The Whiskey Files at Hermitage Farm

The Whiskey Files at Hermitage Farm

TOURISM NOTE: This article appeared in The Bourbon Review by author Seth Thompson. Enjoy an evening of intimate conservation and bourbon tasting inside Hermitage Farms’ newest tasting room at Barn6 on March 9. Guest speakers, Steve and Donna Nally of Bardstown Bourbon Company, whose years of experience in the whiskey trade have given them a rich and varied history, including a place in the Bourbon Hall of Fame, are currently the only living husband-and-wife couple with that honor. Each guest will have the chance to sample select whiskeys chosen by the Nally’s themselves! 

The Bourbon Review

Seth Thompson
February 24, 2022

Although it doesn’t feel like it yet for many of us, theoretically, Spring is around the corner!

Hermitage Farm (just outside of Louisville in Oldham County) is a country bougie spot you definitely want to check out. A world class restaurant, cocktail program, Bourbon destination…all nestled on the beautiful equine enchanting grounds of Hermitage Farm.

It gets better…they now have a monthly whiskey series!

“The Whiskey Files” will be hosted in their recently renovated Barn6 space.

Since opening in 2020, Hermitage Farm has offered tours and tastings that celebrate bourbon’s agricultural heritage from grain to glass. Barn8 Farm Restaurant & Bourbon Bar offers a wide selection of the spirits, including a number of exclusive private barrel selections and bottles available for purchase in the Bourbon Library.

The Whiskey Files series expands on the farm’s tour offerings, inviting founders and distillers to share their stories and spirits with bourbon lovers.

Each month, a distillery is highlighted for The Whiskey Files in Barn6’s intimate setting — a space shared with two retired racehorses who call the barn home.

Guests can expect a lively discussion alongside a selected samples, and seating is extremely limited. The next event is 7 p.m. March 9 with Steve and Donna Nally of Bardstown Bourbon Company.

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Both inductees to the Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame, Steve is the master distiller at Bardstown Bourbon Company and Donna is known for her work creating the Bourbon Trail.

Tickets are $50 per person plus applicable taxes and fees and can be booked at hermitagefarm.com or by calling 502-398-9289.

Upcoming events will feature Peggy Noe Stevens, Rabbit Hole, Old Carter, Kentucky Owl, Catoctin Creek, New Riff, Woodford Reserve and others. The series kicked off with Kentucky Peerless in February.

New monthly event whiskey series “The Whiskey Files” at country posh Hermitage Farm

New monthly event whiskey series “The Whiskey Files” at country posh Hermitage Farm

 

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