The Wilderness Trail Distillery Bourbon Science is part of the coveted Kentucky Bourbon Trail's Bourbon Affair, a weeklong series of events June 6-11. This event is a chance to explore the science behind Bourbon making by tasting and experiencing the differences between Kentucky water sources, various grains and processing, mash recipes, and yeast strains. Participants also will examine how bacteria and other microbes play a role in flavor development. The event concludes with a scientific walk-through of the Bourbon making process and a look at barrel aging and exclusive selection and tasting of various Wilderness Trail Bourbons and Rye Whiskeys. Everyone will receive a special edition bottle of the Settlers Select Rye Whiskey, which has yet to be released and is not available to the public. A Bourbon-themed luncheon with the experts offers everyone the opportunity for additional discussion and interaction. Cost is $125 and is limited to 30 participants. Ticket sales begin at noon February 6th and are available at
Sales for individual events begin after Golden Ticket sales.