Launching ‘The State of Bourbon’

It’s National Bourbon Heritage Month–celebrating America’s only native spirit. So what better time to launch the newest book from the My Old Kentucky Road Trip team? Our friends at Barrel House Distilling in Lexington hosted the launch party for The State of Bourbon: Exploring the Spirit of Kentucky on September 1, and it was a blast! […]

What’s the Difference Between Bourbon and Whiskey? And Other Things You Need to Know Before the Kentucky Bourbon Festival

All bourbons are whiskeys, but not all whiskeys are bourbons. Learn more about what makes bourbon so special and just how much of it is made in our Bluegrass State.

A Taste of the Maker’s Mark Distillery Tour

We’ve somehow forgotten to mention one of the most important rules in the road trip handbook: Your voyage won’t always be planned. It was by this rule that we found ourselves relaxing on the couch one moment and driving the winding country roads — and we do mean winding — to the Maker’s Mark Distillery […]