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Bluegrass Distillers Blue Corn Bourbon Release Party

Bluegrass Distillers is a relatively new distillery located on West Sixth Street in Lexington, Kentucky, and is one of the distilleries located on the Kentucky Bourbon Craft Tour Trail. Bluegrass Distillers opened in 2015 and they source their ingredients locally. Over Labor Day weekend was the release of their Blue Corn Bourbon.
Earlier this month, I headed down to West Sixth Street to go to the Bluegrass Distillers Blue Corn Bourbon Release Party! I’ve been to all the major players in the bourbon industry, but this is the first craft distillery that I’ve ever been to! I was always curious about craft distilleries and seeing their process and how it compares to those that have been around for hundreds of years.

Every time I write a bourbon post, I feel like I have to reiterate a few things, because I have no idea if this is someone’s first time learning about bourbon or if they are a bourbon connoisseur.

First things first…

“All bourbon is whiskey, but not all whiskey is bourbon.”

I kind of cringe when I hear people call something whiskey that is actually bourbon. Or when someone calls something whiskey, when it is known to all bourbon lovers as bourbon (I mean they aren’t technically wrong, but…). Bourbon and whiskey are not interchangeable, which leads me to my next point…

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Bourbon, Events

White Dog Day 2016 | Buffalo Trace Distillery

I just love going out and attending events, especially when it involves bourbon and/or food. Back in early September, I remember seeing a post on facebook about winning tickets to White Dog Day at Buffalo Trace. I couldn’t find…