Bourbon Mayor Blog


January 20, 2017


Cheers to a new year, new cocktail list and new tunes! Each of our cocktail lists has a theme, and we’ve gone far out with this one. Hop in your DeLorean, fasten your seatbelt and prepare for a trip to the 80’s. Our ace bartenders are totally amped to take you back to a decade you’d probably rather forget with cocktails inspired by cult classic 80’s movies. Need to get yourself in the 80’s spirit?Continue Reading
November 11, 2016


OBC has a new cocktail list! Every three months or so, we debut a seasonal craft cocktail list with a unique theme. Our bartenders spend months researching and testing new cocktails to bring you the latest trends and flavor profiles. Almost more fun than coming up with the actual cocktails themselves is coming up with a theme for the list. From 90s hip-hop to Monty Python, our bartenders come up with some cool stuff. TheContinue Reading
The bourbon release season is nearing an end, with some of the highest anticipated bottles hitting shelves very soon. One such release overshadows the rest though. It is a certain wheated bourbon, that some people would trade their first-born child to get a bottle. You guessed it, Pappy Van Winkle. So what is so special about wheated bourbons, and more specifically, the Van Winkle line up?  Wheated bourbon lends themselves to be more approachable, withContinue Reading
September 30, 2016


We’re pretty proud to announce that we were named one of The Bourbon Review’s top 80 bourbon bars in America for the second year in a row. We were one of only five bars in Lexington chosen and we’re honored to be named among such good company. We’ll be celebrating with a toast with Four Roses today at the bar. Join us and try the 2016 Small Batch Limited Edition, just released. Four Roses MasterContinue Reading
September 16, 2016


Hello bourbon lovers, and welcome, to OBC Kitchen’s little corner of the internet. We decided to start this blog to share our love, knowledge and really just anything we can about our passion for bourbon and the spirits world in general. So, who is the ‘Bourbon Mayor,’ you ask? I’m Michael Harper, Bluegrass Hospitality Group’s Beverage Support Manager. A little about me: LEXINGTON BRAISED September 2nd, 1980.  I was born on the corner of SouthContinue Reading