Sneak Peek: Bourbon Heritage Month
blog | 8/12/2021
As summer is coming to a close, Bourbon Heritage Month begins, and we couldn’t be more excited. Here at Four Roses, we celebrate bourbon year-round, but the month of September is one of our favorite times of the year. Whether you are a bourbon enthusiast or a casual bourbon drinker, Bourbon Heritage Month can be enjoyed however or wherever you want. Check out the list below to see some of the events taking place throughout the month and make sure to stop by and see us if you attend any of the events.
This September, we’ll be raising a glass to our 2021 Limited Edition Small Batch. Stay tuned in the coming weeks for more details about this special annual release.
Bourbon Heritage Month Events:
Friday, September 3 – Sunday, September 5
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Mammoth Rock n’ Rye is a Labor Day Weekend Whiskey Festival with 2 tastings, 2 days of free live music, featuring 40 distilleries and three days of fun.
Thursday, September 9 – Sunday, September 12
The Atlanta Food & Wine Festival is an entire weekend dedicated to Southern cuisine. From great down-home delicacies to the freshest fusion dishes featuring more than 250 restaurants, and the most sought-after wines to hot new bar favorites, this festival aims to please even the most finicky foodie.
Friday, September 10
The WhiskyX is now bigger and better than ever! WhiskyX will feature more than 60 premium whisky brands, cocktails and awesome cuisine from the best food trucks in the city. Guests can also enjoy a cigar lounge, complimentary hair-and-beard trims, and, best of all, a live concert with Guster.
Friday, September 10 – Saturday, September 11
Cary’s favorite festival provides all those pleasures that true Southerners live by – Beer, Bourbon, Barbeque, Boots, Bacon, Biscuits, Bluegrass and Smoked Beasts! Admission to the two-day festival includes a sampling glass to enjoy an all-you-care-to-taste sampling of beer and bourbon.
Saturday, September 11
Lawrenceburg will have a big weekend of events as the city celebrates its bicentennial – delayed for a year due to COVID-19 – and the annual Stave Fest, both presented by the City of Lawrenceburg. The Stave Festival there will feature artisan craft vendors, food trucks and live music.
Thursday, September 16
The WhiskyX is now bigger and better than ever! WhiskyX will feature more than 60 premium whisky brands, cocktails and awesome cuisine from the best food trucks in the city. Guests can also enjoy a cigar lounge, complimentary hair-and-beard trims, and, best of all, a live concert with Shovels & Rope and The Jayhawks who were featured on “Rolling Stones Best Music of 2020”.
Thursday, September 23 – Sunday, September 26
Louder Than Life is an annual rock festival that will feature nearly 70 music acts over four days. Performances take place on three stages, along with award-winning bourbons, whiskey, spirits, craft beer and some of the best food in the city.
Friday, September 24 – Sunday, September 26
The Burn is a three-day, fully supported bicycle tour of the bourbon distilleries and Thoroughbred horse farms of Kentucky. Explore quiet country roads and quaint communities en route to world-famous bourbon distilleries nestled amongst the rolling bluegrass hills. Join our friends from more than 42 different states (plus Canada & Europe) as we cheers to another round of riding bikes and drinking bourbon in our great home state of Kentucky.
Saturday, September 25
The Strut is a neighborhood festival that shows why East Atlanta is a great place to live, work and play. Strut shows off the entire East Atlanta neighborhood. It offers Village businesses ideas and volunteers to help them strut their stuff in their own special ways. The businesses decide how to strut, and the Strut tells the neighborhood what’s going on where.
Saturday, September 25
The Lexington Pride Festival is Central Kentucky’s premiere festival for the LGBT+ community. This family-friendly event consists of live entertainment, a diverse array of vendors, food trucks, informational booths, and activities.