<div>Bourbon News & Notes: Buzzard’s Roost Bourbon, Maker’s Mark CommUNITY Batch, and Bamboozled from Wiltshire</div>
BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – for 19 November, by Susan Reigler Release Party for the Latest LEE Initiative Maker’s Mark CommUNITY Batch During the months-long shutdowns of restaurants during the pandemic, The LEE Initiative (Let’s Empower Employment) and Maker’s Mark teamed up to raise money through the sales of specially chosen selections of Maker’s, dubbed the CommUNITY Batch. The funds allowed the LEE Initiative to support the food, beverage, and hospitality industry with freshly cooked meals, much needed supplies, and more with 19 relief kitchens established across the country. Restaurants still need support and so a second CommUNITY Batch has been created by using stave percentages from more than 20 Maker’s Mark Private Selection expressions chosen by whiskey clubs working in collaboration across the country. That batch will be released during a special program on Tuesday, 30 November (Giving Tuesday). Each $100 ticket includes a barbecue box lunch for two prepared by The LEE Initiative’s Women...Read more