Ace Drinks Out – Lexington Bars April 2019

Ace Drinks Out – Lexington Bars April 2019

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A bartender creating a pink drink
What bars opened in Lexington? What bars closed in Lexington? Here is a sampling of what is happening with bars in the Lexington area for April 2019.

 

NEWS

The opening of Wise Bird Cider, the newest alcohol entry in Lexington’s Distillery District, was delayed earlier this year by the government shutdown. Read more about their progress here.

 

EVENTS

TUESDAY APRIL 2

A bartender creating a pink drinkEnjoy specialty made spring cocktails at the A Taste of the Races on Tuesday, April 2 at 4:30 pm, The Keeneland Shop.

 

THURSDAY APRIL 4

Lexington Young Professionals Association presents Talk Bourbon to Me, 6 pm, Base 110. Learn how to create a YouTube series and gain followers, then talk Bourbon and network.

 

WEDNESDAY APRIL 10

Kentucky Bourbon School, 6 pm, Kentucky Castle. Students will compare bourbons differentiated both by presentation (additional aging, batch vs single barrel) and also by differences across the six sources of flavor.

 

THURSDAY APRIL 11

Cocktail Pairing Dinner with Chef Samantha Fore of Tuk Tuk Sri Lankan Bites, 5 pm, West Main Crafting Co.

Craft on Tap – Beer Stein Design, 6 pm, The Living Arts and Science Center. Construct your own handmade ceramic beer stein using basic hand- building techniques and underglaze paints.

 

FRIDAY APRIL 12

Learn to make drinks with Castle & Key Master Mixologist at the Hamburg Liquor Barn on April 12 at 4 pm.

Tasting with Four Roses, April 12 at 5 pm, 21c Museum Hotel Lexington

 

SATURDAY APRIL 20

Perfect Mint Julep Class, 3:30 pm, Whiskey Bear in The Summit at Fritz Farm.

 

a silver cup with ice and flowersTUESDAY APRIL 23

Meet Woodford Reserve Assistant Master Distiller, Elizabeth McCall, on Tuesday, April 23. She will also be signing Woodford Reserve Derby Bottles at the Liquor Barn in Beaumont Center at 3:30 pm and at the Hamburg location at 5:30 pm.

 

FRIDAY APRIL 26

Meet and Greet with Castle & Key’s Master Distiller, Marianne Eaves, 5 pm, Hamburg Liquor Barn. Stop by to try some Castle & Key samples of vodka and gin and Marianne will also be signing bottles.

 

SUNDAY APRIL 28

Kentucky Bourbon School, 3 pm, Kentucky Castle. Students will compare bourbons differentiated both by presentation (additional aging, batch vs single barrel) and also by differences across the six sources of flavor.

 

 


This article also appears on page 13 of the April 2019 print edition of Ace Weekly.

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