Get In the Holiday Spirit – Responsibly

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Leads Coalition Offering $20 Discount on Safe Rides During the Holiday Season     For Immediate Release – Dec. 14, 2017   FRANKFORT, Ky – This holiday season, Kentuckians can get $20 off safe rides through January 1 thanks to a coalition of beverage alcohol industry groups led by the Kentucky Distillers’ Association.   The discount is available by entering the code…

ANGEL’S ENVY™ NAMED BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

Louisville, Kentucky (December 14, 2017) – On Dec. 5, 2017, Louisville Distilling Company, producers of the highly celebrated Angel’s Envy Kentucky straight bourbon finished in port barrels, was honored to accept the Medium Size Business of the Year Award from Louisville Business First.   Based on its success, company culture, community participation and the unique approach to business at Angel’s Envy, the award was received…

Town Branch Distillery develops new spirit with a Kentucky twist

The rise of craft cocktails inspires Town Branch master distiller to create Town Branch Gin   [LEXINGTON, Ky.] – While Kentucky is known for bourbon, the state’s growth in craft distilleries has cast a spotlight on other locally produced spirits and handcrafted cocktails. Town Branch Distillery is at the forefront of this exciting trend and is set to release Town Branch Gin to round out…

O.Z. Tyler Distillery Becomes Heritage Member in Kentucky Distillers’ Association

Fast-Growing Bourbon Inventory Raises Profile of Owensboro Distillery   For Immediate Release – December 13, 2017    LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that O.Z. Tyler Distillery has advanced to the “Heritage” member level, the highest rank in the non-profit trade group that unites and leads the state’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry.   O.Z. Tyler is the KDA’s eighth Heritage…

Rebel Yell 10 Year Single Barrel Named One of Best Whiskies of the Year

In case you missed it… Rebel Yell 10 Year Single Barrel was included in Whisky Advocate’s Top 20 Whiskies of 2017, coming in at no. 12 as one of only three bourbons included in the list. This prestigious list contains the highest ranked whiskies in the world – those that are best in class for their style and that generate excitement among the whisky community.…

Dueling Barrels Brewery & Distillery taps general manager

Alltech’s new brewery and distillery project rolls toward spring 2018 completion [PIKEVILLE, Ky.] – Beneath the picturesque backdrop of the storied Appalachian Mountains, progress continues at Alltech’s Dueling Barrels Brewery & Distillery in downtown Pikeville, Kentucky. Marking the latest milestone, Eastern Kentucky native Danny Branham has been appointed general manager, overseeing the region’s first (legal) bourbon, beer and moonshine operation.   Branham has been with…

BOONE COUNTY DISTILLING CO’s SPIRITS AWARDED GOLD MEDALS   

For Immediate Release: December 1, 2017   Boone County Distilling Company received high praise during the 2017 Tastings.com International Review of Spirits North American Whiskey & Cream Liqueur competition. Eighteen33, our flagship 10yr aged straight bourbon whiskey received a gold medal and a score of 93 points. White Hall Bourbon Cream also won a gold medal and a score of 91 points. Full reviews and…

 Cheers to Alltech’s 21st master’s degree graduate in brewing and distilling

Advanced education contributes to Alltech’s expertise in yeast fermentation technologies for animal, crop and human health   [LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Specializing in brewing and distilling may sound like a hobby — or even a covert practice — but it is indeed a formal degree, and biotechnology leader Alltech considers master’s degree graduates of the program to be essential to its core business. For that reason,…

Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Named 2017 Whisky of the Year by Whisky Advocate

For Immediate Release   BARDSTOWN, KY – Elijah Craig Barrel Proof was named Whisky Advocate’s 2017 Whisky of the Year, featured in the Winter 2017 magazine issue. Elijah Craig was chosen from among hundreds of samples submitted globally throughout the year. Whisky Advocate’s Top 20 are chosen each year from a collection of the highest-rated whiskeys nominated by the Buying Guide reviewers, and ranked based…

Northern Kentucky Designated “Official Gateway to the Kentucky Bourbon Trail®” Tourism Attraction

For Immediate Release – November 16, 2017     COVINGTON, Ky. – The dynamic Northern Kentucky region, home to many unique attractions and accommodations, is the newest official gateway to the world-famous Kentucky Bourbon Trail® adventures, the Kentucky Distillers’ Association announced today.   Adam Johnson, Senior Director of the KDA’s KBT™ experiences, said Northern Kentucky is home to five burgeoning craft distilleries and a major…