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CANCELED / COVID19 RESCHEDULING • Bourbon Cocktails I: Historic and Classic Cocktails • July 8 • KY Bourbon School at The Kentucky Castle

July 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


This event will be rescheduled for a later date TBD. Anyone who purchased a ticket will get a refund and additional info via email.

Cocktails were developed on American whiskeys including Bourbon & Rye.

In this class we’ll explore the origin of American whiskey cocktails by focusing on the ‘Classic 5’:
• Old Fashioned
• Whiskey Sour
• Mint Julep
• Whiskey Smash
• Manhattan

The Kentucky Castle’s Bourbon-Steward-In-Residence (& Bourbon industry insider) Tim Knittel will guide you through basic cocktail construction theory including:
• Spirit + Sweet + Contrast(s) + Accent,
• Techniques: stirring vs. shaking and order of ingredients,
• Working with ice: hard, crappy & specialty ice
• Selecting whiskey for cocktails by flavor profile

You’ll get to taste each type of cocktail and then make your own!

Tickets are available for:Wednesday, July 8, 6:00 pm – 7:30 or Sunday, July 26, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

This class is part of our year-long “Kentucky Bourbon School” led by Bourbon-Steward in Residence Tim Knittel and Executive Bourbon Steward Aften Locken of Distilled Living with a new theme offered each month. No need to attend them all – mix and match as you like!

$35 per person, class includes guided Bourbon flight and light food.

Dinner reservations at Castle Farm Restaurant available for after the class by calling (859) 256-0322 or visiting https://www.thekentuckycastle.com/eat-drink.



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The Kentucky Castle
230 Pisgah Pike
Versailles, 40383 United States
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