BourbonBlog.com is invited to a celebration of Tom Bulleit’s induction to the Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame at Spalding Hall in Bardstown, Kentucky in the video below. × Special thanks to The Bulleit Family, Diageo, Mike Manning and Proof Media Mix, Spalding Hall,  and Joshua Durr. Filmed during Kentucky Bourbon Festival 2009.

 
The Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame 2009

The Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame honors seven new inductees for their service to the bourbon industry in a ceremony during the Kentucky Bourbon Festival 2009. BourbonBlog.com joins the Kentucky Distillers’ Association at the historic Wickland Mansion for the ceremony in the video below. × This year’s inductees are: * David M. Beam, Jim Beam… Read more »

 
Distillery Live 2009 with Laphroaig and Maker’s Mark watch it now on BourbonBlog.com

Watch the rebroadcast of Distillery Live 2009 below with Laphroaig Distillery Manager John Campbell, Maker’s Mark Master Distiller Kevin Smith and special guest John Hansell of Malt Advocate. Distillery Live 2009 was held this year at Maker’s Mark in Loretto, KY and celebrated the intrinsic relationship between Laphroaig and Maker’s Mark – specifically the maturation… Read more »

 
Governor Steve Beshear Visits The Great Kentucky Kentucky Bourbon Tasting and Gala at the 2009 Kentucky Bourbon Festival

BourbonBlog.com interviews Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear on his visit to The Great Kentucky Kentucky Bourbon Tasting and Gala at the 2009 Kentucky Bourbon Festival. Tonight, Gov. Beshear is honoring First Lieutenant Clint Hooker, who became the 1,000th person to complete the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Watch our interview with this Fort Campbell pilot and the Governor… Read more »

 
American Honey Girls and Boots and Bourbon with Wild Turkey at the Kentucky Bourbon Festival 2009

BourbonBlog.com joins the American Honey Girls and Wild Turkey Master Distiller Jimmy Russell for some Boots and Bourbon at the Kentucky Bourbon Festival 2009. ×

 
Bourbon-Style Cooking School with Jim Beam, the Whiskey Professors and deSha’s at the Kentucky Bourbon Festival 2009

Whiskey Professors Steve Cole, Bernie Lubbers, and David Mays along with deSha’s Chef Tom Yates give us a taste of bourbon cooking at the Kentucky Bourbon Festival 2009 ×

 
All-Star Sampler Event With The Master Distillers at the Kentucky Bourbon Festival 2009

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 BourbonBlog.com’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 BourbonBlog.com’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 »

 
The Barnyard with Elijah Craig 12 Year by Stephen Dennison

The Barnyard by Mixologist Stephen Dennison Elijah Craig 12 year, I feel, is a bourbon that really expresses its cooperage. Reminding me of freshly-built barn, it inspired this drink. This is for the purists. Ingredients: – 2 oz Elijah Craig 12 yr – 5 drops Lagavulin, or another smokey Islay Scotch – 2 spritz Barbera… 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 »