Kentucky Road Trip: Bourbon and Bites in the Bluegrass State
Experience local flavors and unlock a world of possibility as you sample spirits and tour historic distilleries in Kentucky.
It’s no secret that Kentucky is bourbon country, but what exactly is bourbon? A uniquely American spirit, bourbon refers to whiskey that is distilled under certain specific conditions: It must have a mash bill (that’s the blend of fermented grains used to make it) of 51% or more corn, and it must contain no extra flavoring agents. Kentucky’s limestone bedrock and temperate climate naturally produce flavorful, high-quality bourbon, and its scenic beauty makes it an ideal vacation destination. Take a mixology class in a modern-day speakeasy, don a hard hat and traverse limestone cellars full of oak barrels, and enjoy unforgettable countryside views as you sip and savor your way through Kentucky.
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