Hosting Thanksgiving this year and wondering what bourbons would make a hit for bourbon-lovers and novices alike? Here’s a shopping list to celebrate our nation’s first holiday with our native spirit. All are readily available and won’t break the bank if Uncle Lou drains one before the halftime show. Wild Turkey 101 / Wild Turkey … Continue reading 5 BEST BOURBONS FOR THANKSGIVING

5 Must Go Places in Louisville

Whether you call it the “Gateway to the South”, “Derby City”, or just “The ‘Ville”, if you’re looking for a weekend bourbon getaway, there’s no better place to start than Louisville, Kentucky.   We recently had the opportunity to spend a couple of days in Louisville, and check out some of the sites.  While there, we … Continue reading 5 Must Go Places in Louisville

19 Things to Do in Lexington

I've spent a lot of time in Lexington, KY over the years. From a quick weekend getaway to horse competitions to distillery tours, I've never been bored in the bluegrass state. Here are some of my favorite things to do in Lexington. Southern Lights at the Kentucky Horse Park 1. Kentucky Horse Park If I … Continue reading 19 Things to Do in Lexington


It’s Triple Crown Time! While you’ll want to include Mint Juleps as a must-have at your horse racing parties, don’t forget about some of these other delicious cocktails featured at popular races and venues. Oaks Lily The Oaks Lily is the official cocktail of the Kentucky Oaks - the filly (young, female horse) races held … Continue reading HORSE RACING COCKTAILS


1. Four Roses Yellow Label Four Roses “Yellow” Label - now more of a tan color - and small batch or both good options for summer time sips. These pack a great punch for hosting a patio party, grilling out, or just an after-work treat. It’s light, floral, and is a reliable choice for a … Continue reading 5 BEST SUMMER BOURBONS