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Woodford Reserve is teaching bourbon lovers the art of making culinary cocktails

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Woodford Reserve is holding two class specially designed to introduce guests to the art of making culinary cocktails. Chef Ouita Michel stopped by to explain what a cocktail flavor wheel is.

Michel says a seasonal Cocktail flavor wheel is designed to introduce their palate to flavors that go best with Woodford Reserve Bourbon in a delicious drink. Guests will taste peaches, honey, sorghum, savories, and herbs with Woodford Reserve, and discuss using those ingredients to make culinary versions of classic summer cocktails.

The Art of the Culinary Cocktail class will be on August 3 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Woodford Reserve Distillery in Versailles. The class cost $50 per person.

To learn more about the flavor wheel, the Flavors of Woodford Reserve: Advanced Flavor Wheel class is August 10 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Woodford Reserve Distillery. The class costs $50 per person.

Woodford Reserve Sorghum Lemonade

1 oz Woodford Reserve

3 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice

1 oz freshly squeezed lime or grapefruit juice

4 oz sorghum syrup

Shake ingredients over ice. Strain into iced tea glass half-filled with ice.

(For cocktail class, serve 4 ½ oz over ice.)

Reservations are required and can be made by contacting reservations at (859) 879.1953 or catering@ b-f.comThis event is only for those guests who are 21 years of age or older.

For more information, go to http://woodfordreserve.com/Distillery/DistilleryEvents.

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