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2 hrs ago | Epicurious.com

And Now, A Kentuckian Extols the Virtues of Bourbon

Need proof? As holiday gifts a couple years ago, I made a variation of Alexandra Wentworth's recipe for Binky's Bourbon Nips.We served bourbon balls as wedding favors and organized a visit to Buffalo Trace distillery for our wedding guests. Not that I even need an excuse to talk about bourbon, it just so happens that September is National Bourbon Heritage Month , and I thought it would be appropriate to share a few fun facts about the "Official Spirit of America."

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Related Topix: Drink, Liquor, Kentucky, Recipes, Wedding

5 hrs ago | WDRB-TV Louisville

Louisville area gets its second stop on the bourbon trail

The ninth and newest stop on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail includes a new visitors center on Fitzgerald Road in Shively. It is called the Bulleit Frontier Whiskey Experience.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Shively, KY, Drink, Whiskey, Liquor, Shelby County, KY

9 hrs ago | Southern Living

5 Things You Need To Know in the South Right Now

As part of Louisville Craft Beer week, Copper and Kings American Brandy Co. will host "Lock, Stock and Smoking Barrels" at the craft brandy company's distillery on Sept.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Drink, Liquor

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Fox News

Really know American bourbon?

Any type of fermented grain, in fact, can be used to make whiskey, and the practice of aging whiskey for better flavor has been practiced for centuries. Whiskey is made in Ireland and Canada too, but if American whiskey is made primarily with corn - at least 51 percent corn - then it can be legally classified as Bourbon.

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Rocky Mount Telegram

'Buddha of bourbon' marks 60 years as distiller

Jimmy Russell, left, Wild Turkey's master distiller, pours a sample of the bourbon Aug. 22 for a visitor at the distillery near Lawrenceburg, Ky. During his 60 years in the bourbon-making business, Russell has seen his duties expand to become brand ambassador for Wild Turkey.

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Related Topix: Drink, Liquor, Lawrenceburg, KY, Whiskey

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Louisville restaurants infuse eats with bourbon

Restaurants stretching along the Urban Bourbon Trail in Louisville are creating bourbon-inspired sauces and glazes to jazz up main courses, side dishes and desserts.

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Related Topix: Drink, Liquor, Kentucky, Whiskey

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Boom in bourbon sales drives uptick in manufacturing of Missouri barrels

Don McGinnis traces his finger along the top edge of a wooden barrel on the factory floor while a sea of workers around him cut planks of oak, position staves to form a circle, and char the insides of the liquid-tight containers. As he and family members have done for decades, McGinnis' inspection of the 600 wooden barrels that are produced daily at the facility is a critical part of the quality control process that's made McGinnis Wood Products a highly sought-after supplier of wooden barrels for alcohol producers worldwide.

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Related Topix: Drink, Liquor, 9, Whiskey, Wine, Pierce City, MO

The Auto Channel

2015 Lincoln Navigator Review - On The Bourbon Trail With Larry Nutson

Luxurious, stylish, refined, aesthetically pleasing, tasteful, smooth, quiet, these are words that appropriately describe the redesigned for 2015 Lincoln Navigator. "The new Navigator is for the individual who wants to provide a business class experience for themselves and their families", said Carey White, Navigator Marketing Manager at a recent media introduction.

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Related Topix: Lincoln Navigator, Lincoln, SUV, Louisville, KY, Drink, Liquor, Lincoln MKC

Fri Sep 12, 2014

CultureMap

Our 9 favorite bourbon bars - plus can't-miss drink specials

Sometimes our government gets it right. On August 2, 2007 the U.S. Senate declared September as National Bourbon Heritage Month in a unanimous decision.

