Ky. Bourbon Hall of Fame adds 3 members; awards lifetime achievement honor

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LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame will induct three individuals into its hallowed ranks on Friday, Sept. 14, and bestow its prestigious Parker Beam Lifetime Achievement Award on one of the industry’s most successful leaders, visionaries and champions. “This year’s class truly shows the diversity of personas behind the growing Golden Age of Kentucky […]

Four Roses 2018 ’18 LESB might be my favorite FR ever


LAWRENCEBURG, Ky.—Each year Four Roses releases a Limited Edition Small Batch bourbon, and that tradition will continue this year when it hits shelves two Saturdays from now. If you’re not a bourbon wonk, know that this is a high-demand item whose $140 MSRP will likely not be seen outside its distillery gift shop sales. Expect […]

Ky. State Fair Country Ham contest history shows decline of curing in Bluegrass


When the Kentucky State Fair began its annual country ham competition in 1964, Charles Gatton, Sr., of Gatton Farms was the Grand Champion. He donated his ham for auction and it raised $124 for a 4-H chapter in Muhlenberg County. When Broadbent’s B&B Foods won the 54th annual competition this month—a record 19th top prize […]

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