Kentucky Bourbon Country. The Essential Travel Guide by Susan Reigler

By Susan Reigler

Like wine fans who dream of touring to Bordeaux or beer fanatics with visions of the breweries of Belgium, bourbon fans plan their pilgrimages to Kentucky's bourbon state. And what a rustic it's! one of the most recognized distilleries are tucked away within the scenic nation-state of the Bluegrass area, stretching among Louisville, Bardstown, and Lexington. Locals and travelers alike hunt down the best flavors of Kentucky as curiosity in America's merely local spirit maintains to grow.

In Kentucky Bourbon nation, Susan Reigler deals crucial details and sensible recommendation to somebody contemplating a visit to the state's distilleries or to the eating places and bars at the city Bourbon path. that includes greater than one hundred fifty full-color images and a bourbon word list, the e-book is geared up via area and offers priceless information about the Bluegrass — together with points of interest close to every one distillery and notes on eating places, accommodation, buying, and seasonal occasions in...

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Cargo-laden boats arriving in Louisville would off-load their goods, store them in a warehouse, and wait for enough rain to raise the water level and make the river navigable. Often they had to wait so long that they lost their customers for nondelivery of the merchandise. These lost sales certainly would have included whiskey, which the Tarascons could buy cheaply, store in charred barrels, and ship south. By the time it arrived in New Orleans months later, the whiskey would have acquired an amber color and some satisfyingly complex flavors.

The center opened in 2012 and houses Moonshine University, the Grease Monkey Distillery, and Challenge Bottling. Museum Row Within Whiskey Row is Louisville's modern Museum Row, stretching along West Main Street from Sixth to Ninth Streets. org). Distilled Spirits Epicenter. Louisville Slugger Museum. Ali is a native of Louisville, and the center named for him features exhibits chronicling the heavyweight boxing champion's career both in the ring and as an advocate for social justice. The exterior of the building, which overlooks the river, is decorated with multicolored tiles that, at a distance, resolve into giant mosaic images of Ali.

Member of the Association of American University Presses For Joanna, who loves bourbon so many different ways Contents Introduction 1. Bourbon Basics: Made in America How to Taste Bourbon 2. Louisville: The Beginning of Bourbon Country Bourbon Balls and Beyond 3. Frankfort and Midway: Buffalo Trace and Woodford Reserve Barrels and Cooperages 4. Lexington and Horse Country: Town Branch The Master Distiller 5. Lawrenceburg: Four Roses and Wild Turkey Not Just the Angels’ Share 6. Bardstown: The Kentucky Bourbon Festival, Barton 1792, Heaven Hill Bourbon Heritage Center, Kentucky Bourbon Distillers, Maker's Mark, and Jim Beam Acknowledgments Appendix A: More Resources for Bourbon Lovers Appendix B: Bourbon Retailers Glossary: The Bourbon Lexicon About the Author and Photographer ABarton 1792 300 Barton Road Bardstown, KY B Buffalo Trace 1001 Wilkinson Boulevard Frankfort, KY C Four Roses 1224 Bonds Mill Road Lawrenceburg, KY D Heaven Hill 1311 Gilkey Run Road Bardstown, KY E Jim Beam 149 Happy Hollow Road Clermont, KY F Kentucky Bourbon Distillers (also known as Willett Distillery) 1869 Loretto Road Bardstown, KY G Maker's Mark 3350 Burks Spring Road Loretto, KY H Wild Turkey 1525 Tyrone Road Lawrenceburg, KY I Woodford Reserve 7855 McCracken Pike Versailles, KY J Town Branch 401 Cross Street Lexington, KY Introduction Greetings, bourbon-loving traveler, for that is who you are if you have picked up this book.

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