The Kentucky Bourbon Trail with Mint Julep Tours

When I went to Louisville for a long weekend, I knew I had to visit the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Kentucky is the birthplace of bourbon and crafts 95% of the world’s supply. There are actually more barrels of bourbon than people in Kentucky! I also made sure to pick up a free Kentucky Bourbon Trail…

Lost Spirits Distillery Tour

After our wonderful Italian dinner, we walked around the block for our tour of Lost Spirits Distillery where they’re doing some very interesting things with rums and whiskies. Set deep within an LA warehouse jungle only accessible by river and equipped with a legendary lab, it may be the most unique distillery on the planet!…

Whiskey and Wings at Cotton & Rye

After a fascinating guided tour of Bonaventure Cemetery, I took an Uber to Cotton & Rye for dinner. The New American restaurant offers gastropub fare and an all-American bar turning out some great whiskey cocktails. The place was packed and I was lucky enough to get a seat the end of the counter near the…

Secret Sauce Tour with Tennessee Whiskey Tours

I’m not much of a whiskey drinker, but I was excited to check out some of Nashville’s local distilleries. I took the Secret Sauce Tour with Tennessee Whiskey Tours one afternoon where we took a behind-the-scenes look at three local craft distilleries and had a tasty barbecue lunch a Peg Leg Porker. It costs $108…

A Peabody Cocktail and Rendezvous Ribs

Several hours have already passed since I arrived in Memphis. It was midday and I took a short stroll to the Peabody Hotel. The historic hotel is home to the world famous Peabody Duck March and a few great dining options. Located within the charming Grand Lobby of the hotel is The Lobby Bar. I…