The Bluegrass and bourbon go hand in hand. This is common knowledge, and a celebrated part of Kentucky culture. But have you ever stopped and wondered why? Today we’re going down the proverbial bourbon rabbit hole, and getting to the bottom of just why Kentucky is world famous for this distilled sprit. Pour yourself a glass and settle in for a little history lesson on bourbon in the Bluegrass State!
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Did you know all of the history behind bourbon in the Bluegrass State? Have you visited any Kentucky distilleries before? If you want to take your bourbon experience to the next level, we absolutely recommend spending a night at the magnificent Maker’s Mark family home!
Kentucky may be world-famous for bourbon, but it’s actually *not* the official state drink of the Bluegrass… this spicy soft drink is!