<div>Bourbon News & Notes: Evan Williams’ artisanal Square 6; Westport Whiskey & Wine tastings; Gertie’s Whiskey Bar</div>
BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – for 7 May 2021, by Susan Reigler Evan Williams Releases Square 6 from its Main Street Micro-Distillery Distilling giant Heaven Hill produces 1,300 barrels a day at its Bernheim facility in Louisville. It has been making one barrel of bourbon per day at its Evan Williams Bourbon Experience on Main Street since opening in 2013. Now, some of that whiskey has been released. On Wednesday, 5 May, Heaven Hill President Max Shapira was joined by Artisanal Distiller Jodie Filiatreau, Artisanal Distiller Emeritus Charlie Downs and Louisville Tourism executives Karen Williams and Cleo Battle for a celebratory barrel roll down Main Street.  The new bourbon release is named Square 6 which was the designation for the plot of land near the river, and essentially in the same block as the current micro-distillery, where namesake Evan Williams had his distillery in 1783. That perhaps made it the first commercial whiskey...Read more