Come sample a variety of bourbon from some of the most famous Kentucky Distilleries at the Owensboro Convention Center. VIP barbecue food pairings and select bourbon options will also be available. Take a bourbon-inspired class before the main event. Make it a bourbon-filled weekend with a food and bourbon pairing at Green River Distilling Company on Friday, May 12.

Distilleries participating in the event include:

18th Street Distillery
4 Leaf
Angel’s Envy Bourbons
Barrel House Distilling Company
Bardstown Bourbon Company
Bluegrass Distillers
Castle and Key
Four Roses Bourbon
Green River Distilling Company
Hard Truth Distilling Co.
Heaven Hill Distillery
Hemingway Whiskey
Indiana Whiskey Company
Jefferson’s Bourbon
Jeptha Creed Distillery

Kentucky 10 Bourbon
Log Still Distillery
Maker’s Mark
New Riff Distilling
O.H. Ingram River Aged Whiskey
Old SteelHouse Distillery
Pinhook Bourbon
RD1 Distillery
Spirits of French Lick Distillery
Starlight Distillery
Town Branch
Watershed Distillery
Western Kentucky Distilling Co.
Whiskey Thief Distilling Co.
…and more to be announced soon!

Spirited Bourbon Pairing Dinner

Friday, May 12, 2023 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Green River Distilling Company
$115 per ticket

Join Green River Distilling Company and Niko’s Bakery featuring Chef Matt Weafer for a distinctive bourbon pairing dinner. The experience includes a unique three course meal paired with handcrafted bourbon cocktails.

Bourbon Classes

Saturday, May 13, 2023 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Owensboro Convention Center
$25 per class

Choose between three 45-minute classes: Cheers to the Master Distiller, Mixology 101, and Bourbon Women. Classes are available as add-ons and participants must also purchase an event ticket (VIP or General Admission).


Bourbon Tasting- VIP

Saturday, May 13, 2023 3:00 – 4:00 PM
Owensboro Convention Center
$90 per ticket

Enjoy unique bourbon pours from over 30 distilleries, paired perfectly with passed heavy hors d’oeuvres with an emphasis on barbecue. Tickets also include an official VIP BBQ and Barrels Glencairn tasting glass.

Bourbon Tasting- General Admission

Saturday, May 13, 2023 4:00 – 6:00 PM
Owensboro Convention Center
$50 per ticket

Sample over 30 brands of bourbon or half ounce cocktails from a collection of both large and craft distilleries.