Author Archives: Kim Kolarik

About Kim Kolarik

Exploring bourbon one sip at a time and sharing the experience.© Contact me at I've followed the original bourbon trail from my native Pennsylvania, where the whiskey rebellion erupted to Louisville, Kentucky, my current home. Bourbon is now in a revolution of expansion. I'll be bringing you news, information and tasting notes of bourbon from Kentucky and the emerging craft distillers from around the United States. I am photographer, designer and editor. --Kim D. Kolarik

Woodford Reserve could get your Kentucky Derby party going

Kentucky Derby Woodford Reserve

What makes a great party for Kentucky Derby? “A” list celebs. OK, but beyond that.   Churchill Downs and Woodford Reserve believe they have the answer with their “Bring the Derby Home!” sweepstakes. The recipe for Kentucky Derby fun includes: … Read More

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Buffalo Trace distillery sets out dinner for Valentine’s Day

Buffalo Trace oysters

Love is in the air, and so is the sweet smell of bourbon. Make your reservations soon for a special dinner and tasting in celebration of Valentine’s day. On February 11  you might want to head over to Frankfort to … Read More

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Haymarket Whiskey Bar refreshingly simple

The Whiskey Bent Valley Boys

No need to worry about the new Haymarket Whiskey Bar being pretentious. There is no attitude. That’s nice. My friend Dave and I decided that the words whiskey and grand opening gave us plenty of excuse to head down to … Read More

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