Aug
9
6:30 PM18:30

Bourbon Education Series: Bourbon Travel

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Steve Akley has partnered with Total Wine and More to offer a series of bourbon education classes. These classes include a bourbon tasting conducted by the Total Wine and More team. 

Here is a look at this offering:

Course Title: Bourbon Travel

Description: Whether it’s a visit to the Bourbon Trail to visit distilleries, a stop by top bourbon bar while on vacation or an outing for a bourbon festival/event, bourbon fans love to incorporate bourbon into their travel. We’ll take a look at what’s out there for the bourbon traveler.

Bonuses: In addition the the class curriculum, Steve Akley shares his list of five bourbons that are bottom-shelf gems and the Total Wine staff will conduct a tasting at the end of the class of two bourbons.

Location/Time: Total Wine and More (90 Brentwood Promenade Ct, Brentwood, MO 63144) / 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Cost: $25 ($23.05 + $1.95 ticket fee)

ABV Network Team Member(s) in Attendance: Steve Akley

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Aug
25
6:30 PM18:30

Bourbon Mixer (The Henry Clay, 604 S 3rd St, Louisville, KY 40202)

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The ABV Network will be on-hand to experience this fun event benefitting a great cause. We'll be taking in the full experience... enjoying some bourbon, bidding on auctions, eating some great food and hanging out with bourbon celebrities.

ABV Network Team Member(s) in Attendance: Steve Akley

Get Your Tickets for this Event Here: https://goo.gl/NHNcAq

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Sep
12
to Sep 16

Kentucky Bourbon Festival (Bardstown, Kentucky)

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The ABV Network will be on hand to cover this event for the ABV Network. We'll be taking in the full experience... enjoying the individual events, interviewing bourbon celebrities and drinking some bourbon.

ABV Network Team Member(s) in Attendance: Jordan Grigsby, Alexandra Keehan and Wes Hardin (more may be added, keep checking back)

Get Your Tickets to this Event Here: kybourbonfestival.com

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Sep
22
to Sep 23

Bourbon & Beyond (Champions Park, 2050 River Road, Louisville, KY 40206)

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The ABV Network will be on hand to cover this event for the ABV Network. We'll be taking in the full experience... enjoying the shows, interviewing bourbon celebrities and drinking some bourbon.

ABV Network Team Member(s) in Attendance: Steve Akley, Evan Haskill, Jeremy Schell, Samara Rivers & Katie Garrett (more may be added, keep checking back)

Get Your Tickets for This Event Here: bourbonandbeyond.com

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Sep
28
to Sep 30

Bourbon Country Burn (bourboncountryburn.com)

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The ABV Network (the official podcasting company of this event) will be on hand to cover the Second Annual Bourbon Country Burn, a bike ride that takes you through the heart of bourbon country. With stops at many of our favorite distilleries, you won't want to miss this fun event. Our own Steve Akley will be on-hand to cover the event, podcast live from some of the stops and meet the riders. This is the final stop on the 2018 U.S. Bourbon Daily Tour so be sure to pick up your tour merchandise!

ABV Network Team Member(s) in Attendance: Steve Akley

 Get registered over at:  bourboncountryburn.com

Get registered over at: bourboncountryburn.com

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Oct
4
6:30 PM18:30

Bourbon Education Series: The History of 10 Iconic Bourbon Cocktails

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Steve Akley has partnered with Total Wine and More to offer a series of bourbon education classes. These classes include a bourbon tasting conducted by the Total Wine and More team. 

Here is a look at this offering:

Course Title: The History of 10 Iconic Bourbon Cocktails

The history of bourbon cocktails is as interesting as the spirit itself. We will take a look at 10 classic bourbon cocktails and how they got their start.

Bonus: Steve’s list of the best 5 cocktail bourbons and a printout of the standard recipes for the 10 classic bourbon cocktails.

ABV Network Team Member(s) in Attendance: Steve Akley

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Oct
6
2:00 PM14:00

Missouri Bourbon Trail Fest (Held at Beer Sauce Shop: 318 D. Mid Rivers Mall Drive, St Peters, MO 63376)

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We are going to spend an afternoon at the Missouri Bourbon Trail Fest held at the Beer Sauce Shop. We'll be podcasting live, talking to fans, enjoying bourbon from the many great local distilleries and selling The Bourbon Daily tour logo merchandise along with our newest line of merchandise... ABVabilia... alcohol-themed memorabilia! See you there!

ABV Network Team Member(s) in Attendance: Steve Akley

Get Your Tickets to This Event Here: beersauceshop.com

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Nov
7
6:30 PM18:30

Bourbon Education Series: Hosting A Bourbon Party

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Steve Akley has partnered with Total Wine and More to offer a series of bourbon education classes. These classes include a bourbon tasting conducted by the Total Wine and More team. 

Here is a look at this offering:

Course Title: Hosting A Bourbon Party

With so many get-togethers in the months of November and December, it’s fun to take a look at how you can incorporate bourbon into your friends and family gatherings. We will take a look at a variety of different parties to enjoy this holiday season.

Bonus: Steve’s list of the perfect bottle of bourbon for everyone on your holiday shopping list.

