Moonshine University offers two-hour Kentucky Bourbon Trail course

June 8 class offers opportunity to experience bourbons of the Trail in one afternoon

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 23, 2013) — On Saturday, June 8 from 3 to 5 p.m., Moonshine University, the educational division of Distilled Spirits Epicenter, will be offering a class that allows participants to experience the spirits of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail without leaving Louisville.

moonshineWhether evaluating the nuances of one of Jim Beam’s bourbons or learning the history of the red wax seals on the bottles of Maker’s Mark, participants will be entertained as well as educated as the course enriches their bourbon knowledge. The afternoon will include a tour of Moonshine University’s working distillery that will offer a visual representation of the distilling process.

The class takes place at 801 S. 8th St. To register, call (502) 301-8126 or visit www.moonshineuniversity.com.

In 1999, the Kentucky Distillers’ Association formed the Kentucky Bourbon Trail tour to give visitors a firsthand look at the art and science of crafting bourbon, and to educate them about the rich history and proud tradition of Kentucky’s signature spirit. Moonshine University will educate guests on all of the Trail’s member distilleries: Four Roses, Heaven Hill, Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark, Town Branch, Wild Turkey, Woodford Reserve and Evan Williams.

Located at 801 S. 8th St., Distilled Spirits Epicenter consists of Grease Monkey Distillery, Moonshine University and Challenge Bottling and offers educational and training resources focusing on artisan spirits. Through hands-on distilling instruction, classes and bottling services, the Epicenter brings Kentucky’s unique distilling legacy to life. Distilled Spirits Epicenter is the sister company to Flavorman, an international custom beverage development and ingredient supply company.

For more information, visit www.flavorman.com.

 

 

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