Kentucky Bourbon Affair™

JUNE 5-10, 2018 / LOUISVILLE, KY

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Tickets to Higher Proof Expo on Sale Now!

The Higher Proof Expo is the capstone event of the Kentucky Bourbon Affair.

Designed to get you even deeper into the history, techniques, science, and lore of Kentucky's Bourbon culture, the Higher Proof Expo workshops will have you tasting and learning from the foremost authorities of the industry.

With a one day pass to the Expo ($99) you will have access to sessions that will provide:

  • Detailed education on specific techniques about distillation, fermentation, aging, etc. —with samples or sensory evaluations
  • Unique tastings of sought-after expressions and/or products not yet on the market
  • Deeper explorations of brand history and development with tastings and firsthand experience

The day will also feature pop-up shops featuring the best of Louisville and Kentucky's food, drink, and retail for the Bourbon aficionado.

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(Schedule Registration open Friday, May 19th)

Kentucky Bourbon Affair™ 2017 All Tickets on Sale 2/9/18

Golden Tickets are sold out, but there are plenty of ways to experience the Kentucky Bourbon Affair™. Tickets go on sale Thursday, February 9th at noon EST.

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The Kentucky Bourbon Affair™ is operated by the Kentucky Distillers’ Association, which promotes, protects and elevates Kentucky’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry.

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Organizers - Phone

(502) 727-0008

Organizers - Email


(866) 577-3722

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