  Watch a few of our video episodes from previous Bourbon Festival coverage below  and keep checking back here for our coverage this year again. Boots and Bourbon with Wild Turkey Kentucky… Read more »

Utilizing Brand Characteristics in Mixology by Stephen Dennison, Z’s Fusion

Bourbon is one of the most varied classes of spirits as far as expressing the nuances and techniques employed by the distiller. Proof, cooperage, barrel rotation- even terroir is expressed in the final product. I would like to share my own personal brand selection approach for cocktails in the developmental process. To begin, I feel… Read more »

World’s Best Pizza is Bourbon Pizza

Yes, this pizza has bourbon in it!  Tony Boombozz Pizza in Louisville, Kentucky offers Kentucky Bourbon Pizza at all Boombozz locations again this year now through the end of October and gives you the chance to win a free one*!  E-mail [email protected] with your name, e-mail address, mailing address and phone #  for a… Read more »

Watch Knob Creek’s Webcast Live Today on Kicking Off Bourbon Heritage Month, featuring Whiskey Professors, Jim Beam Master Distiller Fred Noe

Knob Creek Bourbon broadcasted a free behind-the-scenes-look at the Super-Premium Bourbon live earlier today on and we are now awaiting the archived video to post here in case you missed it! Do check back in and read the rest of this blog and watch other video episodes and read more blogs here on … Read more »

Old Forester Releases 2009 Birthday Bourbon Edition

Old Forester has released this year’s expression of its Birthday Bourbon in honor of George Garvin Brown, the founder of Louisville-based Brown-Forman and Old Forester, America’s First Bottled Bourbon. Launched seven years ago to commemorate Brown’s Birthday on September 2, Old Forester Birthday Bourbon is a limited-edition, historically award-winning bourbon and a must-have for bourbon… Read more »

Making Bluegrass Soy Sauce with Artisan Chef Matt Jamie of Bourbon Barrel Foods

Bourbon Barrel Foods Owner and Founder Matt Jamie shows how he makes Bluegrass Soy Sauce, the only small-batch soy sauce made in America, in these first two video episodes below × ×

Four Roses Mariage Collection 2009 Release Out in September includes 19- and 10-year-old bourbons

Four Roses Distillery will release the second in a series of limited edition, small batch bourbons this September at the 2009 Kentucky Bourbon Festival. Hall of Fame Master Distiller Jim Rutledge has hand selected and artfully married two bourbon recipes, never before combined, for the exclusive Mariage Collection 2009 Release. It includes a 19-year-old and… Read more »

Heaven Hill Will Release Third And Final Bottling of Rittenhouse, a 25-year-old Very Rare Single Barrel Straight Rye Whiskey

Can the third time possibly be more charming than the first two?  That is the question for American Whiskey enthusiasts as Heaven Hill Distilleries tells that the release of the third and final bottling of Rittenhouse Very Rare Single Barrel Rye will be released this coming winter for the holiday season.  Following the release… Read more »

The Intoxicologist Visits BourbonBlog with Bourbon Cocktail Recipes

Recently we met a mixologist with a deep thirst for knowledge, love of writing and in the past several years her intense desire to learn about the craft of cocktailing has grown to new heights.  We introduce to The Intoxicologist! In one creation she mixes St Remy Brandy XO and Jim Beam to create a twist on… Read more »