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Bourbon Women Events – 2017 Kentucky Bourbon Affair

The Bourbon Women Assoc’s Bourbon Brunch

Sunday, June 11th, 10am-1pm
Locust Grove, 561 Blankenbaker Ln, Louisville, KY
Price: $100

Enjoy award-winning food and vote for an award-winning cocktail at The Bourbon Women Association’s Bourbon Brunch on Sunday, June 11th from 10 am to 1pm.

Kathy Cary of Lilly’s Bistro will offer sumptuous upscale Southern fare produced by local farmers.  As the original “farm to table” chef in Louisville, Cary innovates with Kentucky’s finest ingredients, and her continued excellence have earned her seven James Beard Foundation nominations including Best Chef in the Southeast.

The region’s best bartenders will compete to create memorable morning cocktails in the BW Bourbon Bloody Mary contest.  The winning cocktail mixologists will receive the coveted BW Mixologist Award, selected by a “People’s Choice” vote from each attendee and presented by the KDA and Bourbon Women Association.

The Bourbon Brunch is sponsored by the Bourbon Women Association, the nation’s premier organization for women who are passionate about exploring Bourbon and the culture that surrounds it.

The Bourbon Brunch will be held at Locust Grove, a National Historic Landmark, which celebrates the birth of what would become Kentucky’s legendary Bourbon whiskey industry.  The beautiful 55-acre estate also includes a circa 1792 house, outbuildings and grounds.  Locust Grove also includes a fully functional, full scale replica of a small farm distillery from early 19th Century Kentucky. The immersive, living historical action will take place under the covered porch area where the still and boiling tub have been installed. Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes!

About Bourbon Women:  Formed in 2010, BW is an independent resource and inspirational forum, bringing women together to share our affinity for Bourbon, America’s native spirit.  Bourbon Women offers women access to premium bourbon events in Kentucky and across the United States throughout the year, including tastings, education, behind-the-scenes access to world-famous distilleries, and networking with influential members and industry insiders.  The Annual Bourbon Women Sip-osium is a celebration of women and Bourbon, offering a unique opportunity to spend several days learning about the spirit, enjoying rare Bourbons, visiting distilleries, and meeting other like-minded women in one of Bourbon’s hometowns – Louisville, Ky.  Visit www.bourbonwomen.org for more information.

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