<div>Bourbon News & Notes: A classic mint julep; Maker’s Mark annual Keeneland release; new Barrell Craft whiskeys</div>
BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – for 2 April 2021, by Susan Reigler The Spring Maker’s Mark Keeneland Release Benefits the Isaac Murphy Memorial Art Garden One of the harbingers of spring in Kentucky is the April racing meet at Keeneland in Lexington. Keeneland’s opening day also heralds the annual release of a commemorative Maker’s Mark bottle to raise money for a non-profit. This year’s annual release is of not just one, but three bottles, each with labels designed by a different artist – Sandra Oppegard, Andre Pater, and Tyler Robertson. The artwork on the bottles honors the Thoroughbred horse racing legacy of legendary African American jockey Isaac Murphy, the only jockey to have won the Kentucky ......Read more