Welcome to the first annual Lexington Bourbon Week, October 13th-19th! It’s about time we focused on what the bluegrass best known for—good bourbon whiskey. Grab your bourbon guide, grab some $5 bourbon drinks and appetizers, and win some awesome prizes.
Lexington Bourbon Week, October 13th-19th
At Lexington Bourbon week, participating bars and restaurants will be featuring two unique $5 bourbon drinks and $5 accompanying appetizers. Get your Bourbon Week guide stamped and submit it at our wrap party on October 19th for your chance to win a bottle of Pappy and $300 worth of gift cards to local Lexington restaurants!
Sample drinks and restaurants, full lineup coming fall 2019
Brown Derby & Benton’s old fashioned – oscar
The Brown Derby is both sweet and sour with a hefty dose of grapefruit juice and a touch of honey syrup. Benton’s Old Fashioned includes meat-washed bourbon, maple syrup and Angostura bitters for a savory-sweet drink.
The old Boulevardier & bourbon punch – pearls
The Old Boulevardier includes apertif, sweet vermouth and orange peel for complex, sophisticated drink. Bourbon punch is made with lemonade, pomegranate juice and lemon peel garnish, shaken with ice.
The Pappy van winkle & country boy cocktail – Lussi Brown
The Pappy Van Winkle includes apertif, sweet vermouth and orange peel for complex, sophisticated drink. Country Boy Cocktail is made with lemonade, pomegranate juice and lemon peel garnish, shaken with ice.
the black betty (bambalam) & classic old fashioned – cruex
The Black Betty is both sweet and sour with a hefty dose of grapefruit juice and a touch of honey syrup. The Classic Old Fashioned includes meat-washed bourbon, maple syrup and Angostura bitters for a savory-sweet drink.
In Support of
The Hopeful Farm Foundation
A good event is nothing if it doesn’t support a good cause. The Hopeful Farm Foundation is dedicated to providing rest and retreats for families impacted by special needs, and we’re dedicated to supporting their organization through Lexington Bourbon Week. Each sale during Bourbon Week will have the option to donate to the Hopeful Farm Foundation, and provide respite to families in Kentucky.