Here's a preview of what you'll be sipping at Bourbon & Bacon Fest October 27

Whether you're a seasoned connoisseur of the golden-brown nectar, or it's all new to you, here's 5 distilleries you'll want to check out when you join us in Tacoma

October 15, 2018

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We're less than two weeks away from Bourbon & Bacon Fest at the Tacoma Armory on Saturday, October 27! We're hoping if you're anywhere in the South Sound -- Federal Way, Fife, Puyallup, Buckley -- you'll join us for either the day or the night session. Either way, you're going to be sampling some top-shelf spirits. I thought I'd share a preview of five I'm planning on visiting. Perhaps we'll be bellying up to the bar together!


1. High West Distillery - Park City, UT 

Putting together the largest nature reserve in the country is a cause worthy of having its own bourbon. #nationalbourbonheritagemonth @americanprairie

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Fun fact: their American Prairie Bourbon supports the American Prairie Reserve project -- they walk the walk!


2. Chambers Bay Distillery - University Place, WA

Quick bottling of Greenhorn Bourbon this evening. Cheers! #LandCraftedOceanAged #NakedBottles #Bourbon #253 #UniversityPlace

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Fun Fact: Their co-founders have been friends for more than 30 years. That’s commitment.


3. Buffalo Trace Distillery - Frankfort, KT  

Welcome to tailgate Szn. #buffalotrace #bourbon

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Fun Fact: In 2013, after more than 200 years, the distillery was added to the list of National Historic Landmarks.


4.  Bulleit Distilling Co. - Louisville, KY 

Unavailable anywhere but Kentucky.

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Fun Fact: Inspired by his great-great-grandfather Augustus, Tom Bulleit left his law practice to revive a 150-year-old family recipe. Again, commitment.


5.  Crater Lake Spirits - Tumalo, OR

Whiskey Wednesday wouldn’t be the same without @rockandrye_ --

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Fun Fact: Breathing new life into the world of cocktails, Crater Lake Spirits has out-of-the-box recipes you might want to experiment with. As I like to say, keep trying until you get it right!

If that whets your appetite, grab your Bourbon & Bacon Fest tickets here!