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Whiskey Review: Wilderness Trail Distillery Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Editor’s Note: This whiskey was provided to us as a review sample by Wilderness Trail Distillery. This in no way, per our editorial policies, influenced the final outcome of this review. It should also be noted that by clicking the buy link towards the bottom of this review our site receives a small referral payment which helps to support, but not influence, our editorial and other costs.
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O’Charley’s Mobilizes Concept-Wide School Supply Drive to Help Eastern Kentucky Flood Victims and Families

Supplies to be Distributed After Stuff the O’Mobile Event. September 30, 2022 // // NASHVILLE - O’Charley’s Restaurant + Bar announced today it will deliver school supplies for thousands to help the communities that are still recovering from the August flooding in Eastern Kentucky. The supplies are the result of a concept-wide effort that culminated with team members hosting a ‘Stuff the O’Mobile’ event in Knoxville, TN on September 29 to combine donations received across all 16 states. The O’Charley’s team will then deliver the supplies to schools in Eastern Kentucky the next day.

Food Lion Expands Pickup; NGA to Boost eCommerce SNAP Acceptance

For today’s major grocers to remain competitive, omnichannel accessibility is key. In a move to drive sales with eCommerce customers, Ahold Delhaize-owned, North Carolina-based grocer Food Lion, which has 1,100 stores across 10 states, announced Monday (Sept. 26) the addition of Food Lion To Go pickup options to two dozen more stores in North Carolina and Kentucky. The addition boosts the total count of stores at which the service is available to more than 600, according to a press release.

There Are a Record 11.4 Million Barrels of Bourbon Currently Aging in Kentucky

The Kentucky Distillers’ Association just announced that it has some good news and bad news for the bourbon industry—Kentucky now has more bourbon barrels aging than ever, but the industry is also paying the highest taxes in its history. But hey, something’s gotta pay for the roads that lead tourists to distilleries’ visitor centers. In January, there were a record 11.4 million bourbon barrels silently maturing in Kentucky’s rickhouses, and there have been four years in a row of more than two million barrels filled. In total, there are nearly 12 million barrels aging in Kentucky (including other spirits), a staggering...

The Last Drop Distillers Is Releasing a Blend of Kentucky Bourbon and Rye for $4,000 a Bottle

The Last Drop Distillers of London is known for hunting down the literal last drops of single malt scotch, Cognac and Japanese whisky to bottle for its pricy collection of spirits. The latest luxury whiskey from the company shifts the focus to America, a blend of vintage Kentucky bourbon and rye whiskey compiled by Sazerac master blender Drew Mayville. And in the spirit of the company name, this will not be repeated—once these whiskeys are gone, they are gone forever. Release No. 28: The Last Drop Signature Blend of Kentucky Straight Whiskeys is the second signature blend from the company—the first...

The Best Maker's Mark Cocktails Ranked From Worst To Best

Fans of Kentucky bourbon will have no problems spotting Maker's Mark's signature red wax drip. This bottle, which comes in a square-ish-shaped bottle is known as one of the premier bourbons in the United States. The brand dates back to 1953 when it was purchased by Bill Williams. Williams tinkered with the recipe, and, according to the Maker's Mark website, made a few clever swaps like using red winter wheat instead of the commonly used rye.

3 Great Pizza Places in Kentucky

What's your favorite thing to order when you go out? If the answer is a pizza, then you are in the right place because that's what this article is all about, three amazing pizza places in Kentucky that you should definitely visit if you haven't already. All of these restaurants are famous for serving only delicious pizza made with fresh and high-quality ingredients, so definitely give them a try next time you are in the area.

Whiskey Review: Kentucky Senator John G. Carlisle

Editor’s Note: This whiskey was provided to us as a review sample by Kentucky Senator. This in no way, per our editorial policies, influenced the final outcome of this review. Originating with North Kentucky distillers Crigler and Crigler (1874-1916) and passing to Bardstown’s Double Springs, the once popular Kentucky...

Embrace Fall with Appalachian Stack Cake from Must Love Herbs

Lauren May got her start in the kitchen working with coffee grounds and eggshells. “To keep me busy as a baby, my grandma would give me all the scraps,” she says. Now, 32 years later, Lauren is still working with what her grandmother and family have handed down to her: a love of baking, a wealth of foraging knowledge and an abiding adoration for the bountiful Appalachian countryside.

Kentucky Operator Signs 29-Store Agreement with Slim Chickens

There will be another 29 Slim Chickens locations opening throughout Kentucky and Tennessee courtesy of a newly signed development agreement. Harold Wallace is spearheading this expansion alongside Houchens Food Group. The operator already has five stores in Kentucky and Tennessee and is set to open four more next year. Houchens...

Kentucky hits record number of bourbon barrels: 11.4 million

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky Distillers’ Association says the number of bourbon barrels in Kentucky reached a record number this year. The group says as of January, the state reached 11.4 million barrels, or 12 million when other aging spirits are included. The record was hit after the...

Log Still Distillery Goes Fully Operational In Kentucky

Log Still Distillery, tied to the long standing Dant bourbon making family, is, as of this month, now fully operational. Their full scale opening, drawing dignitaries from throughout Kentucky, is the result of a more than $60 million investment. Log Still, for those that don’t know of it, produces a...