Whiskey journalist Maggie Kimberl to lead Bourbon Session

Maggie Kimberl, American Whiskey Magazine content editor and Bourbon Women Association President will lead the Saturday, Sept. 11 Bourbon Session at the Ripy House from 4-7 p.m. Maggie is a freelance spirits journalist focusing on whiskey culture in the United States, though she considers herself to be “geographically blessed” to live in the epicenter of…

Memphis master distiller to lead Bourbon Session at Ripy Mansion

Alex Castle, the master distiller and senior vice president at Old Dominick Distillery in Memphis, Tennessee, will be the featured presenter at the Sunday, August 29th Bourbon Session at the Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky. Tickets can be purchased at www.tbripyhome.com/events.

Historian Michael Veach leading Bourbon Session at Ripy House

Hall of Fame bourbon historian Michael Veach will travel to Lawrenceburg on Thursday, Aug. 5 to lead a Bourbon Session at the historic T.B. Ripy Mansion, a home built by one of Anderson County’s best know distillers. Veach’s presentation will focus on the history of the famous distilleries located along the Kentucky River. The Session…

Tourism Commission presents Built By Bourbon banners

Anderson County has been home to at least 14 distilleries over the years – dating as far back as 1810 – and several of the bourbon barons who operated them spent some of their profits building fine homes in Lawrenceburg. Visitors and residents often wonder about the history of these houses along South Main Street.…

Sherrie Moore from Uncle Nearest Distillery to head Bourbon Session

Sherrie Moore from the Uncle Nearest Distillery in Shelbyville, Tennessee will lead the July 15 Bourbon Session at the historic Ripy House in Lawrenceburg. Sherrie worked alongside descendants of Nearest Green, the first known African-American distiller for whom the distillery is named. She is also the first woman to oversee operations at a major whiskey…

McBrayer bourbon release at the Ripy House

The Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Manson in Lawrenceburg return in May – after a 14-month hiatus – featuring the release of a resurrected bourbon that dates back 175 years into Anderson County’s history. During the next installment of Bourbon Sessions at the T.B. Ripy mansion, whiskey fans will uncover the true story behind a…

McBrayer Legacy Spirits releasing resurrected bourbon at the Ripy House

The Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Manson in Lawrenceburg return in May – after a 14-month hiatus – featuring the release of a resurrected bourbon that dates back 175 years into Anderson County’s history. During the next installment of Bourbon Sessions at the T.B. Ripy mansion, whiskey fans will uncover the true story behind a…

Bourbon historian Michael Veach hosting May Bourbon Session (POSTPONED)

Hall of fame bourbon historian Michael Veach will host the May Bourbon Session at the Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg. The focus of this Bourbon Session is the history of the famous distilleries located along the Kentucky River, as well as a tasting of present day Kentucky River bourbons.  These tastings will be paired with appetizers…

Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion

Join in the next installment of Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion. The speaker for February will be Stephen Beam, 7th generation master distiller and co-owner of Limestone Branch Distillery. Limestone Branch Distillery was founded in 2010 by brothers Steve and Paul Beam, whose ancestral roots run deep in the bourbon industry – on both…

Lawrenceburg submitted to be on new HGTV show

Could Lawrenceburg be the focus of an upcoming show on HGTV? It certainly meets the criteria for Home Town Takeover, a new show which will be hosted by Ben and Erin Napier from the hit series Home Town, which also airs on HGTV. Billed as HGTV’s biggest renovation project ever, Home Town Takeover will makeover…