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November 2019

Bourbon by Brands III • NOV 24 • KY Bourbon School

November 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Kentucky Castle, 230 Pisgah Pike
Versailles, 40383 United States
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$35

Bourbon by Brands III: Non-Distiller Producers and Outside KY To conclude our trilogy, we’re looking at sourced and contract Bourbons plus Bourbons from outside of Kentucky. Sourcing has a bad rap as it’s often associated with fake histories and high prices, but is that always warranted? (Mark Gillespie once described it as ‘buying a pie, sprinkling some cinnamon on top and saying you made it.’) Contract involves hiring another distillery to make your recipe, how is that different? (Answer: very)…

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Finishing Bourbon • NOVEMBER 24 • GRADUATE KY Bourbon School (was Bourbon University) @ The Kentucky Castle

November 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Kentucky Castle, 230 Pisgah Pike
Versailles, 40383 United States
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$35

Finishing Bourbon Sunday, Nov 24 • 7:00 pm Finishing a whiskey means to transfer the spirit from its original maturation container into a second, usually different style, container for a second maturation. The goal is to add new flavors to the liquid from the second container. While this technique has been going on for a while in Scotch, it is (relatively) new to Bourbon. While most whiskeys can be stored in any type of oak - be it used or…

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December 2019

Bourbon Sensory Analysis II • DEC 11 • KY Bourbon School

December 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Kentucky Castle, 230 Pisgah Pike
Versailles, 40383 United States
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$35

A quality Bourbon can contain over 200 flavors divided into five primary categories: • Grains • Tree (wood and nut) • Sweet • Spice • Botanical (primarily fruit and floral) Like fine wine, it takes palate education and practice to learn to detect the subtle and nuanced aromas and flavors of a complex Bourbon. We’ll explore advanced Bourbon sensory analysis through varying levels of blind tasting, The Kentucky Castle's Bourbon-Steward-In-Residence (& Bourbon industry insider) Tim Knittel will guide you through:…

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Bourbon Sensory Analysis II • DEC 22 • KY Bourbon School

December 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Kentucky Castle, 230 Pisgah Pike
Versailles, 40383 United States
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$35

A quality Bourbon can contain over 200 flavors divided into five primary categories: • Grains • Tree (wood and nut) • Sweet • Spice • Botanical (primarily fruit and floral) Like fine wine, it takes palate education and practice to learn to detect the subtle and nuanced aromas and flavors of a complex Bourbon. We’ll explore advanced Bourbon sensory analysis through varying levels of blind tasting, The Kentucky Castle's Bourbon-Steward-In-Residence (& Bourbon industry insider) Tim Knittel will guide you through:…

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