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    Learn The Art Of Bourbon Cocktails With The Filson
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    Sometimes I feel like I can’t keep up with everything going on at The Filson Historical Society.  They’re building a huge new addition to their historic Old Louisville facility.  They’re throwing an old fashioned Moonpies and Moonshine picnic this weekend at Oxmoor Farm.  And the events calendar keeps rolling out.

    Next week will be another installment of one of my favorite bourbon education events of all time- The Filson Bourbon Salon at Oxmoor Farm, a traditional salon is a gathering of people for an intellectual discussion.  What’s great about this salon is that, in addition to the learning and free exchange of ideas, there’s also bourbon.

    June 25th from 5:30-7:30, a panel of experts will discuss bourbon cocktails and the basics of making them yourself at home.  According to the event page, “As “America’s Native Spirit,” bourbon is a very popular base for cocktails. With the recent influx of distilleries in downtown Louisville and the rise in popularity of cocktail bars, it’s no longer acceptable for establishments to serve boring cocktails. This trend has spilled over into private homes and parties, and there has never been a better time to learn what makes a great bourbon cocktail. Join Michael R. Veach for a panel discussion on the art of the bourbon cocktail at Oxmoor Farm. The panel will feature Albert Schmid, who wrote the history of the Old Fashioned cocktail, and Joy Perrine and Susan Reigler, authors of the book The Kentucky Bourbon Cocktail Book. As always, bourbon will be served and you can expect at least one of the panelists will want to serve a cocktail!”

    It’s important to know the basics of bourbon cocktails if you live in Kentucky.  Click here to purchase tickets- you won’t want to miss this event!

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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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