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Inaugural Lexington Bourbon Week kicks off this week

Get ready to have a barrel of fun and immerse yourself into bourbon culture like never before

A bottle of bourbon that reads "Bluegrass Distillers" next to a cocktail with olives in the top.

Lexington Bourbon Week will lift your spirits. | Photo by Victor Sizemore

Get the whiskey stones ready. Smiley Pete Publishing, the brains behind Lexington Burger Week, has announced its inaugural Lexington Bourbon Week. Starting this Thursday, Nov. 9 through Saturday, Nov. 18, over 20 bars around town will feature specialty drinks that pay homage to the spirit that we all know + love.

Each participating bar will feature an Old Fashioned made with Elijah Craig, as well as a signature cocktail — including an edible version of both at Inebriated Baker.

So sit down, explore the drinks, and raise a glass at one of these participating spots:

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