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Moon U Grads Making a Name for Brandy in Bourbon Country

July 10th, 2014

Beverage impresario Joe Heron proclaims his loyalty to bourbon loudly and proudly. But common sense told him to distill brandy instead.

“We were not interested in taking a knife into a gunfight,” Heron said during a tour of his new venture, Copper & Kings, on East Washington Street in Butchertown. “We’re much more interested in the vacant space.”

Heron’s venue offers plenty of that. From barrel racks in the basement to the still-pots on the ground floor, the art gallery and offices on the second floor and his tasting room above.

“It may be the coolest distillery in the world,” Heron said. { Read Article }

Moonshine University Offers Bourbon Making Classes

July 2nd, 2014

Moonshine University is still fairly new to Louisville, but they offer some pretty amazing classes. If you’ve ever wanted to experience the entire bourbon making process, from mash to bottling, you can do it here. They also offer shorter classes for enthusiasts of a wide variety of topics. {Read Article }

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