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Related Topix: Drink, Liquor, Life, Food, Recipes, Austin, TX, Cocktails

KXVO

Kentucky Bourbon Festival Guests to Receive Free Safe Rides Home from Bulleit Frontier Whiskey

One of the festival's supporters for over a decade, Bulleit will again provide free safe rides home for attendees 21 and over. As part of a focus to bring awareness to the importance of responsible drinking, the safe rides home program reminds guests to always designate a sober driver and drink in moderation.

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Business Journal

Angel's Envy bourbon maker to start work soon on distillery, two warehouses

Officials with Louisville Distilling Co., maker of Angel's Envy bourbon, say they'll soon begin construction of a long-planned urban distillery on Main Street. "All I can tell you it is moving forward; we closed on the property permitting is underway," he told WDRB in a phone interview Thursday.

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Just-Drinks.com

Product Launch - US: Heaven Hill Distilleries' Parker's Heritage Collection 2014

Heaven Hill Distilleries has announced the release of this year's iteration of its Parker's Heritage Collection. The 2014 expression, which comprises an American straight whiskey style rather than a Bourbon for the first time, marks the eighth addition to the collection.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Distillery tours bring a new taste to wine countryDistillery tours...

Distillery tours bring a new taste to wine country Visiting a Finger Lakes distillery on a fall day trip Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1rYgWrB Combine fall foliage sightseeing with a visit to two thriving distilleries, one on Cayuga Lake and the other on Seneca McKenzie Rye Whiskey is made from local rye grain and aged in new charred oak casks and finished in sherry barrels from local wineries. Finger Lakes in the fall is one of the most beautiful places in New York, and well worth a trip just for the scenery.

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Examiner.com

Dark Horse and National Bourbon Heritage Month

Dark Horse Distillery Reserve Bourbon Whiskey is distilled from a sour mash recipe. It is an award-winning spirit, which is handcrafted in a copper pot still, employing only the most traditional of methods.

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River Front Times

How 33 Wine Shop and Tasting Bar Got Way Ahead of the Whiskey Craze

The Drunken Vegan , a.k.a. Patrick J. Hurley, is a full-time barman at the Civil Life Brewing Company and cocktail enthusiast about town.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Go For the Food: At the gateway to bourbon country, restaurants find creative uses for whiskey

Restaurants stretching along the Urban Bourbon Trail in Louisville are creating bourbon-inspired sauces and glazes to jazz up main courses, side dishes and desserts. The 6-year-old bourbon cocktail and culinary experience has grown to 34 establishments, adding more zest to the city's nightlife.

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Related Topix: Drink, Liquor, Life, Food, Dining, Whiskey, Kentucky, Pork, Meat, Travel

NewsOK.com

Margie Samuels gains Bourbon Hall of Fame honor

The woman behind the Maker's Mark name and red wax on its bottles is taking her place among Kentucky's bourbon greats. In 1953, Mrs. Samuels collaborated with her husband, Bill Samuels Sr., to create Maker's Mark, a new kind of bourbon using wheat instead of rye as a secondary grain.

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Examiner.com

Celebrate National Bourbon Month with Buffalo Trace

Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey is an award-winning, 200-year product, which comes from the Kentucky River. It is also the result of the world's most decorated distillery.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Bourbon's Elder Statesman

Jimmy Russell strolled into a roomful of tourists, and soon the patriarch of Kentucky bourbon was surrounded by fans, posing for pictures and autographing bottles. The man behind Wild Turkey even took a turn as barkeeper, pouring samples of amber whiskey at the distillery's visitors' center.

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Related Topix: Drink, Liquor, Recreational Vehicle, Honey, Pop/Rock, Wild Turkey, Whiskey, Kentucky

Daily Journal

Wild Turkey maker reaches 60th year in business

Jimmy Russell strolled into a roomful of tourists, and soon the patriarch of Kentucky bourbon was surrounded by fans, posing for pictures and autographing bottles. The man behind Wild Turkey even took a turn as barkeeper, pouring samples of amber whiskey at the distillery's visitors' center.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Wild Turkey, Drink, Liquor, Whiskey, Kentucky

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