<div>Bourbon News & Notes: Craft Spirits Conference; A. Smith Bowman cask strength; The Goat at Gertie’s</div>
BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – for 23 July 2021, by Susan Reigler There’s Still Time to Register for the Upcoming Craft Spirits Expo The American Distilling Institute’s Craft Spirits Conference and Vendor Expo will be held in Louisville this year from 23 to 25 August at the Galt House and Kentucky International Convention Center. While, as the name suggests, it is for people in the craft spirits industry, it could also be a useful conference for anyone wishing to get into that business. Conference highlights include a Women’s Summit, Bourbon Summit, and Sustainability Summit. More than 40 breakout sessions on a variety of topics will include sensory evaluation of spirits. The opening night tasting will be hosted by the Kentucky Distillers’ Association and the keynote speaker is Bill Samuels, Jr., Chairman Emeritus of Maker’s Mark. Tours of local craft distilleries, including Kentucky Peerless are on the schedule, as well as a luncheon at which the...Read more