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Bardstown: The Beech Fork & The Kentucky Bourbon Festival

Bardstown: The Beech Fork & The Kentucky Bourbon Festival

Bardstown: The Beech Fork & The Kentucky Bourbon Festival

Carrie and Kyle travel to Bardstown, Kentucky for the 25th annual Kentucky Bourbon Festival and paddling along the Beech Fork River. Featured stories include country ham and bourbon pairing, mint julep history, crazy grains for making bourbon, historic Bardstown walking tour, and visiting the spring source for Barton Distillery.
S1 E5 Length 28:03 Premiere: 5.13.18

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This travel adventure series is all about Liquid Kentucky: its rivers, lakes, streams, spirits, and brews & wine.

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Frankfort, KY: Jet Boats, Bourbon Boats, Colonels and Castles - S1 E8

Kyle and Carrie tour Frankfort by boat on the Kentucky River; visit Buffalo Trace and Castle & Key distilleries; and enjoy a sweet stop at Rebecca Ruth Candy in this 2020 Ohio Valley Chapter Regional Emmy Award-nominated program.

  • Monday August 17, 2020 2:30 am ET on KETKY
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Bowling Green - Creeks, Caves & Corvettes and How to Brew Your Own Brew

Kyle and Carrie float through Bowling Green, Kentucky land of caves and Corvettes, where they visit Blue Holler Brew Supplies, Lost River Cave, Travelers Cellar Winery, White Squirrel Brewery and paddle down scenic Drake's Creek.

  • Monday August 24, 2020 2:30 am ET on KETKY
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Dix River - S1 E1

Paddle downstream to uncover the unidentified history and secrets of the Dix River, also known as "the artery into the heart of Kentucky life."

  • Monday August 31, 2020 2:30 am ET on KETKY
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Party Barges, River Races, Country Boys & Very Old Wine - S1 E2

The Kentucky River, including majestic Boone Creek, as well as the historic lock and museum at Boonesboro are explored. Kentucky's first 255-mile river race gets rained out but craft brews abound with a look at Country Boy Brewing as well as North America's First Vineyard wines.

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Waste Not, Want Not: Louisville Creeks, Forks, Beers and History - S1 E3

Our visit to Louisville features a unique story on what happens when liquids go down the drain. We paddle on the Beargrass Creek as well as the Floyd's Fork, along the way stopping to learn about Prohibition in Kentucky at the Frazier Museum and of course trying a beer or two at Against the Grain and Apocalypse Brew Works.

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Georgetown, KY: Elkhorn Creek, Bourbon Blending and Local Feeding - S1 E7

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Lawrenceburg: Leaping, Loving, Learning, the Salt River & Four Roses - S1 E6

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Bardstown: The Beech Fork & The Kentucky Bourbon Festival - S1 E5

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From the Ohio to Your Glass: Water, Beer and Bourbon - S1 E4

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Waste Not, Want Not: Louisville Creeks, Forks, Beers and History - S1 E3

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Season 1

Frankfort, KY: Jet Boats, Bourbon Boats, Colonels and Castles

S1 E8 Length 27:55 Premiere Date 12.10.19

Bardstown: The Beech Fork & The Kentucky Bourbon Festival

S1 E5 Length 28:03 Premiere Date 5.13.18

From the Ohio to Your Glass: Water, Beer and Bourbon

S1 E4 Length 27:57 Premiere Date 12.26.17

Party Barges, River Races, Country Boys & Very Old Wine

S1 E2 Length 27:55 Premiere Date 6.15.17

Dix River

S1 E1 Length 28:43 Premiere Date 5.8.17

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