Category: Distillery Trips

Sipp’n Corn on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® – The Heaven Hill Bourbon Experience.

Heaven Hill celebrated the grand opening of the Heaven Hill Bourbon Experience in Bardstown, Kentucky last month.  This $19 million expansion and renovation of the Bourbon Heritage Center transformed it into a state-of-the-art visitor center. Heaven Hill President Max Shapira and Kentucky Governor Andy… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® – The Heaven Hill Bourbon Experience.”

Log Still Distillery Opens for Business

Kentucky’s newest distillery is owned by descendants of one of the oldest distilling families.  J.W. “Wally” Dant III, along with his cousins Lynne Dant and Charles Dant, have now opened Log Still Distillery in Gethsemane, Kentucky.  While the grounds are still under construction, the… Continue Reading “Log Still Distillery Opens for Business”

The Kentucky Bourbon Trail Releases new field guide

The Kentucky Distillers’ Association Passport program for the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® just got a MAJOR upgrade. A new Field Guide is packed full of valuable information about Kentucky’s treasured bourbon distilleries, travel distances from convenient home bases, and it will take you on a… Continue Reading “The Kentucky Bourbon Trail Releases new field guide”

Sipp’n Corn Photo Journal: T.W. Samuels Distillery

There’s something about Deatsville.  Some of my favorite Heaven Hill single barrels have matured in Deatsville; it’s home of the historic, long-ago-shuttered T.W. Samuels Distillery; it has great bourbon lawsuit stories like the battle between Samuels and the railroad (check it out here: Bourbon… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Photo Journal: T.W. Samuels Distillery”

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… Continue Reading “Lux Row Bourbon Battle Cocktail Competition – We Crowned the Winner During the Kentucky Bourbon Festival!”