Tanner’s Curse Rye released by Boone County Distilling Company

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

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

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

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 

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

 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…

Bourbon Women, Kentucky Distillers’ Association Salute Ground-Breaking Leader  

For Immediate Release – August 30, 2017   LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Andrea Wilson, Executive Vice President & General Manager of Michter’s Distillery, received the fourth annual “Lois Mateus Networking Award” Friday night, honoring her years of innovative and strategic leadership in Kentucky’s Bourbon industry.   Wilson was the first woman to ever serve as Chair of the KDA Board of Directors in 2009. She has…

Four Roses 2017 Limited Edition Small Batch Slated for Fall Release

Barrels aged between 12 and 15 years highlighted in special release   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (August 30, 2017) – Four Roses Distillery will issue the newest release in its series of limited-quantity special bottlings with the 2017 Limited Edition Small Batch Bourbon.   The bottling will first be available in limited quantities at the Four Roses Distillery and Warehouse & Bottling…

Barrel House Distilling Co.

Elkhorn Tavern Opens in The Lexington Distillery District at 1200 Manchester Street featuring Cocktails, Bourbon, Wine and Local Beer in a Unique Lodge Like Setting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lexington, KY August 8, 2017   Barrel House Distilling Co. announces the grand opening of the Elkhorn Tavern, a full cocktail bar located on site at the distillery.  Work began on the Tavern in July 2016 after the passing of Kentucky Senate Bill 11, which allowed the distillery to serve it’s products as well as others by the drink.  The project also…

BARDSTOWN BOURBON COMPANY HIRES FORMER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF RESTAURANT OPERATIONS FOR THE INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED GREENBRIER RESORT

Pedro Gonzalez to Lead the Development and Operations of BBCo’s Food & Beverage Experience   Bardstown, KY (August 2, 2017) – The Bardstown Bourbon Company (BBCo), the largest new bourbon distillery in America, announced today the hiring of Pedro Gonzalez, the former Executive Director of Restaurant Operations for the Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. Mr. Gonzalez will lead the development and operations of BBCo’s restaurant, whiskey and…