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The 3rd Annual St. Louis Bourbon Festival returns with 500+ whiskeys on site over 3 city blocks

by Danya Artimisi

The St. Louis Bourbon Society will host its 3rd Annual St. Louis Bourbon Festival on October 6, 2023, at the Historic Lemp Mansion, Lemp Grand Hall and Lofts, from 5-9 PM. The venue is located at 1817 Cherokee in St. Louis.

The festival will feature a full tasting line up of more than 500+ whiskies from around the world while focusing on America’s native spirit: Bourbon. Master Distiller’s, Brand ambassadors and industry professionals will be on hand to answer questions and provide insights throughout the evening.

The festival will again include live music, craft vendors and artisans, as well as local food trucks serving unique menus selected just for the event.

The festival will also feature several individual premium tasting sessions onsite at the historic Lemp Mansion. These private tasting sessions will focus on history, distillation/barreling, blending/finishing, cocktail creation, culinary pairings and other popular topics in the world of Bourbon.  

The festival will again feature a silent auction of rare and allocated whiskies to benefit the St. Louis Hero Network, a respected local 501c3 organization that has a far-reaching influence into the lives of local First Responders, Law Enforcement and Veterans.

“With over 1800 people in attendance last year, we are proud to continue hosting one of the largest and most interactive Bourbon festivals in the entire country right here in St. Louis. Bourbon’s popularity continues to grow exponentially in the U.S. and Missouri is a fast-growing market.” said James Thomas, co-founder of the SLBS.

The St. Louis Bourbon Festival is grassroots event for our city. “We are creating a local event that appeals to both whiskey beginners and experts alike. We want to offer St. Louis a taste of the many fine bourbons our country produces while highlighting the history of our storied city. It will be an evening of fellowship, charity, and education,” said Andrew Chostner, co-founder of the St. Louis Bourbon Society.

Tickets to the St. Louis Bourbon Festival (VIP, General Admission, Premium Sessions and Designated Driver tickets) can be purchased via the event website at www.stlouisbourbonfestival.com, beginning July 1, 2023

About the St. Louis Bourbon Society: Founded in 2016, the St. Louis Bourbon Society has grown from a trusted online source of news and information surrounding the bourbon industry to a group of more than 13,000 dedicated spirits enthusiasts hosting regular tasting events with master distillers and brand ambassadors from around the world. With a mission of creating “Fellowship in the spirit” through local gatherings and charitable events, the St. Louis Bourbon Society continues to grow as one of the country’s most innovative and interactive whiskey societies. Learn more at www.stlouisbourbonsociety.com

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Danya is a music junkie and an accomplished producer and writer. With over 20 years in the music and media industry, she worked in St. Louis radio as an on-air talent for 16 years, in television as a writer/producer/assignment editor at KMOV-TV, and started her own podcast at Radiodanya.com showcasing St. Louis’ local music scene, is currently the host of
Arch City Live and is an on-air talent on 105.7 The Point. She received her Bachelor Degree from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville and her Masters Degree from Saint Louis University. In addition to contributing to Arch City Media, she is a writer/editor/photographer for an online publication dedicated to documenting live shows throughout the U.S.: The Spectatour: We Spectate, We Tour. Aside from music’s spectrum of genres, she is also an avid hockey, baseball, and soccer fan.

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