February 18, 2014 - 11:00am
Want to know why everyone goes ga-ga over Pappy? It's because of Ed Foote.
There is little information out there about Ed Foote, even though the products he made became some of the most sought-after bourbons the world has ever seen. Foote is best known for his famou
January 6, 2014 - 10:44am
Promoting bourbon tourism, like charity, begins at home.
Learning about bourbon can be intimidating. You walk into a bar or liquor store and face a wall of a hundred bourbons. Which do you choose?
May 30, 2012 - 10:00am
The "bourbon boom" has prompted the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau to expand the Urban Bourbon Trail to twenty new restaurants in the area.
Bourbon just may be the new beer, judging by its exponential rise in popularity over the past two decades, and Kentucky’s tourism industry is reaping the benefits. Louisville’s immensely popular Urban Bourbon Trail is one indication of just how prosperous the bourbon business has become...
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
New exhibit at the Kentucky Derby Museum features one of the state’s signature products.
When people think of Kentucky they think of two things—horses and bourbon. The Kentucky Derby Museum, 704 Central Avenue, brings both together with the newly opened exhibit “Urban Bourbon @ the Kentucky Derby Museum” presented by Four Roses Distillery, LLC. The limited time...
December 7, 2011 - 1:09pm
Local bartenders are pitted against each other in the quest to create the greatest Manhattan
What is the proper way to drink bourbon? (If you said, “With Coke!” try again.) Generally, bourbon is meant to be drunk neat, or maybe with a little ice or a splash of water. Bourbon is not widely known as a cocktail liquor (although bourbon cocktails are becoming more prominent, and to...