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A Craft Beer Revolution Is Brewing in America’s Bourbon Capital

A Craft Beer Revolution Is Brewing in America’s Bourbon Capital

Kentucky ranks almost last in the number of breweries and their economic impact per capita.  Hindered until last year by restrictive laws and overshadowed by another alcoholic beverage whose popularity boomed this decade (hint: rhymes with schmurbon), craft brewers in the Bluegrass State were generally betting against the house. However, Kentucky’s craft beer fortune flows […]

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The History Of The Mint Julep

The History Of The Mint Julep

There’s a saying – ”Don’t Mess With Texas.” Trademarked and everything, this slogan, which was created in 1986 by the state of Texas’ Department of Transportation, was emblazoned on signage flocking the state’s highways and byways as a measure to reduce littering throughout the state. But it’s taken on a life of its own, adopted […]

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The 8 Best Beers For Your Kentucky Derby Party, Or Any Horse Race For That Matter

The 8 Best Beers For Your Kentucky Derby Party, Or Any Horse Race For That Matter

The Kentucky Derby is America’s greatest sports-party event. The Super Bowl gets all the attention, because it happens in early February when there are few other reasons to live, and because it’s preceded by an interminable buildup that resembles a presidential election campaign in its tedium and duration.

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