big blind bourbon taste-off

January 19, 2019 - Lexington, KY

The inaugural Big Blind Bourbon Taste-Off was held on January 19, 2019, in The Barn at The Summit at Fritz Farm in Lexington, KY, where bourbon enthusiasts from around the world competed in a series of blind bourbon taste tests. Kentucky Bourbon Hall-of-Famer, Freddie Johnson co-hosted the event with Whiskey Bear and Kentucky for Kentucky.

Brockrobert Tagarook, winner of the 2019 Big Blind Bourbon Taste-Offwalked away with $2,000, an epic barrel head trophy, AND bragging rights to the Best Palate in the Bluegrass. The 2nd place was a tie between Jason Craig & Ron van Haaren, and Sara Ahlgrim & Chad Perkins from It’s Bourbon Night – see their recap of the event below.

Thank you to ALL who braved the rain and joined us for this awesome event, we had such a great time. So much gratitude to Freddie Johnson from Buffalo Trace Distillery for sharing his love for life and Bourbon with us all, to Kentucky for Kentucky for simply being awesome and showing the world why “Kentucky Kicks Ass”, and last but not least, to our sponsors: Visit LEX, The Barn at Fritz Farm, and The Summit at Fritz Farm. Specials thanks to Tim Knittel from Distilled Living and all our “barnmates” for their support and extra cheers.

Sponsors - 2019 Big Blind Bourbon Taste-Off