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UPCOMING EVENTS: (click the images for full info & tickets)
Kentucky Black Bourbon Guild 
Class: Bourbon Basics: Bourbon 101
Sat • Jan 5th  • 10am-2pm
@ Base 110, 110 West Vine Street, 3rd Floor, Lexington, KY 40507
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Tim Knittel, Certified Stave and Thief Society Executive Bourbon Steward, will facilitate class instruction on Bourbon Basics: Bourbon 101. 
Whiskey Bear
Advanced / Bourbon Palate Training
Sat • Jan 5th & 12th • 4pm-6pm
119 Marion, Suite 170, Lexington, Kentucky 40517
Learn to detect the nuanced flavors of bourbon like a professional taster.
  • 4 oz Spiced Cider (apple cider steeped with cinnamon, nutmeg and clove adjust to taste)
  • 1 oz Bulleit Barrel Strength Bourbon
  • Garnish with fresh-grated nutmeg and a cinnamon stick - or simply top with cinnamon powder
Using a barrel strength or higher proof bourbon in your hot cocktails allows more of the bourbon’s character to come through the other flavors. Also if you have a favorite mulling cider spice blend, feel free to substitute that with your apple cider.

January "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. 

Bourbon U is now the 2nd Wednesday & 4th Sunday
through all of 2019!

January 9th & 27th • Bourbon Basics

So you enjoy a glass of Bourbon here and there … and you know that it’s important to Kentucky’s history and economy, but there’s so much more to learn about Bourbon!

We’ll start 2019 with an overview of what, exactly, Bourbon is plus take a brief look at Bourbon’s history and how it’s made today. We’ll also cover how to nose and taste Bourbon like a professional and will sample a variety of Bourbons and near-Bourbons to explore the differences among Bourbon styles.

This class will launch our second annual year-long “Bourbon University” with a new theme offered each month. No need to attend them all - mix and match as you like!

We’ll open with the most classic of whiskey cocktails: The Old Fashioned, and ours will be made with James E Pepper 1776 Bourbon.

Pours this month will include:

  • Maker’s Mark Bourbon (wheated)
  • Elijah Craig Small Batch Bourbon (traditional/low rye)
  • Old Forester 1870 Bourbon (high rye)
  • Four Roses Small Batch Bourbon (very high rye)
  • Peerless Rye (rye whiskey)
  • Angel’s Envy (Bourbon finished)

Pours subject to change based on availability.

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This class is part of our year-long “Bourbon University” led by Bourbon-Steward in Residence Tim Knittel of Distilled Living with a new theme offered each month. They will be the 2nd Wednesday and 4th Sunday all year. ➡ No need to attend them all - mix and match as you like!

$35 per person, class includes guided Bourbon flights/cocktails and light food. Dinner reservations at Castle Farm Restaurant available for after the class.

We have sad news to share: Addie's at the Woodford Inn has announced that they are closed. It was a sudden and unexpected turn of events that surprised everyone and we are looking for new venues to host monthly bourbon dinners again in the future.
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