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ALLTECH, WKU ESTABLISH OPERATING BREWERY, STUDENT LAB & INNOVATIVE COURSEWORK IN BREWING & DISTILLING ARTS & SCIENCES

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Alltech Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co. is partnering with Western Kentucky University to bring the largest production-level brewing system to a university campus in the United States. The fully operational brewery will help support new undergraduate and graduate certificates in Brewing and Distilling Arts and Sciences, set to begin this summer. The fully-operational brewery consists of a brewhouse, fermenters and conditioning…

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Brown-Forman Honors Barrel-Making Heritage with Coopers’ Craft Bourbon

 Summer 2016 release marks company’s first new bourbon brand in 20 years Immediate Release                                                                                       Louisville, KY – April 11, 2016 – Brown-Forman…

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Blackheart Premium Spiced Rum Sponsors Bellator MMA™ Fighter Phil Davis

FOR RELEASE: For Immediate Release   Bardstown, KY— Blackheart Premium Spiced Rum is taking its Bellator MMA alignment into the cage, today announcing its sponsorship of Bellator MMA™ Light Heavyweight Fighter Phil “Mr. Wonderful” Davis. As Davis’ premier sponsor, Blackheart Rum will be featured on his in-fight gear and throughout his social media and digital platforms. Davis will also be featured across Blackheart retail promotions…

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Two Chicago Finalists Chosen for Heaven Hill Brands, Liquor.com 2016 “Bartender of the Year”

Eight Contestants to Compete in the Finals in Puerto Rico FOR RELEASE: For Immediate Release BARDSTOWN, KY – Heaven Hill Brands and Liquor.com announced the two finalists of the Chicago regional semifinal competing for the 2016 Bartender of the Year competition. Julia Momose of GreenRiver in Chicago won first place and $1,000; Will Lee of Selden Standard in Detroit won second place and $500. Eight…

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KDA Statement on Passage of Senate Bill 11

“This is indeed a happy hour for our signature Bourbon industry. We are proud to raise a glass in thanks to the legislature for passing these bold, sweeping reforms that will create jobs and spur additional investment in our beloved Commonwealth. “Our legendary distilleries and emerging craft producers are spending hundreds of millions of dollars to increase Bourbon production and expand their Kentucky Bourbon Trail®…

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KDA Applauds House Passage of Senate Bill 11

“Kentucky took a much‐needed step out of Prohibition today with the House passage of Senate Bill 11, which modernizes our archaic alcohol laws and strengthens our famous Kentucky Bourbon Trail® adventures as premium tourism destinations. “This is a responsible, bipartisan and common‐sense measure that will create jobs, increase investment and generate millions in new tax revenue for state and local coffers while ensuring a richer…

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Enjoy the Heaven & Evan Experience

From Bardstown to Louisville with Heaven Hill Distillery and Mint Julep Tours   RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 23, 2016 Louisville, KY – Having a well rounded, palette-pleasing bourbon experience doesn’t have to take an entire day. Bourbon lovers can now sign up for Heaven & Evan, a unique, exclusive tour and tasting experience organized by Mint Julep Tours. The experience transports you from downtown…

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Two New York Finalists Chosen for Heaven Hill Brands, Liquor.com 2016 “Bartender of the Year”

Eight Contestants to Compete in the Finals in Puerto Rico BARDSTOWN, KY – Heaven Hill Brands and Liquor.com announced the two finalists of the New York regional semifinal competing for the 2016 Bartender of the Year competition. Pietro Collina of Nomad in New York won first place and $1,000; Naomi Levy of Eastern Standard Kitchen & Drinks in Boston won second place and $500. Seven…

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FORECASTLE ANNOUNCES 2016 BOURBON LODGE LINEUP AND LODGE ADDITIONS, INCLUDING

FLIGHT BAR, SIGNATURE COCKTAILS, MIXOLOGY, BOURBON CARES, FIRESIDE CHATS, CULINARY OASIS AND MORE GONZO BAR RETURNS WITH ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE AND FILM SERIES FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 22, 2016 LOUISVILLE, KY – The Forecastle Festival, Louisville’s three-day music, art and environmental activism festival, is bringing back its Kentucky Bourbon Trail® outpost, The Bourbon Lodge, with a unique lineup of bourbon offerings, education, bourbon-inspired cuisine, and the revamped return…

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Heaven Hill Brands Named Global Distiller of the Year At Whisky Magazine Icons of Whisky

Bernie Lubbers Also Recognized As American Whiskey Brand Ambassador of the Year BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Heaven Hill Brands was named Global Distiller of the Year at Whisky Magazine’s Icons of Whisky awards in London last week. The Icons of Whisky Awards recognize and celebrate the finest companies and individuals in the whisky industry. “For over 80 years now, Heaven Hill has been a steward of…