Kentucky’s Bourbon History (Part II)

Part of Kentucky's 225th Birthday Celebration By Carla Carlton Excerpted from "Barrel Strength Bourbon: The Explosive Growth of America's Whiskey" (Clerisy Press, 2017) The second in a two part series. Read Part II here. By the 1970s, bourbon...

Kentucky Bourbon Festival Ticket Giveaways

The Bourbon Review is giving away tickets to Boots & Bourbon and Flights of Bourbon at the Kentucky Bourbon Festival! Keep an eye on our social media this week to see how to get...

Bourbon and Blues

Kentucky Guitar Maker Combines Two Passions For His Instruments Story and Photos: Justin Thompson Bourbon is popping up everywhere these days. Not only is it dominating the shelf space at bars, restaurants and liquor stores across...

26th Kentucky Bourbon Festival Delivers New Events, Premium Experiences

Story by Steve Coomes Just because the Kentucky Bourbon Festival celebrates Kentucky’s whiskey’s history, heritage, and culture, that’s not stopping the festival itself from modernizing many of its events and programs. Yet as Jill Hawkins describes...

Happy Birthday, Elmer T. Lee (8/5/1919 – 7/16/2013)

By Justin Thompson The life-story of Elmer T. Lee is a perfect example of what Americans commonly reference when they discuss the “Greatest Generation”.  Elmer was a farm boy, born on a tobacco farm in...

Chihuly Art Exhibit Now Open Saturday Nights at Maker’s Mark

Story by Caroline Paulus Photos Courtesy of Maker's Mark Artist Dale Chihuly has created gorgeous glass art for over 50 years everywhere from the University of Wisconsin, to Venice, Italy, and now out of his studio...

Celebrating National Ice Cream Day – Bourbon Style

Story by Caroline Paulus and Shea Davidson The third Sunday of each July is designated as National Ice Cream Day, and the ladies here at The Bourbon Review were only too happy to celebrate. We've...

I Drink Bourbon, and I Know Things

Bourbon Cocktails for Your Game of Thrones Season Premier Party Story by Caroline Paulus Photos Courtesy of Belles Cocktail House and Drink Company Next Sunday, Game of Thrones fans around the world will gather to watch the...