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Fabulous Fascinators & Craft Cocktails

April 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mahonia, Louisville, Kentucky
The Kentucky Derby conjures images of horses, bourbon and fancy springtime outfits. If you’ve lived in Louisville long enough, you know that no matter your plans, the two of the most importan... More Details

Castle & Key Tour + Keeneland Tailgating

April 26 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Meet at the Paddock Shops, Louisville, KY
Another Big Bourbon Adventure! Join us for a roadtrip to Castle & Key in Frankfort, the former Old Taylor Distillery site dating back to the late 1800s. The day will begin by meeting up at the ... More Details

SOLD OUT Bourbon Badass® Basics

April 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Downtown, Louisville, KY
Begin your journey  Want to know more about bourbon but don’t know where to begin? Are traditional tasting events too intimidating? Maybe you are a wine or beer drinker who is curious to find... More Details

Bourbon Badass® Twisted Juleps

May 1 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Downtown, Louisville, KY
Create new traditions The official drink of the Kentucky Derby is the Old Forester Mint Julep. It is an easy cocktail to make but to achieve the classic mint julep, there are traditions to be follo... More Details

Bourbon Badass® Basics

May 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Downtown, Louisville, KY
Begin your journey  Want to know more about bourbon but don’t know where to begin? Are traditional tasting events too intimidating? Maybe you are a wine or beer drinker who is curious to find... More Details

Bourbon Badass® Twisted Juleps

May 2 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Downtown, Louisville, KY
Create new traditions The official drink of the Kentucky Derby is the Old Forester Mint Julep. It is an easy cocktail to make but to achieve the classic mint julep, there are traditions to be follo... More Details

Bourbon Badass® Kentucky Classic Bourbon Pairings

May 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Downtown, Louisville, KY
Kentucky classic bites and sips Kentucky is known for many things but the most recognized is horse racing, bourbon and food. Derby week is all about the horses but let us add highlight the other el... More Details

Evan Williams Bourbon Experience Mixology Lab

July 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, Louisville, KY
Libation liberators. Whisky educators. Friendship facilitators. Like other events, this one will not disappoint as we touch upon all three. We begin with liberating libations through a hands-on int... More Details

2019 Bourbon Mixer

August 17 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Henry Clay, Louisville, Kentucky
All proceeds benefit Coalition for the Homeless The Whisky Chicks and the Bourbon Brotherhood have joined forces again this year to present the 6th Annual Bourbon Mixer, benefiting the Coalition fo... More Details

Bourbon Badass Pairing at Mesa Collaborative Kitchen

September 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mesa Collaborative Kitchen, New Albany, IN
bourbon infused foods Join us on September 18th at the Mesa Collaborative Kitchen in New Albany, Indiana for a food & bourbon pairing curated by Linda Ruffenach, the founder of Whisky Chicks an... More Details
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How to be a Bourbon Badass

Whisky Chicks founder, Linda Ruffenach will never claim to be a bourbon expert but but she is an expert on her own personal bourbon journey and she wants you to become an expert on yours. Linda believes that all of us have an inner Badass, you just have to give yourself permission to let it show. Find out how to release your inner Badass. COMING SPRING 2018