On Saturday, Nov. 9, Paristown will be the place to be as the annual Barrel Roll rolls into the neighborhood, offering attendees with a smattering of beer, bourbon, beer aged in bourbon barrels, wine, gin, brandy, tequila, cocktails, food, local music and much more!
I haven’t been to a Barrel Roll, but that will change this year, because the lineup looks so enticing! The event is a fundraiser of sorts hosted by the folks who put on the annual Tailspin Ale Fest.
They set out to honor the humble barrel and all it does for spirits, and it sounds like everyone will have a great time getting acquainted with that concept. In fact, I may need many samples to truly learn how the barrel departs those wonderful flavors to various liquids.
This year, proceeds go to The Paristown Salon, a nonprofit influenced by the French Salons formed throughout the 17th and 18th centuries. Live music includes performances by the infamous Carly Johnson and Small Batch Brass.
The Barrel Roll will take place Saturday, Nov. 9, from 2-6 p.m. at Christy’s Garden in Paristown, which is located on Brent Street near the Old Forester Paristown Hall. Tickets are now on sale, and you may even get lucky and score an early bird special! Click on this link to go grab some! They start at $65.
Also related, the Bourbon City Cruisers tuk tuk will be there, and you might spot me on the news Tuesday morning driving one around, maybe taking a reporter or two for a ride. Tune in to WLKY and WDRB! Woot!