By Carla Carlton   Here in Bourbon Country, we love to entertain. In fact, we love it so much that we’ve added another official holiday to the calendar: Derby Day. Even if you don’t get within 10 furlongs of a horse...
Whether you love it or think it’s a criminal waste of good Bourbon, the mint julep is inextricably linked with the Kentucky Derby, and your guests will expect to sip one, particularly if they’re non-Kentuckians and don’t know better....
Cocktail by Jordan Spence of Bella Notte (Lexington, KY) Ingredients  3/4 oz House made lavender simple syrup 8-10 large Chocolate Mint Leaves 2 dashes of Bitter Truth Orange bitters 1 Amarene Cherry Burnt orange peel 1.5 oz Four Roses Single Barrell Chipped Ice Candied Mint Leaves Lavender Flower garnish   Preparation In...
People's Choice Winner - 2014 Four Roses Mint Julep Competition
Wink and a Nod

Wink and a Nod

Wink and a Nod  - 1/2 oz. Makers Mark - 1/4 oz. Dry Vermouth - splash of Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice - Raspberry Syrup - Bitterman's Burlesque Bitters - Soda water & Grapefruit swath  
When the chill invades your body, that’s the time to have a toddy
... themed cocktails to entertain with this season from some of the hottest bartenders in Bourbon Country
By: Justin Thompson Summertime is here and it’s time to hydrate the crowd at your next pool or patio party with a refreshing elixir. Susie Hoyt, Beverage Director at The Silver Dollar in Louisville, KY (recently named a “Top 10 Whiskey Bar” by GQ),...

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