ABV Network Team Member(s) in Attendance: Steve Akley

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Jul
12
6:30 PM18:30

Bourbon Education Series: The Women of Bourbon

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Steve Akley has partnered with Total Wine and More to offer a series of bourbon education classes. These classes include a bourbon tasting conducted by the Total Wine and More team. 

Here is a look at this offering:

Course Title: The Women of Bourbon

Description: Recently, we've started to see women get some accolades and highly visible positions in the bourbon business, which is great considering the female demographic is the fastest growing segment of bourbon. The truth is women have always played an important role in whiskey. We'll take a look at early female pioneers of bourbon all the way up to modern contributors in this class.

Bonuses: In addition the the class curriculum, Steve Akley shares his list of his five favorite barrel strength bourbons and the Total Wine staff will conduct a tasting at the end of the class of two bourbons.

Location/Time: Total Wine and More (90 Brentwood Promenade Ct, Brentwood, MO 63144) / 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Cost: $25 ($23.05 + $1.95 ticketing fee)

Click here to register for this event!

See all of the current offerings in this series by clicking here!

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Jul
10
6:30 PM18:30

Jefferson's Bourbon Dinner at Varanese (2106 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, Kentucky 40206)

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We'll be enjoying an amazing four course dinner and hanging out with Trey Zoeller as he hosts a Jefferson's Bourbon tasting.

ABV Network Team Member(s) in Attendance: Steve Akley, Tracy Napolitano, Jeremy Schell & Stacey Spears

Event Details: Join us for our Jefferson's Bourbon Dinner at Varanese! Special guest: Trey Zoeller, Master Blender. 🥃

Enjoy a four course dinner complete with a Jefferson's flight and 3 Jefferson's cocktails. Featuring Jefferson's Reserve., Jefferson's Ocean and Jefferson's Small Batch. 

Tuesday, July 10th | 6:30 PM Reception, 7:00 PM Dinner

$60 per person, food only option offered for $40

For reservations, please call 502-899-9904 or email letsdine@varanese.com

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Jun
30
5:00 PM17:00

StilL 630 - 630 Day (1000 S 4th St, St. Louis, MO 63104)

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When your name has 630 in it, you have to have a party on 6/30, right? Well, that's exactly what StilL 630 is doing. It's a blowout to... sampling distilled spirits, food vendors, a special release of a 5 Year-Old bourbon and much more. Our own Steve Akley will be there... as an attendee of the event. To learn more about 630 day, or to buy your tickets, click here.

ABV Network Team Member(s) in Attendance: Steve Akley

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Jun
23
5:00 PM17:00

Henry's Place (4926 Marsh Rd, Okemos, MI 48864)

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The ABV Network will be podcasting live from Henry's Place, a local hangout for the Lansing crowd for the 13th stop on the 2018 U.S. Bourbon Daily tour. Come enjoy a bourbon or two with the crew, see us podcast live, meet the ABV Network personalities and pick up some ABV Network merch.

ABV Network Team Member(s) in Attendance: Steve Akley, Evan Haskill & Justine Mays and the Lansing Area Whiskey Society (LAWS).

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Jun
22
5:00 PM17:00

Rishi's International Beverage (3839 28th Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512)

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The ABV Network will be podcasting live from Rishi's. Come enjoy one of the largest selections of bourbon, beer and other distilled spirits in the area and see us podcast live while meeting the ABV Network crew and picking up some ABV Network merch.

ABV Network Team Member(s) in Attendance: Steve Akley, Evan Haskill & Justine Mays.

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Jun
21
6:30 PM18:30

Bourbon and Band Aids (The Olmsted: 3701 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40207)

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Come join the fun of this event at the Olmsted in Louisville supporting the important work of Supplies Over Seas (suppliesoverseas.org). The night includes bourbon and food pairings, entertainment and silent auctions for amazing prizes from generous distilleries. You can get tickets here: https://goo.gl/1wWeAv

ABV Network Team Member(s) in Attendance: Steve Akley & Jeremy Schell

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Jun
13
6:30 PM18:30

Bourbon Education Series: The 15 Greatest Master Distillers of All-Time

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Description: A look at the some of the key people from the history of bourbon. We're going to be talking about the 15 greatest master distillers of all-time. These are the most influential and creative since the first corn whiskey was placed in a charred oak barrel. We'll talk about who they are and what their contributions to bourbon were, or have been to-date.

Bonuses: In addition the the class curriculum, Steve Akley shares his list of five best value bourbons and the Total Wine staff will conduct a tasting at the end of the class of two bourbons.

Location/Time: Total Wine and More (90 Brentwood Promenade Ct, Brentwood, MO 63144) / 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Cost: $25 ($23.05 + $1.95 ticket fee)

Click here to register for this event on eventbrite.com.

Click here to see the entire Bourbon Education Series being conducted by Steve Akley at Total Wine.

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May
19
4:00 PM16:00

Indianapolis Spring Whiskey Festival (Howl at the Moon: 20 E. Georgia Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46225)

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The ABV Network will be on hand to cover this event for Bourbon Zeppelin. We'll be taking in the full experience... meeting the distilleries, tasting the products and networking with the other attendees. Click here to get tickets for this event!

