Kentucky Distillers' Association

‘Social at the Silks’ Adds to Derby Week Excitement Rare bourbon available at post-Steamboat Rac

> ‘Social at the Silks’ Adds to Derby Week Excitement Rare bourbon available at post-Steamboat Race affair
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> LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 23, 2012) – Bourbon will be the main focus during “Social at the Silks,” a cocktail party and meet-and-greet following the Great Steamboat Race on Wednesday, May 2 at Jockey Silks Bourbon Bar at the Galt House from 7 to 10 p.m.
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> “Social at the Silks” will have a rare Four Roses Bourbon available at the Jockey Silks Bar – which was bottled from the barrel specially selected by a panel of judges chosen by the Derby Festival – to be served on-board the Belle of Louisville during the Great Steamboat Race. The Galt House will also have a limited number of these bottles available for sale.  Guests will have an opportunity to meet and talk with Master Distiller Jim Rutledge and have a bottle personalized and signed by him.
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> The event will include hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar.  Guests also can meet author and Four Roses Brand Ambassador Al Young and receive a signed copy of his recently released book, “Four Roses: The Return of a Whiskey Legend” (while supplies last). 
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> In addition, the first 100 to arrive will be given a special Four Roses Derby gift.  The event is free and open to the public.
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> For more information on “Social at the Silks” visit http://www.fourroses.us.