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Distilled Living 🥃 & Events! 

What we're drinking now:
We liked the cocktail recipe included in last month's email newsletter so we decided to send you a new one this month. This isn't from any of the events but instead what Tim & I have been drinking at home recently. As usual we've also included this month's public events with ticket links below in case you would like to join us. We may do one more email this month with a few events where details are still being worked out. In the meantime, CHEERS!  -- Hilary
Perfect Walnut Old Manhattan
This is really a cross between an Old Fashioned & a Manhattan with a delicious walnut twist. This drink is almost like drinking a cross between a cocktail and a true digestif.

Ingredients:
ice cubes
2 dashes Walnut Bitters Napa Valley Distillery is our current favorite here
.5 oz simple syrup
.5 oz Sweet Vermouth Carpano Antica Formula
2 oz Bourbon Four Roses Small Batch works well

Instructions:
In a rocks glass, combine in order above, stir in glass and serve.
Upcoming events:
(click the images for full info & tickets on each event)
Saturday, September 8th • 6pm-9pm
McDazzle Gala & Auction 2018 @ Hilton Downtown Lexington (Lexington, KY)
$159/ea • [more info & tix]
Tim Knittel of Distilled Living will be leading a Bourbon tasting of Alltech products during this event.
On Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, ABLE will be hosting their 2nd annual bourbon-themed fundraising event "DelectABLE Bourbon Charity Dinner"
 
MENU, more info & Tickets: 
https://www.facebook.com/events/1987992378117676/

$100 bourbon ticket • $70 dinner only ticket
 

We have a really amazing bourbon lineup for this event!



September "Bourbon U" @ The Kentucky Castle

230 Pisgah Pike, Versailles, KY • $35/ea

Dive deep into details you won’t typically learn on the distillery tours & come join us each month for a different bourbon experience only available at the Kentucky Castle. 

September is National Bourbon Heritage month!

In celebration, we’re spending the month focusing on the major Kentucky Bourbon distilleries and brands which have created a deep heritage for our state.

We’ll taste a representative Bourbon from each distillery and dissect the flavor profile to understand the choices the distillers make for grain recipe/mash bill, yeast strain, distillation, barrel char and entry proof and aging.

Flight:
• Maker’s Mark
• Buffalo Trace by Sazerac
• Elijah Craig by Heaven Hill
• Russell’s Reserve by Wild Turkey
• Knob Creek by Jim Beam
• Old Forester Signature by Brown-Forman
• Woodford Reserve
• Bulleit by Diageo
• Four Roses Small Batch


This class is the eighth in our year-long “Bourbon University” with a new theme offered each month.
➡ No need to attend them all - mix and match as you like!

$35 per person, class includes guided bourbon flight and light food. Dinner reservations at Castle Farm Restaurant available for after the class.
 

September 5th & 19th (Wednesday) 6pm-7:30pm
& September 16th (third Sunday) 3pm-4:30pm

More info & Tix ($35/ea): https://www.facebook.com/events/510974619328301/

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