ABV Network Team Member(s) in Attendance: Alexandra Keehan & McNew

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May
12
4:00 PM16:00

Stumpy's Spring Festival (Stumpy's Spirits Distillery, 727 Centerville Rd, Columbia, IL 62236)

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The ABV Network will be podcasting live from Stumpy's Spring Festival. There will be food, music, cocktails and distilled spirits. As always, we look forward to meeting everyone and we will have 2018 U.S. Tour Merchandise on sale.

ABV Network Team Member(s) in Attendance: Steve Akley & Adam Stumpf

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May
10
6:30 PM18:30

Bourbon Education Series: Bourbon 101

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Steve Akley has partnered with Total Wine and More to offer a series of bourbon education classes. These classes include a bourbon tasting conducted by the Total Wine and More team. 

Here is a look at this offering:

Course Title: Bourbon 101

Description: A look at the history of bourbon, from its early beginnings as a byproduct of grain farmers to the massive popularity we see today. Along the journey, we'll take a look at the rules of bourbon, how it's made and common definitions and buzzwords talked about when discussing bourbon.

Bonuses: In addition the the class curriculum, Steve Akley shares his list of five bourbons that are bottom-shelf gems and the Total Wine staff will conduct a tasting at the end of the class of two bourbons.

Location/Time: Total Wine and More (90 Brentwood Promenade Ct, Brentwood, MO 63144) / 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Cost: $25 ($23.05 ticket price + $1.95 ticket fee)

ABV Network Team Member(s) in Attendance: Steve Akley

Click here to register for this event!

See all of the current offerings in this series by clicking here!

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May
4
6:00 PM18:00

StilL 630 Experimental Series Release Party (1000 S 4th St, St. Louis, MO 63104)

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The ABV Network will be podcasting live from StilL 630's (still630.com) Experimental Series release party, There experimental series involves all different kinds of distilled spirits but the May 4 event will feature a bourbon experiment! In addition to being able to buy a bottle, meet the ABV Network team and buy some 2018 Tour Merchandise, there will be a cocktail bar where you can buy some drinks. Click here for information about this event.

ABV Network Team Member(s) in Attendance: Steve Akley and Andrea Holak

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May
2
6:00 PM18:00

The Atomic Lounge (2113 1st Avenue North, Birmingham, Alabama 35203)

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The ABV Network will be podcasting live from The Atomic Lounge (theatomiclounge.com) in Birmingham, Alabama. Come join us for drinks and see us podcast live while meeting the ABV Network crew and picking up some ABV Network merch.

ABV Network Team Member(s) in Attendance: Steve Akley and his some of his friends from the Notorious Sinners Bourbon Review will be on-hand.

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Apr
30
7:00 PM19:00

The Rusty Nail (1100 Constance Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130)

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The ABV Network will be podcasting live from the Rusty Nail in New Orleans (rustynailnola.com). This event will reunite the group that made the Rusty Nail's 14-year-old Knob Creek Barrel pick so there will be a deal on bottles during the event (get them signed by Steve, Tracy, Ivan and Nathaniel from the barrel selection committee). Come experience this great venue while meeting the ABV Network crew and picking up some ABV Network merch.

ABV Network Team Member(s) in Attendance: Steve Akley and Tracy Napolitano

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Apr
26
5:00 PM17:00

Whiskey Dry (412 South Fourth Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40202)

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The ABV Network will be podcasting live from Whiskey Dry, Chef Edward Lee's first ever whiskey bar. Come experience a great whiskey selection, excellent food in the electric Fourth Street Live! section of Downtown Louisville while meeting the ABV Network crew and picking up some ABV Network merch.

ABV Network Team Member(s) in Attendance: Steve Akley & Jeremy Schell


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Apr
21
4:00 PM16:00

Indianapolis Spring Wine Festival (Brick House Dueling Pianos: 6235 Guilford Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana 46225)

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The ABV Network will be on hand to cover this event for Bourbon Zeppelin. We'll be taking in the full experience... meeting the staff from the wineries, tasting the products and networking with the other attendees. Click here to get tickets for this event!

ABV Network Team Member(s) in Attendance: Alexandra Keehan

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Apr
14
11:00 AM11:00

Handcraft Spirits Festival (1280 Veterans Memorial Highway, Lebanon, Kentucky 40033)

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The ABV Network team will be on-hand to celebrate "craft beer, bourbon and fine wine" at the Handcraft Spirits Festival being held in Lebanon, Kentucky. We'll be podcasting from this event so be sure to stop by and say, "Hi!"

ABV Network Team Member(s) in Attendance: Steve Akley, Evan Haskill and Jeremy Schell.


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Apr
12
5:00 PM17:00

Bourbons Bistro (2255 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville, KY 40206)

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The ABV Network will be podcasting live from Bourbons Bistro (bourbonsbistro.com) where you can enjoy some of largest selection of bourbon and great food while getting a chance to meet and greet the ABV Network crew and pick up some great ABV Network merch.

ABV Network Team Member(s) in Attendance: Steve Akley, Jeremy Schell and Andrew Wiehebrink


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