About Bourbon Experiences
Thoughtfully crafted by industry expert Aften Locken, combining years of expertise and a passion for bourbon, for a remarkable guest experience.
Chief Bourbon Nerd
Aften combines bourbon insider knowledge with engaging presentations that entertain and educate any audience. She has conducted over 500 bourbon presentations, designed premium mixology showcases and led concierge tours. Highlights of her industry experience include:
Bourbon Steward for the Louisville Thoroughbred Society
Interviewee of "Prominent Women in Bourbon" for the University of Kentucky Oral History Project
Instructor for the Kentucky Black Bourbon Guild
Local Celebrity Mixologist Featured Alongside Food Network Stars: Darnell "Superchef" Ferguson, Chef Damaris Pillips and Chef Jackie Joseph
Cocktail Designer and Presenter for Blanton's Bourbon Video Series
Guest Lecturer for Midway University Alumni Bourbon Showcase
Guest Speaker for University of Kentucky Bourbon Writing Course
Designer and Manager of Kentucky Bourbon Festival VIP Bar Program 2021 & 2022
Director of Mixology Showcase for Millionaire's Row at The Kentucky Derby 2021 & 2022
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Phone: (502) 341-5238