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Lexington Bourbon Society – Lexington Bourbon Academy – Bourbon Master Class

December 3, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


So you think you know bourbon… but how much do you really know? Or maybe you are just bourbon curious? It’s no secret that everyone in the Bluegrass is talking about it! This is your chance to prove your knowledge and learn the facts and have a fun experience doing it. Join us at Beyond the Barrel for a one of a kind Lexington Bourbon Academy class designed to help you become a Certified Bourbon Steward!

In Partnership with the Stave and Thief Society, Barrel House Distillery and Distilled Living, we invite you to a hands on training class with America’s Native Spirit!

Walk through the key process elements that make bourbon come to life! In a two hour course you will explore the following:

– Historical milestones and laws of bourbon
– Understanding the difference between bourbon and other types of whiskey/spirits
– Hands on walkthrough of the distillation process
– Review of Maturation and Aging
– Sensory Analysis and understanding congeners/flavor profile traits and characteristics
– Learn the art of building a flight
– Receive a course book and code to test as a certified bourbon steward with the Stave and Thief Society on completion of the class

Real distillers. Real subject matter experts. Real answers! And an opportunity to become a fully certified and recognized bourbon steward to show your friends and colleagues you definitely know your stuff. For the bourbon fans, service industry professional or hardcore enthusiasts alike, our classes will take a creative and welcoming approach to guiding you on your journey in getting to know bourbon a little bit better. And most importantly, have fun while you do it!

Our Master Class will be held on Sunday December 3rd from 5:00 PM through 7:00 PM. Limited 30 seats available. Price will be $100 per person and include all course materials and test code to take the Certified Bourbon Steward exam.

We look forward to seeing you there!



December 3, 2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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