For our final Bourbon event of 2023, we are saluting Veterans with a special Bourbon tasting and dinner at the place where Bourbon and Horse Racing come together, the Kentucky Derby Museum.

Time & Place: Wednesday, Nov 15 @ 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Tickets: $100* per person

*Veterans and Active Duty Military are eligible to receive a $25 discount. Use promo code VETERAN23 at checkout. (Promo code will only be applied once per transaction)

Also, Vets and Active Duty Military get free entry to the Museum all day on November 15!

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Join us November 15 for...

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Four Branches logo
Horse Soldier Bourbon logo

Veterans Distillery Spotlight

Hosted by Fred Minnick

The night's whiskey lineup is brought to you by Veteran-owned Bourbon brands: MB Roland, Horse Soldier, and Four Branches.

The lively panel discussion will be led by Fred Minnick, featuring special guests:
⇨ Paul Tomaszewski (U.S. Army), Owner of MB Roland
⇨ Will Summers (U.S. Army and Green Beret), Ambassador for Horse Soldier
⇨ Rick Franco (U.S. Marine Corp) and Mike Trott (U.S. Air Force), Owners of Four Branches

Veterans Distilleries Spotlight
Veterans Spotlight Whiskey Tasting Lineup
Veterans Distilleries Welcome Cocktails
Mission BBQ food

Veterans Distillery Spotlight guests receive a special rate at Homewood Suites by Hilton Louisville Airport!

1 King Bed Studio Suite special rate is $129/night
November 15 – 16

Homewood Suites by Hilton Louisville Airport
130 Central Avenue
Louisville, KY 40209
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Homewood Suites
Fred Minnick

The Kentucky Derby Museum’s own Bourbon Authority, Fred Minnick, will be hosting the tasting events! As a Wall Street Journal Best-Selling Author, Bourbon Curator, and Tasting Expert, Minnick will bring his own flavor to these special events.

*Must be age 21+ for Bourbon tasting. Purchase is nonrefundable.
Tickets will not be mailed. Your name will be on the check-in list the night of each event.


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