Our Offering of Private Barrels

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  The typical bottle of bourbon is a blend from several different barrels into one bottle. However, if you are ordering a bourbon from a private barrel it comes from only one barrel. This means the private barrel will have a more unique flavor profile. Below you’ll find our tasting notes for the private barrels we offer. Four Roses OBSK …

When can you call a whiskey bourbon?

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All bourbon is whiskey, but not all whiskey is bourbon. You may be familiar with this phrase, but just when does whiskey get the distinction as bourbon? If you’re new to bourbon, odds are this is one of your first questions. At Haymarket Whiskey Bar, just as the name implies, we have a massive selection of over 400 whiskeys and 250 …

No Cover New Year’s was a gas!

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A huge thank you to everyone who came to our blowout last week – No Cover New Year’s. Turns out people love a good party that we don’t charge you to get into. We were one-in one-out by 11 p.m. Beyond that, we’re wrapping our heads around White Reaper starting a mosh pit via a dang DJ set, not to …

Barrel pick at Four Roses

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New year, new barrel. On December 18th, the Haymarket folks traveled down to the Four Roses distillery to select a private barrel. We had 10 to choose from, and we’re happy to report that the decision was unanimous. We should have the bottles and pours available to you in February, and can’t wait for you to try it! In the …

Julian Van Winkle drops by!

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After the monthly Bourbon Society Meeting, the evening’s special guest speaker dropped by to serve some very exclusive pours and propose a toast. This wasn’t just any special guest or master distiller though – it was Julian Van Winkle, whose name should not need an introduction. After the toast, Haymarket gifted Julian a Stizel-Weller diazotype from 1943 signed by Pappy …

Haymarket delivers the State of Bourbon to LEO Weekly

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For the special Bourbon Issue hitting stands September 3rd, LEO tapped Haymarket’s Matthew Landan to pen a feature on the state of bourbon! This is both comprehensive and a great introduction to what’s happening in the distilled spirits world. Have a read!

Games takeover the Haymarket

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Just in time for the opening of our new skeeball lanes, The Louisville Arcade Expo took over the bar and music hall with multiple interactive gaming stations and costumes. The mighty Ultra Pulverize performed a rare live show with Chicago’s Bit Brigade, who soundtrack Mega Man in sync as a live player beats the game in real time. Check out …

Haymarket has its own bourbon!

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Yep, that’s Haymarket’s own bourbon, bottled from a private barrel specially selected by the bar from the Four Roses distillery! Distilled for 11 years and 8 months, this is a unique expression of the fine Four Roses spirit, completely exclusive to Haymarket and comin’ in at a mean 116 proof. Try a pour any way you like it for $11, …

The front package liquor store is open!

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It’s here! First previewed a couple months ago on Business First, the front of Haymarket is now a package liquor store! Opened on Forecastle weekend, the Haymarket store is the only late night package store in the downtown and Nulu area. Grab a 6-pack of amazing craft beer to go or get our exclusive bottle of Four Roses, picked from …