Tag Archives: Whiskey Bars

Distilling Returns to Lexington’s James E. Pepper Distillery

James E. Pepper Barrel Stencil

By Richard Thomas Lexington’s old Pepper Distillery is a fixture of some of my earliest childhood memories. When I was in kindergarten, the family farm was just down the road from this historic, long forgotten bourbon factory that was shuttered in 1958. My Dad would frequently drive up Old Frankfort Pike and onto Manchester Street, going past the big, abandoned ...

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Whiskey Time And Tales Of The Cocktail

Why A Cocktail Convention Might Also Be The Best Whiskey Festival By Kurt Maitland You might have seen them. They work or dabble in booze and disappeared for a few days in late July only to come back a few days later, easing back into their normal routines and looking just a bit worse for wear. What were they returning ...

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What To Know About Dubai’s Whiskey Scene

By Debajit Dhar Dubai’s glitzy mega-resorts, glamorous hotels and deluxe dining venues offer whiskey enthusiasts various opportunities to enjoy their favorite spirit. It even hosts whisky events curated by international experts. But, and this is the biggest consideration, access to such opportunities can only be possible if you have a clear understanding of Dubai’s strict drinking laws. Dubai is, after ...

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Esquire Magazine Opening Whiskey Bars In India

Esquire is moving into India, but not by starting the expected local version of their magazine. Instead, the upscale men’s publication is partnering with Franchise India, Ltd. to open what is planned as the first in a chain of themed whisky bars in New Dehli. “The Esquire brand has global recognition, epitomizing cool confidence, wit and style; the lounges will reflect ...

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On The Road At Kentucky Bourbon Marketplace

Kentucky Bourbon Marketplace tasting room

By Randall H. Borkus Not long ago I was traveling through the heart of Bourbon Country in Bardstown on another business planning trip, whereupon I found a little bourbon joint called the Kentucky Bourbon Marketplace (KBM). KBM prides itself as celebrating “All Things Bourbon,” and sports a gift shop; boutique liquor store; a small, but serious, bourbon tasting bar; and a ...

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