Mint Julep Tours offers Solar Eclipse & Bourbon Sips experience Aug. 21

May30th2017

View rare total solar eclipse and enjoy distillery tour and tasting at MB Roland Distillery   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 30, 2017) – Mint Julep Tours will offer a one-of-a-kind experience to see the 2017 total solar eclipse Aug. 21. Solar Eclipse & Bourbon Sips ventures to Hopkinsville, Kentucky for an unmatched viewing opportunity for the first total solar eclipse in nearly four…

Forecastle to Showcase Scarce Bourbon Expressions at Bourbon Lodge Rarities Bar

May24th2017

Kentucky Conservation Projects to Benefit from 2017 Bourbon Cares Program   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 23, 2017     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Forecastle Bourbon Lodge®, Forecastle Festival’s acclaimed Kentucky Bourbon Trail® outpost, will give Bourbon fans exclusive access to some rare sips this year. The new Rarities Bar, presented by Liquor Barn and curated by category director Brad Williams, will feature some of the…

Four Roses Bourbon Employees Volunteered to Clean Up Riverbank Today

May20th2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lawrenceburg, Ky. (May 19, 2017) – This afternoon, Master Distiller Brent Elliott and employees from Four Roses Bourbon hosted a Salt River Clean Up Day. The group of volunteers spent the day maintaining the pristine riverbank along the Distillery grounds by removing debris. The event kicked off with a group lunch in the Distillery gazebo. Directly after lunch, the volunteers moved across…

Day Camp for Bourbon Lovers

May18th2017

    New Higher Proof Expo Offers Hands-On Learning at Kentucky Bourbon Affair™   For immediate release – May 17, 2017 LOUISVILLE , Ky. – The Kentucky Bourbon Affair fantasy camp today unveiled a new day-long workshop packed with unique educational and tasting sessions led by top industry professionals, capped with a vintage spirits appraisal from one of the country’s top collectors.   The Higher…

Libbey Partners with The Kentucky Distillers’ Association

May18th2017

New Kentucky Bourbon Trail® Tasting Glass embraces two great American traditions   TOLEDO, OHIO, May 18, 2017 – (NYSE MKT: LBY) Libbey®, the leader in glassware innovation, has partnered with the Kentucky Distillers’ Association (KDA) and its famous Kentucky Bourbon Trail® (KBT) tour. Together, these influential groups designed a glass specifically for tasting bourbon and bringing out the best aspects of the signature spirit. Now,…

Four Roses Bourbon Employees Volunteer to Clean Up Riverbank

May10th2017

MEDIA ADVISORY Employees from Four Roses Bourbon will host a Salt River Clean Up Day on Friday, May 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Volunteers will spend the day maintaining the pristine riverbank along the Distillery grounds by removing debris. The group will kick off the day with lunch in the Distillery gazebo. Directly after lunch, they will move across the street to clean…

Wilderness Trail Distillery

Wilderness Trail Distillery Wins Gold Medal at Prestigious San Francisco World Spirits Competition

April27th2017

For Immediate Release – April 27, 2017   Danville, KY. – Wilderness Trail Distillery’s Bourbon-influenced Blue Heron Vodka earned a Gold Medal and its Harvest Rum garnered a Bronze Medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. Since its introduction in 2000, this competition has become one of the most respected and influential spirits competitions in the world. The 2017 competition was the largest in…

KDA Releases Alcohol Responsibility Public Service Announcement For Derby Season

April27th2017

For immediate release – April 27, 2017     FRANKFORT , Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association has released a new public service announcement that highlights the importance of responsible consumption and safe rides along the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® experience.   The 15-second video asks: “How do Kentuckians enjoy their Bourbon?” Images of measured pours, snifters, tasting sessions and safe ride options flash across the…

JIM BEAM® BOURBON HELPS RUNNERS COMMEMORATE 2017 FESTIVAL RACES

April12th2017

 April 12, 2017. Louisville, KY.  – Back by popular demand, the world’s No. 1 bourbon Jim Beam is helping participants of this year’s Derby Festival Marathon and miniMarathon presented by Walmart and Humana capture their time in a bottle. Runners are invited to bring their race bibs to the Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse (408 S. Fourth St., Louisville, Ky.) to receive a complimentary engraving of…

KDA Announces Staff Promotions

March29th2017

For Immediate Release – March 29, 2017     FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association, a non-profit trade group that promotes, protects and elevates the Commonwealth’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry, today announced several changes to its growing staff.   Kristin Baldwin has been promoted to Senior Director of Governmental and External Affairs. She will oversee all governmental and regulatory affairs, member services,…