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June 2016

Bourbon, Things to Do

A Stop on the Bourbon Trail: Jim Beam

jim beam distillery

A few weekends ago, my husband, some friends, and I took an impromptu trip to the Jim Beam Bourbon Distillery in Clermont, Kentucky. Us four are visiting the entire Kentucky Bourbon Trail, so we can complete our passport and get our t-shirt for this year.

Each distillery offers various types of tours. Just like with Heaven Hill, we just did the tasting. So, we didn’t get to see the interworking of the distillery. I would recommend taking an entire distillery tour, especially if you haven’t and you want to see the whole bourbon making process (a tasting is included). With just tasting tours, you get a brief history and get to try a few of their spirits. The distillery tour  is around 90 minutes and just the tasting tour is 15 minutes. Read More

food truck friday june 2016
Events, Fashion, Places to Eat

Food Truck Friday

It seems like over the past few years, Lexington’s food scene has been growing exponentially. With all the countless local restaurants, the food trucks, the food festivals and events, it would be hard to disagree. There are so many hidden…

national bourbon day
Bourbon, Recipes

National Bourbon Day + Cocktail Recipe

Today is June 14. In Kentucky, it’s especially an important day. Why, may you ask? Today is National Bourbon Day. We are responsible for 95% of the world’s bourbon, so of course, we are going to celebrate it. It’s…