Pickin’ on the Porch at the Ripy House

Lawrenceburg’s Ripy House, the house that bourbon built, has the perfect porch for entertaining, which is why it will host a bluegrass music event featuring Tin Whiskey Sisters, Top Shelf Bluegrass, and other local favorites. There will also be craft vendors, food trucks, and entertainment for kids. For adults there will be a cash bar…

Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion

Bourbon + Science. Join the next Bourbon Sessions as they explore the bond of bourbon and science. Jerod Smith from Wilderness Trail Distillery will lead a discussion of the scientific approach taken by Wilderness Trail. He will also delve into the history of bourbon in Danville, the connections between Danville and Lawrenceburg bourbon history and…

Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy House

Wall Street Journal bestselling author Fred Minnick will lead the August Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy House, focusing on the Saffell family of Lawrenceburg and the family patriarch W.B. Saffell, widely considered one of the best distillers in the country during his time. Tickets are $75, which includes the presentation, tasting, tour of the Ripy…

Best selling author to lead Bourbon Sessions at Ripy House

Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion welcomes Wall Street Journal best selling author Fred Minnick to Lawrenceburg for a special event on Aug. 15. With appearances on Top Chef and the Amazon Prime host of Bourbon Up, author Fred Minnick loves his American whiskey, rum, and other spirits. He is the editor-in-chief of Bourbon +…

Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion

It’s Bourbon Night is coming to Lawrenceburg. Attend the next Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion, which will be headed by Kentucky’s popular bourbon YouTube duo, Chad Perkins and Sara Ahlgrim. They will charm you with their humor and bourbon knowledge as they lead you through their first “Flight Fight”: a blind flight of bourbons,…

Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion

Enjoy an evening at the beautiful, historic Ripy Mansion for Stone Fences Tours’ second Bourbon Sessions. You will learn about the historic distilleries and distilling families of Lawrenceburg through the stories of bourbon historians Tom Ripy IV and George Geoghegan III, great-grandsons of distiller T.B. Ripy. You will also sample tastings of Anderson County bourbons…

Celebrate National Bourbon Day in Lawrenceburg

Cheers! June 14 is National Bourbon Day and there are ways you can take part in Lawrenceburg and Anderson County, from a dinner to tastings to special drinks created just for this celebration. Here are some of the events that are scheduled: A four-course Bourbon Heritage Dinner is being held on Thursday, June 13, inside…

Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion

Come take part in the first Bourbon Sessions event at the Ripy Mansion, part of a planned series that will feature a speaker and tasting while exploring the incredible T.B. Ripy Mansion. The speaker at this first event will be Bourbon Archaeologist Nike Laracuente, who will speak about forgotten distilleries in Woodford County and an…

Four Roses, Wild Turkey bourbons make another top 10 list

Yet another publication has included Anderson County’s two distilleries in a top 10 bourbons list. This time it was Esquire that had both Wild Turkey and Four Roses listed among the “10 Best Bourbon Whiskey Brands to Drink Right Now.” Esquire described Wild Turkey as “a classic, unpretentious American whiskey brand that permeated the public’s…

Cheers! Kentucky’s bourbon industry witnessing record growth

The Kentucky bourbon industry, which witnessed more than 1 million visits from tourists in 2018 at Kentucky Bourbon Trail distilleries, has doubled the number of jobs and the associated payroll over the last 10 years. During a press conference at the Kentucky Capitol on Wednesday morning the latest bourbon economic impact study was released, showing…