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    Check Out Bourbon, Ladies, And Tech With The Whiskey Chicks
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    Let’s talk about ice.  I know it’s not something people typically give a second thought to, but when you have the right kind of ice in your cocktail it makes all the difference in the world.  Shaved ice is great for your Kentucky Mule at The Silver Dollar.  Rocks are great for your Old Fashioned over at Match Lounge.  Ice spheres are perfect for cooling down your bourbon.  But for a proper mint julep and for many other cocktails, nugget ice is the way to go.

    What’s nugget ice?  It’s that awesome pebble-like ice you get at places like Sonic.  They are so famous for it they actually sell it by the bag.  But if you want to make it at home, you’re going to have to shell out some serious cashola for a fancy ice machine.

    Until now.  GE First Build supports the maker community, and their newest gadget is the Opal Nugget Ice Maker, an affordable way to make this sought-after ice at home.  Thursday July 16 at 6 p.m., The Kentucky Whisky Chicks will have an opportunity to learn all about Opal, GE First Build, and Bulleit Bourbon during Bourbon, Ladies, and Tech – The Perfect BLT.

    Tickets are $10 in advance and cover cocktails and appetizers.  If you’ve never been to a Whisky Chicks event, stop putting it off.  See what all the fuss is about.  Any time you get to learn about bourbon is a fun time, and learning more about Louisville’s tech industry and makers is a huge bonus.  Plus you’ll get to experience nugget ice!  If you still need convincing, tweet me @LouGirl502.

    Photos Courtesy of Bullet and Opal

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    About Maggie Kimberl

    I'm a Louisville native with a passion for traveling and homegrown tomatoes. I write the bourbon news, which keeps me plenty busy since Louisville is the center of the bourbon universe. See bourbon news happening? Contact me on Twitter @LouGirl502!

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