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Kentucky Bourbon Festival's official drink

The Mixed Drink Challenge, sponsored by the Nelson County Hospitality Association, is held on the Wednesday of Festival week at the Best Western General Nelson, Carriage House. Area restaurants and bars competed in an open division of the competition while Kentucky Bourbon distilleries concocted their rendition of the specialty drink in a second division.

2015 Official Drink Grand Champion is "The Rutledge Rebellion"


1 ½ oz Four Roses Small Batch
½ oz. Canton Ginger Liqueur
1 oz. Orange Juice
1 oz. POM Wonderful
1 oz. Apple Puree’
2 oz. Champagne
Syringe of Tiki Bitterman


participating bourbons

Barton Brands of Kentucky
Blanton’s Single Barrel Bourbon
Buffalo Trace Distillery
Bulleit Distilling Company
Four Roses Distillery, LLC
Heaven Hill Distilleries Inc.
Jim Beam
Maker’s Mark Distillery
Wild Turkey Distillery
Woodford Reserve Distillery

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Kentucky Bourbon Festival
One Court Square
Bardstown, KY 40004

Phone: 1-800-638-4877
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Barton 1792 Distillery Blanton's Buffalo Trace Bulleit Distillery Four Roses Distillery, LLC Heaven Hill Distillery Jim Beam Maker's Mark Distillery Michter's Distillery Wild Turkey Distillery Woodford Reserve
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