The Pass and AMTRAC late night party!

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After the Saturday night of Forecastle, The Pass stormed the stage with their 360 light and fog show, pulsating some of the best electro-pop rock bangers around. And they revealed their super secret guest DJ, the one and only AMTRAC! People who stayed up late and partied with us for this special sold out show were also treated to a …

Portugal The Man drops by

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After playing to a huge crowd earlier at the Kentucky Center for the Arts, Portugal The Man and their tourmates Quiet Life (featuring our friend Hip Hatchet) dropped by the bar on May 15th to sample bourbons, spin the jukebox, and hang out. What a killer night!

The Thirsty Pedaler and Haymarket on NBC’s 1st Look!

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Last week NBC’s 1st Look, hosted by Audrina Patridge, aired their Derby special focusing on Louisville nightlife. Audrina and a group of 15 others stopped by the Haymarket via The Thirsty Pedaler, a bar on wheels powered by pedaling, to sample bourbons. Patridge even bartended a few orders and sat down with owner Matthew Landan to discuss the city and the bar. The …

Haymarket to sell package liquor!

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Apropos of its mercurial nature, Haymarket Whiskey Bar has added yet another facet to the shapeshifting face of 331 East Market Street. Just in time for Derby, Haymarket can now sell liquor to go! Hinted at in the Business First profile last month, Haymarket is now the only liquor store open late hours in all of Downtown Louisville and NuLu. Given its close proximity to many of …

Now offering discount on our bourbon class on Living Social

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GRAB YOUR COUPON HERE – LivingSocial Apropos of its versatile nature, Haymarket Whiskey Bar is now offering a special by-appointment bourbon education class – available for half the price at LivingSocial. Considering bourbon culture’s prevalence in Louisville, Haymarket aims to help educate both the novice and expert on all aspects of this uniquely Kentucky spirit. Officially titled American Whiskey History and Modern …

The Buddha of Bourbon Drops By!

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Matt with Wild Turkey’s Jimmy Russell last night for Master Distiller Night. What an honor to have such a respected veteran (the Buddha of Bourbon) in the bar!

Thrillist names Haymarket one of the best whiskey bars in America

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“Sure, they’ve got the requisite 150+ whiskeys from all over the world (including rarer Pappys and Jefferson selects) and master distillers dropping by for tastings, but what separates them from your average KY bourbon palace is the ambience: live music four nights a week, Doctor Who pinball, a stacked vintage jukebox, and a Centipede arcade.” – THRILLIST

There’s only one in the city, and we have it…

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That’s right. We have the city’s only beer vending machine. If you’re looking for lighter and cheaper options than the craft beer offerings at the bar, pop in $3 for an Old Style or Pabst Blue Ribbon. It really feels good to get a cheap, refreshing beer out of a vending machine… ya gotta try it!

Happy New Year!

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We had a blast on New Year’s Eve! The campaign bottle special sold out by 11 p.m., the janky balloon drop DID properly function (and all balloons were popped within 15 minutes), Citizens United and Team Tororo destroyed it in the music hall, the free pinball kept the wallflowers busy, Kyle and Will from The Pass kept the party going …