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October 2019

Bourbon by Brands II: Craft Distilleries • OCT 27 • KY Bourbon School

October 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Kentucky Castle, 230 Pisgah Pike
Versailles, 40383 United States
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$35

Last month we talked about the big distillers, now let’s concentrate on the little ones! For this month, we’re exploring the craft distilleries in Kentucky. We’re limiting to just the ones that are making their own products, so specific product availability will vary across dates this month. We’ll taste a representative Bourbon from each distillery and dissect the flavor profile to understand the choices the distillers make for grain recipe/mash bill, yeast strain, distillation, barrel char and entry proof and…

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November 2019

Bourbon by Brands III • NOV 13 • KY Bourbon School

November 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 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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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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