Kentucky Derby 147 winner Medina Spirit failed a post-race drug test. Hall of Fame Trainer Bob Baffert denies any wrongdoing and and calls a “complete injustice” and “the biggest gut punch in racing for something I didn’t do.”
Louisville-based Buzzard’s Roost Sippin’ Whiskeys, known for their innovation in rye whiskey and work with cooperages, and has already won three gold medals at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. They recently earned top recognition for Buzzard’s Roost Toasted Barrel Rye, which received a Double Gold, and Buzzard’s Roost Barrel Strength Rye, which earned a Gold. This is the second year to compete against some of the most renowned distillers in the world
Square 6 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey is the first bottled Bourbon produced at Heaven Hill Distillery’s Louisville, Kentucky artisanal distillery located in the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, this is a high rye Bourbon whiskey and will be available at select Kentucky retailers.
Kentucky Oaks Day and Derby 2021 in Louisville event opportunities include Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co. for an Oaks Day bottle signing event with 5th Generation Carson Taylor and Master Distiller Caleb Kilburn. They will also be releasing a new Single Barrel Selection in partnership with Project to Preserve African-American Turf History. This bottle will be the first of a series in collaboration with PPAATH, commemorating the stories of African-American jockeys.
Gable Erenzo passes away at age 41. To remember his life, we are sharing videos from recent interviews we did with the owner of Gardiner Liquid Mercantile and co-founder of Hudson Whiskey and Tuthilltown Spirits, New York.
Rabbit Hole releases the rare 15-year-old Bourbon whiskey finished in Mizunara Japanese Oak. Only 1,400 bottles of this limited Bourbon whiskey is being released by the Rabbit Hole Distillery in Louisville, Kentucky.
LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY: Woodford Reserve Bourbon Whiskey honors the Black jockeys who won Kentucky Derby with this year’s $1,000 Mint Julep cocktail to benefit the Project to Protect African-American Turf History for Kentucky Derby 147 at Churchhill Downs in Louisville. We talk with Master Distiller Chris Morris
Around this time last year before the pandemic and shutdown, I spent some time with Jared Bailey, Manager and Mixologist at Soho Cigar Bar in Manhattan. He made this Mexcal cocktail for me. This is one of the best cocktail pairings I’ve ever had with a cigar. Enjoy… Blood, Sweat, & Cheers! 2 oz Ilegal… Read more »
Woodford Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon releases ts 2021 Kentucky Derby bottle, designed by Richard Sullivan, the former Atlanta Braves baseball player.