Heaven Hill Distillery Dedicates Largest Single-Site Bourbon Distillery in American Whiskey

October16th2017

$25 million expansion of the historic Bernheim facility brings capacity to 400,000 barrels per year     FOR RELEASE: For Immediate Release October 16, 2017   BARDSTOWN, KY – Heaven Hill Distillery today dedicated the expansion of its Bernheim facility, creating the single largest Bourbon production site after a $25 million investment. Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-03) and Mayor Greg Fischer joined Heaven Hill President Max…

Celebrate “Mocktober” with the Kentucky Distillers’ Association

October16th2017

Happy “Mocktober!”    We’re officially re-naming this week in honor of our new partnership with The Sober Voyager Foundation – an advocate of America’s growing mocktail movement.   Approximately 30 percent of the U.S. population abstained from alcohol in 2015 for various reasons. On the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® tour, we never question a person’s choice not to drink because we respect them all. To bring…

Limestone Branch Distillery

Yellowstone® Limited Edition Kentucky Straight Bourbon 2017 Launching in October

October12th2017

(Lebanon, Ky.) October 12, 2017 – Limestone Branch Distillery introduces the 2017 version of Yellowstone® Limited Edition Kentucky Straight Bourbon, finished in charred wine casks, set to hit the market in October. This year’s limited edition combines hand-selected, seven and 12-year Kentucky Straight bourbons, with a special addition of Limestone Branch Distillery’s first available, 4-year Kentucky Straight bourbon. The bourbon is then rested in once-filled,…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Welcomes  Neeley Family Distillery As 35th Member

September28th2017

For Immediate Release – September 28, 2017     FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that the Neeley Family Distillery in Sparta has joined its legendary ranks, as the Northern Kentucky area continues to flourish for craft distilling.   The distillery is owned and operated by Royce Neeley, 25, and opened in July. Neeley’s family built the distillery and visitor center on…

Tanner’s Curse Rye released by Boone County Distilling Company

September15th2017

September 15, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE      Boone County Distilling Company, one of Kentucky’s most exciting small batch craft distillers, continues to break new ground in its goal to return Northern Kentucky to its once-held prominence among American whiskey producers. The latest white whiskey in their lineup has a mash bill of 95% Rye and 5% Malted Rye, distilled from rye mash and crafted in…

MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY TESTIFIES IN NEW WILD TURKEY® GLOBAL ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN

September14th2017

Wild Turkey Portfolio Grows Globally by 14.6% in First Half of 2017, Fueled by Bourbon Boom and Success of the McConaughey Partnership   LAWRENCEBURG, KY (September 14, 2017) – Matthew McConaughey is back at the helm of Wild Turkey® Bourbon’s advertising, ready to testify in his newest creative effort for the iconic bourbon. Wild Turkey today unveiled its second television commercial directed by and starring…

Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame

Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame Inducts Three New Members & Honors Lifetime Achievement Recipient

September13th2017

For Immediate Release – September 13, 2017     BARDSTOWN, Ky. – The esteemed Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame today inducted three individuals into its hallowed ranks and bestowed its prestigious Parker Beam Lifetime Achievement Award on one of the most monumental icons in the modern era of Bourbon.   “This year’s inductees are joined by the fact that they’re all leading figures behind the…

Kentucky Boasts More Bourbon Barrels Than Residents as September is Declared “Bourbon Heritage Month

September12th2017

For Immediate Release – September 12, 2017     FRANKFORT, Ky. – As the annual Kentucky Bourbon Festival kicks off in Bardstown, Gov. Matt Bevin today praised Kentucky’s $8.5 billion Bourbon industry for its growing impact on the state’s economy and notable boost to tourism, declaring September “Bourbon Heritage Month” in the Commonwealth.   “Kentucky’s historic Bourbon industry is currently enjoying tremendous growth. The love…

THE BARDSTOWN BOURBON COMPANY TO EXPAND PRODUCTION CAPACITY FOR THE SECOND TIME IN A YEAR 

September7th2017

Expansion to six million proof gallons makes it one of the largest Bourbon distilleries in the world     Bardstown, KY (September 6, 2017) – The Bardstown Bourbon Company (“BBCo”) announced today the expansion of its capacity to allow production of up to six million proof gallons – a move that will make it one of the largest bourbon distilleries in the world. With an annual production capability…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association & Frazier History Museum sign contract to create Kentucky Bourbon Trail® Welcome Center & Exhibit

September6th2017

 Opening in August 2018, Center Will Be Official Starting Point For KBT® Experiences   (Louisville, KY, September, 6, 2017) – The Frazier History Museum and the Kentucky Distillers’ Association have finalized its partnership to mutually develop a Kentucky Bourbon Trail® Welcome Center & Exhibit that will be located at the Frazier along Louisville’s famed Whiskey Row. The center will exclusively become the “Official Starting Point…