September Whiskey Tasting with Chuck Cowdery

Whiskey author and blogger Chuck Cowder is coming to The Bourbon Affair! The author of several books about American whiskey and a regular contributor to Whisky Advocate magazine, Chuck is also a Kentucky Colonel and a member of the Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame. Join us for this very special closed bar event on September 26, 2017.


The featured whiskey’s of the evening are:

Calumet Farms 10 year Single Rack Black: 

Nose: Pleasant aromas of Honey, Light Spice, Red Apple
Palate: Mid-mouth fullness where the nose comes to fruition and fades into the finish.

Finish: Extremely light and smooth finish. Lingering notes of spice on the tongue.

E.H. Taylor Small Batch:

Nose: Butterscotch, caramel, warmed baked multigrain bread, and hints of licorice and dried raisins.
Plump dried raisins, lightly charred oak, and vanilla. The mouthfeel is nicely balanced and floral.
Finish: Vanilla, light tobacco, leather, and white pepper start the finish off, along with a pleasant burn. As the finish goes on and flavors dissipate, a dry leathery flavor dusted with a slight hint of white pepper and dried apricot remains.

Maker’s Mark Private Select The Bourbon Affair

Nose: Notes of chocolate, oak, and mocha.
Palate: French spice and mocha. Back palate mouthfeel.
Finish:  Lingering warmth and mocha chocolate notes

Woodford Rye

Nose: Incredibly light,  subtle hints of rye, new wood, sweet pears and honey crisp apples.
Palate: Peppery Rye, Honey, fresh apples, and vanilla are also present.
Finish: Light pepper and leather with a dash of heat, which slowly morphs into a nice combination of pears lightly dipped in honey and vanilla.

Included in the evening is a 4 course meal prepared by The Bourbon Affair’s private chef.

Starting out, an appetizer of Roast Beef covered in creamed horseradish sauce with olive oil arugula will be served served on toasted crostinis. Next, the soup course consists of a Creamy Tuscan Tortellini Soup. Chilled Orzo Pasta seasoned with fresh dill and feta and topped with Jumbo Shrimp graces the table as the main dish. Finally, the night will finish with a Baked Fresh Pear with toasted pecans and French Vanilla Ice Cream topped with a caramel-bourbon sauce as dessert.
Happy Hour starts at 5:30 p.m. and the tasting begins at 6:30.
There are only 40 seats available and tickets are going fast!
You can call (567) 250-9162 or message us on Facebook to buy your ticket today!