Category: Announcements

2019 BRIAN’S BOOK AND A BOTTLE ™

With the holidays upon us, avoid the awkwardness of lame host gifts and never knowing what to get for bosses, co-workers, and other hard-to-shop-for friends and family.  Brian’s Book and a Bottle™ has the right suggestion for everyone on your list: For your business…

Bourbon Justice Turns One at the Kentucky Book Fair (and my sincere thanks).

I celebrated the one-year anniversary of Bourbon Justice this weekend as an author invited to the Kentucky Book Fair—everything in that statement is still a little surreal. On the drive home from Lexington, my mind meandered through the past year since Bourbon Justice was…

The Bourbon Crusaders and Four Roses Barrel Through Hunger.

A year after the resounding success of #Willett2BCured—a charity event sponsored by The Bourbon Crusaders and Willett Distillery—The Bourbon Crusaders crushed it again.  For the fourth year of their annual event, The Bourbon Crusaders partnered with Four Roses to benefit two Kentucky food banks,…

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes – My Imperial Stout Diversion with the Bourbon Community Roundtable

I’m way behind the curve on barrel-aged Imperial Stout.  I never really gave bourbon-barrel aged anything a chance because more than a decade ago, when bourbon barrel aging started creeping into beer and wine, I liked to keep my beer and my bourbon separate….

Lux Row Bourbon Battle Cocktail Competition – We Crowned the Winner During the Kentucky Bourbon Festival!

On September 18, 2019, six semifinal winners from across the United States and the European semifinal winner converged on Lux Row Distillers in Bardstown, Kentucky, for the Championship of the Bourbon Battle Cocktail Competition. These mixologists were challenged to create original bourbon cocktails crafted…