Ballantyne Magazine

FALL 2016

Ballantyne Magazine covers news, events, real estate, restaurants, shopping, health, schools and business in the upscale Ballantyne Area of Charlotte, NC.

Issue link:

Contents of this Issue


Page 91 of 99

Four Roses Distillery is on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail west of Lexington. Not all Nationwide affiliated companies are mutual companies and not all Nationwide members are insured by a mutual company. Nationw ide, Nationwide is On Your Side, and the Nationwide N and Eagle are service marks of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. © 2016 Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. NPO-0550AO (05/16) making — which springs from limestone-rich ground around Lexington. Since distillery tours involve sampling straight up, it's advisable to go by bus; although, cyclists seeking to go where the spirit leads them — so to speak — can pedal it off by doing the entire Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Baker's top distillery picks include Buffalo Trace, Four Roses Bourbon and Brown-Forman. In addition to its hallowed reputation as the birthplace of bourbon, the Lexington area is a fount for master craft brewers and distillers. The Brewgrass Trail is a chance to visit eight of the best. Baker's preferred local brewers include West Sixth, Country Boy, Ethereal and Blue Stallion. Beyond Grits Lexington's culinary scene is as inventive as its culture. Top foodie haunts BALLANTYNE | escape Known by early settlers as " e water of life, " Kentucky bourbon is considered by many the world's premium whiskey. Photo courtesy of Four Roses Bourbon 90 BALLANTYNE MAGAZINE

Articles in this issue

Links on this page

Archives of this issue

view archives of Ballantyne Magazine - FALL 2016