Burnett’s Flavored Vodka Introduces Cherry Limeade and Apple Berry Flavors

March24th2015

FOR RELEASE: For Immediate Release BARDSTOWN, KY – Burnett’s Flavored Vodka is introducing Cherry Limeade and Apple Berry, two new, exciting additions to its already diverse stable of flavors. The new flavors will be available nationally in April. These well-known, highly mixable combination flavors marry the best of each flavor, creating sweet, fruity blends right on target with consumer tastes. Traditional fruit flavors continue to…

Old Forester Releases Ready-to-Serve Mint Julep Cocktail

March23rd2015

 The Official Drink of the Kentucky Derby® Available Soon In-Store   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                   LOUISVILLE, Ky. (March 23, 2015) – Old Forester Mint Julep, a 60-proof ready-to-serve cocktail made with Old Forester Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky, will be available for sale in select stores as of late-March. In addition to stores, Churchill Downs® will serve Old Forester Mint Julep, recently named “The Official…

Limestone Branch Distillery

LIMESTONE BRANCH DISTILLERY’S MOONPIE MOONSHINE WINS “WORLD’S BEST LIQUEUR” AWARD

March20th2015

Only one year after launch, the 7th Generation distillers Steve and Paul Beam won the award for the sweet product that honors the heritage of their family and the iconic Southern brand.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Lebanon, KY…(March 19, 2015)…MoonPie Moonshine, a product of Limestone Branch Distillery, has won the award for “World’s Best Liqueur” after a blind taste test from the 2015 World…

Brown-Forman

BROWN-FORMAN NAMES CAMPBELL BROWN PRESIDENT OF OLD FORESTER

March17th2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Louisville, KY, March 17, 2015 – Brown-Forman announced today that Campbell Brown has been promoted to the new position of President, Old Forester, effective May 1.  Brown, who is a fifth generation descendent of company founder George Garvin Brown (whose signature remains on the bottle today), will be responsible for the worldwide growth of the Old Forester trademark. He will be…

Old Forester Mint Julep Named Official Drink of the Kentucky Derby®

March12th2015

Two Louisville Traditions Come Together for the First Time   LOUISVILLE, Ky. (March 12, 2015) – Old Forester Mint Julep, a ready-to-serve cocktail made with  Old Forester Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky, has been named the “Official Drink of the Kentucky Derby®” and will be served at Churchill Downs® in Louisville, Ky. on May 2, 2015. While Old Forester was introduced in 1870 and the Kentucky…

Kentucky Rye Barrel IPA seasonal and limited edition single barrel Town Branch® Bourbon flow into market

February18th2015

[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – While snow, ice or blistery cold is blanketing much of the country, images of warmer days may be conjured up now thanks to a new spring seasonal brew that pours into the market this week. Hoppy, spicy and crisp, Kentucky Rye Barrel IPA is a new, limited edition seasonal beer from Alltech Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. that is aged for six…

Gold Rush!

February11th2015

50 Golden Tickets To Elite Bourbon Fantasy Camp Sold Out in 6 Hours   For Immediate Release – February 11, 2015   LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Golden, golden, gone.   The 50 prestigious Golden Tickets to June’s Kentucky Bourbon Affair™ fantasy camp sold out in less than six hours after going on sale this morning, said Eric Gregory, President of the Kentucky Distillers’ Association that coordinates…

Heaven Hill Fills Seven Millionth Barrel of Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

February11th2015

Ceremony Coincides with the Company’s 80th Anniversary BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Heaven Hill Brands, the nation’s largest independent family-owned and operated distilled spirits producer and the world’s second-largest holder of aging Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, today celebrated filling its seven millionth Bourbon barrel. Heaven Hill is the only local, family-owned company to reach this historic benchmark. “This is a momentous achievement to celebrate, especially as it…

GO FOR THE GOLD AT THE KENTUCKY BOURBON AFFAIR™

February10th2015

50 GOLDEN TICKETS ON SALE WEDNESDAY TO ELITE BOURBON FANTASY CAMP For Immediate Release – February 11, 2015 LOUISVILLE, Ky. – It’s go time for Golden Tickets. A limited number of 50 Golden Tickets will go on sale at 9 a.m. EST Wednesday to the second annual Kentucky Bourbon Affair™, an intimate five-day celebration of the art and craft behind America’s only native spirit. Go to www.kybourbonaffair.com…

Kentucky Bourbon Trail

KENTUCKY BOURBON TRAIL® TOUR SETS RECORD WITH 725,000 VISITS &MORE DISTILLERIES THAN EVER BEFORE

January29th2015

For Immediate Release – January 29, 2015 FRANKFORT, Ky. – The famous Kentucky Bourbon Trail® and Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour® journeys continued their record-breaking tourism trend last year with 725,000 visits across an all-time high of 18 participating distilleries. “The monumental growth of our Kentucky Bourbon Trail experiences is proof that they’re the hottest tourism attractions around,” said Eric Gregory, President of the nonprofit Kentucky Distillers’ Association that…