Our Events

We offer a vast number of events throughout the year for both members and non-members. They consist of Social Sippers, dinners, special tastings, and charitable causes.

Check back often as we are regularly updating our calendar. Also, don't forget to follow us via social media.

Our Events

We offer a vast number of events throughout the year for both members and non-members. They consist of Social Sippers, dinners, special tastings, and charitable causes.

Check back often as we are regularly updating our calendar. Also, don't forget to follow us via social media.

“Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.”

Mark Twain

Event List

Nov
4
Thu
Five Regions Scotch Tasting – Members Only
Nov 4 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Five Regions Scotch Tasting - Members Only
*MEMBERS ONLY* Doc Ward has generously offered to donate his personal bottles and host a Scotch tasting demonstrating the differences between five regions of Scottish whisky. This event is free to members, and will include the following pours:
  • Campbeltown – Glen Scotia 10 Year
  • Highlands – Glendronach 12 Year
  • Islay – Laphraoig Quarter Cask
  • Lowlands – Auchentoshan 12 Year
  • Speyside – Glenfiddich 12 Year
What: Five Regions Scotch Tasting When: Thursday, November 4th from 6:30-9:00 p.m. Cost: Free to members Food and water will be provided. Please indicate if you have any allergies or dietary restrictions. Donations to the Catholic Charities of Lexington is appreciated.
Nov
18
Thu
5th Annual Al Young Four Roses Small Batch Challenge – Members Only
Nov 18 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
5th Annual Al Young Four Roses Small Batch Challenge - Members Only

*MEMBERS ONLY*

Four Roses Master Distiller Brent Elliott and Gretchen Young (widow of Senior Four Roses Brand Ambassador Al Young) will join us again to raise funds for the Al Young Fund.

Details
– all 10 single barrel – barrel strength expressions
– 4 teams of two (1 getting an additional teammate…)
– each team receives 3 ounces from each single barrel
– teams have 1 hour to create their own small batch using a minimum of 3 of the 10 recipes to submit for judging
– 4 judges will blind taste each entry, each ranking them 1-4, and determining a winner using a point system (each 1st place vote = 4 points, 2nd = 3 points, etc., with most points winning)

Team Selection
An online auction is live now and will end Saturday, November 6th at 3 pm. High bidder at that time will name their teammate as well as win a third teammate… Four Roses Master Distiller Brent Elliott!! The next three high bidders will secure a team and will name a teammate.
Non-participating attendees will enjoy a Four Roses cocktail and pours of the 10 Single Barrels, Small Batch, and Select while teams are creating their entry for judges scoring.

After judging, but prior to learning the winner, each team will present their small batch recipe and rationale for selecting those amounts of those recipes.

After the winning recipe is revealed, all present will share in sampling the entries and remaining single barrels.
Light hors d’oeuvres will be served. $10 per non-drinking spectator, $25 per drinking spectator. Live and silent auction items will be announced over the next couple of weeks….

Past Events

October 21st
Emerging Distillery Series: O.H. Ingram - Members Only


October Social Sipper
October 13th - Happy Hour Liquor


September 26th
Benchmark Bourbon Tasting - Members Only


September 12th
Bottle Chroming - Members Only


September Social Sipper
September 8th - Sedona Taphouse


August Social Sipper
August 11th - Al's Bar of Lexington


August 2nd
Bottle Chroming - Members Only


July 29th
Bourbon & BBQ at The Sage Rabbit - Members Only


July 25th
Emerging Distillery Series: Buzzard's Roost - Members Only


July 22nd
Distillery Series: Barrell Bourbon - Members Only


July Social Sipper
July 14th - Bluegrass Tavern


July 10th
Bourbon Sampler - Members Only


June 24th
Emerging Distillery Series: Dueling Grounds - Members Only


June 17th
A Night at Castle & Key - Members Only


June 5th
2021 Commonwealth Bash


May 25th
Emerging Distillery Series: Bluegrass Distillers - Members Only


May Social Sipper
May 12th - Whiskey Bear


April 22nd
Emerging Distillery Series: Uncle Nearst - Members Only


April 17th
Flame Run Glass Blowing - Members Only


March 21st
4 Single Barrels, 4 Mashbills Buffalo Trace Tasting - Members Only


March 3rd
Bottled in Bond Day at Al's Bar of Lexington


February 28th
Col. Blanton Birthday Celebration - Members Only


February 6th
Spritz Cocktail Workshop - Members Only


January 27th
Whiskey Wednesday Zoom Pop Up - Members Only


January 21st
Scotch Tasting & Burns' Night Celebration - Members Only


January 13th
Whiskey Wednesday Zoom Pop Up - Members Only