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COURIER-JOURNAL: WANT TO BE A BOURBON EXPERT? TAKE THIS CLASS

November 20th, 2015

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One of the most common questions I’ve received since officially taking on beverages reporting earlier this year is also my most feared: What do you recommend?

It’s a difficult question for someone who was perfectly fine drinking Pabst Blue Ribbon (and admittedly still is) until about two years ago, when I moved to Louisville and learned there’s more out there than bottom shelf liquor and $10 12-packs.

But it hasn’t been made any easier by breweries and distilleries that are always growing and pushing out products that attempt to fill the vast range of preferences.

How am I – or anyone – supposed to keep up?

Well, everyone, I’m ready to accept it: I’ll never know everything. But I’ve also acknowledged that I need to know more. So to further my own spirits education, I enrolled in this month’s Stave & Thief Society bourbon certification program.  { Read Article }

www.courier-journal.com

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